What’s “memory”?

Memory is the most misunderstood part of the computer. It’s not where you save files on a regular basis; rather, it stores some files automatically for you. It’s also commonly known as RAM, or Random Access Memory. It stores your most used files and keeps them there so they can be opened and used quickly. […]

Wait, a new iPad?

The iPad Pro was released this past weekend, and it has come out to much fanfare. Here’s what you need to know. My opinion is at the bottom. It comes in 3 colors – silver, gold, and space grey. These are the same colors as the iPhone 6s, excluding the Rose Gold finish. Its pricing […]

WeeGo? WeeGo.

I recently received a WeeGo mobile battery in the mail. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I gave it a shot. And let me tell you, I was amazed. It’s not just a battery; it’s a full power backup. The most important thing about a battery is its charging capacity. I was sent the […]

New Apple iOS 9 Small Features

So you upgraded your phone to the latest operating system? Great! Here are the smallest features that are great to use all the time: Easy Return One little-known feature of iOS 9 is what I’m calling “easy return”. In the top left of your screen after you just used multitasking or responded to a notification, […]

Apple Media Event – September 9, 2015

This page will be updated. Refresh to see the latest updates. If you have anything to add, tweet me @jortbru1299.   New Apple Watch Bands, and new sport model finishes – Gold.   iPad pro. Larger, with an integrated keyboard and stylus. Weighs slightly more than iPad 1. Will be shipping in October. Apple TV […]

New iPhone 6s?

We’re heading into September, and that means it’s time for the new iPhone to be announced. An annual event has, as usual, been scheduled for September 9th, and it’s time to predict what we’ll see in the new ‘S’ model. The S model year typically comes with no major cosmetic changes, with most variations over […]

What to do with a new computer

The importance of making a backup cannot be overstated, and I recently had this concept reinforced to me. Varieties of Backups There are multiple different ways to make a backup. The two primary methods are to schedule automatic backups, or to manually transfer data, both to an external drive. Making a manual backup requires dragging files or […]