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Forum: Tablets and e-Readers Yesterday, 22:26
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By zapod
It's certainly baffling, but sounds like Windows...

It's certainly baffling, but sounds like Windows is doing something to the JPEG that the iOS photo editor doesn't like. I'm thinking it may be to do with the encoding of a primarily monochrome screen...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 09:51
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By zapod
We have a 2012 Mini - it was desperately slow...

We have a 2012 Mini - it was desperately slow with the original 4Gb, I think this was due to multiuser mode - took ages to swap users... an upgrade to 16Gb sorted that and I have a SSD kit waiting...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 19-12-2014, 23:09
Replies: 28
Views: 3,558
Posted By zapod
And what about 2.39:1 aspect movies? Black bars...

And what about 2.39:1 aspect movies? Black bars whatever mobile device you choose. Oh, the horror.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 19-12-2014, 09:46
Replies: 28
Views: 3,558
Posted By zapod
Because, speaking personally, consuming video...

Because, speaking personally, consuming video amounts to <5% of the use of my iPad. For everything else, 4:3 is superior.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 17-12-2014, 11:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By zapod
I just tried it on my iPhone, latest OS & Gmaps -...

I just tried it on my iPhone, latest OS & Gmaps - tap and hold works to drop a pin on any road - yes, even roads in the middle of nowhere.

I can't imagine it being much different on Android, but if...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 14-12-2014, 10:47
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By zapod
Oh, and pro tip for iPad movie makers - double...

Oh, and pro tip for iPad movie makers - double tap the screen to change the viewfinder (i.e. the screen) to 16:9 ratio. It continually irritates me that the default is 4:3, the ratio of the screen,...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 14-12-2014, 10:45
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By zapod
Yes tablet cameras tend to be a few generations...

Yes tablet cameras tend to be a few generations behind those in phones for the simple reason that fewer consumers are likely to use a tablet as their primary camera so the manufacturers can get away...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 14-12-2014, 10:26
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By zapod
Depends what you're air playing to - I just tried...

Depends what you're air playing to - I just tried it on 8.1.2 to our Apple TV and it works fine from both iPad and iPhone.

What I will say is that the Apple TV doesn't always wake from sleep (when...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 13-12-2014, 19:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,396
Posted By zapod
Try the reset as outlined on this page here...

Try the reset as outlined on this page here (http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201559).
Forum: Sony PlayStation, Vita & PSP 01-12-2014, 17:00
Replies: 128
Views: 10,312
Posted By zapod
Nice thread. 47yo here, played just about...

Nice thread. 47yo here, played just about everything (HW wise) at one point since the pong days.

Owned many handhelds from OGB to PS Vita, just moved on from Wii to PS4 after PS1 & PS2. A little...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 30-11-2014, 11:14
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By zapod
The only thing I can think of is that the new...

The only thing I can think of is that the new entry has disappeared off the end. In this case look for three dots on the right - tap this and a pop up will show the remaining entries.

Also check you...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 29-11-2014, 20:58
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By zapod
Ha ha iGeek beat me to it... Ah well... :)

Ha ha iGeek beat me to it... Ah well... :)
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 29-11-2014, 20:57
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By zapod
Navigate to the web page you want to save, then...

Navigate to the web page you want to save, then tap the share button (the square with the arrow pointing up). Then tap 'Add Bookmark' - another pop up will appear with the title of the bookmark (you...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 29-10-2014, 19:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By zapod
Also, iPad 4 introduced the lightning connector...

Also, iPad 4 introduced the lightning connector to the iPad line, the iPhone having just got it in the iPhone 5.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 25-10-2014, 19:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By zapod
iPad 4 with iOS 8.1. Playing Soundcloud in...

iPad 4 with iOS 8.1. Playing Soundcloud in Safari, switching to Twitter, Facebook, photos apps and the music keeps going for the whole track... Music library stuff always multitasks. YouTube vids in...
Forum: Mobile Phones 28-08-2014, 20:27
Replies: 20
Views: 1,598
Posted By zapod
If you have multiple email accounts set up - like...

If you have multiple email accounts set up - like I do - you can choose to list them separately or together. Under 'Mailboxes' (i.e. on the next row) it will list each account - tap on the one you...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 20-07-2014, 21:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,974
Posted By zapod
Getting back to the original problem - I recently...

Getting back to the original problem - I recently purchased an Eye-Fi Mobi 8Mb...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 01-04-2014, 21:27
Replies: 21
Views: 3,691
Posted By zapod
To back up grumpy's assertions, we have 4 iOS 7.1...

To back up grumpy's assertions, we have 4 iOS 7.1 devices in our household and I've not seen any appreciable difference in battery usage in any of them. YMMV.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 27-03-2014, 18:48
Replies: 44
Views: 5,704
Posted By zapod
As long as you approach the iPad for what it is,...

As long as you approach the iPad for what it is, restrictions have no real impact on the browsing experience. We'd like every browser to support WebGL on all platforms but that's just not the case...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 26-03-2014, 23:11
Replies: 44
Views: 5,704
Posted By zapod
Ok then. iOS 7.1 Safari 412 out of 555. Not too...

Ok then. iOS 7.1 Safari 412 out of 555. Not too shabby. Safari 6.1.2 (OSX) 397. Uhh OK. Chrome 33 (Mac) 505. Not full marks *sadface*; Firefox 28 (Mac) 448 poor.

So Safari iOS scores better than...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 26-03-2014, 09:49
Replies: 21
Views: 3,691
Posted By zapod
It's worth noting that an iPad with a really...

It's worth noting that an iPad with a really drained battery will appear to do nothing when attached to the charger. It's not broken - it will react with the charging chime after a few minutes.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 25-03-2014, 22:46
Replies: 21
Views: 3,691
Posted By zapod
I actually used Passbook tickets for the cinema...

I actually used Passbook tickets for the cinema recently... Was a bit weird offering my phone up to the usher for verification but the whole process was remarkably smooth.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 25-03-2014, 20:11
Replies: 21
Views: 3,691
Posted By zapod
I leave Bluetooth on - it doesn't seem to take...

I leave Bluetooth on - it doesn't seem to take too much of hit on the battery whether it's idle or (for example) streaming to BT speakers.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 25-03-2014, 16:12
Replies: 44
Views: 5,704
Posted By zapod
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Flash_Player N...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Flash_Player

No, the iPad doesn't support Flash - neither do most recent Android tabs either - at least officially...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 25-03-2014, 13:06
Replies: 44
Views: 5,704
Posted By zapod
Care to toss us some examples? I mean, without...

Care to toss us some examples? I mean, without the inevitable mention of not having Flash.
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