I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Virgin Mobile. I updated to Android 4.4.2 yesterday. This afternoon, the LTE network did not work. Symptoms were that the network showed as “Samsung” instead of “Virgin Mobile.” Reboots of the phone, and pulling the battery out/waiting/reinstalling the battery did not work.
I found some postings online which suggested that a manual PRL Update followed by a Profile Update would fix the problem, but it did not.
The cure seems to be a phone restart, then enter ##72786# and wait while the phone does some background updates and automatic reboots. Eventually, on the 3rd reboot, the annoying Virgin Mobile “rave dance” wallpaper/music played and my phone connection appears to be working properly (shows that it’s connected to “Virgin Mobile” network now).
Update June 20, 2014: After doing the above fix, I lost 4G (LTE/CDMA) connection, and could only connect via CDMA. Doing a Profile update, then a PRL update, then another Profile update seems to have restored the LTE/CDMA.
In addition, the 4.4.2 Android update seems to have brought Bluetooth tethering ability to the phone! More investigation of this to come…
Found a cool canning idea for grapefruit: http://bit.ly/yy9BVW.
It was only later that I noticed the domain name…
Found on Google+. Thanks to Apple Scott!
HFCS now being called “corn sugar”… be vigilant!
Got my Priority Inbox activated in GMail tonight. How nerdy is it that I’ve been checking all day to see when it would start working?
All artigraphers should visit this locupletative website on a hemerine basis! http://savethewords.org
On Memorial Day, the U.S. flag should be flown at half-staff from sunrise until noon (“U.S. Flag Code” 4 U.S. Code 1).
Many will “celebrate” Memorial Day as any other holiday, with barbecues, beer, and commercial sales at local malls. Simply put, they have sold out Memorial Day.
This weekend, please visit a local cemetery, find a marker for any veteran, and reflect on their service to this great nation.
“Your silent tents of green
We deck with fragrant flowers;
Yours has the suffering been,
The memory shall be ours.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Posting on 3.14 @1.59 … get it?
Pi Day on Wikipedia
New version of Firefox (you did upgrade to 3.6 already, right?) now opens new tabs immediately adjacent to the tab you’re in when you right-click a link. To change it back to the “old” way (open a new tab after all the other tabs), go to about:config in the URL bar and toggle browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent from “true” to “false”