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January 10, 2012  2:10 AM

Cool Top Apps for the iPhone

Posted by: Raj Perumal
cool apps, iPhone, jailbreak, top 10, top 20, top apps

Hi folks! So now I have finally upgraded to iOS 5! I have to say it's not that bad, especially now that the jailbreak is out for it. I am running iOS 5 on an iPhone 4, so I don't have Siri yet. I don't feel that the iPhone 4S is a big enough upgrade from my iPhone 4, so i'll be waiting for the...

November 30, 2011  11:56 PM

Kaseya Mobile Device Management

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, BlackBerry, iPad, iPhone, Kaseya, mdm, mobile device management, tablet

Hi folks! So back to MDM! I mentioned that if you are forced into using mobile devices in the work place and you can't wait, there are technologies out there right now that can help. One of those is Citrix as i mentioned. But what can you use to track and wipe devices that are not BlackBerries...

September 30, 2011  11:33 PM

How many apps do you really need?

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, Apple, Apps, iPhone, Marketplace, smartphone

Hi folks! So when we hear about the war between Apple and Android, the number of apps always seems to come up. I don't remember exact numbers, but I remember reading somewhere that Apple had over 350K apps and Android Marketplace had over 250K apps. At this point, does it really matter? Does...

September 30, 2011  11:30 PM

Battery life for smartphones

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, battery life, BlackBerry, iPhone, smartphones

Hi folks! So as you know, I used to be a huge BlackBerry fan and used the devices all of the time. Then I moved over to the iPhone and never looked back. I also have many friends that used Android based smartphones. The biggest thing I have noticed outside of BlackBerries is the huge issue with...

August 31, 2011  9:48 PM

Locking down iTunes

Posted by: Raj Perumal
enterprise, iPad, iPhone, iTunes, lockdown, locking down, parental controls, restricting

Hi folks! So here is a common question regarding iTunes. These days many people are starting to use iPads in the enterprise and are wondering how they can do this without allowing users to have full access to iTunes. There is a really easy way to achieve this! Implement parental controls!...

April 30, 2011  10:22 PM

Evernote Update

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, BlackBerry, evernote, iPhone, Mac, PC

Hi folks, as you know I've been an avid user of Evernote as of late. It's the application that you can use to take notes and use it cross platform. Well as I mentioned in a previous blog I just bought a MacBook Air. One of the first things I did was install...

March 31, 2011  9:41 PM

Killing processes on the iPhone

Posted by: Raj Perumal
battery drain, hung processes, iPhone, kill processes, SysInfoPlus

Hi folks! So you've finally had enough with the battery drain from hung processes on your iPhone. You keep trying to reboot it and it doesn't seem to fix anything. What do you do? Well if you jailbreak your iPhone you can download a program called SysinfoPlus which allows you to go through the...

March 31, 2011  9:32 PM

Save battery life on your iPhone

Posted by: Raj Perumal
auto3g, Cydia, iPhone, jailbroken

Hi folks! If you are like me, you use your iPhone for everything! I consider it a tool in my computer consultant repertoire that I use to get my work done. I can use it for pretty much anything. However when you use something that much, you obviously will have concerns about battery life usage....

February 28, 2011  3:27 AM

Mark read app!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Cydia, iPhone, jailbroken, MarkRead

Hi folks! So for all you iPhone users out there. Have you ever wished you could just mark all your emails as read like you can in a BlackBerry? Well you can! If you jailbreak your iPhone you can purchase the MarkRead app from the Cydia store. This app integrates into your mail application and...

January 31, 2011  11:07 PM

There’s even an app for IP exhaustion!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
app, iPhone, IPv4 exhaustion counter

Hi folks! So as I previously mentioned in my blogs, the age of IPv4 is quickly dying out. The exhaustion of the address space will probably happen some time in 2012 according to industry experts. So how does one track this if they have an iPhone? Well of course, there's an app for that! There's...

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