Quick Tips: How to REALLY turn off your iPhone Video
Quick Tips: How to REALLY turn off your iPhone Video Transcript
[ Music ] ^M00:00:01
>> Is your iPhone off? Are you sure? I'm Tom Merritt from CNET.com with a quick tip on how to really turn off your iPhone and here's why. Did you hear about the guy who racked up 4800 dollars in data charges because he was in Europe and he thought his iPhone was off but it was actually checking email the whole time. Here's how to make sure iPhone is off. Now, we've got the little power button right here. When you turn it off the screen goes dark, right, okay. But, that doesn't mean the phone is off. And this is something you should know for airplanes too. To make sure the phone is totally turned off and not using the Edge network or broadcasting signal hold the power button at the top down for a few seconds until you see this screen slide to power off. Then, slide it over and your iPhone is now off and you don't risk thousands of dollars in Edge network data charges when you're on a Mediterranean cruise. That's it for this quick tip. I'm Tom Merritt for CNET.Com make sure it's off on the plane too. ^M00:01:07 [ Music ]
Does using a Steadicam Smoothee with your iPhone really make shots look better? We try it out.
On today's show, the iPhone is apparently storing your location data even when you've turned off the location tracking services. And law enforcement agencies and a cottage industry of iOS forensics companies have been taking advantage of these logs for years. Nevertheless, Steve Jobs appears to insist in an email to a customer that Apple is not tracking anyone. Really. Hunch shows you why you love both hummus and Macs, even if you don't love Apple. Plus, Sony is rebuilding its PlayStation Network security after its now five-day outage, and an innocent man is accused of child pornography because it's still just too damn hard to put a password on a WiFi network. --Molly
Make sure you don't lose your place, or mark a really juicy part for later.
The Kyocera Rio brings Cricket customers a decent compact touch screen feature phone with e-mail and turn-by-turn navigation.
We take all your e-mails, tweets, and burning questions about the iPhone, iPad, MacBooks, and life, and answer them all here!
Turns out your iPhone headphones can control more than just your phone. This Quick Tip shows you their hidden secret.
When someone Webclips your site, make sure the icon looks good.
On this week's Mailbag, we investigate your passion for cell phones and smartphones, announce a new show on CNET TV, and get a really great gift in the mail.
When botnets do battle for your desktop, you lose. But we still find it kind of cool. Google Buzz on the other hand, we're not so sure about -- mainly because we just want to try it out and it turns out we've now been opted in to all kinds of public information and sharing our email addresses and all this weird stuff. But I guess if Google gave is gigabit-per-second Internet access, we might feel better about things. Oh, and Warner Music is turning into a bird. Long story. --Molly
Brian Tong shows you how to take photos received through the iPhone's e-mail app and make them part of your personal collection.