Missed call from Antigua, Jamaica, Grenada: The one-ring scam gets money by tricking people into calling internationally.

If you get an unexpected missed call from a Caribbean number, don’t call back. It could be a hoax. An oldie but goodie called the “one-ring scam” is gaining momentum again and leaving people with fraudulent charges.

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How it works | Everpurse

Everpurse has a special charging pocket into which you place your smartphone. Our patent-pending docking system guides your phone smoothly onto a dock connector at the bottom–so you don’t have to fish for a cord!

To charge Everpurse itself, you can simply place Everpurse on its charging mat. It uses inductive charging to send energy wirelessly from the mat to the purse, so you never have to plug the purse in! You can leave a charging mat plugged in wherever it’s convenient for you–at work, at home, wherever–and drop Everpurse onto it when it needs charging. We suggest leaving Everpurse on its charging mat overnight, and it will have a full charge the next morning.

$189.00–$329.00, depending upon how well-developed your fashion sense is.

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Increasing the text size in iOS 7 – iPhone J.D.

For those of us who are having trouble reading iOS7′s new font, Jeff Richardson has a fix…by changing Settings to allow for dynamically-sized type face and bold, if needed.

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A Clio Webinar–Mobile Practice Management

Clio is hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 11 am Pacific / 2 pm Eastern.  Joshua Lenon of Clio and Jeff Richardson of iPhone JD will talk about mobile device security, apps, and making the best use of an iPhone and iPad in the practice of law.

By coincidence this session will be right after (or at the end of) the big iPad announcement on Tuesday, so I’m sure they will have something to say about that as well.

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T-Mobile Hands Consumers a Pleasant Shocker – NYTimes.com

*** Well, on Wednesday, T-Mobile did it again. It announced an even bigger shocker: Starting next month, it will eliminate the sky-high, nosebleed, ridiculous, usurious international roaming charges that have terrified and enraged overseas travelers for years.***


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Sprint Offering iPhone 5S And iPhone 5C For $100 Less To Customers Who Switch Carriers | Ubergizmo


All four major U.S. carriers, VerizonAT&TT-Mobile and Sprint, will launch the new iPhones on the same day, September 20th. Sprint is making an aggressive play to attract more iPhone customers. The carrier will shave off an extra $100 from the prices of iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C for customers who port their number to Sprint from any of its rivals. This deal is actually available with all of the smartphones in Sprint’sarsenal, what’s surprising is that it has decided to offer it with the newly announced iPhones as well.:

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Minimal Mac | Worth A Thousand Words

Patrick Rhone:

The real story, in my opinion, is the one worth a thousand words on each of those aforementioned tech blogs but not getting near that sort of coverage — the new camera in the iPhone 5S. The camera? Yes, the camera.

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Why lawyers will love the iPhone 5s – iPhone J.D.

Jeff Richardson:  Yesterday, Apple introduced two new iPhones, theiPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c.  The iPhone 5s is the flagship model.  It will be available starting September 20, 2013, and it costs the same as the iPhone 5 that it replaces:  $199 for 16 GB, $299 for 32 GB and $399 for 64 GB.  The iPhone 5s includes some great new features, and the more I read about this device, the more I am sure that lawyers are going to love it.
The iPhone 5s only adds a few more things to the iPhone 5, but they look like features that most any lawyer would appreciate.  The security and ease-of-use improvements of the Touch ID would be enough of a reason for me to upgrade, and when you add the faster A7 processor, the better camera and all of the other improvements, there is no doubt that I will be getting one — and that would be true even if I didn’t publish this website.  If you currently use an iPhone 5, the upgrade to an iPhone 5s is certainly not essential, but it will make your constant companion even more useful.  (If you are not eligible for to pay the subsidized price because you bought an iPhone 5 within the past year, you might be able to use a subsidized upgrade available to someone else on your wireless plan such as a spouse; that’s what I did last year.)  If you currently use an iPhone 4S or older model of the iPhone, then you get all of the improvements noted above plus the improvements of the iPhone 5 such as the larger screen and the thin, light design — so you are in for a treat.  And if the iPhone 5s will be your first iPhone, then welcome to iPhone J.D., and I hope that you stick around.

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How to Speed Up a Slow, Aging iPhone or iPad-LifeHacker

Apple’s rumored to announce a new iPhone next week, and some of you may be tempted to shell out for the newest one–especially if your old beater is acting slow, crashing, and generally misbehaving. Here are a few ways from Whitson Gordon to speed it up so you can save a few bucks.

Sure, you may not get the newest features of iOS, and running through these steps won’t make your device feel totally new; it’ll just keep it running for a little while longer. But if you’re trying to save some money or just keep your apps from crashing, these tips can be a godsend.

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Apple’s iPhone Trade-in Program Is Already Being Piloted, Here’s How It Works | TechCrunch

Apple is about to introduce an iPhone trade-in program that will allow users to walk into a Retail store and trade up from an old model to a new one. We’ve heard some interesting details about the way that the program will work, and indeed, is working right now in some pilot Apple Stores.

The program, has gotten a bit of press today, with Macrumors‘ Eric Slivka reporting that the training for the program is underway and Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac quoting a start datesometime in September.


TechCrunch has the info on this pilot program here.
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