iPhone WiFi Calling not working

WiFi calling on the iPhone is awesome when it works…. But sometimes it doesn’t work.  Here are some steps to try to resolve WiFi Calling not working. Issues WiFi calling calls fail Battery Drain Incoming calls aren’t ringing Incoming callers can’t hear you iPhone gets warm when on WiFi iPhone switches between WiFi carrier and … Continue Reading

iPhone or iPad sync session failed to start

The backup and sync feature with Apple’s iTunes is slowly being replaced by iCloud’s features. But if you’re cheap like me and have over 120GB on your 128GB iPhone, you don’t want to resync with the cloud in the event of a failure. I have so much freaking data, I need a local back up. … Continue Reading

iPhone/iPad App Keeps Crashing

Have an app that keeps crashing when you try to load it?  Here are some steps to resolve it: Remove the App from Multi-tasking and start again (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4211) Free up running memory by closing apps that are running in the multi-tasking background. Reconnect to Cellular or WiFi network. Verify that you have the latest iOS installed on your … Continue Reading

iOS 7: Do Not Disturb (iPhone/iPad/iPod)

If you’re like the majority of everyone in the world that’s succumbed to peer pressure and mass marketing, you have an iPhone or some “iDevice”. With Apple’s closed hardware/software distribution model, they have the unique ability to push updates seamlessly to the millions of users.  This is the main reason for the massive early adoption … Continue Reading

iOS 7 First Look: Photos

Yesterday I blogged about the new iTunes Radio in iOS7. Today I’m checking out the camera and photo features. Let’s start with the photos app first: The Icon isn’t a photo.  It’s doesn’t lead you to believe that by clicking it, it will take you to a magical land of photos.  It looks like some … Continue Reading

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iOS 7 First Look: iTunes Radio

iOS 7 was announced two days ago! And boy was it a change…. Over the next few days I’m going to be to be posting some reviews/first looks at the OS. Today, I’m looking at something I’ll probably use most. iTunes radio. I’ve listened to several songs over the last couple of days. Its algorithms … Continue Reading

Location Social Networking… Circle App Review

I’ve always been a fan of location based social networking. If I’m looking for a place to eat and I have 3 or 4 friends nearby, I’ll ask them to come along or for their recommendations. I have hundreds of friends on Facebook, Foursquare, and Twitter that are always blowing up my feed with check-ins, … Continue Reading

Install ownCloud on a Mac Mini Server

So, I now have my own cloud storage solution!  I installed an ownCloud server on my colocated Mac Mini in Atlanta today. The install process is super easy on a mac: Create a website using server use https if possible allow .htaccess in advanced settings Download ownCloud server for mac (http://owncloud.org/support/install/) Unzip and untar the … Continue Reading

Google Maps Is Out!!! iPhone Users Rejoice!

Google maps for the iPhone is finally out!!! No more praying for the right directions before asking apple maps to take you somewhere! Here’s the link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-maps/id585027354?mt=8 Like all other “non-native” apps, you won’t be able to directly click an address and take you to google maps. It’ll default to the terrible apple maps, so … Continue Reading