PSA: People Have Been Getting Fake Military Draft Texts

· Andrew Orr · Link

The U.S. Army is warning Americans about fake military draft texts going around. They tell you to report to the nearest Army recruiter “for immediate departure to Iran.”

Some of the fake texts used real names of Army recruiting commanders — while others used fictitious names — lending the false appearance of authenticity, said Kelli Bland, a spokeswoman for the US Army Recruiting Command.

US military conscription was suspended in the 1970s. To resume the draft, Congress would need to enact legislation, according to the Selective Service System, the independent agency that would manage the draft in an emergency.

How to Delete a WhatsApp Message

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If you use WhatsApp, the third-party messaging service, then you should know that you can delete your texts after they’re sent; however, there are some caveats as to how this works. In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll tell you how you might be able to avoid embarrassing yourself! No promises.

How to Troubleshoot Text Messages that Aren't Syncing

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If your messages aren’t syncing between your Mac and your iPhone or iPad, then you’ve gotta try our troubleshooting tips! After all, there’s nothing more frustrating than having to go grab a different device to be sure you sent out a particular text. That’s right, NOTHING. We stand by that statement.

Fun with iMessage in iOS 11

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Why not hand (finger) write your next iMessage?

If you’re not familiar with the still relatively new ways of expressing yourself in iMessage in iOS 11, please allow Dr. Mac to introduce you.