Strange Messages Appear On Smartphones & Tablets – What To Do

You may on occasions get a message on your smartphone or tablet that is similar to the one I have shown below. This means you have visited a webpage that is trying to download to your tablet or smartphone BUT because of the operating system on smartphones and tablets nothing can be downloaded so it freezes the screen with a message like the one above. So what do you do: Basically clear your browsing history and website data from your internet browser on your smartphone or tablet Below are instructions for doing this : Clear Safari browsing history and website data – iOS Devices Clear Google Chrome browsing history and website data – iOS Devices Clear Google Chrome browsing history and website data – Android Clear Internet browsing history and website data – Android  

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Stop Children Buying Apps On Your iOS Device

One of the constant questions i am asked is to address is the issue of children buying Apps and doing in-App purchases on iOS devices.  Here is a Macworld article that clearly explains what you need to do: How to stop kids buying iPad, iPhone apps & extras Here is an article from Apple: Use Restrictions to prevent purchasing on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch  

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How Do I Block Calls & Text Messages On My Smartphone

So you receive phone calls and text messages that you would like to block. Here is a link to tell you how to do this on the iPhone : Block Calls & Texts On The iPhone  Here is a link to tell you how to do this on Android devices: Block Calls & Texts On Android Devices

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All About The Apple Announcements – WWDC – 2015

Apple have made some major announcements overnight on their operating systems – OS X . iOS , the Apple watch and Apple Music. Here are some of the key points that interested me: Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-ansi-language:EN-US;}El Capitan – New Operating System – Macs – Available Oct Appears to concentrate more on refinement than features than previous versions which is not a bad thing  Quicker loading of apps and software Use multiple apps in a split view mode Better gaming on the mac with support for “Metal” The 10 Most Exciting Features in Mac OS X El Capitan iOS9 – New Operating System – iPhones and iPads Improved battery life , iOS9 should deliver an extra hour of battery life… Read More

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Lost Your Phone – Here ‘s How To Find It

So you have lost your phone / tablet , what can you do to find it. Apple / iOS – Use Find My iPhone  Google Android Users – Find It On Google  and Track Your Lost Android Phone  App Of The Week Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-ansi-language:EN-US;} Flashgap Had a big night out Decided to take lots of photos and share them with friends and the world Use Flashgap and after you take the photos they disappear only to reappear at midday the next day 

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Adelaide Techguy On Radio – W/C 22nd Sept – Updated

iPhones & Microwaves Do Not Mix Don’t fall for the iOS 8 scam that gets you to put your iPhone in the microwave  Details here  Get Your Photos From An iPhone Or Android Device Onto Your Computer    Android You will need the following piece of software installed Android file transfer Then just hook your device up and browse for your photos and videos Windows  Go to Control panel and there is setting called Autoplay Go to the bottom and you will see your iPhone there and what actions need to happen when you want to import photos and videos.This should be changed to import photos via windows  Google ChromeThe safest browser now has a tool to remove malware if you become infected through add ons or browser extensionsChrome Software Removal Tool  This is similar to the tool for Internet Explorer and Windows, the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool that many… Read More

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Where Do I Find My Apple ID

If you have and use iTunes with your iOS device (iPhone , iPad , iPod ) and or your computer , Windows or Apple then you have an Apple ID. Sometimes you will wonder where your Apple ID is or what your Apple ID is. Your Apple ID is especially important when installing iPhone’s , iPads and with Mavericks you can set your Apple ID in system preferences which can give you the option of resetting your computers password. OS X : Apple ID can be used to reset your user account password With iCloud – your Apple ID is even more important If you follow the link below you will go to the link at Apple where you can: Manage your account Change your password Apple ID

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iPad – iPhone Issues – What To Do

So you are having issues with your iPhone or iPad or both. Apps not working or updating  Syncing issues  Feeling slow Here are a few basic steps to go through. Make sure iTunes is updated Make sure your device (iPad or iPhone) is running the latest iOS – you will see this when you sync with your computer or check in Settings – software update Conduct a hard reset on the device – keep fingers on power button and home button and leave them there till you see the Apple logo appear then let go – do not release them when you see the turn off symbol Reinstall the operating system – this will wipe your device , reload your settings and apps , then reinstall your operating system (iOS) on your device – this is done when you sync with your computer – back it up first though!

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