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IPhone

Saving money

4 hot deals in September

On August 26, 2016

In the mood for apples as the crisp air settles in? How about some savings on Apple products too? Best items to buy in September.

Tech

Waterproof electronics?

On November 12, 2012

Water and electronics just don’t mix. Rice and heat may help save your device but it doesn’t always work. New devices are pouring into the market that may wash away your worries. Should you consider one this holiday? Companies are offering after-market solutions that waterproof your electronics. It’s still a new venture, so the companies offering this service are limited…

Tech

Consumer Reports finds problems with 4G LTE on some iPhone 5 phones

On September 28, 2012

Consumer Reports is finishing up its testing of the iPhone 5, and engineers said they found problems with the phone on the Verizon and Sprint network. The testing organization said the Verizon and Sprint phone can’t support a phone call and an Internet based connection over the network.

Consumer News

Better Business Bureau launches app in Apple store

On October 17, 2011

Want to file a complaint against a business on the go, or want to find out what others think about a business at the last minute? The Better Business Bureau launched an Apple Store app that allows you to access their database of more than 4 million businesses on the go. You’ll be able to search for local businesses by…

Parenting

FBI releases app to keep children safe

On August 8, 2011

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is entering the app world with an application to keep your family safe. It’s called “Child ID” and helps store photos and other vital information about your child so you can have access to it instantly should your child disappear.

Consumer News

Why do apps want so much access to our smartphone?

On July 20, 2011

If you have an Android phone, you’ve seen all the access apps want to our phones from control of our hardware to access to our contact list. It begins to wonder how much information about you and your phone is sitting on a server somewhere. SecureState told me iPhone apps don’t ask for the permissions because iPhone allows limited access…

Solving problems / Tech

Where to Recycle, Donate, Buy, or Sell Electronics

On May 25, 2011

UPDATED 2/21/2017 We can’t live without our smartphones. The models become outdated quickly, creating lots of electronic trash. You can trade in your old phone, sell it yourself, or recycle it. What about all the other electronics in our home like old TVs or computers?