Please Vote for The Forgotten!

JV Baptie’s The Forgotten has quite a striking cover, and now it’s up for Cover Wars Book of the Week over at Author Shout. Please vote and spread the word! The deadline is 1:00 pm on Sunday 24 June, 8:00 am EST. JV Baptie’s short story Stalker: WPC Mavis Hart won this in March 2018, so please help […]

JV Baptie Fanpage

I’ve created a page for fans of JV Baptie, with all the information, reviews and links I can find – please have a look and click the Like button at the bottom, as there are very frequent updates. Being a big fan of JV Baptie, I’m excited to see her first novel The Forgotten is now […]

GoDaddy and Auto-Renewing Exchange SSL Certificates

I got an email recently saying my Exchange SSL Certificate had been auto-renewed. That’s fine, it’s one of the services that GoDaddy do well. I use them for all my SSL certificate needs, but this is the first time I’ve had an auto-renewal. However, installing it wasn’t quite as easy as “auto-renewal” implies. When I […]

Moving to a new iPhone with iOS Beta Versions

I recently had to temporarily move to a spare iPhone from my main one, then back again following a repair and restore drama. Because I like to test the latest software where possible, I am part of the Apple beta program, so my phone was running iOS 11.4 beta 4. iCloud backups were turned on, […]

Resetting A Locked iPhone

I have an iPhone 6 Plus which was locked by a broken touch screen. Unlike the normal lockouts which expire, it was locked without a timeout. This takes 10 different failed passcode attempts in a short time. The screen was saying: iPhone is disabled connect to iTunes However, this isn’t useful advice at this stage. […]