Posts Tagged ‘Handhelds’
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Sunday, August 4, 2013
iPhone 5 Error message: Could not activate cellular data network
Ever had this problem?
You’ll notice one other thing about the display on the iPhone.
As you look atop the image, you’ll see numbers instead of the “bars” used to display signal strength. The number -103 is a numerical signal strength indicator, which the proper, and only way to indicate signal strength.
Just in the case you’re not aware of the technical aspects of signal strength, or what the number means, signal strength is measured as a loss.
The number itself is Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in - Even MORE Uncategorized! | Tagged: App Store, AppStore, AT&T, cellular, cellular data network, Cellular network, data, GPS, GPS signals, Handhelds, iOS, iphone, iPhone 5, Numerical analysis, Signal strength, smartphone, Technology, Thomas Aquinas, Wi-Fi | Leave a Comment »
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Sunday, June 23, 2013
Tired of those useless crummy bars for signal strength indicator for cellular or Wi-Fi service?
Ever tried to figure out how to get a numerical signal strength indicator on your iPhone?
Wonder no more!
How to get numerical signal strength indicator on iPhone
Simply enter Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in - Uncategorized | Tagged: Apple, Field Test Mode, Handhelds, indicator, iOS, iphone, sequence, Signal strength, smartphone, Thomas Aquinas, Wi-Fi | Leave a Comment »
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, January 5, 2012
Perhaps you’re read the two preceding entries in this series.
That would be “iPhone Photography Tips & Tricks,” and “iPhone Photography Tips & Tricks II.” (Had to clear that up, you know. It never hurts to be certain, right?)
Apple continues to improve the camera application on their iPhone, and in the 4S, the resolution of the camera has reached 8MP, and sports all-new optics. Not only does it shoot 1080p HD video, but it boasts a f/2.4 aperture, improved backside illumination sensor, excellent auto white balance, advanced color accuracy, face detection, and reduced motion blur.
As well, the 4S model iPhone has 60 percent more pixels than the camera on iPhone 4.
While the improved camera sensors in the iPhone 4S have increased its sensitivity, it is ultimately the glass that makes any camera’s pictures worthwhile. And the appearance of a five element lens in conjunction with a larger aperture allows better quality light, and more light to reach the camera’s sensors, which results in a clearer focus and significantly improved pictures, overall.
However, those hardware improvement don’t say much about other really cool integrated camera features in iOS 5. And just so you’ll know, iOS 5 will work on the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad, iPad 2, iPod touch 3d & 4th generations.
One useful feature available on all iOS devices is Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in - Even MORE Uncategorized! | Tagged: Apple, Back-illuminated sensor, Camera, Cropping (image), Face detection, Handhelds, High dynamic range imaging, iOS, IOS (Apple), iPad, iphone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 4, ipod, iPod Touch, Lambda 4S, photography, Rule of Thirds, smartphone | Leave a Comment »
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Friday, December 23, 2011
2/26/12 Update: Be sure to read also “The Ultimate iPhone Apple Mac Google Contacts Address Book iCal Calendar iTunes sync post“
Some folks have expressed difficulty synchronizing their contacts on their iPhones with iOS 5.
That should NOT be a problem.
Because iOS 5 has incorporated features into it that make synchronization seamless and virtually invisible, losing a note, email, address or contact is a thing of the past.
However! To take advantage of those built-in features, they must be turned ON! It’s a bit like Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in - Uncategorized II | Tagged: Address book, Gmail, Google, Google Contacts, Handhelds, ICal, iCloud, iOS, iPad, iphone, IpodTouch, iTunes, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, sync, synchronize, Yahoo | 10 Comments »
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, December 10, 2011
In the previous iPhone photography Tips & Tricks entry, I shared instructions and examples on how to use the iPhone‘s 5x zoom.
In this entry, you’ll see actual screenshots of the zoom adjustments, along with another useful built-in photography help.
Screenshot of the activated built-in Zoom feature on the iPhone. The photo's a bit fuzzy, because it's tough to get a screenshot quickly while maintaining a composition!
Recall that the iPhone’s zoom feature may be accessed two ways: 1.) by a Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in - Even MORE Uncategorized! | Tagged: App Store, Apple, CNN, Flipboard, Handhelds, iPad, iphone, iTunes, Option, photograph, photography, Powerset, Rule of Thirds, smartphone, Tips & Tricks | 2 Comments »
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Friday, December 9, 2011
Do you use an Apple iPhone?
Chances are, you do.
How would I know, and why?
Quite simply, not only does the Apple iPhone continue to dominate the smartphone market with innovations, but worldwide and domestic sales of the smartphone indicate market share dominance. In other words, Apple is the “worldwide number one single manufacturer of smartphones by revenue, profit, and volume.” Tom Kang, Director at Strategy Analytics, reported that in 2010 alone, Apple shipped over 100 million smartphones.
But you didn’t necessarily want to read a marketing and sales report – right?
On to the iPhone tips and tricks.
The iPhone’s integrated camera has the ability to zoom up to 5x.
The zoom feature may be accessed two ways: Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in - Uncategorized II | Tagged: Android, Apple, Apple iPhone, Handhelds, helpful hints, iOS5 3GS, iPad, iphone, iPhone 3G, iPhoneography, iTunes, Laptop, Market share, photograph, photography, smartphone, Strategy Analytics, tips, UBS | 1 Comment »
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Monday, July 4, 2011
I’m not sure I’ve ever seen these screens in any other venue. Of course, there are probably several screens I’ve not seen. As I discover them, I’ll endeavor to post them. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in - Even MORE Uncategorized!, - Uncategorized | Tagged: Android, Apple, AT&T, Handhelds, iphone, ipod, iTunes, screenshot, smartphone | Leave a Comment »
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, January 6, 2011
SquareTrade, a third-party, electronics warranty-issuing business, has extrapolated data from their database of insured iPhones and has discovered some fascinating results. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in - Even MORE Uncategorized!, - Read 'em and weep: The Daily News | Tagged: Achilles, Apple, AT&T, Blackberry, Code division multiple access, Consumer Reports, Death Grip, Failure rate, Glass, Handhelds, HTC Corporation, IOS (Apple), iphone, IPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, Motorola, Research In Motion, smartphone, SquareTrade, Verizon Communications, YouTube | Leave a Comment »
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Everybody hates lawyers… until they need one.
While some would go so far as to extol alleged virtues of the abolition of taxation, asserting that no one should not pay any taxes whatsoever – such as the radical liberal Mises Institute, whose ivory towered Social Darwinistic professorial adherents theorize of such a Utopian society – the vast majority of us live in the real world, where taxation upon income, purchases and transactions are a daily part of life.
However, the purpose of this post is not to espouse a particular position, but to inform. Toward that end, it very much appears that for many years, AT&T Mobility has – in violation of applicable federal, state and/or local law(s) – independently taxed Internet service it provided to smartphone owners – such as the iPhone, Blackberry, Palm, etc.
Thus, if you have ever used any AT&T Mobility Internet service – whether you have ever owned a smartphone or not (there are numerous cell phones that can access the Internet, even though they’re not categorized as “smartphones”) – you are a member of a class, and are entitled to a settlement.
For your convenience, there are few questions with answers posted below; and for further reading and details, the link to the website is: ATTMSettlement.com. …Continue…
Posted in - Uncategorized | Tagged: AT&T, AT&T Mobility, attorneys, Blackberry, class action, Crackberry, Handhelds, Internet Tax Freedom Act, iphone, lawsuit, lawyers, Settlement (litigation), smartphone, Sprint Nextel, suit, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Verizon, Washington DC | 8 Comments »