Phone Charging – Phone Batteries – Rumours & Fact

No 1 : If You Use Non – Standard Chargers You Will Ruin Your Battery. NO: Non – Standard Chargers, while not perfect, are ok. It is the poorly made imports sold at a cheap price that you should avoid. If you need to replace your genuine charger look for ones from legitimate manufacturers and companies like Belkin. Imported Knockoffs barely get the job done. No 2: Do Not Use Your Phone While It Charges. No: Use your phone all you want, as long as you’re not using a “knockoff” third-party charger. The reason behind this. It is believed that using a phone while charging will make the phone explode, or electrocute the user. This happened to a Chinese flight attendant in July 2013, when she used her iPhone 4 while it was charging.However, reports say it was because a third-party charger was used , not an original Apple charger. If you’re using the manufacturer-approved charger and battery, you… Read More

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What Did I Discuss On Radio – W/C 20th Oct

Ebola Phising Scams We have seen this now that with every disaster such as the missing Malaysian Airlines flight , social media is used by cyber criminals to latch onto , as a tactic to persuade people to click links and perhaps even hand over their private information to dodgy sites. Phishing emails may contain links that direct users to websites which collect personal information such as login credentials, or contain malicious attachments that can infect a system. Please double check anything you receive via email or see on social media related to Ebola, like emailed warnings, web-alerts, news updates and possibly even videos. The only way to get news about this is straight from a reputable source.  Also, do not fall for fake websites that solicit online donations for Ebola victims. Verify the site is legit before you donate anything.  “Think Before You Click!” iOS 8.1 is now available… Read More

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