Backing up iOS devices with iCloud

iCloud is a tool we can use for anything when it comes to securing files. It can backup your contacts for transferring to a new iPhone. It can save all of your camera roll and downloaded pictures and videos to access them from any iOS device and your Mac. It can also make sure that every iOS device you own has the same list of email accounts, calendars, reminders, safari bookmarks and history, notes, passbook, keychain passwords, and iWork documents. It is also what makes Find My iPhone work.

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Back up your Mac with Time Machine

Time Machine is a very simple tool in Mac OS X that can prevent the heartbreak of losing all of your important files. Time Machine is a great program that runs without you worrying about it.

After initial setup, all you need to do is make sure the hard drive is connected or that your Time Capsule is running. Time Machine will keep hourly backups for the last day, daily backups for the past month, and weekly backups for everything older than a month. You can backup for years depending on how many files you keep.

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Heartbleed and why you should worry.

So what is heartbleed? It is actually not unlike the security flaw that was found by Apple in Safari. It is another SSL/TLS encryption flaw. As I wrote in my last article, SSL/TLS is the "digital handshake" that allows your computer to talk to a server. It basically encrypts your data while it travels to the destination so no one can see things like your bank accounts, passwords, and tweets. Unfortunately, Heartbleed found a vulnerablility and exploited it.

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HiRise by twelvesouth

The HiRise by Twelvesouth is a dock that works with iPhone 5 or later, and iPad Mini.

It's unique adjustability allows different cases to be used–even when they won't fit with other docks.

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What is The Retina Display?

Some of you may very well be reading these words on a Retina display. If so it is likely that you were able to plainly see the superiority of this display immediately without having to pore over its technical specifications. However, there are some people who place more importance on analysis when assessing quality. For those of you who fall into this category I will attempt to provide a straightforward explanation of the Retina Display.

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