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What to do Before Upgrading to iOS 8

Posted Wed by  / 
Topics: News

What to do Before Upgrading to iOS 8The highly anticipated release of iOS 8 was released to the public this morning after months of testing. It will be available for the iPhone models starting with the iPhone 4S and newer, the iPad 2 and newer and the iPod touch 5th Generation only. Before you download the latest and most advanced mobile OS, here are the steps you should take to make sure that the process goes smoothly.


Controlling Music from Your iPhone: Wireless Audio Options

Posted Wed by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

Controlling Music from Your iPhone: Wireless Audio Options"Woah! Did you just change the song with your phone without it being plugged into anything?!"

Why yes, yes I did.

Wireless music technology is here and it's an incredible way to impress your friends and make life a little easier. Let's take a look at several wireless streaming music solutions for your Apple devices, including Apple TV, Sonos and Bluetooth speakers.


What's the Difference Between the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus?

Posted Sep 16 by  / 
Topics: News

What's the Difference Between the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus?

As you may have known, Apple just released two new iPhones last week - both with larger screens. Apple made them very similar in specifications but what I wanted to know was what the differences were in order to help me decide which iPhone I should buy. So, let’s go over the differences.


The Best Apps for College Pt. 1: School Work

Posted Sep 15 by  / 
Topics: Apps

The Best Apps for College: Part 1

As a university student, I rely on apps for just about everything. From taking notes to buying textbooks - apps can be an incredibly powerful resource for students. While there are quite literally thousands of apps geared toward students, it can be tough to find which ones work best. These are a few apps I use in my day-to-day as a student to be as productive and efficient as I possibly can.


Apple's Media Event Wrap-Up

Posted Sep 9 by  / 
Topics: News

Apple's Media Event Wrap-Up

At 10 a.m. this morning, thousands of people crowded into the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cuppertino, CA to watch Apple unveil their new products. In between thunderous applause and hushed anticipation, Apple CEO Tim Cook and the gang introduced several new products and a completely new mobile payments system. Read here for everything you need to know about the iPhone 6 & 6 Plus, Apple Pay and the Apple Watch lineup. 


Setting Up SONOS Just Got Easier

Posted Sep 6 by  / 
Topics: News

Setting Up SONOS Just Got Easier

For those who don't know, we proudly carry Sonos here at TD Curran. In addition to providing a high-quality wireless audio experience, the Sonos system is well-known for its simple setup process. On September 2nd, Sonos released a major update that makes setting up your system easier than ever. Before this update, the Sonos network required one speaker or a Sonos BRIDGE to be plugged in via ethernet to your home router. Now, you can set up Sonos over your existing WiFi network - wirelessly.


Apple's September 9th Media Event at TD Curran

Posted Sep 5 by  / 
Topics: News

Apple's September 9th Media Event at TD Curran

For the past few months, we've had hoards of customers come in asking the same question - "what's the deal with the iPhone 6?" To these customers, our response has been, "we don't know yet." That will all change on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 10:00am, when Apple holds their special media event. Apple is rumored to announce their new iPhone and possibly the iWatch at the event. To celebrate the new product announcements, we are hosting a special event of our own at all five TD Curran locations. Stop on by your local TD Curran to watch Apple's live stream of the announcement, get some free coffee and doughnuts and enter for a chance to with a FREE iPhone 6 on Verizon! 


Acorns: Investing Your Spare Change

Posted Aug 29 by  / 
Topics: Apps

Acorns: Investing Your Spare Change

I hate coins. Every time I'm handed change from a transaction, I cringe knowing that those coins are bound to either end up in my couch, bouncing around my dryer or wedged into some obscure corner of my car. Although Acorns does not solve my dilemma when it comes to physical spare change, it provides an extremely valuable service that allows users to invest small amounts from each transaction made on linked credit or debit cards.


Dashlane: Password Management Made Easy

Posted Aug 28 by  / 
Topics: Apps

Dashlane: Password Management Made EasyWhile working dually as a password manager and a secure digital wallet app, Dashlane provides simplistic solutions to the ever-grieving password fatigue that everyone encounters from time to time. Co-founded in 2011 by Business Objects CEO Bernard Liautaud, Jean Guillou, Guillaume Maron and Alexis Fogel, Dashlane was quickly credited for its sophisticated software. The ease-of-use and simplicity of Dashlane is phenomenal.


Apple Special Event - Sept. 2014 Rumors [Updated]

Posted Aug 28 by  / 
Topics: Rumors

Apple Special Event - Sept. 2014 Rumors

Apple’s next Special Event is rumored to happen on Tuesday, September 9th. While the invitation to the event won’t be officially sent out to the media until right before the event's scheduled date, from various sources it looks as though September 9th will be the special day. As to what Apple will release at this event, it looks like the main product will be the rumored next generation iPhone, the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 is supposedly going to feature two new sizes of screen - a 4.7-inch and a 5.5-inch model. Along with larger screen sizes, it is safe to say that the new iPhone will be faster, thinner and have a better camera - along with keeping that eye-catching design that iPhones are known for.