26
March
2013

Find my iPhone

A pretty misnamed app and hard to find. Bit this lets you keep track of your late model iOS devices and macs. It is complicated to use but let’s u find a missing phone. And Aldo have it start screaming “I’m lost!” Well not literally out of the box but figuratively. Also lets you remote […]

05
December
2008

Geek street

While I love the iPhone. I have to say some of it’s quirks are really annoying. Here’s my list. If anyone can find work arounds let me know. 1. Activesync doesn’t work in airplane mode! Man ur on an airplane reading your exchange mail and it won’t delete messages. Just says can’t do it. Works […]

05
August
2008

iPhone and iPod Touch Firmware 2.0.1 available

It is a 256MB download, so hope you have a fast connectionApple Releases iPhone Firmware 2.0.1 – Mac Rumors Not clear what has changed, but early claism are – Backup process for the iPhone is much faster.– Netshare still works– SMS typing faster Apple releases iPhone 2.0.1 Software Update – AppleInsider has a forum thread […]

18
July
2008

iTunes error E8000001 could be a bad cable

I got this cable trying to sync the new iPhone 3G, but kept getting an unknown 0xe8000001 error. I tried a bunch of things and was using the combo Bluetooth headset charger plus USB connector. On a lark, I swapped cables and the error 0xe8000001 went away. I think the cable was flaky. I did […]

18
July
2008

iPhone 3G Exchange setup

Got it! AT&T dropped shipped it. The least painful way in the US anyway to get it. Lines at Apple store are still 3 hours long. Apple is going to sell 3M in a week at this rate. In any case, things that are unclear are how to setup Exchange. It needs yet another site […]

11
July
2008

Cool Tool, iphone availability and early reviews

“Apple”:http://www.apple.com/retail/iphone/availability.html has a tool showing what is available where. The stores open at 8AM. Amazing the demang. All models except the Black 16GB in Alderwood Mall are available at all four Seattle area stores in Bellevue, Lynnwood, Seattle and Tukwila. 16GB Black not surprisingly is the most popular model. And there are activation issues that […]

05
April
2008

iPhone as Internet proxy for your notebook

Well, it took me three days to do this, but finally figured out how to get an iPhone to use its internet connection over EDGE to be used with your laptop. Its convoluted because most phones allow what is called Bluetooth sharing and you are in. In the iPhone’s case, it is more complicated as […]

11
March
2008

iPhone and iPod downloading

Now that there are so many devices and I’m using a laptop with a small hard drive (80GB), it is really hard to keep iTunes synced because you need to use half disk just to keep music, so you really want to have iPod or iPhone have its own libary and just add to it […]

05
March
2008

Two best iPhone application out there

I completely toasted my iPhone the other day, so I had to do a complete rebuild. This has gotten way easier, here is all you have to do: # Turn on iTunes, plug in your iPhone and install the latest 1.1.4 release (no more painful going up and down) # Go to “Ziphone”:http://ziphone.com and run […]

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