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USB — the Rainbow Connection

“USB” stands for “Universal Serial Bus” is actually referring to the series of specifications, protocol, and interfaces for hardware set by industry standards. In most cases, white USB ports are Type A USB 1.x. Introduced in 1996, Type A USB 1.x is the oldest USB standard. A data transfer rate…

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Everyone Benefits from iPhone’s Built-in Parental Control Features

Benefits of Using iPhone Parental Controls There are many benefits to using iPhone parental controls. With these features, you can control what your children can access on their iPhones and set limits on their use. This can help you protect them from inappropriate content and keep them safe online. In…

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How to Fix Your iPhone: Not Ringing

An iPhone may not ring for a variety of reasons, the majority of which are simple to address. Before deciding that an expensive repair is necessary for your iPhone, try these suggestions if your phone does not ring when someone calls. If your iPhone isn’t ringing, there are a few…

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10 iPhone Tips for Blocking Out the *Hackers* During Holiday Travel

10 iPhone practices for blocking out the *hackers* during holiday travel this season. We can all agree that the holidays are cherished traditions, best spent with our family and friends. And for many folks, “family-time” means it’s traveling-time. Whether you enjoy the early morning hours at your local airport or…

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UPDATE: FBI Responds to Apple’s 3 New Cybersecurity Measures

This is a continuation of a previous post. URGENT UPDATE: The FBI informed the newshounds at the Wall Street Journal that it opposed many of the new modifications introduced by Apple. Another online source indicated that the FBI was, indeed, unhappy with several of the proposed adjustments to the encryption…

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Apple Releases 3 New Cybersecurity Measures

Apple introduced a number of new security features designed to better shield customers from an array of rising threats. On Wednesday, the tech giant unveiled three new features: iMessage Contact Key Verification, Security Keys for Apple ID and Advanced Data Protection for iCloud. The new elements for iMessage will enable…

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Making Your iPhone Work For You: 3 iPhone Privacy Practices To Start Now

This is the continuation of a previous post. You can find it here. This is the How to Make Your iPhone Work For You series, stepping right up to the gates of iPhone security. We’re covering where to begin securing your iPhone to make it work to the best of…

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How To Make Your iPhone Work For You: Intro to PRIV.

Thanks for registering for this common core, How To Make Your iPhone Work For You: Intro to PRIV. 101 We’ve come a long way in learning how to adjust our iPhone settings to create our own ideal versions of iPhone. If you missed it, we’ve covered how-to’s on topics like…

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Making Your iPhone Work For You — 6 Settings to Start Using Siri

Lets talk about siri, baby. All the good things and the bad things that may be, lets talk about siri and voice control for iPhone users! Siri says… open the Shortcuts app. Now close it. Ooops! Siri didn’t say… Ok but seriously, open the Shortcuts app. There are dozens of…

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Making Your iPhone Work For You — Customizing Notifications

This is the continuation of a previous post. You can find it here. We’re talking iPhone notification settings, how-to’s, and tips for making your iPhone work for you, instead of the other way around. Last time we covered how to change your ringtone and other standard iPhone alerts that come…

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Making Your iPhone Work For You — Ringtones, Alerts, and Good Vibrations

This is the continuation of a previous post. You can find it here. We’re talking iPhone notification settings, how-to’s, and tips for making your iPhone work for you, instead of the other way around. Last time we covered the iPhone tips such as auto-answering phone calls, visual LED flash notifications,…

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Making Your iPhone Work For You Part 3 — Notifications.

Welcome back to the series Making Your iPhone Work For You, from this point forward referred to as MYiW4Y.(Kinda like “my way”.) The first and second articles in this series were simplified tutorials for those who identify as, maybe, a bit “technologically challenged.” Now that all our readers can confidently…