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Text messages Time Issue

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I have been using FIDO for almost a year. Earlier, I was using it with Nokia N97 mini and recently I got HTC Desire. FIDO/Rogers and I guess T-Mobile as well, have an issue in which incoming messages are 4 hours behind from the given time. If you are not using threaded view SMS then this would not be an issue but if you are using iOS/Andriod then you will not be able to see threaded conversation.

The incoming messages will pile up on top of the screen and your outgoing messages will stack up at the bottom of the screen. It will get worst when you have 20-30+ text messages.

Few people suggested to adjust the time zone to GMT 0 and the issue would be resolved. But this will mess up with your calendar entries. An easies solution that I found is to use the SMS Time Fix for Andriod. After installation, set the application to add +4:00 hours to incoming messages in order to adjust the time and your conversation will be visible in threaded view.

Written by ..alee

September 3, 2010 at 8:04 am

Google Chrome OS

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Way back, I posted series of articles (article 1, article 2) about the future of OS and now Google is about to take it’s initial steps towards it. The news isn’t surprising for me since the hype of Google OS was in market from quite a while.

As stated on Google blog, Google is redefining the concepts of OS. Their focus is “Speed, simplicity and security”. One of the thing that really got my attention is that Google isn’t focusing on some high-end hi-fi kind OS. Their “initial” focus is to provide a platform which should be secure and simple enough to help the user to leverage from web applications. Google had made this point quite clear in post

All web-based applications will automatically work and new applications can be written using your favorite web technologies. And of course, these apps will run not only on Google Chrome OS, but on any standards-based browser on Windows, Mac and Linux thereby giving developers the largest user base of any platform.

This does make sense, since there are almost every kind of applications available on internet now, all you need is web browser and a decent internet connection. Google knows that it’s time for RIA and Google is providing almost every possible medium to make as much as user friendly and accessible.

Written by ..alee

July 8, 2009 at 2:30 pm

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