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Operating Systems and File Systems Cross-Compatibility: Windows, Apple, Linux, Playstation, xBox, Android

Operating Systems and File Systems Compatibility Why would you need to know? There are many operating systems (like Windows, Mac OS X and Linux) that use different ‘file systems’ that organise programs and the storage of data. Each operating system has limits to what it can read and write to, in terms of compatibility. Here is a simple chart showing the cross-compatibility of Operating Systems and File Systems as they come ‘Out Of The Box’.  There are several software packages…

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Apple Release Limited Edition RED iPhones 7 and 7 Plus, To Support The RED Foundation Fighting Worldwide AIDS

Apple customers can now help to fight the spread of AIDS by purchasing a Special Edition RED iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus. To celebrate Apples 10 year partnership anniversary with RED (which is an organisation founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver, that funds initiatives to prevent the transmission of HIV from mothers to unborn babies around the world) they have released a special edition iPhone in RED. The phones are available as iPhone 7 (4.7 inch display – from…

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How to Format a New External Drive For Use With An Apple Mac

Formatting an external drive for use with an Apple Mac Before you can use a new (or old) drive with a Mac you will need to format it. There are several options which we will look at to help you choose the correct format for you and show you how to ready the disk for use Step 1: Launch Disk Utility Open Applications > Utilities, which is found through Finder, then open the Disk Utility application. You should see a…

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Your next smartphone could have a touchscreen that you can use with WET fingers

New technology could end the nightmare of touchscreens going crazy when they get a bit of water on them. LCD manufacturer Japan Display Inc has begun making what it calls second generation “Pixel Eyes” LCD modules for premium mobile products that require high performance. Using a new sensor structure and new materials, the new Pixel Eyes display even works with wet fingers. What's best: Apple, Android, Windows or Blackberry phones? It’s also possible to have thinner borders, deep black level and…

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iPhone news – headphone jack to be ‘ditched”

Radical changes to new iPhone 7 could be on the way, according to speculation. Multiple technology news websites are reporting that the 3.5mm headphone socket could be axed on the new iPhone 7 – and that it would allow Apple to make the latest version of its smartphone even thinner. It could also free up space to increase the size of the battery. Should the next iPhone have a headphone jack? The Lightning cable port could instead be used for sound output…

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5 REALLY Simple Ways To Make Your Phone Battery Last Longer

Easy ways to keep your phone going longer – a light-hearted look at options to ensure the battery lasts longer while out and about. 1. Turn down the screen brightness Okay, so you might struggle to see your phone screen on a bright day – but you could try shielding it with your hand. And it could help your phone battery last that crucial little bit longer. You could also try making your screen timeout – when the display goes dark…

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Apple Sells Over 13 MILLION New iPhone 6s & 6s Plus In Just 3 DAYS

Wow! Record sales of latest iPhone models beat previous first weekend sale results by millions of units. Apple boss Tim Cook hailed the figures as “phenomenal” after beating last year’s 10 million unit sales record by more than three million, although several reports have pointed out that the comparison is somewhat distorted by the fact that China was not included in the initial rollout of the iPhone 6. Have You Bought A New Iphone 6S or 6S Plus? Mr Cook…

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The ‘Magic Internet Button’ That Fixes Everything – Click Here

Who doesn’t want a button like this on their keyboard? Aren’t there some days when you’d love a magic button when the web’s having an off day or misbehaving? Okay, so we don’t really have a magic button that fixes everything, but we do have a list of 5 things that could make your online and technology life that bit easier – click on the photos below. 1. Not running out of phone battery at just the worst moment – get this power bank!…

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iPhone Falls 9,300 Feet From A PLANE And Still Works

The Apple iPhone reported its location after falling from a plane over Texas in the United States. The phone could even still make and receive calls after it dropped out of a small aircraft when pressure change caused a door latch to give way by three inches – enough for the device to fall out. Luckily, the owner of the phone and a colleague used the “Find My iPhone app” to locate it under a tree – although it seems the phone was…

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Is Your Bank Supporting Apple Pay in the UK – Click Here To Find Out

Here’s the list of the banks supporting Apple’s contactless payment system in the UK now. Apple Pay allows you to store the details of your credit or debit card – of participating financial institutions  – into your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, Apple Watch or iPad Air 2 or mini 3 and pay for things at high street stores simply by holding your phone over a shop’s contactless reader. The Apple Watch must be paired with an iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6…

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