Category Archives: Phone tips

HTC One V how to access microsd card? [ANSWERED]

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

35mm equivalents of various smartphones cameras (iPhone 5, Galaxy S3, etc.)

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)

iPhone 5 unknown device driver windows7

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

One of the first iPhone 5 cases

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

Best Motorola Photon Extended Battery AND Case!

Here is the best extended battery I have found for the Motorola Photon: Hyperion Motorola Photon 4G 3500mAh Extended Battery & Back Cover and here is a case that actually fits pretty well when the extended battery is installed! Solid Black Silicone Skin Gel Cover Case For Motorola Photon 4G I have found my battery life to be 2-3 days with fairly heavy use, whereas before the extended battery I was lucky to get a day’s use. 🙂 The price

How to calibrate Motorola Photon extended battery

2012.07.20 UPDATE: So far the battery life with the extended battery is simply phenomenal! I recently purchased a Hyperion extended battery for my Motorola Photon (about $18 on Amazon). Mugen is another popular brand of extended batteries, however, they seem to be $60+. So for now I am pleased to try out this lower cost battery and see how it performs After switching to an extended battery it seems that the Photon will report that the battery is running down fairly quickly

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