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Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by dennisj00, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. raott

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    Thanks, I will keep that in mind if I ever need to again (but shouldn't now that we have OTA updates).

    I sort of attempted the same thing by plugging both Ipads in at the same time but, since I told the first one to both download and update, it wouldn't even let me do the download for the second one.
     
  2. Alan Gordon

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    Updated my 3rd gen Itouch last night took about 2 hours, you must wait for all the apps to restore,music and videos to restore and album artwork.

    Fixed incoming calls on the MagicJack app, had to turn on push notifications for the MJ app to get ring on incoming call. :)
     
  5. HDJulie

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    If you assign the picture to a contact from a picture you took with the phone, the picture is full screen. If you use a picture copied to the phone, it shows as a thumbnail. Or something similar.
     
  6. Alan Gordon

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    Interesting... and "sucky". :mad:

    Most... well, all but one of the photos on my Android phone were pictures I copied. If I had an iPhone (one of these days, Alice, one of these days), it'd probably be the same, so I hate hearing this.

    At least it's good to know nothing has changed (apparently?) for the worse.

    ~Alan
     
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    That doesn't sound right!
     
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    You can resize pictures to be full size... but there is a trick to it that I forget.

    I had a problem way back with my 3G iPhone where I setup my address book on my iMac, then sync-ed to my iPhone... then sized the graphics on my phone, but every time I sync-ed it would revert the graphics back to thumbnail size.

    Been so long now that I forgot what I did to make the resize stick.
     
  10. Steve

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    If I'm reading this link correctly, sounds like if you move contact pictures from your PC into your iOS phone album folder, they'll be full size... just like contact pix you took with the phone.
     
  11. Herdfan

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    Upgraded my iPhone last night. I also think reminders will be great for things that don't really need to clog up the calendar.

    So far I like the new notifications. We will see how much better it is when I am 3 jumps away from a high score on Doodle Jump and a notification pops up, or doesn't pop up.
     
  12. Herdfan

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    Oh, thank you so much for lighting my wallet. ;)

    I am a little concerned about my daughter finding this page. And she will. Not so much because of the cost, but some of the names are pretty explicit. Apple controls Apps, but lets some of these titles get passed. :confused:

    BTW, my new Text Tone is "Ahhhhh...... Kelly Clarkson" :lol:
     
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    Has anyone played with Mirroring via AirPlay? Specifically mirroring the iPad screen? I use my Samsung Smart TV as my media player and app provider, so I've had no need for Apple TV. I haven't downloaded iOS5 yet, but I'm wondering (actually I'm presuming) that Apple makes you have AppleTV to mirror the iPad screen.

    I'm thinking they could have gone the DLNA route and let me mirror the iPad screen without switching inputs to their box (much like the Play To), No? Do they require AppleTV to be the client?

    Side note: Dennis was right, we got the IPad2, we love our iPad.
     
  15. dennisj00

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    Another satisfied customer!!

    Mirroring does work on the iPad2 w/ IOS5 to Apple TV (2). For those that haven't found how to turn it on, it's on the itunes controls in the multi-task bar. Same symbol as airplay but has a mirroring (On) switch.

    It basically puts the iPad screen on your TV and some video streaming apps work (Netflix, CNN, Watch ESPN) and some don't (HBO/Go). HBO actually puts a message on the TV that they may support this in the future.

    Of course, the native Netfix app in ATV is better. But having the others will be nice when we travel. ATV travels well!
     
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    I was hoping that the mirroring would work on any DLNA device, like my SmartTV or BR player. I really don't have need for yet another Media Player or Apps Box, especially one that would require to change inputs/sources to use it. I guess that's why Apple created the airplay mirroring feature in IOS5-- to sell more AppleTVs.

    There are several 3rd-party apps for iPads and IPhones (ZappoTV and iMedia Share) that let me send media or streams on my Apple devices to my DLNA SmartTV. I was hoping AirPlay mirroring would let me, but I guess not.
     
  17. Alan Gordon

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    Misery loves company! ;)


    Thanks to all about answering my questions regarding photos and the iPhone. I'm looking forward to July (hopefully the iPhone 5 will be out then, so I won't be forced to wait a few months to see what it will bring to the table).

    My few complaints aside, I'm still enjoying iOS 5.

    ~Alan
     
  18. itzme

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    Just a tad off-topic here... Has anyone here played with Airplay Mirroring in a home environment? I'm still trying to decide if I should get an Apple TV just for Airplay Mirroring. So many times the iPhone user in the house is at a website reading something to everyone else in the room from their iPad (or iPhone). Has anyone here used it to share content on the TV like that? Assuming the Apple TV stays on, if you choose to mirror, is it fairly convenient to quickly send something to the screen the TV? Or do you have to change inputs on the tv, and then mirror, and then change it back (tasks like that). Does the AppleTV have any kind of HDMI CEC setting that does that automatically?
     
  19. Kevin F

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    I've used AirPlay mirroring from an iPad and iPhone. It works great and may apps can use it.

    Kevin
     
  20. Herdfan

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    Use it all the time. Wife take lots of iPhone video on our daughter swimming at meets. We get home, fire up the ATV and watch the video on our TV.

    Yes, you have to switch inputs, but I have a universal remote and the ATV is one of the options just like switching for Blu-Ray. Plus we use it for other things. It has a very nice selection of upcoming movie trailers. We used to record "Nothing But Trailers" form HDNet, but now just use this.

    Right now, BestBuy has reduced the price of the ATV to $89.99. Speculation is that a new ATV with 1080p might be coming out soon. There are references to 1080p content in iOS5.

    Not sure what HDMI CEC is, so I can't answer.
     

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