Why I don’t like Apple Stores…

I love most Apple products. I love the company culture of innovation and progress. I’m a big Apple fan. I’m not sure I’d call myself a “fanboy”, but I like the company and their products. When it comes to their retail stores, I love the design, look, and feel….but hate the store… To be fair, … Continue Reading

Apple’s iPad announcement #ipad4 #ipadmini

The iPad Mini So, Apple just announced the iPad mini… Click here for the Apple Site. What do I think of it? Well, it looks like a great tablet.  If you already have a tablet, you don’t need it.  If you don’t have a tablet after 2-3 years of table computing, this is probably your … Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know Before Tomorrow’s Announcement!

Really, everything you need to know has already been written by Matt Haughey. I’m just reposting his blog here (http://a.wholelottanothing.org/2011/10/how-to-port-your-att-iphone-number-to-a-new-verizon-iphone-quickly.html) , because it’s all you need to know for the upcoming iPhone 5 launch: How to port your AT&T iPhone number to a new Verizon iPhone quickly Before you call you will need a lot of info … Continue Reading

iMessage and FaceTime behind a Firewall

If you have a bunch of Apple devices behind a firewall.  You’ve probably noticed that people are complaining that they can’t send iMessages or place/receive FaceTime calls.   You’ll need to open up a few ports to allow this activity. Facetime TCP 80 TCP 443 UDP 3478 – 3497 TCP 5223 UDP 16384 – 16387 … Continue Reading

iOS Problem Fix: iMessage Not Delivered

If you’ve seen the words “Not Delivered!” under an iMessage on your iOS device, you’re probably not the happiest camper.  You want your text messages read and replied to, not sitting in nowheresville cursing you with the red exclamation point! This post will help you fix your iMessage not delivered issue.  There are several ways, lets … Continue Reading

Mac OS X Messages App

This is just about the coolest app ever!  I’m really looking forward to having Mountain Lion. Now, when I text on my phone, the text shows up on my iPad and Macbook.  I can leave one device and keep chatting with everybody on any other device.  How cool is that? Dragging and dropping pictures into … Continue Reading

iPhone 4s / iPad 2 Jailbreak (greenpois0n/absinthe)

FINALLY!  An iPhone 4s/iPad 2 (IOS A5 chip) untethered jailbreak is out!  Right now, there’s only a Mac OS X app, but soon there’ll be more. greenpois0n’s webservers are getting hammered now.  I’m hosting a mirror (MD5: cf9e84c9585d4ce1b8d8fd0826007f6a) How to jailbreak: Download absinthe Run absinthe Plug iPhone into computer Click “Jailbreak” button Ignore the “Restore” prompt … Continue Reading

I’ve gone overboard…

And landed directly in the clouds. In the process of cleaning up unused docs & apps on my Mac I noticed something rather peculiar.  My virtual stuff is EVERYWHERE!!! I probably have over 20 cloud and/or storage solutions: Dropbox (for quick access to files) Sugarsync (for gigs and gigs of free storage to backup my … Continue Reading