Author Archives: vsajewel

About vsajewel

Hi...I'm the author of 2 main blogs on WordPress.com. vsatips...which is about tech tips for mobile devices like cellphones & tablets. vsatrends, my 2nd blog, is focused more on lifestyle trends...especially those with a strong design element. I also host a YouThe channel which includes aspects of both websites.

Why You Should Never Use Public WiFi’s & My Tiny Hardware Firewall Review

It’s never a good idea to connect to a public WiFi network at a hotel (or anywhere else for that matter,) but sometimes you need to. After all, it’s almost impossible to remain internet free for an entire vacation! Since we will be vacationing soon I decided to find a way to stay safe yet have excellent internet service too. Oh, and I wanted to do this by not spending a lot of money! This post poses my dilemma and shares my solution. Continue reading

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Why Apple Doesn’t Want You to Buy Their New iPad

Apple never ceases to shock me! My recent encounter isn’t an exception. In a world of seriously declining iPad sales they told me ‘You have too many iPads…we don’t think you should buy anymore!’ I do not think these are not the words of a company in this for the long haul. Continue reading

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Fix iCloud Photo Sync Issues on 10.3

My iCloud photo syncing keeps stopping on individual devices. These are the the steps I used to get it working again. Continue reading

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How to Secure Your Home Network

All network gateway device’s have settings that can be changed. Yet most people know nothing about them. Consequently, they never visit their router’s settings to tweak things that could make themselves vulnerable too outside attacks. This post tells you how to do that. Continue reading

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