Apple won't let you into your car

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  1. Darunion

    Darunion 2[H]4U

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    if people would stop holding it wrong....
     
  2. gigaxtreme1

    gigaxtreme1 2[H]4U

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    That's what i tell all the girls.
     
  3. TheOne&OnlyZeke

    TheOne&OnlyZeke 100% Irish

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    Insert it deep into rectum before entering car
    That should solve the problem
     
  4. lostin3d

    lostin3d [H]ard|Gawd

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    I can just see some kids hanging out in a Walmart parking lot doing this and filming all the people around them when they can't get into their cars.
     
  5. Azrak

    Azrak Gawd

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    Are both devices FCC Class B rated? If so, nothing to see here. Works as designed and tested.

    FCC Class B label:
    This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures

    • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna

    • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver

    • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected

    • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help
    This equipment has been verified to comply with the limits for a class B computing device, pursuant to FCC Rules.
     
  6. Guarana [BAWLS]

    Guarana [BAWLS] [H]ard|Gawd

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    Well, if the pencil is interfering with the FOB, then clearly it's doing something wrong for the part (1) of that.
     
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  7. Nobu

    Nobu 2[H]4U

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    not necessarily, it may be that the car's fob sensor is (probably intentionally) sensitive to radio activity, and the pen just happens to emit some noise in the correct band. Doesn't have to be strong noise to mess with a receiver, just has to raise the noise floor above the level that the fob is transmitting at.
     
  8. motomonkey

    motomonkey [H]ard|Gawd

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    Perhaps it's the size of the pen?
     
  9. Spartacus09

    Spartacus09 [H]ard|Gawd

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    gaint-pen%285929%29_400x200.jpg
     
  10. naib

    naib [H]ard|Gawd

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    No it isn't. Inconvenient interference sure, but not harmful (or cooking, messing with pacemakers etc...)
     
  11. clockdogg

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    So...if you can't buy and drive an Apple smartycar, then no Applecolyte need unlock and drive any other car brand. Better for Apple to develop new smartyphones that cost the same as a car. But shinier.
     
  12. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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  14. kamxam

    kamxam [H]ard|Gawd

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    Don't they know they have to get an official Apple (tm) car unlocker for only $99.99? Regular Uncool people only lock their keys in the car but Apple people use their stylus to do it!

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  15. Thunderdolt

    Thunderdolt Limp Gawd

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    Welcome to the wild world of ISM.
     
  16. olendorf

    olendorf n00b

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    As does my Mead#2 pencil. Never interferes with any electronics.
     
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