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October 2, 2012
by sjvn01
Comments Off on A new Apple iOS Wi-Fi problem has popped up while others remain unfixed

A new Apple iOS Wi-Fi problem has popped up while others remain unfixed

Some Apple iPhone and iPad users are facing a major new problem with Wi-Fi/cellular data use while others are still dealing with earlier, unresolved iOS 6 Wi-Fi problems. The latest annoyance is a real pain-in-the-rump. It turns out that while some … Continue reading

September 6, 2012
by sjvn01
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Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD will give Apple’s iPad fits

I love my Nexus 7. It’s replaced my Apple iPad for daily use. But, at 7-inch display, people who want a full-sized tablet don’t  like it as much as I do. For them, the new Amazon Kindle Fire HD with … Continue reading

August 1, 2012
by sjvn01
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Verizon: No free tethering for unlimited data plan customers

For Verizon‘s remaining unlimited data customers, it’s turned out that Verizon being required to offer free tethering—letting other devices share a 3G or 4G connection via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or USB—was too good to be true. According to Verizon, customers with … Continue reading