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One Week Until the Next Apple Keynote - New Macs!

I've been waiting to pick up a Mac Mini.  Before I make any decisions, though, I'm waiting a week.

Review: Circle With Disney - Internet Monitoring

We have quite a few internet devices in the AAAD household. We also have a 10-year old, and it's difficult to limit screen time, or monitor what he sees when he IS on the internet. Circle with Disney should help. We've had it for 2 weeks - here are my initial impressions.

One Year With HP Instant Ink - Is It A Good Deal?

We signed up for HP Instant Ink last summer. It's been 14 months, which gives us enough time to look at our printer usage and billing, and determine whether this was a good deal or not.  

Did Your iOS 10 Update Break Messages? Here's How to Fix

Yesterday was iOS 10 day. And for several iPhone owners, that led to some problems. For me, it meant that Messages became unusable, crashing on startup. It was so bad that checking the settings for Messages would crash Settings! Now, everything seems to be working fine. Here's how I did it.

It's iOS 10 Day - Welcome, HomeKit

As I'm typing this post, it's a little after noon, Central Time, on September 13, and my iPhone 6 is updating to iOS 10. I could have waited. I'll be picking up an iPhone 7 Plus on Friday, and that will definitely have iOS 10 installed. But who can wait for that? iOS 10 means HomeKit. And HomeKit is the reason AAAD exists. Let's go.

Apple September 2016 Keynote - Finally, HomeKit!

After literally years of waiting, HomeKit got a bit more than lip service today.  Tim Cook discussed the new Home app as one of iOS 10's key new features.  Home will provide centralized control for all of our HomeKit-compatible devices. So far, most of us don't have any of those devices.  But that will change!

One Week Until the Apple Keynote - iPhone 7, HomeKit on the Way!

We know we're getting a new iPhone next week. We don't know what it will be called.