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Jailbreaking Apple Devices: Pros and Cons

Sooner or later, most Apple device owners consider jailbreaking their device. Jailbreaking breaks the severe restrictions Apple puts on the operating system by taking full control of the device. This means you will lose your warranty and will have to pay out of pocket to fix the device if something goes wrong. On the bright side, you won’t be prosecuted for jailbreaking the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple TV, because it is completely legal in the U.S. If you are okay with the possible consequences of jailbreaking, there are some great advantages.. (more…)

Apple Sues Mobile Star LLC

October 21, 2016: As a follow-on to our ‘fire-hot’ topic about the burning iPhone 7: Apple has sued Mobile Star, a manufacturer from New York for making and selling counterfeit chargers and cables via Amazon. The consumer product safety and testing organization UL) published the report that stated among that fake Apple branded chargers “lack the safety features necessary to protects users from shock and fire hazards” and “were so poorly designed and constructed that they posed a risk of lethal electrocution to the user.” (more…)

AppleCare Warranty and Me

I love Apple, Macs, and iPhones, and I am completely sold on the brand. Not only are they acclaimed in marketing courses, it is truly a good and reliable brand. Macs never catch viruses, at least mine never have. However, I have a scary story to tell… (more…)

Where All Memories Go

I just closed it and put it away, or rather, I put in on a table with some notion that I’d probably find another place for it later. So, what is “it”? My MacBook. (more…)