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Verify Turned-Off Apple Wireless Keyboard
Can't tell if you've turned off your Apple Wireless Keyboard to prevent it from waking up an iOS device or running down its batteries? Tap the Caps Lock key, and if it illuminates, the keyboard is on; otherwise not.
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Head-to-Head Tests of Nine GPS Navigation iPhone Apps
Aren't windshield mounts illegal in some states, including California?
Follow the link to the article, which explains that. (Short answer: Maryland has some limits; California just amended a law to allow certain windshield mounting locations.)
More the problem with windshield mounts in some cities is that they mark your car as potentially having a GPS in the glove compartment, ready for stealing through a broken window. Been there, done that (in Brooklyn).