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Handsomedan
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  #545797 15-Nov-2011 22:41
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14 hrs ago

Handsomedan: On a completely different subject...

I am really put out at the act that none of my iphone 4 precision fit bumpers or cases work in my 4S.

Left side buttons just don't quite line up. What a waste of money, they were!!!


Why didn't you buy an iPhone 4S case and not an iPhone 4 Case? [\quote]
because the iPhone 4 cases are left from owning an iPhone 4...




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  #545947 16-Nov-2011 11:57
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Just got my 4S an hour ago (yay!) and I have a question about the Weather app of all things. If I leave it on "local weather" then it returns "unknown location". If I go into "i" and search for Whakatane, then it returns no results. On the other hand, if I go to Yahoo's website (it says Powered by Yahoo) then I can pull up the Whakatane weather.

I used to be able to get Whakatane on my old iPod (iOS 3.1) but I haven't tried it for a year or so. Is anyone else able to replicate this issue?

 
 
 
 


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  #545967 16-Nov-2011 12:26
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Behodar: Just got my 4S an hour ago (yay!) and I have a question about the Weather app of all things. If I leave it on "local weather" then it returns "unknown location". If I go into "i" and search for Whakatane, then it returns no results. On the other hand, if I go to Yahoo's website (it says Powered by Yahoo) then I can pull up the Whakatane weather.

I used to be able to get Whakatane on my old iPod (iOS 3.1) but I haven't tried it for a year or so. Is anyone else able to replicate this issue?


Not sure what u mean by "   If I leave it on "local weather"


My Apple stock Weather app has 6 locations in it. Its last used on ChCh. If I go to it, its on ChCh. If I drop down the Notifications, its shows ChCh. I have Location Services off.

Maybe, as you may not have "added" any towns into the Weather app it goes by what Location Services shows as your current town and if that is off, you get no results? 

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  #545969 16-Nov-2011 12:28
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"Local Weather" is the leftmost page and appears to use the GPS. As mentioned above, I also tried to do a search and was unsuccessful.

If I look in the Maps app then it correctly places me in Whakatane.

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  #545990 16-Nov-2011 13:04
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Behodar: "Local Weather" is the leftmost page and appears to use the GPS. As mentioned above, I also tried to do a search and was unsuccessful.

If I look in the Maps app then it correctly places me in Whakatane.


Just don't ask Siri for weather in Whakatane or you'll get your wrists slapped for swearing ;-)

I have noticed before though that the weather app doesn't pull up everywhere. I'm guessing it uses place names and doesn't search by location position to give you the nearest location, and for some reason Whakatane isn't in the database the iPhone uses.

I'm surprised it hasn't been noted before but I guess the user will pick their own location for the weather based on their own knowledge of places close but the 'local weather' feature in iOS 5 highlights this as its trying to pick the best location for you. Definitely worth filing a report on as without it would probably never get added. 

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  #546033 16-Nov-2011 14:03
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Whats the GPS performance like compared to the iphone 4? A few reviews have said its faster and more accurate because of the dual gps system used (US and Russian)

3G signal/Data speeds improved?

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  #546050 16-Nov-2011 14:48
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ALTRON: Whats the GPS performance like compared to the iphone 4? A few reviews have said its faster and more accurate because of the dual gps system used (US and Russian)

3G signal/Data speeds improved?

I haven't noticed any difference to be honest -the only thing that I see that has noticeably improved is the capacity and the still camera.

I'll have to have a really good play with the GPS to see...




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  #546052 16-Nov-2011 14:50
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Teeps:
Behodar: "Local Weather" is the leftmost page and appears to use the GPS. As mentioned above, I also tried to do a search and was unsuccessful.

If I look in the Maps app then it correctly places me in Whakatane.


Just don't ask Siri for weather in Whakatane or you'll get your wrists slapped for swearing ;-)

I have noticed before though that the weather app doesn't pull up everywhere. I'm guessing it uses place names and doesn't search by location position to give you the nearest location, and for some reason Whakatane isn't in the database the iPhone uses.

I'm surprised it hasn't been noted before but I guess the user will pick their own location for the weather based on their own knowledge of places close but the 'local weather' feature in iOS 5 highlights this as its trying to pick the best location for you. Definitely worth filing a report on as without it would probably never get added. 
It uses Major Cities - I think provincial towns and cities are excluded by virtue of apple not seeing them as important.
Being from Auckland it doesn't affect me at all. I will check next time I'm in Queenstown...




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  #546057 16-Nov-2011 14:55
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I'll log it as a bug. After all, since it used to work in earlier versions then it may have disappeared by accident.

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  #546061 16-Nov-2011 15:01
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Handsomedan: It uses Major Cities - I think provincial towns and cities are excluded by virtue of apple not seeing them as important.
Being from Auckland it doesn't affect me at all. I will check next time I'm in Queenstown...


I'm in Welly so doesn't affect me either. But if you input a city manually in the weather app you just compensate by choosing somewhere close if it doesn't have your actual location, but its a bit frustrating when it doesn't do it using location services. I'm guessing it also means the weather ticker in notifications won't display anything either as that shows the 'local' weather. 

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  #546066 16-Nov-2011 15:08
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I've now logged it as a bug. I've made it clear that it used to work and that the data itself is still available if you search Yahoo manually, so hopefully it'll be an easy fix (albeit probably a low-priority one).

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  #546068 16-Nov-2011 15:10
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Behodar: I've now logged it as a bug. I've made it clear that it used to work and that the data itself is still available if you search Yahoo manually, so hopefully it'll be an easy fix (albeit probably a low-priority one).


Good to report these things as otherwise it would never change. Even if low priority hopefully it will get done. 

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ok, back to the Yellow saga, sorry people.

Well there is no saga, firstly thanks Telecom, good service no complaints there, given logic when replacement would arrive as they said it would.

Replacement iPhone just turned up due the yellow screen, and no not WARMER, yellow.

Very happy, the screen is slightly different than my iPhone 4,you can call it warmer or whatever, but its fine, perfect in fact, and i managed to dictate all of this perfectly with Siri. ( actually thats bull, it got confused with my hybrid accent) and i like the guy voice on the uk settings, he is the weakest link after all, its best when you are text emoticons and he reads them out. "smiley face"




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  #546126 16-Nov-2011 17:45
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Regarding Siri, I just left it on the default (UK) and it's understood everything I've said. It also understood all my coworkers until one of them asked "where's the nearest KFC bro?"

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  #546131 16-Nov-2011 17:56
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be great when it can tell you where it is.




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