This Malwarebytes (MWB) blog story is interesting, but the information afterwards is useful: setting up Apple’s / Android’s Find My / Find Device service on your smartphone. • Malwarebytes > Blog > “iPhone user watches as stolen phone travels from UK to China” (December 13, 2022 by Christopher Boyd) In practical terms, this meant that… Continue reading Smartphone safety – Find My and Find Device apps
Posts about Apple’s iPhone and Android smartphones
Wondering about AirTags?
Here’s a useful article about AirTags, especially if you get one or more of these trackers as a gift this holiday season. This article also includes links to Macworld’s review of and guide for the device. • Macworld > “13 uses for an AirTag” by Karen Haslam, Editor (Dec 19, 2022) – Wondering about using… Continue reading Wondering about AirTags?
Apple Watch – standalone sans iPhone
If you’re thinking of getting or gifting an Apple Watch this holiday season, here’s an excellent, useful article about a popular FAQ: what can I do on my Watch without carrying an iPhone? At my health club, if a member is wearing a smartwatch, it’s likely an Apple Watch. The most popular. There, I rarely… Continue reading Apple Watch – standalone sans iPhone
Transferring your stuff to new iPhone
New iPhone? Here’s a guide to transfer your stuff from the old one. • Wired > “How to Switch iPhones Without Losing a Thing” by Simon Hill (Sep 25, 2022) – Everything you need to know to successfully transfer your contacts, music, photos, and apps from one iOS device to another. Table of contents –… Continue reading Transferring your stuff to new iPhone
VR headsets for 2022 – ready for virtual worlds?
Here’s another recap of popular consumer VR headsets, whether you’re a fan of off-world adventures or not. Are VR headsets still bulky? Are standalone devices all you need? Low-end or high-end? If you’re into VR gaming, are there a lot of choices? Are you okay with the Facebook (Meta Platforms) ecosystem? This Space.com article has… Continue reading VR headsets for 2022 – ready for virtual worlds?