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Can you build a WiFi iPhone?

May 8, 2015


Yes.  What services did I want? Instant messaging (Didn’t work.) Email Search Monitor stocks Get and make Skype calls Google Now (Yes, on my iPhone. SIRI didn’t work.) Word processing Watch movies and TV shows What services did I get? Everything on  these 2  iPhone 4 screens, so far. This gives new life to your or […]

Low cost Phones and tablets

April 16, 2015


Ever since KitKat, or to the rest of us, android 4.4, lower cost android phones and tablets are on the market. 4.4 works with devices with as little as 512MB of RAM. This opened the market for budget devices without sacrificing performance. For instance, there is little difference to the user between a $100 LG […]

Android security apps

March 23, 2014


Do you need these apps, not according to Google. But, if you want to have a more secure phone here are some suggestions.  The following scored highly in a recent head to head comparison by AV-Test. Avira\’s Free Android Security 3.0; Bitdefender\’s Mobile Security 2.6; G Data\’s Internet Security 25.0; Kingsoft\’s Mobile Security 3.3; The […]

Smartphone privacy

February 14, 2014


You probably won’t need to protect yourself from the police, but you don’t want to loose your phone and all the information in it. Learn how your system backs-up everything.  It could give information to the wrong people. Check out this article on privacy.  Keep your business and personal communication separate. Smartphones track wherever we go, what we […]

Love their cellphones. Why?

February 13, 2014


Why are so many of my friends satisfied with their cellphones? They leave the cellphone at home. Or, forget to charge it. Still use a paper copy of essential phone numbers and are constantly asking me to find the last call they received. They watch at dinner while I ask Google the definition of a word […]

Seniors and mobile

February 8, 2014


It’s no surprise that with such a concentration in cellphone ownership (61%), seniors don’t ordinarily use the internet.  Seniors haven’t been able, or maybe aren’t interested, in the internet and its many advantages for information savvy people. Cellphones present an almost insurmountable  set of problems for seniors wanting to watch a video, shop, access medical information, contact […]

iPad Tip ~ How to Manage App Privacies

November 29, 2013


Originally posted on Cperky's Blog:
Anytime an app requests data not included in the app (i.e., a photo-editing app that requests your photo data so it can edit the photo), a toggle is created in the new Privacy section of Settings. If for any reason you want to continue using the app, but you…