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iPhone OS 3.1 Non-Responsive

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I updated my phone to iPhone OS 3.1 yesterday, since then my phone randomly becomes non-responsive.  I did some research and found that others are having the same issue on the Apple forums.  The phone randomly stops responding to anything, neither the home button nor lock button are recognized.  The only way out is by performing a hard reset.  This is very frustrating since I don’t know if it’ll shut off (assuming it’s shutting off, I don’t know what’s happening) in the middle of the night–it’s my alarm clock.

There’s a video below showing that the phone won’t do anything. I didn’t shut off the phone and make it look like it’s non-responsive, what would be the point of that?  I did notice the phone locks up after a it’s been jerked around; that makes me wonder if the accelerometer is causing an issue. Anyway, if you’re having the same issue post it in the Apple forum and comment below.

In case you’re wondering, it’s an iPhone 3G.


Written by Samir Banjanovic

September 10, 2009 at 7:31 pm

Blue Screen of Death Counter

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Ever wonder what the number of daily BSOD mentions on twitter is?  I really want to say there’s an app for that. But there isn’t.  However, there is a twitter account called @WindowsDeath that keeps track of “BSOD” or “Blue Screen” mentions on twitter.  Pretty funny if you ask me.  It’s entertaining to read, each person is provided with their personalized BSOD screen, even I got one.

When you go to your personal BSOD and press any key to continue, just like a real-fake BSOD, you’re taken to the home page, which explains what Windows Death is, there’s even a total deaths counter and deaths per day.

Messages from the bot it include the total death counter and a witty response to whatever you tweeted. You’d think an Apple fanboy was tweeting to you. Yes, I just did.

Written by Samir Banjanovic

June 19, 2009 at 4:57 pm