Tag Archive: Spam


Get iCloud Calendar Spam Invites? How to Stop Them

Nobody likes spam, but if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, there’s a good chance you’ve found a new avenue of spam on your Apple device lately: iCloud Calendar spam invites! These spam Calendar invites get forced onto your iPhone or computer as notifications and Calendar invitations for spam junk products with labels like … Read More

iBeacons Turn Apple Store Into Seamless Spam Machine

Apple touts its new iBeacon technology as a boon for retailers, but my first experience with the sensor system left me asking, “Is that it?” The company activated its iBeacon tech, which uses Bluetooth low energy, to track users’ iPhones…

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Apple Now Allows You To Report iMessage Spam

iPhone-5-iMessageDo you get frustrating iMessage spam from people you’ve never met, or companies you’ve never heard of? You’re not the only one. Until now, you could either make friends with them and save yourself from loneliness on those cold winter nights, or you could ignore them and hope that they don’t text again. But now […]

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In Case You Didn’t Already Get Enough Spam, Google Will Deliver Ads To Your Gmail Inbox

Gmail-adsI don’t know about you, but I spend a lot of time deleting spam messages from my inbox — despite using a junk mail filter. But the issue is about to get a whole lot worse, with Google gearing up to deliver adverts to our Gmail inboxes. The messages will appear under the new Promotions tab […]

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How to Block Spam Text Messages on the iPhone (or Any Phone)

Text Message icon Having been inundated with spam text messages and SMS lately on my iPhone, I went looking for a solution to put an end to it all. Though it’s not as simple as it should be, there is a way to block virtually all spam texts from ever reaching your phone, and it actually works. To do so we’ll have to go through the respective cellular carrier you use, but  [Read More…]