Category Archives: Apple Hardware

The Technium: Born Digital – StumbleUpon

Image representing iPad as depicted in CrunchBase

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The Technium: Born Digital – StumbleUpon. Cute kid using an iPad. I wrote more about that here.

Disabling location services won’t stop your iPhone from tracking your location – TNW Apple

The contents of the box of an iPhone 4. From l...

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Disabling location services won’t stop your iPhone from tracking your location – TNW Apple. This shouldn’t be the case. Apple is crossing the line here on what is acceptable.

How much are stolen iPhones worth?

Apple IIGS & iPhone 3GS at the San Francisco A...

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Sadly only a fraction of the retail price. An easy way to make money for some people. Apparently they work in two person teams. I am not buying another iPhone since mine was stolen from my hand.

Sorry, wrong number [Via I, Cringely] I was in Los Angeles last Friday for TV meetings and lost my iPhone 4. It was on my belt and suddenly it wasn’t. Then in one of those deja vu experiences I noticed that I was only steps from an Apple Store, so I went inside to trace my iPhone using the Where is my iPhone? app. But my iPhone was nowhere. Understand it was fully-charged and I had been using it less than 10 minutes before. My phone was nowhere t … Read More

via A Man With A Ph.D.

ipod: ipod only plays out of one ear – StumbleUpon

Needle-nose pliers

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ipod: ipod only plays out of one ear – StumbleUpon. Nice solution suggested in this thread. Also one of the posters said that he got some aluminum stuck in the line-in port. So I suggested 5 ways to remove the aluminum foil:

  1. Use a toothpick with some gum stuck on the end
  2. Bend a paperclip with a pair of needle nose pliers like a Leatherman
  3. Use the smallest screwdriver in a glasses repair kit
  4. Use two-sided tape and form it into a column by bending it on itself horizontally.
  5. Whittle a wooden matchstick into a fishing hook shape.

Enabling Restrictions on iPad

IPad Appletoolbox.com Tools, Tips and Fixes for iPhone, Mac, iPad and iPod – StumbleUpon. I liked the first design of this site more than the current one. It looks like every other blog now which is kind of boring.

How to fix the iPhone speaker problem (simple fix) (via The Blog of Saw Tun)

Analog Radio Headphone Vivianco FMH 7900

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Nice low risk maneuver. It is fantastic when people share things like this.

Hey guys, I thought I’d share with everyone a simple fix to an iPhone speaker problem. Problem: The iPhone speaker works fine when headphones are plugged into it. However, as soon as the headphones are removed, there is no sound emitted from the iPhone. In other words, the iPhone speaker doesn’t work. My phone wouldn’t ring and I couldn’t hear any sound from the iPhone. This happened to my phone after it was water damaged. Solution: Find a q-tip. … Read More

via The Blog of Saw Tun

Gaming Is the Most Popular Use For Tablets – Slashdot

learning center

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Gaming Is the Most Popular Use For Tablets – Slashdot. According to a survey 84% of tablet owners play games. Rich boys with their toys.

Users report FaceTime glitch causes random photos to appear in calls – TNW Apple

Facetime with the new iPhone 4

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Users report FaceTime glitch causes random photos to appear in calls – TNW Apple. Kind of concerning isn’t it? Not feeling in control of your device isn’t the warm experience you expected.