Apple vs. FBI.. A battle bad for business

Maybe it’s time for Apple to fight back.. Let users create their own encryption key used to protect iCloud and iPhone content. I see major implications to the business world and government world if Apple creates signed installable firmware that allows an entity to brute force the pass code and bypass a wipe mechanism.  Just think about all the top secret information foreign governments would love to get from contractors in other countries. Can’t believe the FBI is even asking Apple to consider doing this..  However; a suggestion to Apple if they are forced to do this..  Give users the ability Read More

T-Mobile iPad missing free 200 MB

I purchased an iPad Mini Retina, I had an account issue early on that caused them to delete and recreate my account.  After this account change on their side, I lost lost the option to have the free 200 MB on my account.  Here is what solved it for me and will likely work for others having the same issue. Paying for data worked.  When it expired, I never got my free data back, the account would switch to no data pass. After a few hours on the phone, in store and even having the case escalated. What finally resolved Read More

The Body Odd – SAD in the summer? Sunshine depression rare, but real

Finally, there’s a name for what I have.  Warm weather depression! I love winter so much that I’m thinking about winter in the middle of summer.   I do enjoy the warmer days, but I’d prefer to be in a colder climate (preferably where it’s snowing).  Might have something to do with having growing up in Southern California and seeing the nice white capped mountains around me.  Who knows?  All that matters is there is a name for the condition! The Body Odd – SAD in the summer? Sunshine depression rare, but real. Read More

Which Is More Sanitary: Hand Towels or Air Dryers?

No surprise here.  Not a big fan of air dryers.. but I am surprised about why Air dryers spread more germs.  Never thought about the ones hiding on your hands. I’d never use one of those towel dispensors that have the blue cloth that unwinds and winds back on the spool.   You never know if they washed it thoroughly and if they used bleach! Hand Hygiene – Hand Dryers – Health Tip – RealAge. Read More

Problem solving in Dynamics AX – A quick check-list before tearing your hair out

Found this list on another blog.  This is a great reminder / best practive list and is something I’ve mentally used myself.  Huge thanks to Klaas for sharing it. Art Of Creation – Dynamics AX Blog » Problem solving in AX. Sometimes, when developing, AX doesn’t work as expected, or behaves weird. Here are some of the things you can try if you run out of ideas, roughly in the order I do: Try again You probably already did, but make sure you can reproduce the problem. If it only occurred once, it’s not a problem. Check your code again Read More