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Have you ever had trouble connecting your Windows PC to a wireless network? Yeah, me too. It seems that the wireless capabilities of many Windows based machines can be rather finicky. But sometimes it’s not the computer’s fault.

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iPhone Stops Charging When Bumped or Moved

by Michael on December 10, 2013 · 0 comments

My son’s iPhone 5 recently started giving him problems. While it was otherwise working well, it would stop charging when he would move the phone or bump/jostle the charging cable.

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Apple iMessages Out of Order

by Michael on August 22, 2013 · 1 comment

I’m a huge fan of Apple’s iMessage. Since pretty much everyone in our family has an iDevice of some sort, and because messages come through to my iPhone, MacBook Pro, and iPad, it’s a great way for staying in touch. That being said…

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We’re in the process of switching from Dish Network to DirecTV. Unfortunately, the DirecTV app for iOS doesn’t work on jailbroken devices. I’m not really sure why they bother blocking jailbreakers, but they do. Pretty annoying, huh?

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I recently updated the Google app on my iPhone and I have to say… Google Now is pretty cool. Cool enough that it’s now sitting in my launch bar. That being said, I’ve discovered an annoying bug with respect to Bluetooth integration.

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iPhone 5 Won’t Turn On or Wake Up

by Michael on January 13, 2013 · 0 comments

As an iPhone owner, there’s no worse feeling than picking up your phone and have it refuse to turn on. You hit the “home” button and nothing happens. You hit the “power” button. Same result. What’s going on?

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Last night I had my old iPhone re-activated. It was our oldest son’s birthday and he wanted nothing more than a smartphone to replace his old “feature” phone. Since none of us are eligible for an upgrade, this was the cheapest path.

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Google Maps on iOS 6 and/or iPhone 5

by Michael on September 20, 2012 · 0 comments

Bummed that Apple booted Google Maps from their latest iOS update? Don’t despair. Google has promised a dedicated Google Maps app, much like they did for YouTube, but what can you do until it’s available?

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