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    Quote Originally Posted by wilkcards View Post
    I just noticed SONG LYRICS pop up on the screen. This was unexpected!

    Wait, WTH? lol, does everybody's do this?
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    And The Best There Ever Will Be.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by DuRo View Post
    Apple just calibrated the way Service Bar is display , sure you get full bar but the reception is still the same. Dial #3001#12345#* and press call . The lower the number the better reception. I'm still getting between -89 to -91 in my house as before.
    -97 in my location... eeeerrrr

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    Quote Originally Posted by wilkcards View Post
    I just noticed SONG LYRICS pop up on the screen. This was unexpected!

    Did you Pwn your phone with the new firmware? Curious cause of your carrier name :P

    Quote Originally Posted by Poseidon79 View Post
    Screen is still yellow... I have my 2G & 3G side by side.
    I wonder if this is part of their battery saving scheme?
    Last edited by CaptainChaos; 09-12-2008 at 10:59 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Quickpwn does not work, i just tried to run it on 2.1 and it just hangs at the end, I had to do a restore after running it, thought I would take one for the team and try it out, even though I didn't think it would work.

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    No, I haven't tried to pwn the phone. Just happened when it was restoring backup settings. The lyrics don't pop up for all songs

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    Apple is asking me to give up ssh, dtunes, tethering, snapture, qik, but most important of them all cycorder and mxtube?

    Sorry, I'll wait....
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    Quote Originally Posted by alirz View Post
    is there a baseband change in 2.1 for iphone 3G ?. the base baseband in 2.0.2 is 02.08.01.. what is it in 2.1 ?
    2.1 baseband version: 02.11.07

    After a restore I have 203MB of "other" in iTunes which is normal, but I only have 14.4GB Free. Why is iTunes telling me my capacity is only 14.6GB on my 16gig phone?!

    Well my 8gig iphone on 2.0.2 only says my capacity is 7GB so I dunno... oh well.
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    can someone tell me if the devs are doing another quick pwn, cause man that last one 2.0.2 was so easy

    a cave man can do it...lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by DuRo View Post
    Apple just calibrated the way Service Bar is display , sure you get full bar but the reception is still the same. Dial #3001#12345#* and press call . The lower the number the better reception. I'm still getting between -89 to -91 in my house as before.
    Just an idea, but perhaps that's what was causing all the dropped calls, the fact the strength of the signal was not correctly calibrated, and as soon as it was down to 1 bar or lower, it dropped out, when the actual correct signal was much stronger. Now it displays the actual signal strength, it'll correctly drop calls only when the correct signal is not strong enough. Just a theory anyway.

    My 3G signal (UK O2) always displayed 1 bar at home, immediately after the update, it went up to 4. I didn't know about #3001#12345# so can't comment on that. Always had a good 3 bars at work though.

    I'm also pleased to see a reminder alert for unread SMS, about time as I really missed SMSNotify.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wilkcards View Post
    I just noticed SONG LYRICS pop up on the screen. This was unexpected!

    This has been a feature since 2.0.0

    I'm a helpful jerk, fear me.

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    looks like they got quickpwn to jailbreak the ipod touch, so it should be pretty quick for the iPhone, they have a new version out and said it might work on iphone but haven't tested it yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poseidon79 View Post
    -97 in my location... eeeerrrr
    Does this only ork to calibrate if your on at&t?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poseidon79 View Post
    2.1 baseband version: 02.11.07

    After a restore I have 203MB of "other" in iTunes which is normal, but I only have 14.4GB Free. Why is iTunes telling me my capacity is only 14.6GB on my 16gig phone?!

    Well my 8gig iphone on 2.0.2 only says my capacity is 7GB so I dunno... oh well.
    It's not actually true 16GB, it's advertised as base 10, not the correct base 8.

    16Gb in base 10 is actually 16000000000 bytes, so 16000000000/1024/1024/1024 = 14.9 GB

    My 8GB iphone only has a true capacity of 7.08GB.

    You'll notice the same when you buy something like a 300GB hard drive.
    The actual capacity is smaller.

    No doubt there'll be another law suit against Apple soon for false advertising regarding the above
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  19. #114
    DuRo, I have asked before and haven't gotten a straight answer with respect to this. So hopefully you can help. I know that a lower number means better reception, but does "lower number" mean lower absolute number, or lower number in general? In your example, 89 is lower than 91, so, in absolute terms, 89 is better. However, in numerical terms, -91 is lower (or smaller) than -89, so -91 would be better.

    Thanks for any clarification!



    Quote Originally Posted by DuRo View Post
    Apple just calibrated the way Service Bar is display , sure you get full bar but the reception is still the same. Dial #3001#12345#* and press call . The lower the number the better reception. I'm still getting between -89 to -91 in my house as before.

  20. #115
    Quote Originally Posted by Happy Noodle Boy View Post
    This has been a feature since 2.0.0
    Well then how does one turn it on because it doen't work for me.

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    great! no i have an unlocked but UNACTIVATED 1st gen iphone! yes i did update, not restore!

    anyone? help?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wilkcards View Post
    I just noticed SONG LYRICS pop up on the screen. This was unexpected!

    That is obviously not 2.1. The battery icon and carrier name, hmmmm.
    I've never got the lyrics on 2.0.2 or any other fw.

    Or somehow he's got 2.1 jailbroken already, highly unlikely.

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    Updated to 2.1 from Pwnd 2.0.2 iPhone 2G, now stuck on boot screen with apple logo and spinning wheel icon and it vibrates every ten seconds, anyone know how to get out of this?

  24. #119
    Quote Originally Posted by vandy1997 View Post
    DuRo, I have asked before and haven't gotten a straight answer with respect to this. So hopefully you can help. I know that a lower number means better reception, but does "lower number" mean lower absolute number, or lower number in general? In your example, 89 is lower than 91, so, in absolute terms, 89 is better. However, in numerical terms, -91 is lower (or smaller) than -89, so -91 would be better.

    Thanks for any clarification!
    Sorry for the confusion, not in numerical terms. -89 is better.

  25. #120
    im a little happier ... now the apps don't crash i didn't have 3G problems before so no real fix there. Just wondering my old 2G phone which i 'pwned' (customer firmware) can i just update?

    other than that looking good, wish it had some better things. IE: copy and paste i built up my hopes haha

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