Tips on cleaning out your iCloud backup

Apple's iCloud backup is very convenient but it's also remarkably easy to overfill if you don't check your settings. Here's an easy step-by-step. https://smartnews.link/news/BQTL Is your Apple iCloud storage full? Here’s how to free up space By Mike Jennings 2 days ago Apple iCloud Drive is superb for macOS and iOS users, but it can … Continue reading Tips on cleaning out your iCloud backup

Forbes apocalyptic article about Apple iPhone Mag Safe

I have to give Forbes that its talent for describing minor nits, needs for upgrades, and the like when Apple is responsible is unmatched. They make any error sound catastrophic. Always best to read past the headline as their substantive material is accurate. But, oh, their headline writer must have really had a problem with … Continue reading Forbes apocalyptic article about Apple iPhone Mag Safe

If you’re just now leaving the Home button on the Apple iPhone

Many purchases of the new Apple iPhone 12 models (or even their predecessors from the iPhone 11 family) are trading in iPhone 6s, 7s, or 8s which had those dearly beloved home buttons. Here's a refresher for the experience and a guide for those new to iPhones without home buttons. https://9to5mac.com/2020/10/25/how-to-force-restart-iphone-12-pro-max-mini-enter-recovery-dfu-mode/

Comparing iPhone 12 Mini to iPhone 11 to iPhone SE

This article brings into comparison iPhones that potential buyers may already have and the true successor -- the smaller iPhone 12 Mini. Also, many people who update don't need the latest, greatest. They just want something similar to their last phone but better and not too big. Do remember that you can mentally substitute the … Continue reading Comparing iPhone 12 Mini to iPhone 11 to iPhone SE

New Apple Watch SE great choice for many buyers

As a buyer of the original Apple Watch and every worthwhile upgrade since, I think this particular model is worth a look. It doesn't include the EKG and oxygen level testing included on the Apple Watch Series 6 and its available color choices are more limited, but those restrictions won't bother many buyers and the … Continue reading New Apple Watch SE great choice for many buyers

One of the few differences between iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini

Even tho it would be utter extravagance to buy one of the new iPhones for its camera and shape, I'm fascinated by how Apple has differentiated between the four models. For example, the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Mini have exactly the same features except for size. Or so you would think, the battery … Continue reading One of the few differences between iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini

If you need a new line from AT&T, this is a great deal

The initial offer seems to be too good to be true -- a second Apple Watch (including the new 6) for $200 off. But it only requires that you add a second line to your AT&T account. If you were planning on doing that anyway, this is definitely a buy. https://www.cnet.com/news/buy-an-apple-watch-and-get-a-second-one-for-200-off/