What are your thoughts when the Check Engine light comes on in your car? The Check Engine light, or sometimes called the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL), is an indicator that informs you something has gone wrong with one of the many emissions systems on your car. Thoughts of an unknown and expensive repair may fill your mind. An OBD-II scan tool like the BlueDriver from Lemur Vehicle Monitors can give you some peace of mind and provide the information you need to determine what’s wrong with your car.
Visual Voicemail is one of the great features of the iPhone. Gone are the days of dialing a voice-mailbox, entering an access code, and painfully listening to your messages one by one. Visual Voicemail displays your messages in a list similar to emails or text messages. You can select which voicemail you want to hear, …View full post
Control Center is one of the many new feature in iOS 7. It is a simple menu to allow quick access to many of the most frequently used features and settings. Gone are the days of launching the Settings app to perform tasks such as toggling Airplane Mode, Wi-Fi, or Bluetooth settings. …View full post
How to use the Panorama feature Anyone that regularly takes pictures has run into the situation where the subject of their picture is just too big to fit in the picture frame. This isn’t a problem for someone with a fancy, and expensive, SLR camera; they simply change the camera lens to capture the wider …View full post
If you own a smartphone, you undoubtedly have heard the terms 3G, 4G, and LTE. Cellular providers such as AT&T and Verizon continuously advertise they have biggest or fastest 4G network or LTE network. It’s difficult to understand how each company can make those claims. However, when buying a new smartphone, it is important to …View full post
There are several scenarios that can cause messages not to be delivered. This article addresses two such issues. 1. You turned off iMessage with the intent of receiving all messages as SMS text messages and now you are not receiving messages from iPhone users. 2. You have recently switched from an iPhone to some other …View full post
Battery life has always been a concern for smartphone users. While the iPhone provides a decent battery life, users typically try to optimize their setting to get the most out of each charge.
With iOS 8, Apple has added a setting to monitor battery usage for each app. This is helpful to see which apps you use the most and help isolate any apps that might be using an excessive amount of battery power.
We have all heard some funny stories of people accidentally dropping their phones in various bodies of water. Whether it is a pool, a lake, a bathtub, a bird bath, or the dreaded toilet, someone somewhere has dropped a phone into it.
If you’re the one that has dropped your phone in water, the story quickly becomes much less funny. It can be an expensive mistake if that quick dip ruins your phone. Here are a few tips that may help dry out the phone and hopefully give your story a happy ending.
If you recently upgraded your devices to iOS 8, you may be experiencing something unexpected. When you have multiple devices running iOS 8 and using the same Apple ID, an incoming cellular phone call can ring on all your devices at the same time.
Part of the new Continuity feature in iOS 8 is the ability to make and receive cellular phone calls on an iPad, iPod touch, or Mac computer when your iPhone is connected to the same Wi-Fi network.