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My iPhone Won’t Read a SIM Card

An iPhone is still functional without a SIM card but it cannot make or receive calls nor can it use the 3G or Wi-Fi network without it. The SIM card stores customer information for cell-phone carriers to ensure that the SIM card is valid for use. When the iPhone cannot read the SIM card, the […]



How to Read Tractor Tire Sizes

Even the tires on your trusty tractor eventually need to be replaced. Whether it is from natural wear and tear or from accidental damage, you need to know the size of your tires to replace them. You may have noticed that tractor tires are marked differently from the tires on your car or truck. While […]



How Do I Enable the Fingerprint Reader on My HP Pavilion?

Fingerprint readers, security devices used to keep unauthorized people from logging on to your computer, are available on a variety of computer systems including the Hewlett-Packard (HP) Pavilion. The reader works by placing one of your fingers onto the reader’s scanning device. The fingerprint reader then scans your finger and lets you access your computer. […]



How to Concentrate on Studying

How to Concentrate on Studying. Good study habits are what separate the good students from the mediocre. It’s natural to not want to study; especially when there are video games to play, friends to gossip with and TiVo to watch. After a good study session, you will enjoy all those activities even more. Besides, developing […]



What Is a Microfiche Reader?

To understand a microfiche reader, you must understand what microfiche is. Microfiche is a storage medium, similar to microfilm. It is a collection of single sheets of film, filled with tiny images of documents or reports that must be read using a special piece of equipment called a microfiche reader. Microfiche was widely used by […]



How to Read Tatting Abbreviations

Here’s the key to reading the abbreviations used in a tatting pattern. Recognize the basics: r(s) = ring(s); ch(s) = chain(s); p(s) = picot(s). Picots can be: sm p = small picot; lg p = large picot; or designated by just a – (dash) = picot. Learn the verbs: j = join; cl = close; […]



How to Read a Machinist Ruler

A machinist ruler is an important piece of equipment for mechanics and others who need exacting measurements. Though the machinist ruler may appear to be very much like other rulers, the number of increments between inches or centimeters allow it to be read with a much higher degree of accuracy than standard rulers which don’t […]



How to read a web page using Python

This will show you how to read a web page from a python script given a URL. Install the python builder from here. It is free. http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.5.2/ After you have installed Python you can run it from the start menu Python 2.5 – IDLE (Python GUI) Once the application opens, it looks like notepad. Select […]



How to Set Up an RSS Feed

Setting up an RSS feed is an incredibly powerful way to share your website or blog’s content with new and loyal readers. Many online publishing platforms incorporate a method of publishing an RSS feed; if your site doesn’t, use a third-party option to set up your RSS feed. Google FeedBurner, FeedBeater and Feedity all provides […]



How to Turn on the Biometric Reader on Windows 7

Many laptops currently on the market now include biometric readers which scan your fingerprints to let you access your computer. Fingerprint scanning can increase the security on your machine by enhancing protection beyond your normal system passwords. When using the Windows 7 operating system on a computer with a biometric scanner, you can set up […]



How to Read Corporate Tax Returns

Corporate tax returns appear in the same format as other financial data, making it difficult for uninformed readers to comprehend the information. Corporate tax returns are comprised of a variety of financial and informational data. Understanding the tax return helps you assess the financial condition of a corporation, in addition to its size, affiliations and […]



Dangerous Blood Sugar Readings

Foods that contain sugar or carbohydrates provide the body with blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, which is vital to good health. The pancreas secretes a hormone called insulin that bonds with the blood sugar and allows it to be converted to food for our brain and energy for our body. It continually monitors […]



How to Read Email Offline

When you are on the Internet, whether you are checking email, surfing the Web or watching videos, you are susceptible to viruses and bugs that can harm your computer or steal your identity. Going offline to do things like read your email can take some of the worry out of being on the computer, because […]



How to Read Harp Music

Music written for the harp is written on the grand staff, which encompasses both treble and bass clefs, and uses a numbering system to indicate which fingers are to be used to play specific notes. Since there is only a small percentage of songs arranged for harp in commercial sheet music, many harp players will […]



How to Read Visual Basic

Microsoft Visual Basic is a popular programming language and Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for creating Windows applications and components. Standard Visual Basic stopped being sold at Version 6 and has been replaced with VB.NET, a version of Visual Basic standardized for the .NET framework, which can be used for various applications, including Web applications, Windows […]



What Is a Normal Pulse Oximetry Reading?

A pulse oximeter is a medical device that indirectly measures levels of hypoxia. The device senses levels of oxygen saturation in arterial blood using spectral analysis, along with pulse rate. Generally, oximeters are accurate in measuring oxygen saturation between 70 and 100 percent. Significance A pulse oximeter is a medical device that measures levels of […]



How to Use a SIM Card Reader

You have a fingernail-sized SIM card in your cell phone with all of your contacts’ information stored on it. Don’t you think it’s time to back it up? A nifty device called a USB SIM card reader can help you avoid Murphy’s law of losing everything. If you want to make sure your contacts and […]



How to Learn to Read Minds

Mind reading is a useful skill in uncovering the intentions and motivations of people. It begins at birth–newborns are more interested in human faces than any other visual, and they are instinctively able to recognize when a parent is happy or sad. Whether it’s a mother attempting to understand why her baby is crying or […]