iPhone

Forget the Five?

October 5, 2011
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Our hopes were high. Everyone was ready to bust down the doors of Apple and purchase a shiny new iPhone 5. We were chomping at the bit for information from the exclusive “Let’s Talk iPhone” event. We settled for reading about what was happening at the event instead of watching it. Then, after talking about everything Apple but […]

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iPhone Tracking: “Engineering Mistake”

May 3, 2011
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The latest drama at Apple has been over the apparent tracking of user location via a hidden program deep inside the phone. Apparently this ability came as a surprise to Apple programmers who were busy looking for other forms of data collection committed by their iPhones. In looking for these suspected collections they discovered that […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your iPhone Battery

May 3, 2011
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Apple’s iPhone revolutionized the smartphone market when it debuted in 2007, and since then it’s continued to set the standard for how the devices look, feel, and perform. Although Apple’s lost its market-share dominance because of competition from other phones like the Android, the iPhone remains a great choice for smartphone users interested in power […]

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iOS 4.3 brings Personal Hotspot to iPhone

January 12, 2011
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As mentioned yesterday, the soon-to-released iPhone 4 with Verizon and iOS 4.2.5 will come with built-in personal hotspot, meaning you can connect up to 5 devices using Wi-Fi to your iPhone 4’s 3G data connection. Now, it seems that iOS 4.3 will also have the built-in personal hotspot feature which will be available on all […]

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iPhone 4 comes to Verizon CDMA – with three changes…

January 11, 2011
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In February 10, after putting Verizon cell phones for sale, now Verizon will start selling CDMA iPhone 4’s to be used on their network. It will be $199 for the 16GB model and $299 for the 32GB model, both with 2-year contract and required data plan. Same price as with AT&T. Regarding the three changes… […]

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Android closing in on Apple’s iOS in the US

January 4, 2011
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Apple’s iOS, Google’s Android and RIM’s Blackberry OS are somewhat even in the United States in terms of market shares. Apple is leading with 28.6% market shares for smartphones and Android is just behind with 25.8%, according to data collected by The Nielsen Company in November 2010. A difference between iOS and Android of just […]

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Smartphone reliability: iPhone 4 with fewest failures, but…

November 11, 2010
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  A new study conducted by SquareTrade after analyzing failure rates of over 5,000 smartphones covered by SquareTrade Care Plans, shows that Apple’s iPhone 4 has the fewest failures with 2.1% failures within its first year. Below Apple you find Motorola with 2.3% and HTC with 3.7%. Another interesting observation is that when it comes […]

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I wish I could play online poker on my iPhone…

November 1, 2010
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I remember back in the days, probably 6-7 years ago, when online poker was really starting to become popular. It was everywhere, on television, in the newspapers, online – they gave us updates from the big tournaments such as WPT, WSOP etc. Then there was a few poker players who sort of became “celebrities” in […]

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3 Best Smartphones In The Market

October 6, 2010
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Smartphones are more than phones that you can not only make calls, but also use them to read and send emails, browse websites, use as personal organizers with to-do list and calendars, electronic books, automatic reminders and alarms, meetings and memos, business tools and digital cameras, GPS navigators and much more. 2010 has been more […]

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5 iPhone apps that can save you money

October 3, 2010
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On June 11, 2007 Apple announced that the iPhone would support third party applications and since then, their rise has been phenomenal. As of July 2008, there were only 500 applications available from the Apple iStore but that number soon rapidly grew. As of this month, September 2010 there are over 250,000 apps in circulation […]

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HDR photo examples with iPhone 4 and iOS 4.1 [updated with more photos]

September 8, 2010
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Apple’s latest update for iOS, 4.1, has just been released moments ago and I was fanboi’ish ready to update as soon as I could – and I just did. What I was mostly looking forward to trying out was the built-in HDR photography function in the camera and how it would measure up in real […]

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Wrapup: Apple Music Event September 1st – iOS, iPods, AppleTV, AirPlay

September 1, 2010
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Steve Jobs and Apple just wrapped up their September 1st music event in San Francisco, showing us the next two updates to iOS, new iPods, new AppleTV, new iTunes, new AirPlay (previously AirTunes) and a new social media site called Ping. Here’s a complete overview of all that has happened in the 1.5 hour long […]

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Flash Coming to iPhone in Skyfire Web Browser?

August 31, 2010
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Apple is usually rather strict about which apps to let into their App Store, especially if they duplicate features of built-in iPhone apps. Nevertheless, Opera Mini was (surprisingly) approved some time ago and also Atomic Web Browser has been approved. Now there’s a new browser just around the corner, called Skyfire. According to MobileCrunch, it’s […]

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New Text (SMS) World Record? iPhone 4…

August 30, 2010
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The current world record holder, Melissa Thompson from United Kingdom, wrote the paragraph (below) in 25.94 seconds on a Samsung Galaxy S using the Swype input method: The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality they seldom attack a human. Blogger Brian Sweet […]

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Exposé-ish Multitasking for iPhone and iPad [Video]

August 27, 2010
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If, for whatever reason that might be, you’re not satisfied with how Apple integrated multitasking into iOS 4, you might want to give Multifl0w 2.0 a shot. It requires jailbreak – of course – and you’ll have to buy it through Cydia which is the “dark side of App Store”, though it’s not really dark […]

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[Poll] Mashable: 10 Classic PC Games That Found New Life on the iPhone

August 22, 2010
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Mashable did a story yesterday about 10 classic PC games that found new life on the iPhone. For me, one of the problems with iPhone gaming is that most of the games quickly becomes bored to me. It’s not that I don’t WANT to play them, cause I really do, and I buy them as […]

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iPhone/iPad App Review: Air Video – Stream Video From Your Computer

August 9, 2010
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iPhone (and iPad) does a good job at playing video and music content from your iTunes library, once it has been synchronized. But getting the content into iTunes in the first place can be tricky since iTunes is very strict when it comes to supported formats. In most cases, you’ll have to convert your content […]

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iSuppli: Android to Outstrip iPhone in 2012

August 6, 2010
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More Android-based smartphones were sold in Q1 2010 than iPhones, on the North American market. A trend, which according to iSuppli, will continue so we’ll see more Android smartphones in 2012 than iPhone OS. In 2012, iSuppli believes that Android will be on 75 million smartphones and Apple’s iOS on 62 million devices. Obviously Android […]

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Recommended: Invisible Shield for iPhone 4 by Zagg (also saves your signal)

August 6, 2010
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Yesterday I installed the invisible shield by Zagg on my recently acquired iPhone 4. I did it because I also had an invisible shield on the back of my iPhone 3GS and I loved it – it added more “grip” so the phone wasn’t as slippery as it is, without being in a case. Plus […]

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iPhone 4 Unlock Now Available – And It Couldn’t Be Easier!

August 4, 2010
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I don’t jailbreak. I’m not against jailbreaking but I don’t do it myself and I don’t recommend it to anyone. Those who are tech savvy enough to jailbreak, will figure it out by themselves sooner or later. With that said, I was curious to try out the recent iPhone 4 jailbreak – and unlock by […]

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Got my iPhone 4!!! So, what about the antenna? Video inside…

August 3, 2010
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I finally got my iPhone 4 after having ordered it on launch day, July 30th. Thanks to a friend of mine in Denmark who ordered it with a contract, I bought it from him as he was satisfied with his current iPhone 3GS and didn’t mind extending his contract with another six months. Lucky me. […]

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Jailbreak Legal & Ready for iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch

August 3, 2010
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JailbreakMe 2.0 has just been released and allows you to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch straight from the built-in Safari browser. No need to download any software or anything. All you have to do is visit www.jailbreakme.com from your iDevice (or alternatively, www.jailbreakme.modmyi.com). Before you go ahead with the jailbreak, make sure to […]

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iPhone 4 Antenna Issue Confirmed in France and Germany

July 30, 2010
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Consumer Reports in the United States already published their “not recommended”-report on iPhone 4 some weeks ago, and now similar organizations in France and Germany confirms the antenna problem. German consumer organization, Stiftung Warentest, and French Que Choisir, has now conducted their own iPhone 4 antenna tests – and their conclusion is basically the same […]

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