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How to Manage Your iPhone’s Data Usage

In the early days of the iPhone, users enjoyed service plans for AT&T (and later Verizon) that promised unlimited data. Unfortunately, it was too good to last. After a few years, the carriers decided that giving smartphone users unlimited data was either technologically problematic or insufficiently profitable (there’s some debate on this point), and they began to be replaced by limited data plans. Once that happened, we had to start…

Parental Controls: How to Manage Your Child’s Computer Use

As parents, it’s important that we train and guide our children in all sorts of ways, and that where possible, we protect them from the things they aren’t ready for yet. When it comes to technology that can be a particularly tricky challenge to navigate. In our previous two posts, we’ve talked about some of the ways you can do that on iPhone and Android devices. Today, we’ll wrap up…

Parental Controls: How to Manage Your Child’s iPhone

A parent’s most important (and sometimes hardest) job is keeping their kids safe. That’s as true when they use technology as it is when they do anything else. With technology, though, the process can sometimes be tricky and confusing. It can be hard to know the best way to protect our kids from unsavory content on the internet, and our wallets from accidental in-app purchases. Fortunately, Apple offers some great…

What to Expect From the New iPhone

It’s almost that time again: time for Apple to unveil their latest model (or models) in the iPhone line. Just yesterday, Apple announced that they’ll be holding an event on September 12th to unveil the new iPhone  There’s always a lot of interest in the newest iPhone model - that’s why Apple has a big announcement event for it every year - but this year in particular interest is high,…

Mobile Monday: Fun Facts about the iPhone

Will the Real iPhone Please Stand Up? Apple's iPhone wasn't the first iPhone. The first iPhone was a combination phone/internet terminal released by Infogear in the late ‘90s. A couple years later, Linksys bought Infogear, then Cisco bought Linksys. Cisco released their own iPhone - a VoIP phone - in late 2006, just weeks before Apple announced the iPhone. Cisco sued Apple, and the resulting settlement let both companies keep…

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