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I really appreciate both of you folks (andi*pandi... 1,218 Views / 4 Replies  
I really appreciate both of you folks (andi*pandi and P) for your suggestions.

But while DropBox has many good features, displaying photos AND movies as a "slide show" is not one of them -- with...
Posted by asxless, on Oct 5, 2013 at 10:56 PM, in iOS Apps
Thanks. I agree that Dropbox is more useful than... 1,218 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks. I agree that Dropbox is more useful than iCloud. But I'm really looking for an app that takes advantage of the local storage on the iPad, so that I'm not dependent on an internet connection...
Posted by asxless, on Oct 4, 2013 at 03:57 PM, in iOS Apps
iPhoto ios - Where are the photos stored? 1,218 Views / 4 Replies  
Where does iPhoto on an iPad store imported photos & movies? Specifically, when photos and movies are imported into iPhoto on an iPad do they end up in the same backup to iCloud as the Camera Roll or...
Posted by asxless, on Oct 4, 2013 at 12:23 PM, in iOS Apps
As others have mentioned, one of the best things... 3,306 Views / 27 Replies  
As others have mentioned, one of the best things about a mobile phone is the security they provide in an emergency. So I would not try to depend on WiFi exclusively. I carry an old Moto Razr v3 as my...
Posted by asxless, on Sep 21, 2013 at 09:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Followup after trip [long] 1,832 Views / 13 Replies  
Traveling lite...

Well it didn't turn out quite like I had planned. We bought the iPad Mini 32 GB. But we postponed the iPhone 5 purchase for obvious reasons. We purchased a new Canon ELPH with a...
Posted by asxless, on Sep 18, 2013 at 03:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the tip. Using the copy function as... 685 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the tip. Using the copy function as you describe is a reasonable work around when adding a few photos to another album. But it is a lot of work when the album you are viewing has several...
Posted by asxless, on Sep 6, 2013 at 10:54 PM, in iOS Apps
Adding photos to albums from full screen view? 685 Views / 2 Replies  
I can easily add a photo to a shared photo stream while swiping through an album in full screen view. But I haven't found a way to add a photo to another album while viewing the photo in full...
Posted by asxless, on Sep 3, 2013 at 04:25 PM, in iOS Apps
This is the fundamental problem -- Exporting... 1,832 Views / 13 Replies  
This is the fundamental problem -- Exporting photos from the iPhone an/or iPad to any physical media (CF card, USB thumb drive, etc.) without using a Mac or a PC where you have access to the file...
Posted by asxless, on May 15, 2013 at 11:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I may not have made it clear that we will be... 1,832 Views / 13 Replies  
I may not have made it clear that we will be using both the iPhone 5 and the Canon to take photos. So carrying around a bunch of SD cards for the Canon only solves part of the problem. Not to mention...
Posted by asxless, on May 15, 2013 at 01:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the recommendation. I've installed... 1,832 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks for the recommendation. I've installed PhotoSync on the 3Gs and have transferred photos to-from the 3Gs and a MacBook. It worked fine. But I can't test the iPhone<->iPad transfer because we...
Posted by asxless, on May 14, 2013 at 03:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for your reply. It is my... 1,832 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks for your reply.



It is my understanding that there is no way to import the photos from the Canon's SD card directly into an iPhone. But Apple's SD reader cable does allow importing to...
Posted by asxless, on May 13, 2013 at 11:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Traveling Mac-less 1,832 Views / 13 Replies  
After a couple of decades of carrying various PowerBooks or MacBooks every time we left town, we're ready to try going Mac-less on our next road trip. The plan is to only use iOS devices (an old...
Posted by asxless, on May 12, 2013 at 10:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm interested in that too. For example, I would... 18,132 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm interested in that too. For example, I would like to be able to sit down in an easy chair with an iPad and access, edit, save files stored on the Macs in our wireless LAN just as I now do with my...
Posted by asxless, on Dec 2, 2010 at 08:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
By the time a white iPhone 4 is available, I'll... 2,057 Views / 38 Replies  
By the time a white iPhone 4 is available, I'll be using a black iPhone 5 :rolleyes:

asxless in iLand
Posted by asxless, on Oct 26, 2010 at 08:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you both have an iPhone with unlimited plans... 1,387 Views / 13 Replies  
If you both have an iPhone with unlimited plans now.... (as others have already posted) I don't see a problem with upgrading her phone and just swapping who uses which phone except for phone numbers....
Posted by asxless, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
One possible wrinkle might be if his existing... 1,387 Views / 13 Replies  
One possible wrinkle might be if his existing phone is an iPhone 3Gs with a grandfathered unlimited plan and her upgrade is to an iPhone 4 with a capped plan. AT&T may not want to transfer an...
Posted by asxless, on Oct 5, 2010 at 10:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
"And to my nerdy nephew I bequeath my original... 2,430 Views / 37 Replies  
"And to my nerdy nephew I bequeath my original form factor iPhone 3Gs with an UNLIMITED data plan, that he has coveted low these many years." :)

asxless in iLand
Posted by asxless, on Aug 1, 2010 at 02:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I agree. I used to be a significant contributor... 810 Views / 6 Replies  
I agree. I used to be a significant contributor on the Apple forums in the early days of the Airport. But when Apple invited me to be one of their shills, I quit posting there. Now I only visit Apple...
Posted by asxless, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just checked our July bill and... The data... 1,881 Views / 17 Replies  
I just checked our July bill and... The data usage for our iPhone 3Gs running iOS4 roughly doubled our typical prior months' usage :eek:

FWIW the Data Usage Calculator on the AT&T site is quite...
Posted by asxless, on Jul 21, 2010 at 05:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Or maybe not.... :( Apple has now approved... 2,419 Views / 9 Replies  
Or maybe not.... :(

Apple has now approved updates to at least three streaming Internet Radio apps that play in the background WITHOUT displaying their icon in the audio control section of the...
Posted by asxless, on Jul 9, 2010 at 08:46 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple has already approved at least TWO... 7,791 Views / 36 Replies  
Apple has already approved at least TWO background audio apps that DO NOT display their icon in the ""Playing" menu bar". Maybe these were just approval testing mistakes. But none the less, it has...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 30, 2010 at 11:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Oh really? And this means it would not be handy... 7,791 Views / 36 Replies  
Oh really? And this means it would not be handy to have a way to kill all the apps?

At this very moment I am listening to THREE different iOS4 approved apps streaming audio in the background AT...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 30, 2010 at 10:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You've been around awhile. So surely you remember... 2,574 Views / 28 Replies  
You've been around awhile. So surely you remember when "free" IMAP e-mail service was not available -- period. Some of us still have a few email accounts/addresses from those early days of the...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 28, 2010 at 09:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Exactly. The EXCLUSIVE provider of iPhones in the... 2,574 Views / 28 Replies  
Exactly. The EXCLUSIVE provider of iPhones in the US does not support IMAP email accounts. And the iPhone really, really works a lot better with IMAP. :What's wrong with this picture :rolleyes:

To...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 27, 2010 at 09:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ummm... Thanks for demonstrating my point :)... 2,430 Views / 37 Replies  
Ummm... Thanks for demonstrating my point :) Which in case anyone else missed it was...

AT&T's 2GB limit data plan for the iPhone is quite manageable; because Apple has built into the iPhone's OS...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 25, 2010 at 10:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Don't forget... the app icons on those 5 or 6... 6,161 Views / 155 Replies  
Don't forget... the app icons on those 5 or 6 pages change position every time you open an app. I find It helps if I view the iOS4 multitasking/switcher tray as a mental exercise game to train me not...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 25, 2010 at 08:33 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Both the 3G USB Modem and the iPhone 3Gs are on... 2,430 Views / 37 Replies  
Both the 3G USB Modem and the iPhone 3Gs are on unlimited data plans. So moving the SIM doesn't accomplish anything.

Our issue is bandwidth not data limits. To some degree we can increase our...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple has crippled the network I/O on the iPhone... 2,430 Views / 37 Replies  
Apple has crippled the network I/O on the iPhone so badly that I'm amazed anyone can use more than 2GB /mo of 3G + WiFi.

By crippled I mean....
... not allowing you to download apps bigger than...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 24, 2010 at 05:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd bet that as kman42 suggests, Apple intends... 2,419 Views / 9 Replies  
I'd bet that as kman42 suggests, Apple intends that only one app is playing in the background at anytime and that app's icon should be visible in the audio section of the multitasking tray.
...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 24, 2010 at 05:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That would be my guess too. But since I currently... 2,419 Views / 9 Replies  
That would be my guess too. But since I currently only have two 3rd party apps capable of streaming audio in the background, deciding which behaved according to Apple's specs was a toss up :)

FWIW...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 24, 2010 at 04:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Maybe not so silly 2,419 Views / 9 Replies  
Actually, what I asked my iPhone to do was not silly, but what my iPhone did was :) IOW I asked to listen to a different audio source but what it did was add the new audio source to the one it was...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 24, 2010 at 02:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Multitasking in iOS4 -- Internet Radio 2,419 Views / 9 Replies  
Earlier today I posted in the Apple iPhone 3Gs forum (partially in jest)...
"So exactly how many internet radio apps in the "multitasking/recent apps" bar/tray can be actually "multitasking" e.g....
Posted by asxless, on Jun 23, 2010 at 11:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think the OP is simply trying to transfer... 4,280 Views / 6 Replies  
I think the OP is simply trying to transfer photos off the iPhone to any Mac, not necessarily the Mac the iPhone is set to sync with. IOW to get a Mac to see the iPhone as it would any digital...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 13, 2010 at 08:28 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Here's a hint. Some forum members with band... 1,148 Views / 13 Replies  
Here's a hint.

Some forum members with band limited internet access turn off all bandwidth hogging options like Avatars, Signatures etc. And now the AT&T data plans are band limited I suspect...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 7, 2010 at 08:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes we have a Verizon land line. And every month... 1,148 Views / 13 Replies  
Yes we have a Verizon land line. And every month Verizon includes a sales flier for "High Speed DSL" in our bill. But every time I check availability, their online system (and phone help) tell me...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 7, 2010 at 07:33 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Actually it depends on your location. 'City... 1,148 Views / 13 Replies  
Actually it depends on your location. 'City folks' with lots of options tend to forget that they are SPOILED ROTTEN :stick:

At our house in the boonies:
Verizon cellular - ZERO bars
Sprint...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 6, 2010 at 10:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
OK then, I'll put you down as believing "b -... 1,272 Views / 20 Replies  
OK then, I'll put you down as believing "b - Apple is so wedded to GSM, that it would not build a CDMA capable iPad to defend/capture even more market share?" ;)

asxless in iLand
Posted by asxless, on Jun 5, 2010 at 11:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Maybe because AT&T had, and probably still has,... 1,272 Views / 20 Replies  
Maybe because AT&T had, and probably still has, an exclusive on the iPhone but NOT on the iPad.

IMO Verizon probably would like to offer both the iPhone and iPad. But half a loaf is better than...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 5, 2010 at 08:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So assuming that Apple has some CDMA iPad... 1,272 Views / 20 Replies  
So assuming that Apple has some CDMA iPad prototypes. It really comes down to whether or not Apple personnel are demoing/testing these prototypes on the Verizon network to/with Verizon personnel. Or...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 4, 2010 at 07:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
For those of you who do not believe Verizon is... 1,272 Views / 20 Replies  
For those of you who do not believe Verizon is testing iPads running CDMA. Do you believe....

a- Apple was so stupid/desperate at the launch the iPhone that it signed an exclusive contract with...
Posted by asxless, on Jun 3, 2010 at 09:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Goodreader! It is a 99 cent program for reading... 2,669 Views / 4 Replies  
Goodreader! It is a 99 cent program for reading large pdfs etc. But it also includes the ability to transfer files from a computer to and iPhone/iPad. Essentially it turns your iPhone/iPad into a...
Posted by asxless, on May 25, 2010 at 07:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FWIW what I do is.... Trace a Path in Google... 4,970 Views / 13 Replies  
FWIW what I do is....
Trace a Path in Google Earth -> Export it as a .kml -> Read it into MacGPS Pro -> Upload it to our Garmin eTrex.

This give us a track on the eTrex that we can monitor as we...
Posted by asxless, on May 12, 2010 at 04:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd be interested in some way to improve battery... 4,970 Views / 13 Replies  
I'd be interested in some way to improve battery life when hiking too.

I used our 3Gs during a bird survey the other day. I ran Motion X GPS to keep the track and record 8 way points during a 4...
Posted by asxless, on May 12, 2010 at 09:03 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I agree. I originally thought it was a typo or an... 10,703 Views / 4 Replies  
I agree. I originally thought it was a typo or an omission. But sure enough the kmls I uploaded to My Maps, and the maps I produced directly in My Maps, sync with Google EARTH but not the iPhone Maps...
Posted by asxless, on Apr 26, 2010 at 02:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Amazingly My Maps data (way points, tracks, etc.)... 10,703 Views / 4 Replies  
Amazingly My Maps data (way points, tracks, etc.) saved in Google Maps while on a Mac/PC are immediately available in Google EARTH on the iPhone. But AFAIK they are NOT available in Google Maps on...
Posted by asxless, on Apr 25, 2010 at 09:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Bingo! Based on my experimentation, * The... 6,992 Views / 14 Replies  
Bingo!

Based on my experimentation,
* The Camera app on an iPhone 3Gs rounds (or possibly truncates) the photo geotags to .01 minutes. This forces all the geotags onto a .01 minute (.6 second)...
Posted by asxless, on Apr 10, 2010 at 05:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
For those who prefer doing physical experiments... 6,992 Views / 14 Replies  
For those who prefer doing physical experiments to speculating....

Go to an open field and lay out a line approx. 150-160' long at roughly 320 degrees (NW-SE)*. A 150+ foot measuring tape would be...
Posted by asxless, on Apr 10, 2010 at 01:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I appreciate everyone's input BUT... There seems... 6,992 Views / 14 Replies  
I appreciate everyone's input BUT... There seems to be a severe gap between the theory being described and my actual results with hand held consumer grade GPS units.

FWIW I have used two hand held...
Posted by asxless, on Apr 9, 2010 at 10:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
HUH? Maybe you are talking about ABSOLUTE Lat... 6,992 Views / 14 Replies  
HUH? Maybe you are talking about ABSOLUTE Lat long accuracy. But I am talking about relative accuracy over a few hours.

FWIW I regularly get much better than 50ft GPS relative accuracy with my...
Posted by asxless, on Apr 9, 2010 at 09:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone Camera GeoTag Accuracy? 6,992 Views / 14 Replies  
What is the accuracy of the GeoTags attached to photos taken with the iPhone Camera app on a iPhone 3Gs?

Note: I'm not asking about the 'precision' of the GeoTags as implied by the number of...
Posted by asxless, on Apr 8, 2010 at 10:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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