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Update: Windows Phone 8.1: Setting Up iCloud Email, Calendars And Contacts
Update: How To Sync iCloud Calendar With Windows 10 Calendar App
iCloud logoSince a couple of days, iCloud Calendar subscription via Outlook.com / Windows Live is working again on Windows 8 mail app, Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8. Microsoft needed more than one and a half-year to fix the syncing problem. A lot of user, including me, were upset about the long period of time and the insane comments of some Microsoft forum administrators. I have checked my iCloud calendar subscription (‘read only’) for the last days and I can state that it is working again.

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Update: Windows Phone 8.1: Setting Up iCloud Email, Calendars And Contacts
Windows Phone logoIf outgoing iCloud emails are not sent, changing the IMAP and SMTP settings of your iCloud email account on Windows Phone 7 or Windows Phone 8 fixes the problem. An additional problem is the message ‘Attention required’ which is solved in the same way. Normally, you set up your iCloud email account on a Windows Phone filling in your iCloud email address and your password. However, this is not working for some people any more. The same happened to me some days ago.

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Update: Fixing iTunes 11.1.4 Windows Installations: Apple Support Document released
iTunes_11_iconIf you can’t install Apple’s latest iTunes 11.1.4 update (download) because iTunes installation fails and causes crashes, you can fix this problem by deleting all corresponding iTunes files and programs and re-install it. It seems that mainly Windows 7 (beside Vista and XP) is affected, not Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. I can confirm the later, I was able to install iTunes 11.1.4 on my Acer Aspire 1810T running on Windows 8.1 Pro without any issues.

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miappleme_Big_1Today, I have blogged for two years and this is my 150th post on miApple.me! I published my first blog post “My First Apple Anniversary on January 21st, 2012!” on miApple.me on January 21st, 2012. Exactly three years after I got addicted to the Apple world (my first Apple product was a iPhone 4), I can look back to a very exciting year 2013. Although the first year of miApple.me was more successful that I would have ever expected, the 2nd year was even better. I will give you a summary about the last year in the following.

The Pencil Stylus Logo‘The Pencil’ Stylus is an innovative pencil stylus made from STAEDTLER’s novel WOPEX material (Wood Pencil Extrusion) containing extruded natural wood fibres (PEFC certified) and is part of STAEDTLER’s new PREMIUM line of writing instruments. ‘The Pencil’ is a ‘5-in-1’ product: A graphite pencil, a stylus, an eraser, a sharpener and a pencil extender. ‘The Pencil’ is suitable for all devices with a capacitive touch display like Apple’s iPhone or iPad and Samsung’s Galaxy line. The stylus pen tip is made from a new, conductive material. Notably, ‘The Pencil’ is ‘Made in Germany’.

AirWeb_logoAirWeb is the first app to mirror a web browser in full screen viewing on your TV via Apple TV AirPlay. iPhone, iPad and iPod touch have built-in AirPlay feature to mirror a web browser via Apple TV to your TV as well. However, this feature displays the web browser in the particular iDevice format only, not in full-screen size of the TV like AirWeb does. 

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Update: Installing Vodafone K3765-HV On Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
Vodafone logo squareA Huawei / Vodafone K3765-HV mobile broadband modem USB stick is easily installed on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Just use the following work around to get your Huawei / Vodafone K3765-HV running on Mavericks. If you also have a Windows 8 / 8.1 PC, you install it following the Windows 8 / 8.1 instructions.

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Vodafone logo square Unlocking a Huawei / Vodafone K3765-HV mobile broadband modem USB stick and enabling its voice functions is illustrated by using the software DC-Unlocker and updating to a firmware comprising voice functions on Windows 8.1. Finally, if the Huawei / Vodafone K3765-HV is unlocked and voice functions are enabled, this modem USB stick is utilizable as a GSM Gateway on FRITZ!Box models which are capable for mobile broadband modem USB sticks, e.g. on a FRITZ!Box 7390. I conducted the installation with the following set up:

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Vodafone logo squareA Huawei / Vodafone K3765-HV mobile broadband modem USB stick is easily installed on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Just use the following work around to get your Huawei / Vodafone K3765-HV running on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.

Finally, if the Huawei / Vodafone K3765-HV is unlocked and voice functions are enabled, this modem USB stick is utilizable as a GSM Gateway on FRITZ!Box models which are capable for mobile broadband modem USB sticks, e.g. on a FRITZ!Box 7390.