Posts by qmchenry
    Posted July 1, 2007 by

    iPhone: View Safari browser history

    What was the URL of that cool site? Ugh, what was it called? Keeping track of where you’ve been in a browser is an essential function for those of us who have a hard time remembering what day it is. The Safari in iPhone handles the history display a little differently than a standalone Safari […]

    Category Apple iPhone

    Posted June 30, 2007 by

    iPhone: Insert dialing pause into contact phone numbers

    When I frequently make calls to automated systems that require an additional digit or extension to be dialed, I like to add these dialing key presses into my contact’s number with dialing pauses as appropriate. The iPhone makes it easy to put pauses into a contact’s phone number.

    Category Apple iPhone

    Posted June 30, 2007 by

    iPhone: Enable or disable call forwarding

    The call forwarding feature on the iPhone is hands down the coolest one I’ve seen on a mobile. With other phones, I’ve setup fake contacts with the dialing code so that I could quickly dial the number to forward or unforward my phone. Forwarding your iPhone is different and definitely cool.

    Category Apple iPhone

    Posted June 30, 2007 by

    iPhone: Change your email signature

    The email application on the iPhone has a default signature for all outgoing messages of “Sent from my iPhone” which is convenient on your first day of iPhone ownership since this is likely the email you’ll send to people first. When they new wears off and you are sending emails for reasons other than bragging […]

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    Posted June 30, 2007 by

    iPhone: Add bookmark folders

    The iPhone will be a great tool for people who thrive on being extremely organized. You know who you are. If you are also a thorough bookmarker, sorting them into hierarchical folders is a must. While your iPhone can sync your Safari bookmarks and those folders, you may want to add a new category while […]

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    Posted June 30, 2007 by

    iPhone: Add a webpage bookmark in Safari

    The iPhone’s built-in web browser Safari is the best mobile browser I’ve ever used and I suspect that it will be getting a lot of use from new iPhone users. Adding a bookmark for an interesting or important website is a fundamental browser operation which is easily done on the iPhone.

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    Posted June 30, 2007 by

    iPhone: Send the current Safari URL to someone by email

    Find a great webpage on your iPhone and want to share it with someone? There is a quick and easy way to do this.

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    Posted June 30, 2007 by

    iPhone: Force quit a frozen or hung application

    If your iPhone behaves strangely and you think that an application on it is frozen or not responding, you can close the application easily.

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    Posted June 30, 2007 by

    iPhone: Delete a calendar event

    Find a way to weasel out of that four hour Friday afternoon meeting? Enjoy the satisfaction of deleting the event directly on your iPhone after hanging up with your boss (you can stop the fake coughing now).

    Category Apple iPhone

    Posted June 30, 2007 by

    iPhone: Enable and use the caps lock keyboard feature

    By default, the caps lock feature on the iPhone keyboard is disabled. If you do a lot of shouting in your emails, you’ll want to be able to lock the shift button down. Here’s how.

    Category Apple iPhone

    Posted June 29, 2007 by

    iPhone: Turn power on and off

    To conserver power or if you’ve finally had enough of being connected to everything all the time (ha!), you can easily power off your iPhone.

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    Posted June 29, 2007 by

    iPhone: Change the Auto-Lock Delay

    The auto-lock feature of the iPhone causes it to “lock” the touchscreen and turn off the display after so long since your last interaction. The default delay is one minute which may be too short for you (especially if you are writing Tech-Recipes about the iPhone!). If you would like to change the auto-lock delay […]

    Category Apple iPhone