Upgrades are an inevitability in our modern technological world. A new phone comes out every year or two, and the migration process begins. So why don't devices have a special mode, priming them for upgrade and migration? This really hit home recently, as I upgraded the hard disks in my Drobo, but it applies equally to laptops, phones, and services like e-mail. So It … [Read more...] about Why Can’t We Prime Our Devices For Upgrades?
As impressed as I am with Apple's iPhone App Store, with its simple purchasing and automated installs and upgrades, it would be better if the thing actually worked reliably. Along with sometimes forgetting song purchases, there seems to be some gremlin that causes the App Store to forget that certain apps are installed and not check for updates. This left me scratching my head, … [Read more...] about iPhone App Store Forgetting Purchases
It's finally here! The iPhone now has most of the functions of the BlackBerry - over-the-air push and sync of Exchange email, contacts, and calendars! Apple let the 2.0 OS out of the bag earlier today, and intrepid souls (and me) have taken the plunge and installed it. While most people, including me, headed to the (also active) App Store to try out the native games, I … [Read more...] about How To Set Up iPhone Exchange ActiveSync