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Light At The End Of The Tunnel

systems administration meanderings

Apple issues

No real surprises to my mate @gavincarr, but recently I’ve been having issues with the software Apple has recently released. The list is as follows:- * ios 6.1.3 on iphone 4S drains battery more quickly than previous versions. More details [here](http://www.techradar.com/au/news/phone-and-communications/mobile-phones/ios-6-1-3-battery-drain-fix-needed-for-iphone-owners-1141201) * ios 6.1.3 on ipad, browsing seems to be considerably slower, and app updates even get retry prompts - this is new, I know we have a slow internet connection but this is unusual. Read more →

Scosche MyTrek update

Well I didn’t return the unit as I heard that Scosche were going to produce an Android version. Alas they have. The app is so much better than the iphone one. The good parts are :- * Asks permission to turn on BlueTooth when you start the app * Does now show maps etc. * Liaises with RunKeeper by sending it's data after an activity - more later. * It seems more accurate most of the time. Read more →

Apple shop

So from my bad experience on trying to return the Scosche MyTrek and being told I couldn’t. I had a much better experience when I had issues with my Apple Magic TrackPad. It would react crazily whilst you were trying to use it, moving wildly and closing windows when you try to select them. So I thought it might be a Lion issue but then paired it with my MacBook Air running Snow Leopard and it behaved in the same manner. Read more →