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Viewing Wi-Fi Details in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, hold down the Option key before clicking the AirPort menu. Doing so reveals additional technical details including which standards, speeds, and frequencies you're using to connect, as well as what's in use by other networks. With the Option key held down and with a network already joined, the AirPort menu reveals seven pieces of information: the PHY Mode, the MAC (Media Access Control) address, the channel and band in use, the security method that's in use, the RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indication) measurement, the transmit rate, and the MCS Index. In Leopard, some, but not all, of these details are revealed by Option-clicking the AirPort menu.

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Looking Inside the iPhone 4

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All sorts of sites like to take new gadgets apart, with photos and videos to show how it's done and what's inside. But no one does it like Blendtec with their "Will It Blend?" videos. They've blended an iPhone before, but now it's time to see if the iPhone 4's performance improvements carry over to how quickly it blends as well. And although they end up a little skimpy on benchmarking data, they've done a great job with the plotline on this episode of "Will It Blend?".

 

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Comments about Looking Inside the iPhone 4

Michael Cohen  2010-06-25 17:54
But does it frappé?
juandesant  2010-06-27 08:11
Actually, there seems to be bigger leftovers than from the 3G/3GS, and it takes much more to destroy. It is going to take a lot to destroy this thing!
Jordan Ross  2010-06-28 13:43
No phone made by Earthmen can resist BlendTek annihilation, but this G4 iPhone put up a heck of a fight. Kudos to Apple's engineers... What next? G5 with Krell technology?