Tag Archive: Apple

September 4, 2013

Samsung Announce the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch; The Perfect Companion to Your Galaxy Smartphone | Androidheadlines.com

Samsung Announce the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch. This will get me wearing a watch again. http://www.androidheadlines.com/2013/09/samsung-announce-galaxy-gear-smartwatch-perfect-companion-galaxy-smartphone.html

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March 19, 2013

Near Field Communication (NFC) and Direct Marketing.

Near Field Communication (NFC) and Direct Marketing is making a comeback. Ok, so maybe it hadn’t really gone anywhere and yet wasn’t in the focus of any direct marketing folks. What is NFC? NFC builds upon Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) systems by allowing two-way communication between two endpoints. Earlier systems such as contactless smart […]

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February 15, 2013

Google to open retail stores to compete with Apple Stores.

Google to open retail stores to compete with Apple Stores. Only to compete with Apple Stores? They completely ignore the Microsoft Store’s across the country. The best thing about Google and their entry into the retail arena, is that there are plenty of empty store fronts in the shopping malls across the country.     […]

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February 4, 2013

Email Accounts.

Email accounts are a necessity and we often have a love/hate relationship with them. Some challenges are with the account, ie: the company or developer of the email program. Other challenges are with the email program itself, ie: Apple’s Mail App. For the past week or so I’ve been working with the fine folks at […]

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December 27, 2012

Got a new iOS device for the holidays? Try AppHero to find apps

Got a new iOS device for the holidays? Well if you were one of the fortunate ones an ongoing issue is where to find useful apps. You might want to try AppHero to find those elusive apps. Got a new iOS device for the holidays? Try AppHero to find apps: “ Over the holidays, the […]

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December 26, 2012

You just got a new iDevice for Christmas, where to offload your old crap.

For those fortunate, of You just got a new iDevice for Christmas, where to offload your old crap? You just got a new iDevice for Christmas, where to offload your old crap: ” It’s now the day after Christmas, and so you’ve had a full day to play with your new iPad Mini, or some […]

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December 26, 2012

iPod Classic and iTunes U.

iTunes U and my iPod Classic (160gb) don’t play well together. This is unfortunate as I’m missing out on a plethora of content available via iTunes. I’m unable to find any rational reason for this slight on Apple’s part. Is there a “Free University” that offers similar content in a compatible format? Inquiring minds want […]

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December 20, 2012

Car Maker Offers Free Car if World Ends

Car Maker Offers Free Car if World Ends.  I’m surprised that this is the first ad/sales ploy I’ve seen regarding the Mayan’s calendar prediction. Car Maker Offers Free Car if World Ends: ” As the run up to the end of the world nears, more and more brands are capitalizing with various stunts and promotions. […]

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December 6, 2012

Study reveals lack of NFC in iPhone 5 bad for market.

I wonder what the study show in the number of iPhone 5 users who would daily make use of NFC?   See on Scoop.it – Mobile Money According to a new report by Juniper Research, Apple’s decision not to include near field communication (NFC) technology in the iPhone 5 has set the market back by […]

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November 20, 2012

Update – App Store

Should you be a frequent reader of this blog you’ll know I’ve had an ongoing issue with access to Apple’s App Store. I decided today to create a new account given that I’ve never received any email for my password recovery from Apple. In the process of the creation of the new account I find […]

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