iOS devices

Messages in iCloud considerations

  In the latest versions of iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra, you now have the option of storing your iMessages in iCloud. There are two benefits. First, your messages… Read more »

iPhone X first impressions

  After picking up the iPhone X for the first time, I said “wow” out loud. It’s really that impressive. The near-borderless OLED screen is gorgeous and the build materials… Read more »

iPod nano and shuffle discontinued

  Apple discontinued the iPod nano and iPod shuffle today. This leaves the Apple Watch as the tiny music player in Apple’s product lineup. The Watch may be a suitable… Read more »

iPhone swollen battery

  The Samsung Note 7 has been making headlines due to its exploding batteries. In fact, today Samsung officially stopped production of the model. While Apple hasn’t experienced such a spectacular PR… Read more »

T-Mobile SIM card in a 3rd Gen Verizon iPad

  T-Mobile is now providing 200 MB per month of free data for tablet owners. Compare this act of generosity to Verizon’s game of deactivating their pre-paid SIM cards to… Read more »


Apparently we can expect 802.11ac wi-fi products coming from Apple soon. Hints of the protocol were found in the latest beta of Mountain Lion. While not unexpected, it would be… Read more »

T-Mobile announces iPhone 5 availability

On April 12, T-Mobile will carry the iPhone 5. This is a big deal because the phone will be offered contract-free. Under the Simple Choice plan, the service will cost… Read more »

Apple lawsuit update

Back in November, I wrote a blog post about the SIM deactivation issue on Verizon iPads. In a nutshell, Apple’s web advertising is deceptive. Apple claims that the cellular data… Read more »

Verizon iPad SIM card deactivation

If you’re considering buying an iPad for use on the Verizon network, or already own one, the following is extremely important. Apple advertises that cellular service for the iPad can… Read more »

Lightning to 30-pin Adapter

There’s been a lot of discussion on the interwebs about the Lightning to 30-pin adapters. Charging $29 or $39 for these adapters, on the surface, seems like a major rip-off…. Read more »