Wall Street Wakes-Up to the Folly of Samsung’s Volume Strategy   Leave a comment

Wall Street Wakes-Up to the Folly of Samsung’s Volume Strategy

People are finally beginning to see that just because you “ship” more units, it doesn’t translate into an efficient or profitable sales strategy.

Posted June 18, 2013 by BMWTwisty in Uncategorized

Hidden iOS 7 settings show new features, including hiding pre-installed apps, folders inside folders, and more   Leave a comment


I’m getting really eager to see and use the new iOS. It really look promising and fun!

Originally posted on MacDailyNews:

[cfsp key="google_adsense_300x250"]“In addition to the several new user-facing features introduced by Apple for iOS 7, hidden settings inside the new system have revealed that Apple has been testing other new enhancements. Hamza Sood discovered the hidden settings options, and these toggles reveal additional gesture, multitasking, and folders options,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5 Mac.

“The settings are not readily available to users of the iOS 7 beta, but acces requires some unspecified tweaking,” Gurman reports.

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Gurman reports, “In terms of new functionality being tested, the ability to hide pre-installed apps (a feature that many users have been requesting) is present in these settings. The ability to create a new folder inside of a folder is also present.”

Read more, and see the video, in the full article here.


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Posted June 18, 2013 by BMWTwisty in Uncategorized

C’Ville Ride   Leave a comment

Great ride to C’Ville Wednesday. Started out at 26 degrees and broken Aerostich pants. The zipper pull ended up breaking off after the third repair attempt in Berkeley Springs. I ended up taping the pants with electrical tape!

Posted June 14, 2013 by BMWTwisty in Uncategorized

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The DOJ’s last best chance in the Apple e-book case has passed   Leave a comment

Too bad the gummint can’t frame big, bad, Apple, Inc. in a mythological conspiracy to raise the price of e-books. Now who will they pick on?

Posted June 14, 2013 by BMWTwisty in Uncategorized

Laurel Highlands BMW Riders Campout 2013   Leave a comment

Friday June 14 brings the annual Laurel Highlands BMW Riders Campout at Pioneer Park Campground between Somerset and Donegal, PA. It’s a fabulous event with even more fabulous motorcycle rides and roads.

If you’re not familiar with the LHBMWR, check us out!

I’ll be posting information and photos during the event so stay tuned – or better yet, come and visit us!

Posted June 14, 2013 by BMWTwisty in BMW Rides, Motorcycle

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Marginal GS/PD conditions!   Leave a comment

This winter was endless and this was the first GS/PD ride I was able to take in quite a while. It was on the top of the ridge at Laurel Summit, off RT 271 south of Johnstown. Elevation 2743′

The road was very icy, snowy and muddy and I had to ride the tire-track-width space to get to the end of the trail – an old gas well – nearly 7 miles down the road. And back.


The ride was relatively sloppy but I didn’t dump the bike, so that’s a good thing. Bottom line, any crappy day on a bike is better than any beautiful day in a car. A set of Continental TKC-80 knobbies aired down to about 20lbs of air pressure makes the job a bit easier, too!

Posted June 4, 2013 by BMWTwisty in BMW Rides

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Stone Cabin Visits   Leave a comment

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