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Fixing iPhone apps stuck on “Waiting…”

After the nightmare of restoring my iPhone 5 backup to my new iPhone 6S, I noticed a couple apps were missing. I downloaded and installed them, but an odd thing happened. The icon became dark and it said “Waiting…” beneath the icon. I tried deleting the app and reinstalling but the same thing happened over …

Bluetooth adapter for Apple 30-pin speaker docks

If you are a long-time user of Apple products, their switch to the Lightening connector probably left you with orphaned 30-pin connector devices, like iPhone/iPad powered speaker docks. Well, this handy $15 adapter will turn those into useful Bluetooth speakers! (Even if you still live in the 30-pin world, this would be a great thing …

Pebble watch initial thoughts

I ponied up $115 to Kickstarter on April 23, 2012 for the Pebble┬á($150 now). It was expected to ship in September. Here we are just about one month shy of a year and the Pebble watch finally sits snugly fastened to my wrist. :-) It’s definitely on the large side, but not overly so. The …

Old school phone handset rocks on iPhone!

Ok, I know this set-up looks stupidier than heck, but I never realized how much I missed old-style phone handsets. We’ve gotten so far away from that with our flat cellphones. Even newer land-line phones are moving in that direction. However, if you haven’t noticed, your face isn’t flat! You can comfortably hold the Moshi …