Having Hardware issues?

What to Expect With Hardware Issues!

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Having your mobile phone broken is inconvenient to say the least.
However;
If you know what to expect it may lesson the frustration just a bit.
Here are a few things to look for,
A few Points to consider,
A few tips to lighten the frustration load.
Good Luck!

How to Tether your Smartphone to the BlackBerry Playbook

Tethering your Smart Phone and BlackBerry Playbook!

For some, part of the perk of sitting down in your favorite coffee shop with your ‘For Here, Grande, Non-Fat, No Water, 180 Degrees, Chai Tea Latte’ is connecting your BlackBerry Playbook to the available Wifi network and browsing the web while you enjoy your drink. Your latte isn’t quite the same without perusing your recent emails or perhaps catching up on the latest celebrity gossip).  Best part is that you aren’t using the data included in your plan! (hmmm…. maybe now is a good time to download those large files…)

 

While connecting to Wi-fi is great, it may not always be convenient, particularly if you live in a more rural area( Wifi hotspots can be few and far between) or if you are on the move( while it might be nice, all day in the shop is probably not in the cards).

Since the BlackBerry Playbook was released in a Wi-fi version only, this might pose a problem for you.

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How to Reduce Data Roaming on an iPhone

How to Reduce Your Data Roaming Charges on Your iPhone While Traveling Abroad

 

If you have an iPhone and are travelling outside your home country you will incur data roaming charges – here are a few tips to lower these costs!

 

Turn Fetch new Data off – Instead of having data pushed to your device automatically, Check your email and calendar manually controlling the flow of data to your device thus reducing the amount of data used.

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Traveling / Roaming Tips

Travelling Tips for you & your Smartphone!

 

Travelling is a big part of business these days, and let’s face it – none of us wants to be without our cellular phones.

 

Here are a few things that you may not have known about traveling with your phone, along with some helpful tips:

Adapting your Mobile Device – International Travel

Is your Mobile Device Ready for International Travel?

Summer is fast approaching, and your vacation time is itching to be used.

Perhaps you are planning your next great adventure (touring Europe perhaps?).

Or maybe you are just travelling overseas for work – well I am sure you could add a little down time in that trip.

 

You have you tickets arranged, passport in order, packing list made, and roaming for your mobile device set to go.

 

You’ve checked and double checked, and you are certain you are ready to go.

But did you remember to check to see if your mobile devices are ready to go?

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Wi-Fi Options for iPad

Your iPad and Wi-Fi Connections!

In your hands is a bright and shiny new iPad.

 

You are walking down the street and suddenly you realize that you are standing near a Wi-fi network.

 

What do you do?

How to Make Folders for Your Apps for iPad

De-clutter Your iPad Apps!

So you have an iPad do you, or perhaps the iPad2? And you have been a maniac downloading all the Apps that you may or may not use!

Have a look at your iPad – go ahead! Chances are you see a whole bunch of Apps without much organization just on your first page.  There is also a chance that many of  these Apps are the ones you use most often.

However, you may still have pages more of Apps, and find yourself, swiping through these pages, trying to find an App among the games, the productivity Apps, and so on.

Wouldn’t it be nice if you knew exactly where to find any App on your iPad at the drop of a hat? [Read more…]

How to connect your BlackBerry Playbook to Wi-Fi Network

Connecting to a Wi-Fi network with the BlackBerry Playbook

Now you finally have your new BlackBerry Playbook and are ready to start using it!

Did you know the unit was designed to work primarily off of  Wi-Fi networks? Wondering where and how to connect to a Wi-Fi Network?

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BlackBerry’s Mass Storage Mode

Using your BlackBerry as a Portable Flash Drive with Mass Storage Mode.

Chances are that for Work, school, or even for a hobby, you have toted around a USB flash drive (or two) in order to carry your files around with you.

One of the benefits of these little gadgets,  is that they are highly portable, nice and small, and fit nicely into ones pocket/purse/briefcase/laptop bag. 🙂

The downside is that  they are nice and small and fit nicely into all of these places. 🙁

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How to Un-install Applications from your Blackberry

Ready to Change up some of your BlackBerry Apps?

A few weeks ago (March 2nd, 2011) we touched on a great mobile device management tip: How to Un-Install Apps from Your iPhone

 

If you happen to own a BlackBerry SmartPhone instead of an iPhone, you might find that you are encountering the same challenges. You have downloaded an App and have now decided that you no longer like it, or need it, and would like the space freed up for something bigger and better.

 

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