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Before you lose your iPad

11 Jan
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A few days ago, I got a call from a friend asking for help. She had lost her iPhone and wanted to know if I could help her find it. I asked her if she had iCloud set up on her phone. The answer was no so there was not much I could do at that point. The story has a happy ending anyways. Luckily, she went back to the gym where she had worked out earlier that day and calling her phone while looking around she was able to find it.
I immediately thought: I should write a post and teach my readers how to take preventive measures against a situation like this one!

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Let’s face it. It could happen to anybody. No matter how careful or organized you are, you may lose, misplace or forget your iPhone or iPad device.

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a tool that helps you find it ? Continue Reading

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Apps for passwords

20 May
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E-mail addresses, Passwords, pin numbers, account numbers, usernames, secret questions. Modern life has its perks and benefits but creates new challenges for our long-term memory and headaches as well. The more devices we use and more time we spend online, the more passcodes, pins and passwords we need to remember.

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But how many passwords can our brains remember?
It depends on the individual but as the amount of passwords pile up we will need a better solution Continue Reading

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A quick way to protecting your iPad with Passcode

11 Oct
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Do you have information that is important to you or private on your iPad?

How sad or upset would you feel if your iPad was stolen or lost?

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Certain information can be recovered easily from a backup (will discuss more about this on another post), other information might be stored in the Cloud. The problem is how do you secure the information that’s on your device from falling into the wrong hands… Or at least how do you make it harder to be accessed by strangers?

The iPad operating system (iOS) comes with a Passcode Lock feature Continue Reading

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