25 02, 2014

Security updates fix SSL goto fail bug for Mac and iOS

By | February 25th, 2014|Categories: Apple News, Tech Talk|0 Comments

It's time to hit the software update button on your iPhone and Mac if you haven't already. Last Friday, Apple released iOS 7.0.6 and 6.1.6 to fix issues with the way their software interpreted SSL certificates. Today, Apple released security updates for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion. The SSL goto fail bug was a serious problem for anyone using publicly accessible networks. It's a complicated topic and there has been a lot of misinformation spreading about it... but the important thing is to [...]

2 11, 2013

iPhone 5s Touch ID Home Button Unique to Each Device

By | November 2nd, 2013|Categories: Apple News, Tech Talk|Tags: , |0 Comments

Each individual Touch ID sensor will only work on one phone After being contacted by a third-party iPhone repair and modification company that was having an issue getting a replacement Touch ID sensor working on a new iPhone 5s, iMore did some testing. They discovered that each Touch ID sensor, though appearing identical on the outside, will only work with the phone it came with from the factory, suggesting an additional security layer that Apple decided to not to disclose. We first heard about [...]

8 11, 2012

AT&T Turns on LTE service in Denver

By | November 8th, 2012|Categories: Featured, Tech Talk|0 Comments

We've heard whispers of AT&T bringing LTE service to Denver by the year's end, but we were beginning to get skeptical.  The rumor weeds started growing again this past week -- some people saying that it would happen as early as this weekend.  It happened even sooner than that! If you have an iPhone 5 or an LTE-enabled iPad, turn off your Wi-Fi for a second and look at your connection.  For the first time in Denver, it should say LTE.  One of our technicians sent me the picture attached to th [...]

3 07, 2012

The MacBook Pro (Retina) is and will always be expensive

By | July 3rd, 2012|Categories: Tech Talk|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

We've read many differing opinions about the Retina MacBook Pro that Apple introduced recently.  Most people say it's totally worth it, other repair companies say that it's a huge step backwards.  We have to chime in because we think that everyone is missing the point. John Gruber (an Apple enthusiast) says that only third party repair companies are being vocal because they’ll lose business -- we think it's reaches further than that.  Anyone who knows anything about the cost of fixing a computer [...]

8 02, 2011

What happens when IP addresses disappear?

By | February 8th, 2011|Categories: Help Desk, Tech Talk|Tags: |0 Comments

Last week, the last of the IPv4 addresses were given out to the companies who actually purchase them -- Comcast, IBM, etc.  This may not mean much to you right now but that's actually a big deal in the world of the internet.  Let's step back and take a look at why IP addresses are important. An IP address is crucial to your ability to communicate online.  You would never be able to use Google unless your home or business IP address was able to communicate with Google's IP address.  An IP address [...]

26 01, 2011

Google Voice now porting numbers

By | January 26th, 2011|Categories: Tech Talk|Tags: |0 Comments

Google Voice is a great product that allows you to use a secondary telephone number and forward it to your current phone.  It transcribes voicemails, emails you if you miss a call, works for text messaging (not MMS) and allows you to place calls from your computer for free!  Starting a Small Business?  Just grab a Google Voice number and forward it to your cell phone.  You can also call clients from your cell phone by placing the call through Google Voice: it shows up as the GV number on their e [...]

3 12, 2010

Dead hard drive? Here are some options.

By | December 3rd, 2010|Categories: Help Desk, Tech Talk|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

It's the Friday night before your term paper is due and you're planning to do nothing but edit all weekend.  You say goodbye to your friends, hunker down with a warm cup of coffee and press the power button on your Mac.  To your dismay, the computer does nothing but sit at the Apple logo with the gear spinning.  You've tried rebooting, resetting the PRAM, holding the shift key to get into safe mode... but nothing works.  You call up your friend who's pretty handy with a Mac and even he/she canno [...]

5 08, 2010

iPhone 4 Jailbreak and Unlock now available.

By | August 5th, 2010|Categories: Guides, Tech Talk|Tags: , , |0 Comments

[box type="alert"]This article is extremely old and does not represent the current state of unlocking iPhones. We do not unlock iPhones at this time as there is no good solution to legitimately unlock them outside of the carrier itself. Please do not call us asking for unlocking services as we do not offer any. Thank you for your understanding.[/box] Last Sunday, the Dev-Team released software that will allow you to easily jailbreak any device running iOS4 with jailbreakme.com.  It uses a browse [...]

24 06, 2010

Look before you post… an iPhone 4 update ***Updated***

By | June 24th, 2010|Categories: Apple News, Tech Talk|Tags: |0 Comments

Before playing with the new iPhone, we were unsure about it's purchasability at this point: there were rumors of screen defects and reception issues. Well, we're writing this post from the Cherry Creek Apple Store sitting right next to the iPhones... and we can't replicate the reception issues. Most of the information that you'll find online says that it doesn't happen with every phone. We're wondering if it has something to do with the way your body is grounded? We don't know the answer to the [...]

23 06, 2010

Premature iPhone 4’s having issues: look before you leap

By | June 23rd, 2010|Categories: Apple News, Tech Talk|Tags: |0 Comments

If you've been paying any attention to the iPhone 4 news as of late, you'd know that a lot of people ended up getting their iPhone a wee bit early. Obviously, some of the bigger reviewers like Walt Mossberg, Joshua Topolsky and more have been putting it through the paces. They like them a lot. The problem comes with the iPhones that were delivered prematurely today by the delivery companies: they aren't doing that well. Screen issues, reception issues, and scratches -- oh, my! In all seriousness [...]

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