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Sidetracked

Incidentally

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You never know how things are going to turn out. I went downtown yesterday for the sole purpose of doing some photography in and around the Chicago Art Institute and got sidetracked by the Polish Constitution Day Parade.

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The parade, in honor of the Polish Constitution of May 3 1791, is an annual event in Chicago and is the largest Polish parade outside of Poland, drawing thousands of people who come to celebrate their national heritage. The sight of all those red and white flags flying in the breeze drew my attention away from the job at hand and I wandered off down Columbus Drive to see what was happening.

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There was an added air of excitement in the crowd, the event following so soon after Pope John Paul’s canonization and indeed this seemed to be the theme for this year’s parade.

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Almost everyone, spectators and participants, wore red and…

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Wi-Fi Issues on iPhone 5

This one didn’t work for me

Here’s how Nick was finally able to connect to WiFi:

I found how to fix WiFi problems on iPhone 5. Settings -> General -> Reset -> Reset Network settings. Then go back and connect to any WiFi.

And Jeremy elaborates further:

via Reset Network to Fix WiFi Issues on iPhone 5, iOS 6.0 / 6.0.1 Firmware.

The problem lies with your router IPv6

I found that having IPv6 disabled on my router (which it was) prevented any of my iOS devices from working. As soon as I enabled IPv6, everything started working again.

If you have an older router, it may be not IPv6 enabled.
My 10 year old WRT54G v1.42.2 simply didn’t have IPv6 capabilities. I had to run to the store across the street and grab one with “IPv6 enabled” on the box.

After that my iPhone 5 miraculously connected to Wi – Fi

A Bluetooth for your new iPhone 5

It seems that support guys at Apple have no idea, why customers cry about old bluetooth NOT WORKING any more with new iPhone 5. Customers have problems with blueteeth with HFP 1.5 and older versions. HFP 1.6 will work with iPhone 5.

Summary

iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch support multiple Bluetooth profiles when running the latest version of iOS. This document details the differences in Bluetooth-profile support from one device to the next.

The following table details supported Bluetooth profiles by device when using the latest version of iOS.

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