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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.

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.

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.

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iOS 9.3 Activation Problems Plaguing Old School iPhone and iPad Owners

if you haven’t updated to iOS 9.3 yet, HOLD UP until Apple patches it. If you just couldn’t wait and are currently in the midst of iOS 9.3 activation problems, Apple has updated its support page that includes a fix until they can get everything straightened out.

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How To Watch Apple’s iPhone SE Event

Rather watch the live stream straight from the source versus trying to follow along via blogs and social media? Here’s how

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Tip: Add iPhone Keyboard Shortcut For Frequently Used Emails

I can’t think of one thing I type more on my iPhone than email addresses. So I decided to take advantage of the iPhone text replacement feature to quickly enter frequently used email addresses.

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Error 53 Will Brick Your iPhone If Just Anybody Repairs It

So when (it’s not a matter of if) you crack the screen on your iPhone, you might want to rethink your repair budget and do a little more research before you let just anybody repair it. A cheap or half-ass repair could result in your entire phone getting bricked.

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Money On My Wrist: Square Cash Adds Apple Watch Support

Square Cash has added Apple Watch support that makes it even easier to send and hopefully receive money right from your wrist.

1st Week Apple Watch Impressions

After a week, I must admit that the novelty of Apple Watch has already worn off, but I keep discovering functionality that will keep it on my wrist for a long time.