A good friend recently jumped in the river with his Motorola cell phone… I waded into a stream with a Canon compact camera in my cargo pant pockets… a friend droped her iPhone in the toilet…. What do these stories have in common? Wet electronics Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to (hopefully) salvage your electronics in the event you get them terribly wet: When the Sahara is not an option: The best ways to dry
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Q. I saw you has some Virgin Mobile posts on your site, I’m getting ready to port my number out to US Cellular and they want to know my virgin mobile account number (apparently not my phone number)… So how do I find my Virgin mobile account number?! Thanks in advance, Susan V. A. The definite way to find your Virgin Mobile account number is to: #1 Call 1-888-322-1122 #2 Enter your phone number when prompted, ex: 555 555 5555
Pocketables – Review: Magnetic macro lens for HTC EVO 4G.
Here are easy instructions for removing the back (bottom) cover and installing a microsd card on the Virgin Mobile HTC One V Android phone: Bottom coverhttp://www.htc.com/help/in/howto_iframe.aspx?id=166989&type=1&p_id=439Replacing the bottom cover Important: Antennas are placed underneath the cover. To get the best signal for calls and data connection, be sure to secure the cover tightly. Storage cardhttp://www.htc.com/help/in/howto_iframe.aspx?id=166991&type=1&p_id=439Inserting the storage card Take the bottom cover off. Insert the microSD™ card into the storage card slot with its gold contacts facing down and push
iPhone 5 4.1mm lens, to give a 33mm equivalent field of view (source) iPhone 4S 4.3mm lens, 35mm equivalent view (source) Nokia Lumia 920 F2.0 26mm equivalent view 16:9, 28mm for 4:3 (source) HTC One X F/2.0 3.6mm lens, 28mm equivalent view (source) HTC Windows Phone 8X F2.0 28mm (source) backside illuminated sensor HTC One V (samples)
Is anyone out there getting an ‘unknown device driver’ error when they plug in their iPhone 5 into their Windows 7 computer? If so, here is a tip that may help: Make sure you iPhone 5 is disconnected from your Windows PC Open a command prompt: If you are logged in as administrator: Open your command prompt, click Start select Run Type cmd then press Enter (this opens a command prompt window) If you are not logged in as administrator
Well that didn’t take long! Here is one of the first iPhone 5 cases I have seen: (click the image below for the page that has larger photos and more info) Overall quality seems pretty good though some ports may need slight adjustment. I generally like a dremel tool with an abrasive tipped bit for slightly enlarging an opening in a case, though some people are using a X-Acto knife to do the same. Now if only I could find
WiMax to be exact. Downloads speeds were around 10mbs max, 5mbs min. I did not have a chance to test the upload speeds. Device used for test: Motorola Photon Location of test: inside the Verizon store at 14th and Wyatt Earp!