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Update your iOS device to 9.3.5

There is a 3-part bug in iOS software that can allow someone to install malicious software on your iPhone, iPad, etc. The net result is that your entire device is at risk including passwords, camera and other sensitive data. The exploit has been used to gain access of dissidents and news source devices. Here is …

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When mail doesn’t work

So, as most of my regular readers know, we are heavy Apple users, including MacOS and various iStuff. This means for email, I use the mail apps that are shipped with both my MacOS and iOS devices. Now, I’ve been in the high technology business for a very long time and I’m very tolerant when …

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iOS 7 Upgrade — I like it!

So, being the geek that I am, I couldn’t wait to upgrade my iPhone and iPad with the latest operating system iOS 7.   I have an iPhone 4S and the 3rd generation iPad.  The upgrade went fine on both devices, though it look a long time to download the iPad software update (I suspect …

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Welcome to The Family HelpDesk

The purpose of this blog is to provide insights and resources for someone within a household to provide help desk services for the rest of the household.  Most of these topics will also apply to small businesses. With the explosion of home networking, networked devices, etc., there is a need for someone within the household …

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