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“Cannot get mail”: STILL the most annoying prompt on the iPhone

Back on the 8th of November 2011, I wrote a brief post highlighting just how flipping annoying it is using an iPhone for more than just emails from your mother and Facebook alerts. I can’t believe it’s still a problem today. You and I get a lot of mail. We do, right? You’re reading Mobile […]

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Operators

“The train is moving now, my phone network is shit, talk later?”

I overheard a young lady on the train this evening. She was speaking ‘loudly’ on her iPhone 4 annoying a lot of the other folk in the carriage. Eventually as the train began to move she decided to finish her conversation thus: “Ok the train is moving now so shall we talk later? I’ll get […]

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Devices

Apple’s iPhone 4 antenna issue ridiculed on Top Gear

Did anyone else notice the Apple iPhone 4 reference in last nigh’s Top Gear episode? When Jeremy Clarkson was introducing The Stig, he started with… “Some say.. if you hold him in the wrong way, he doesn’t work properly…” Cutting! Unfortunately for Apple, the antenna issue has most definitely entered the mainstream consciousness in a […]

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News

Man has to climb hill to get signal to text for help

There was a small plane crash out in British Columbia on Sunday, horrible tragedy, 5 people were killed. One of the two men who survived sent text messages to his friends to tell him (and to get him to tell rescuers) the location of the crash site. Unfortunately he couldn’t really get much signal, until […]