Posts Tagged ‘random’

iPhone touch screen and static interference

February 6, 2009

Recently the touch screen on my iPhone has been behaving quite strangely. Every so often it’ll either stop reacting at all, or will behave as though I were jabbing my finger all over it in random places. The latter is quite annoying as it’ll often end up sending an email or calling a random contact out of the address book.

It seems to be caused by static electricity building up. If I touch a grounded metal object while holding the iPhone, the problem stops. At least for some time, then eventually starts again.

I’ve taken it back to the shop a couple of times, but they’re not convinced that it’s a problem with the hardware. Their idea of fixing it was to spray it with compressed air, and then do a complete reset of the software. Neither are practical solutions, really. They say they won’t replace the phone unless the problem can be reproduced in the store, immediately after the SW reset. And of course, it doesn’t happen then…

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Random Links

March 13, 2005

Random Links

December 8, 2004

Random Links

September 18, 2004

Random links with a Gmail theme:

What I’ve been listening to (or should I say watching) recently:

The Work Of Director Chris Cunningham

The Work Of Director Chris Cunningham

The Work Of Director Michel Gondry

The Work Of Director Michel Gondry

The Work Of Director Spike Jonze

The Work Of Director Spike Jonze

Later And Louder

Later: Later And Louder

Cool Brittania

Later: Cool Brittania

Random Links

September 1, 2004

Random Links, again

August 5, 2004

Two “Random Links” entries on the same day. What will they be thinking…

  • Rate My Biscuit – Normally I’d think this was the result of a few too many drinks, but Gary doesn’t drink.  Can’t wait till the site’s finished…
  • Berlin Blogs – OK, I take back what I said in May about Munich Blogs – I find myself reading it more often than BlogLines.   And now there’s Berlin Blogs aswell.
  • Lookout – A search plug-in for Microsoft Outlook. I’ll be downloading this so I can finally do an effective search through my email archives.

What I’ve been listening to recently:

Muse - Absolution
Muse – Absolution
Starsailor - Silence Is Easy
Starsailor – Silence Is Easy
PJ Harvey - Uh Huh Her
PJ Harvey – Uh Huh Her
Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand
Stereophonics - You Gotta Go There to Come Back
Stereophonics – You Gotta Go There to Come Back
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Take Them On, On your Own
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Take Them On, On your Own

Random Links

August 5, 2004

Random Links

July 29, 2004

Random Links

March 22, 2004
  • Ghost Town – Diary of a Ukranian girl riding her motorbike through the Chernobyl Dead Zone.
  • Group Hug – Anonymous online confessions.
  • Mick Hucknall – 1000 people more annoying than Mick Hucknall.

Random Links

February 19, 2004
  • John Stone Fitness – This guy spent a year working out, taking a picture of himself every day. Take a look at the animation he made by putting all the pics together.
  • The Grey Album –  DJ Danger Mouse’s “Grey Album”  –  a remix of Jay-Z’s “The Black Album” and the Beatles’ “White Album”.
  • Tom Allen – Tom’s site is currently the first result when you search for my name on Google.