Category: Apple

Migrated MobileMe Users Receive a One Year Extension on Storage

The title pretty much says it all – if you’re a user who has migrated from MobileMe to iCloud Apple has extended the offer of free storage for another year concluding on 30/09/2013. This means that whatever storage these users had paid for prior to MobileMe being shutdown will continue to be available for no …

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Life Without iTunes

Since doing a clean install of Windows 8 I did reinstall a lot of the software that I had under Windows 7 including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Office, Notepad++, Spotify and VLC just to name a few. However, I decided to draw the line when it came to iTunes. Since getting on board with …

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LogMeIn Hangs or Refuses to Refresh Screen

On odd occasion, I need to connect to one of my home computers to get a file, kick off a download or one of those random things that need doing. I have used LogMeIn for a while for this very purpose across my Windows PCs, MacBook Pro and also my iPad to make sure I …

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Speed Up Samsung Galaxy S III Home Button

The Samsung Galaxy S III is certainly one of the top shelf Android smartphones for 2012 and as such had high expectations from people looking to grab one of these as their next mobile phone. However, there is one niggle that has arisen with regard to a perceived delay when hitting the home button on …

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iTunes Keeps Reopening After Being Closed

A quick tip for those out there who have problems closing iTunes and it just keeps reopening again and again. If this is happening to you and you have a Logitech gaming keyboard then you might want to update to Version 8.30 of the Logitech Gaming Software. Apparently, there was a bug in 8.20 that …

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Mac OS X, Safari and New Tabs

Just a short note for today. One annoying that I have found with my MacBook Pro is that when I am using Safari and open a new tab the cursor is not in the address bar ready to accept a web address. This is quite annoying given that I have just hit “Command + T” to …

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Fix Volume Control in iOS

Once in a blue moon you might find that your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch doesn’t work despite using the volume control rocker and the volume changing on screen. This can be a frustrating problem but luckily it’s fairly simple to fix. All you need to do is double press the home button to bring …

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Raah Tracker – GPS Tracking for iOS

A while ago I was contacted by Dhruv Chopra to check out a new GPS tracking iOS app that he had in development. Initially, he had built a web app but it has now evolved into a full blown app for iOS devices. Firstly, I’ll cover the web app. This is great as you can …

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Check Your Java For Explotability

A quick tip tonight for people with Java installed on their computers. Generally, there are three principles regarding the safe usage of computer software: If you weren’t looking for it then don’t install it on your device, If you do need the software then always keep it up to date, If you no longer need …

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Skip Back and Forward Multiple Pages in Safari for iPad

A quick tip for the iPad users out there. Perhaps one of those hidden features that can save you some time is the ability to skip back and forth multiple pages in your browsing history for each tab. All you need to do to this is hold your finger down on either the back or …

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