Category: iPhone

icloud and itunes

Should I use iCloud or iTunes backup for my iPhone?

April 28th, 2017 by

This is almost up there with the “Should I buy a PC or Mac” question.  Should I use iCloud or iTunes backup for my iPhone? You may think that the iCloud backup is a no-brainer.  After all, it’s set up and it backs up while you’re sleeping.  Yes, it is ultra convenient and doesn’t require…

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What’s the best way to charge your iPhone or smartphone?

March 30th, 2017 by

Should I charge my phone to 100% and let it die to 0%?  Or should I charge it periodically?  Does this question drive you as crazy as it drives me? Maybe you feel like your phone doesn’t hold its charge much any more.  And maybe that’s because you’re doing it all wrong! Alright, according to…

Cracked iPhone screen

Third-party iPhone screen repairs no longer void Apple iPhone warranty

February 28th, 2017 by

The right to repair means you as consumers can choose whoever you freakin’ want to repair your device and the warranty is still intact.  It also means you can open up your stuff without the warranty being voided.   For the longest time, Apple in its unruly attempts to take down everyone else cried foul…

iPhone in water

Spilled water / liquid on your iPhone? Need to get it fixed? Here’s how.

January 9th, 2017 by

Need to bring your iPhone back from the dead after it got water-logged?  Maybe you decided to have a fun night and your tipsiness carried over to your precious phone.  Bottles of beer?  Wine?  Water? Soda?  Whatever you poison was, don’t worry, there’s still a chance it can be saved. Through the years, my company,…

water on phone

Is my phone waterproof?

December 6th, 2016 by

Is my phone waterproof?  Let’s first say what your phone probably is, it’s most likely water-resistant.  If you have the latest iPhone or Samsung Galaxy, then your phone is waterproof.  That means it will if you made an oopsy, as in whoops, I dropped my phone in a puddle or some liquid spilled on your…

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iPhone 7 / iOS 10 emails are terrible – I can’t find my latest emails – How can I remove the iOS 10 email issue – How can I fix the iOS 10 email thread issue?

October 4th, 2016 by

You got the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus!  Congrats!  Most likely, you are raving about the camera and the new vibrating home button.  After the honeymoon is over, your are most likely also talking about the new email system.  Well, this is not a rave, more like a rant.  Where are my emails?  I…