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iOS Security: 3 Steps You Can Take Right Now

You may not think you’re important enough to hack, but sucks to be you if you’re hacked because you chose not to take these 3 simple steps for better iOS security

The Hookup – Best Ways To Sell Your Phone

You have either successfully pre-ordered, or will stand in line for a new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus. The only left to do is figure out what you’re going to do with your old phone. If you own the phone outright, I say sell it to make some extra money to buy accessories, like those fancy AirPods (I kid). Not sure where to start, here is an overview of all the ways to sell your phone

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A Brotha’s iPhone 7 Event Recap – 10 Things You Need To Know

After all the speculation, rumors and last-minute “oopsie” leaks by Apple’s own social media team, the iPhone 7 has finally been revealed during the latest Apple event. I’ve been known to be kinda wordy on my blog posts, so instead of giving you a full recap of everything that was announced, here are the 10 things you need to know.

OWC Aura SSD Review

Review: The Internal OWC Aura SSD Beefs Up The Storage In My MacBook

I have a confession to make: When I purchased my mid-2014 Retina MacBook Pro, I went the cheap route and opted for only 128GB of internal storage. With the help of the OWC Aura SSD, 20 minutes and one download was all it took to finally add a total 480GB of additional storage.

App Tip: Disable WhatsApp Info Sharing with Facebook

The word on the street is WhatsApp messages are no longer being secure, and Facebook is now stealing all of your WhatsApp data to sell to the highest bidder. What’s really going down is WhatsApp is in fact sharing account information, NOT YOUR ACTUAL MESSAGES, with Facebook ONLY to “Offer customers more relevant and new ways for people communication with business” Don’t trust Facebook with your WhatsApp information (which is somehow different than all the information you already give to Facebook?), here’s how to fix it.

Planet of the Apps

Apple’s Planet of the Apps Is Looking For You

Looking to get your mobile app on a new unscripted show, backed by Apple and will.i.am for the chance to get advice, guidance, and money from top-tier VC’s, the upcoming ‘Planet of the Apps’ show is for you…

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To HomeKit Or Not To HomeKit?

When dreaming up my own #SmartCrib, HomeKit was no question the number one service I planned on utilizing. Come to find out, there are a number of the brands I’ve had my eyes on (and currently own) are not HomeKit compatible. So do I go with HomeKit and only use compatible devices, at the expense of choice? Or do I expand my smart home options, at the expense of user-friendliness?

Recovery Mode To The Rescue

Recovery Mode To The Rescue

Since I know some of you are the Mobile Device Managers for your friends/family/household, and may have “forgetful users” who forget the passcode to their iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, you can use this little trick to remove the passcode on your device by putting it in Recovery Mode

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GEAR – ThanoTech K11 iPhone Bumper

For the folks who prefer to not cover up their iPhone in case, but still need some protection from accidental drops, the nice folks at ThanoTech sent me the K11 iPhone bumper that maintains the slim and svelte profile of my device, while keeping it safe around the edges.

Mac Tip - Customize Finder Toolbar via Brothatech

Mac Tip: Customize Finder Toolbar

If you’re one of those people who have grown too accustomed to using your Mac’s Finder window to suddenly change your ways, here’s how you can customize the Finder toolbar to quickly access commonly used functions…and discover new ones.