IOS 6 No Google Maps but what Else is new

Michael Apple, Apple iPhone, Google, iPad, Mobile, TechTalk

After what was a rather painful start to installing IOS 6 SDK Beta I have managed to have a quick look at some of the major changes. The first thing I check on the home screen is the “Weather” Luckily its still 23 degrees! In reality its about 10 degrees and pouring with rain but the weather on the phone …

BT Openzone causing iPhones and iPads to not connect

Michael Apple iPhone, How To Guides, iPad, Mobile, TechTalk

If you are having problems when you are out with your phone / iPad not connecting, you need to check your WiFi Settings. The iPhone will always try use WiFi over Mobile data, so when you are accidentally connected to a Free Hotspot your phone is going to try use that but not be able to get anywhere. Not all …

iPhone and iPad iOS5.1.1 Update available

Michael Apple, Apple iPhone, How To Guides, iPad, Mobile, TechTalk

Another day another update, and today is no different. Apple have release iOS Update 5.1.1 Straight away you know its a Minor release based on the version X.X.1. This time it is a security update affecting the following products. [box title=”Products Affected” color=”#969696″] Apple TV, Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X 10.5, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X …

Shrewsoft VPN cannot connect on WiFi

Michael How To Guides, Networking, TechTalk

We have seen instances of VPN connections not connecting on WiFi after changing to Windows 7 64bit. Part of the problem comes in because of Cisco’s  lack of Windows 7 VPN client like they did for the 32 bit versions. As a consequence a lot of IT departments, are recommending ShrewSoft VPN client as an alternative. ShrewSoft have a client that you …

Extend your iPhone Battery Life close your apps

Michael Apple, Apple iPhone, How To Guides, Mobile, TechTalk

I get lots of people asking why their iPhone battery does not last long any more. The thing about the iPhone is it never actually closes an application so the longer its on the more you have “sleeping” in the background, unfortunately not all these apps actually sleep, some have a nasty habbit of sleep walking. Whilst it may be fine …