Tag Archives: iPhone

Shortcut: Simple rubber strips to make a phone easier to hold without the bulk of a case

A few weeks ago, my iPhone pulled a disappearing act worthy of Houdini. I was taking an early 6:30 am shuttle flight from Boston to La Guardia. As the plane taxied away from the gate, I checked for any last … Continue reading

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No, you probably don’t *need* an Apple Watch

People keep asking me when I’m going to write a post about the Apple Watch, so here it is. I generally buy 1st generation products (well, ones from Apple, anyways) because I am curious to see how the technology is … Continue reading

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My favorite travel gear – electronics edition

As I have spent more time traveling over the past several months, I’ve settled on a set of must-have electronics that make the logistics a lot easier. I thought I would share some of my favorites. Take the HEAVIER iPhone … Continue reading

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Solved: How to move iPhone contacts to a different account on the device itself

Last week, I discovered that my wife’s iPhone has been incorrectly saving all new contacts locally on the iPhone, rather than storing them in Gmail. I stumbled on the issue when setting up a new MacBook Pro for her to … Continue reading

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How my iPhone 6 Plus wore out the pocket of my jeans

At this point, I’m fairly used to people jokingly asking me if my iPhone 6 Plus fits in pocket. Yes, it fits, no problem. Well, as it turns out, “no problem” turns out to be a slight exaggeration. A few weeks … Continue reading

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Living with the iPhone 6 Plus

Whenever someone sees me with my iPhone 6 Plus, I get the same three questions, right off the bat. First, some variant “Oh, is that the big one?” “Yes.” Then, with a smirk, they ask, “Does it fit in your … Continue reading

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Answered: How long does it take AT&T to ship an iPhone?

How long does it take AT&T to ship an iPhone? Nobody knows.  Not even AT&T, as it turns out. Since I am an early adopter without the patience to go standing in line at an Apple retail store, I decided … Continue reading

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