Category Archives: iPhone

Wi-Fi Calling: A Primer

Do you have problems making or receiving cellular calls at your home or office?  Do you have to stand at the end of your driveway and face east to initiate a call?  Would you like to improve the sound quality … Continue reading

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SAFEWAY Monopoly Game: There Is An App For That!

At least in the Pacific Northwest, our local SAFEWAY grocery storesare once again handing out game pieces for their Monopoly game.  Specific purchases made at the store trigger you to receive game pieces at checkout time.  The game pieces include collectable … Continue reading

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AT&T: T-Mobile Bid Is a Cunning Strategy

Several months ago, I wrote a post about the offer by AT&T to purchase T-Mobile for $39B from Deutsche Telekom.  At that time, I took the point of view of the consumer and drew some conclusions about things I felt would … Continue reading

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My Top Feature Requests for iPhone 5, IOS and iTunes

As most of my readers know, I have been an iPhone fan since the device came out.  I stood in line at my local Apple retailer in Chicago for just over six hours on June 29, 2007 to be one … Continue reading

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The Secrets To Apple’s Success

I had a discussion with some friends yesterday about how the departure of Steve Jobs will impact Apple.  Among the things we talked about were the reasons that Apple has been so successful. Here is a quick summary of those … Continue reading

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Mac Upgrade Warning: Lion No Longer Supports PowerPC Applications

Itching to upgrade to Apple’s latest OS:  OS X Lion (10.7)?  You may want to do a bit of investigation first.  Some older applications that require Rosetta, will not work after your upgrade. Rosetta is a piece of software developed … Continue reading

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Roxio Toast 11 Titanium: A Classic Blunder in Software Design

As many of you know, I’m an avid user of TiVo.  The time has come for me to begin converting some of my saved videos to other formats that can be used with my other devices like the iPad, iPhone … Continue reading

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OneBusAway: A Seattle Commuter’s Secret Weapon

Do you take public transportation in the Seattle area?  If you do, you really need to know about OneBusAway. OneBusAway provides real-time arrival information on your computer, phone or smart phone for most of the public transportation companies in the Seattle … Continue reading

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Your Smart Phone Camera: Not Just for Family Photos

Many people today carry a “Smart Phone” with them every day. iPhones, Android phones and other are selling by the millions. Most people who own these devices rarely use most of the features, but one feature people often use is … Continue reading

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Using Apple’s Hidden iPod Controls

As those of you who regularly read this blog know, I am in a never-ending search to use my personal technology more easily and quickly. I have two quick tips today about controlling your iPod application on your i-device. The … Continue reading

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