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2day’s How to: See the Actual Signal Strength on Your iPhone

March 1st, 2013

2day's How to: See the Actual Signal Strength on Your iPhone

Can you trust those signal bars? Wanna know more details of your iPhone signal coverage? So here’s how you do it. Before that, No jailbreaking is required.

Key-in *3001#12345#* on your iPhone and press call.
And now you will enter the Field Test page and you will notice it shows “number” on the upper left instead of the bar.
It usually shows number in negative – the closer the number to zero the stronger the signal (-60 is better/stronger signal than -100).
After that, you can simply exit the mode by clicking your home button.

If you want it to be permanent, just enter the Field Test page,
then hold the power button till the “slide to power off appear” but don’t turn it off.

This time hold the home button until it gets back to the home screen and you will now notice
that the signal strength is shown in number instead of bars.

It will be permanent there even you restart the phone, to toggle it back just Key-in *3001#12345#* again and hit the home button.

For android phones, you can find this under setting > about phone.

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Watch Over Me – The Personal Safety App

February 27th, 2013

Watch Over Me - The Personal Safety App

Locally developed Watch Over Me is designed to keep track of what you’re doing; whether it be going out for a run, walking to your car, walking home, taking a cab, or meeting someone for the first time – and if you fail to check-in safely once you’re done, it will do the following actions:

The Watch Over Me app is a good app for ladies who going in and out to workplace, shopping, club, park or anywhere out. The app is designed to keep track of what you are doing – eg: walking to car, walking home, going school, taking public transport or meeting someone new – once you fail to check in safely, this app will trigger this actions:

• Automatic Alerts – Send an alert out to your emergency contacts via SMS, email, or Facebook
• GPS Tracking – Provide your emergency contacts with your most recent location via GPS
• Real-time recording – Turn on your iPhone’s camera + audio recording functions to let your loved ones know what’s going on.

Best of all, you don’t even need to touch your phone for all these actions. Unlike some other app, where you till need to reach your phone and hit the button to send out emergency. You can also trigger an emergency alert immediately by just shaking your phone, and the alert will be sent out. This app is designed by Chin Xin-Ci, a girl who escaped kidnapping and she has created this app to rescue girls in similar case. You can read her story here.

Watch Over Me - The Personal Safety App
Chin Xin-Ci showing the Watch Over Me app

Ladies can start to use this, it is a useful app you must install in your iPhone besides your Candy Crush and it is FREE!

[via Venusbuzz]

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T3 Music Player

February 27th, 2013

T3 Music Player

T3 Music Player is a simple designed music player in the style of Dieter Rams. It has a clean white interface with a circle in the middle for controlling the playback. Created for poeple who loves the minimalism and the good vintage design. Available at $0.99.

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Haze – beautiful simple weather

February 19th, 2013

Haiz - beautiful simple weather

Do you like clean interface? I’m fine with the default iPhone weather forecast. If not you can download Haze, a dollar app that provides you weather information in a clean interface with colors and animation. It shows urrent temperature and warming/cooling trends, a few swipes can reveal a wealth of information, including a five-day forecast, sunrise and sunset times, cloud coverage, high and low temperatures for the day, windchill, wind speed, wind direction, precipitation chances and amounts, humidity levels, and even atmospheric pressure. Get haze. 66% off, now at $1. Video after the break. Read more…

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CalypsoKey

February 5th, 2013

CalypsoKey

The CalypsoCase is a case for the iPhone that comes with the company’s own CalypsoKey. This leather protective case comes with a dual-band RFID antenna with 1k memory which u can load all your RFID-enabled identification cards in it instead of keeping stacks in your wallet. It priced at around $120-130.

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Over

January 23rd, 2013

Over

Are you into Typography? Yes, Over is an iPhone app that allows you to add beautiful typography
to your photos. There are quite a number of font available and you can choose whichever color you wanted. Available now at appstore at $1.99. Read more…

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The BEST and Most Affordable iPhone Speaker Ever!

January 18th, 2013

The BEST and Most Affordable iPhone Speaker Ever!

Needless for me to show you the steps to make this :D Eco friendly, cheap, materials can be found most places.

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iFrogz’s Caliber Gaming Pad for iPhone 5

January 11th, 2013

iFrogz's Caliber Gaming Pad for iPhone 5

There are many good games in the Appstore like Street Fighter, Final Fantasy, GTA but the sucky thing is you can’t feel the controller on the screen, yes you need to have a physical controls and that’s what iFrogz announced today, the Caliber. iFrogz Caliber was shown in the CES 2013. It is a protective for iPhone 5 that comes with a physical control buttons. It connects to the iPhone 5 via its Bluetooth 4.0.

iFrogz mentions that a deal with Epic Games and Chair Entertainment to build the basis for the Caliber software powered by the Unreal Engine is in the works.

It is still under prototype, but when it released, it’s going to priced at around $70. Video after the break. Read more…

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Apple Lightning Cable got Chipped!

January 5th, 2013

Apple Lightning Cable got Chipped!

So any idea why they upgrade to lightning cable on the new devices like iPhone 5? Because they wanted you to use the original cable and forget about those cheap cables. Crew at AppleInsider, have cut open the cable and discover a chip in it – a chip that stop unauthorized cables being used with the new iPhone. So if you want extra charge you need to fork out more cash for the original. But maybe China has cracked this sh*t, because I saw a $2.50 lightning on sale at Amazon. Read more…

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World’s heaviest, strongest bulletproof phone cover for iPhone 4/4S

January 3rd, 2013

World's heaviest, strongest bulletproof phone cover for iPhone 4/4S

Who is interested in this 1-Inch Armor Plating Case by Marudai Corporation for the iPhone 4/4S. It is the world’s heaviest (and strongest) iPhone case which is bulletproof (its makers think it could withstand a 50-caliber slug) and with a one-inch steel plate on the back bolted to an aluminum front panel, this is built like a tank. It weighs 2.1 f****** KG (oh gosh, its going to break my pocket). It is available at USD793, with color options of black and white. Check out more pictures after the break. Read more…

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