My experience with iPhone 6 and iOS8

In Gadgets, Mobile by netadmin

There are so many articles discussing the features of the new phone and OS that I wanted to wait and talk more about my experience with the device itself. I won’t go into how bad Sprint messed up switching my family plan or how many hours my wife and I spent in their store. That’s just a part of everyone’s …

iPhone 6: If you sit, it may quit

In Gadgets by netadmin

The latest iPhone has been receiving rave reviews, but it has one small flaw. It bends easily. I don’t mean that it flexes and is indestructible. I mean that if you sit down with it in your pocket, it could permanently bend the frame of your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. The plus version of the new iPhone …

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Amazon fuels the “Fire”

In Gadgets by netadmin

I’m a self-proclaimed Amazon junkie. I love my e-books, my kids love cheap electronics made in China, and it’s a great site for me to sell my gently used treasures. They never cease to amaze me with the services/products they have to offer, and now they are selling smart phones on top of everything else. Well, let’s give credit where …

iOS 8: Features I am eagerly awaiting

In Gadgets, Mobile by netadmin

Here at Network People we have two employees who are in the Apple Developer program. The real fun perk is getting to preview the newest operating systems before they hit the open market, sometimes early in their development. Recently, we have had a chance to look at the new OS from Apple which will be out in the fall of …

How to Retire Old Devices

In Gadgets, Mobile, Security by netadmin

Recently I came across a great article that had advice to follow when you get rid of electronic equipment. This includes PCs, laptops, tablets and phones. We store so much data on them but often overlook good practices when we switch to a new device.  I mean, when you get the new one, who wants to even touch the old one, …

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Is it now time to face the FAX?

In Gadgets, Network People Team by netadmin

Although FAX machines are very much with us and remain in play across myriad homes and offices across the country, what does the future hold for this iconic communication instrument? Is the proverbial end of the line near, comparable to the career “twilight” experienced by legendary athletes, entertainment industry stars, and governmental leaders alike? Change in the Air Most companies …

Personal Device: UP Wristband

In Gadgets by netadmin

So for this blog entry I would like to get a bit personal………personal devices that is! So I have been wearing an UP bracelet for a while and I wanted to explain the benefits and share my experience in case anyone had interest / questions. I love knowing what’s going with my health, so these types of devices are great …

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Parental Control on Gaming Consoles

In Gadgets by netadmin

I wanted to write about something that is near and dear to me….video games. I know we think of these as “games” and there is a lot of debate as to if video games are good or bad for our youth. I had a discussion with my mom the other day after one of the most popular (and violent) games, …

Xbox One and going all in with the Cloud

In Gadgets by netadmin

This week Microsoft releases the 3rd generation of their gaming console, Xbox One. If you have teen, you have already probably heard something about this and as Christmas gets closer you can be sure the advertisers will. But what does it mean? For Microsoft, it represents a massive investment and opportunity, especially since its rival PlayStation 4 released last Friday …