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Recent Posts by Jim Rhodes

Get Peace of Mind: Secure Your Smart Device Data

Every smart device owner has most likely experienced one moment where they reached for their device and it wasn't there.

After a short, frantic search with no results, the dreaded thought enters the mind: "What if I lost it?"

Because of the small size and portability of these devices, they are easily misplaced.

Their size...

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Kit-Kat Update Causing Exchange ActiveSync Connectivity Issues

There have been widespread reports that the latest update for Android (version 4.4 also known as Kit-Kat) is causing Exchange ActiveSync connectivity issues. The problems vary from not being able to authenticate to the server when setting up an Exchange account to synchronization stopping for ActiveSync accounts that are...

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BlackBerry 10 Synchronization Issues

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Calendar Bug Affects iOS 6.1 Device Battery Life

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The iPhone Email Client Is Nice But I Want More

The makers of  Touchdown for Exchange for Android have recently released a version for iOS, as well as a beta for Windows 8 and Windows RT. Touchdown is a robust email client that can be used as an alternative to the default mail client to synchronize your AppRiver Exchange account data with your mobile device.
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Your iPhone Was Here And Here And Here

Your iPhone is not good at keeping secrets when it comes to the wi-fi roads it has traveled. Security professional Mark Wuergler (@MarkWuergler), recently found iPhone behavior that is a reason for concern. He discovered that the iPhone broadcasts the MAC addresses of the last three wireless access points it connected to....

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Fear the Reaver, It Can Discover Your Wi Fi Password

Setting up a wi-fi network used to be a daunting task for the average user. People would spend countless hours in frustration and be assaulted with terms such as DHCP, DNS, administration console, and WPA passwords. If you didn't encrypt your wireless network your neighbors could use Fire Sheep to login to your personal...

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An Android "Divided" Against Itself ... Can Stand

If your job requires you to carry a company provided mobile device, maybe this thought has crossed your mind.

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iSwear My iOS 5 Battery Life Is Much Shorter

There are reports that some users who have upgraded to iOS 5 are experiencing major battery-life issues. It appears that it is affecting iPhone and iPad users more so than those who have an iPod Touch. There are some new features that have been added to iOS that may cause higher power consumption. With these additions...

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Transferring Local Data from iOS Devices to Exchange

Every now and then I get a call from an iOS user that has unknowingly discovered a common issue while using their iPhone/iPad. They tell me that they have created a calendar event or contact on their device that does not appear in their Exchange account. After some investigation, the answer is usually the same. The...

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