Four reasons I don’t restore a backup to new iPhones


I was showing my new iPhone 6 to a friend the other day and he was surprised to see that I had so few apps on my handset. I currently have 29, which barely takes up two home screens.

“Wait,” he said, “haven’t you used iOS since like forever? You had to have bought more apps than that.” He’s right, of course. You should have seen his jaw drop when I explained that I don’t restore backups after purchasing an new [company]Apple[/company] iPhone; I always set them up as new handsets.

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Everyone’s iPhone use is different, of course, and my strategy won’t work for everyone, but I stopped restoring backups to handsets a long time ago. Here’s why.

1.  A new phone seems to run better with a “clean” install. Every year I hear more than a few people complaining about how crashy iOS is on their new iPhone

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Tips to Make A Personal Brand for Job Opportunity

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If you want to find quick and high package jobs in your desire field, you will be need to make a personal brand in the market. It is meaningless to say that personal branding is only for entrepreneurs or businesses. However, the fact is it is as necessary to anyone else as to entrepreneurs.jobsdhamaka Generally, professionals can easily enhance their career outlooks by making a personal brand. It will be needless to say that there was nothing more idea of personal branding in the individuals even a few years back. But, today with the advancement in technology, computers and internet like job portal as jobsdhamaka, making personal brand has been more important for individuals who want to get career growth. As an ideal job seeker or professional, you need to market yourself by branding your image. With personal branding, an individual can easily get secure and high paid job…

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Skype is hanging up on calls to landlines and mobiles in India


Skype users in India will be losing the ability to make outgoing calls to landlines or mobile phones in that country on November 10. The Times of India first reported the news on Monday, saying the Microsoft-owned company gave no reason for the upcoming policy change.

A support page on Skype’s website confirms the news but doesn’t explain the change:

As of 10 November 2014, if you are in India, calling from Skype to mobiles and landlines within India will unfortunately no longer be available. This change only affects Skype calls to landlines and mobiles; you can still make free Skype-to-Skype calls within India, and you can still call mobiles and landlines in India from outside the country (as well as make calls from India to other countries).

Skype says that affected customers paying a subscription fee for the outgoing VoIP to landline or mobile calls should consider canceling their plan to…

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Reports of Twitter shifting to an algorithmic timeline raise concerns about user control and experience

There is literally no need to say anything else, as the writer already covered everything. Check out this article.


Twitter is signaling that it’s going to change how it shows the timeline to users, or at least experiment with it. Here’s what the company CFO actually said yesterday, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.

“Twitter’s timeline is organized in reverse chronological order, a delivery system that has not changed since the product was created eight years ago and one that some early adopters consider sacred to the core Twitter experience. But this “isn’t the most relevant experience for a user,” Noto said. Timely tweets can get buried at the bottom of the feed if the user doesn’t have the app open, for example. “Putting that content in front of the person at that moment in time is a way to organize that content better.”

Mathew Ingram read the WSJ report and interpreted it to mean that a “Facebook-style feed is coming, whether you like it or not.”…

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To PC Or Not To PC? Here Is The Latest News In Gaming But—SIMPLR!!!!

Gaming Business To Increase In The Philippines?


Recently during the External Development Summit in Canada, 7 of the largest local game developers met with Trade Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo Jr. and other delegates of the Philippines to discuss their future business there. Developers that were said to have been in attendance were Continue reading

Samsung Puts Their Galaxy Where Their Butt Is?

After the release of the Apple iPhone 6/6 Plus, there has been an endless attack on the multinational consumer electronic corporation from social media. But of recent, Samsung has been the leading force in the internet satire dropping ad after ad of insults; Some as subtle as pointing out the features that are included with the Galaxy Note 4 in comparison to the iPhone 6, to the not so subtle as you can see in this video below: Continue reading