Apple ID Updates

Tweet To change the primary email address for your Apple ID, use the instructions below.  You will need to have your iPhone handy In a browser on your computer, go to:  appleid.apple.com . Type your Apple ID in the white box below ‘Manage your Apple account’, click on the right arrow, type your Apple ID…

iPhone App Backup and Recovery

Tweet Storage Management xx On the iPhone, navigate to ‘Settings’, ‘iTunes & App Store’.  Verify that the only slider in the ‘on’ position (green) for automatic downloads is ‘Updates’. Backup To iCloud 5GB of free storage for each iPhone is available on iCloud.  You can buy more storage.  App data is included in the backup. …

Physical Device Protection

Tweet Put it in a case – mitigate breakage and water damage Attach it – reduce loss risk Cases Lifeproof – includes a holster OtterBox Straps Associated terms: lanyards, dongles, (retractable) leashes, tethers.  Look for products for cameras as well as cellphones and tablets. To add a strap without a case (not recommended), first add…

Gameboy emulation on iOS

Tweet Downloads such as GBA4iOS enable devices such as iPads to run Gameboy games – but you must first check that the download is compatible with your device’s iOS version. Then you need to explicitly follow the instructions. Be careful about jailbreaks and other Apple security exploits that could jeopardize the security of the data…

Nintendo 3DS controller connection

Tweet The Nintendo 3DS controller uses an older, less secure security protocol (WEP) than that used by most Internet routers (WPA2). To connect the controller to the Internet, configure an inexpensive router as a bridge (talking WEP on one side and WPA2 on the other).