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Rebooting iOS (Phone)

4 April, 2013 (17:35) | Hardware | By: Lyle

My phone just stopped (iPhone 4S).  It was switched recently from my personal carrier account to my corporate carrier account.  So, when it stopped working I contacted the company help desk. Nature of problem: the buttons don’t turn on the phone.  Holding down the power button does not bring up the restart slider.  Plugging in […]

iOS4 to iOS4.1

14 September, 2010 (23:55) | Software | By: Lyle

A few weeks ago I upgraded my iPhone 3G to iOS4. The only feature I was interested in was the folder feature for stacking applet icons.  I don’t like all the side scrolling you need to do once you have more than 16 applets. While I was very happy with the folder feature – especially […]

News: iPhone “Hack” is Misleading

10 November, 2009 (16:37) | Software | By: Lyle

From Yahoo news we hear that there is a “Rickrolling” worm hitting iPhones: iPhone fear as ‘Rick Astley’ worm spreads – Yahoo! News. This is a ittle misleading on two counts. First, the worm can only stick to the phone if it has its operating system modified to allow unauthorized software to be installed (commonly […]

iPhone v3 Software Upgrade

26 June, 2009 (00:16) | Software | By: Lyle

Today’s sync dumped the new v3 operating system into the phone.  Lots of improvements, including cut & paste, and the greatly anticipated text search through Email.  But, I’ve been extremely happy with the phone since I got it so I wasn’t really waiting for a lot of new features.  Sideways Email viewing will be nice […]