How To Turn Off Repeat Alerts for Text Messages in IOS7

Author: , July 30th, 2014

Settings » Notification Center » Messages » Repeat Alerts » Never This will only give you the initial alert for a text.

How To Swap iPhone 5/5s Phone Numbers

Author: , October 8th, 2013

We have two lines with AT&T. Our 5s just arrived, but with the wrong phone number, so we wanted to swap the phone number between the phones. We did it by swapping the SIM cards between the phones as per AT&T technical support. PROCEDURE: Turn off both phones. Look along the right side of each […]

How To Turn Off Apple iOS6 IDFA Tracking

Author: , October 16th, 2012

On your device, navigate to the following location and change the setting: Settings » General » About » Advertising » Limit Ad Tracking » ON

How To Fix Problems Importing Photos from iPhone to iPhoto

Author: , April 13th, 2012

I found this thread on the Apple Support forums and reposted the following procedure because it worked for my situation: Quit iPhoto Open Activity Monitor (Applications > Utilities > Activity In the search window at the top right, search for PTPCamera Click on PTPCamera in the list of results to highlight it Click on […]

How To Block Spam Text Messages On Your AT&T iPhone

Author: , December 29th, 2011

If the spam comes from an actual phone number you can report the number directly to AT&T… Tap and hold the body of the text message, then choose Copy. Create a new text message to 7726 (SPAM on the keypad). Paste in the spam message you just copied and send it.Note: Sending this message won’t […]

Comcast Woes

Author: , November 14th, 2011

At 12:30pm today my Comcast cable internet connection decided to die. Or, more accurately, the Comcast servers decided my service was no longer valid because they lost the serial number to my modem. So, instead of running my business as usual, all TCP traffic is blocked! A long call to tech support failed to resolve […]

How To Use Complex Phrases With Siri

Author: , October 24th, 2011

Siri has some slick functionality that I just love. You can use complex sentences to interact with Siri. Here is the proper speech syntax: “Email [recipient] about [subject] and say [body of message].” I say: “Email Naomi about dinner and say I’m running late and to please wait for me.” Siri replies: “Here’s the email […]

AT&T Impressed Me Today

Author: , October 15th, 2011

The personal hotspot on my new iPhone did not come up properly, so I called in. I expected a really long wait, but it was only 8 minutes. I got a very nice rep by the name of Nanette Taylor on the phone. She was very impressive. First she walked me thru the settings and […]

The Apple iPhone 4S Is Amazing Beyond Words

Author: , October 14th, 2011

We just got our pair of iPhones today, right on schedule. Looks like AT&T and FedEx did a wonderful job getting the product to our doorstep. I was able to do the activations on the AT&T site with no problem. The phone is…well…extraordinary. Who cares if it is not called the iPhone 5? This thing […]

“His and Hers” iPhone 4S Pair Pre-ordered.

Author: , October 7th, 2011

Naomi and I are very much looking forward to next Friday, October 14th when both new iPhones should arrive. We both have iPhone 3Gs models right now, and have been waiting for this release to upgrade. This should be a fantastic improvement in speed and features from what we have now. And, what we have […]