Tech Tip: Issue Regarding Email Problems

Note from Audra:  I happen to be having this issue and am going to try these instructions or beg Adam to come over and fix for me!  Thought I’d share Adam’s advice in case others are unaware.

Source:  Dunwoody PC Newsletter

I came across a weird issue this week where a few users were having password issues connecting their PC to their Bellsouth.Net or AT&T.Net email addresses.  … Read More »

Tech Tips from Dunwoody PC

My friend Adam has saved me more than a few times with a daunting computer issue or two or three……so when he sends out his newsletters I always feel like I should share because I know many of you could benefit from his tips.  So here’s his latest newsletter in its entirety:

Greetings from Adam at Dunwoody Personal Computers.… Read More »

Tech Tip: iPhone Camera Class

My kids have had the best time making fun of me for signing up to take an iPhone Photography class.   I’m kind of a nerd and am tech savvy regardless of being old enough to be their mom.  Wait, I am their mom.  They warned me I’d be the youngest in my class and couldn’t wait to find out the class demographics. … Read More »

Cheap replacement batteries expected to hit iPhone sales

There’s a very good business reason as to why Apple priced iPhone battery replacements at $79, and it isn’t profit. By making a battery replacement relatively expensive, more existing iPhone owners with failing batteries are likely to decide to upgrade to a newer model instead, which is even more profitable for Apple. However, that situation is expected to change this year. … Read More »

Tech Tip: Problems Typing the Letter “I” on an Apple Device Lately?

Source:  Apple Support

Last night my phone started  autocorrecting every time I typed an “I” .  The auto correct changed it to an “A” with a symbol.  Not only was this making me angry but I was perplexed as to why in the world this would be happening.  Well, apparently Apple has a bug.

If you updated your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iOS 11 or later and find that when you type the letter “i” it autocorrects to the letter “A” with a symbol then here’s what to do……I did it and it works fine now.… Read More »

Step-by-Step Tips to Set Up Your Kid’s iPhone

Learn how to set a passcode, block apps, share media, and more.

You’ve done all the hemming and hawing about whether or not to get your kid an iPhone and you’ve decided to take the plunge. Now what? There’s so much to figure out, from Safari to iMessage, not to mention the Wild West of the App Store, where kids have access to everything from Candy Crush to Tinder.… Read More »

Grocery Store Apps that Help Find the Best Prices

  • Ibotta: Provides rebates on a number of retail items, but you’ll find the most savings opportunities at national and regional grocery stores.
  • Checkout 51: Features a new list of about 20 offers every Thursday morning. They include rebates on items you don’t normally find coupons for, such as tomatoes, strawberries, and bananas.

  • Shopmium: Like Checkout 51, the rebate offers on Shopmium can be redeemed at any store where the products are sold. 

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Tech Tip: When Should You Upgrade Your Phone?

Source:  The Boston 100

With the new “8” products – iPhone and Samsung primarily – around the corner, do you NEED to upgrade your phone to the newest product? CNBC had an article earlier this year saying no, you don’t have to upgrade often. Here are ideas for when you should upgrade:

• Out of storage – the cloud may help, but if you’re at capacity with your apps, you should upgrade.… Read More »

How to Block Robo Phone Calls!

Most people think baseball games are boring but I’m here to tell you the things I learn between pitches at baseball games could fill up a volume of encyclopedias!  My friend Carol told me about NOMOROBO.COM last night and I could hardly wait to get home and fix my home phone.   I have VOIP instead of a traditional land line and ended up just having to enable Nomorobo on my Ooma dashboard and voila…my phone hasn’t rung in 24 hours! … Read More »

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Dunwoody PC Newsletter Info

Note from Audra:   I use Adam for all of my computer repair and home network needs!  He’s awesome at his job and hilarious to hang out with.   All of his customers receive his newsletters so I thought I’d share his latest with you:

Summer 2016 Info from Dunwoody PC

It’s been about three months since I’ve sent one of these emails out.  … Read More »

Contact:

adam@dunwoodypc.com

Urgent Message Regarding Computer Scam

Please read the following about FAKE Virus Warnings –  Do not fall for this SCAM!

This message was sent to me because I am a customer of Dunwoody Personal Computers, LLC.  I wanted to share with you in case it could help even one person! ~Audra

The following picture is not a virus that snuck by your antivirus program.  … Read More »