iPhone 4 Initial Impressions: Multitasking, Retina Display, Camera and Signal Issues (Part 1)

iPhone 4 pre order

Apple’s latest iPhone, the iPhone 4, has been out in the wild for just about a week now. And in that week it has been the centre of tech news for so many diverse reasons that it is hard to know whether the iPhone 4’s launch has been the kind of success that Apple expected, and of course wanted for … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4 Initial Impressions: Multitasking, Retina Display, Camera and Signal Issues (Part 1)

iWork Coming to iPhone 4 and iPod touch soon?

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9TO5Mac have got hold of some blurry spy shots of Pages running on the iPhone and the iPod Touch. Having hooked a bluetooth keyboard up to my iPhone 4 today I can say that, in a pinch, working on the iPhone screen is not too bad. And is surprisingly satisfying with one of Apple’s dinky Bluetooth keyboards on your lap. … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiWork Coming to iPhone 4 and iPod touch soon?

iMovie for iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch (Hack)

The guys over at Redmond Pie have found that it is relatively trivial to hack iMovie for iPhone to run on any iDevice capable of running iOS 4. They even suggest that it may well be possible to run iMovie on earlier iPhone OS revisions also. Steve Jobs has been very clear up until now that earlier Apple mobile devices … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiMovie for iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch (Hack)

iPhone 4 Components Cost Around $188

iSuppli, have produced their component analysis for the iPhone 4. They roughly estimate that the component costs (BOM – Bill of Materials) for the iPhone 4 are about $188 US. It is important to remember that this figure is simply to buy a bag of iPhone 4 bits. It does not include, R&D, Patent Licensing, Software / OS, Manufacturing, Shipping … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4 Components Cost Around $188

Apple (AAPL) Exceeds 1.7 Million iPhone 4 Sales in just 3 Days

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) pushed out a Press Release today announcing that it had beaten even optimistic analysts expectations for how many iPhone 4 units it would sell in the new iPhone’s first few days of sales. Apple officially confirmed that it has exceeded 1.7 Million iPhone 4 sales from June the 24th to the end of business on June the 26th. Steve … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) Exceeds 1.7 Million iPhone 4 Sales in just 3 Days

White iPhone 4 in the UK? Where to find iPhone 4 easily

The White iPhone 4 is not supposed to be available yet. However, in a report broadcast by Sky News in the UK today several people can clearly be seen walking around with them. One of the people holding a White iPhone 4 is certainly not a member of the Apple Store staff, and the iPhone 4 she is holding is … Read More

Stephen NorthcottWhite iPhone 4 in the UK? Where to find iPhone 4 easily

iPhone 4 Fits Perfectly into Original iPhone Dock

A cool bit of news this, just in from TUAW. Apparently Twitter user TheiJcaP has discovered that the iPhone 4 will fit perfectly into the original iPhone Dock. Here’s what he had to say : The original iPhone dock works with the new iPhone. It fits perfectly! TUAW have verified this, and I will be doing so tomorrow when my iPhone … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4 Fits Perfectly into Original iPhone Dock

Apple (AAPL) Sells an Estimated 1.5 Million iPhone 4 units on the First Day

Various industry analysts are totting up the iPhone 4 sales figures for Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) new iPhone launch day. Based on 600,000 pre-orders, 100,000 sales in Apple Stores, 50,000 in Best Buy stores, and an additional few hundred thousand in countries other than the US it is certainly over 1 Million. Estimates vary, but all in all assuming Apple can keep … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) Sells an Estimated 1.5 Million iPhone 4 units on the First Day

iPhone 4 Signal Issues Explained, and a DIY Fix

In case you hadn’t heard, there has been some consternation in iPhone 4 customer circles these last 24 hours. Apparently some iPhone 4s have been dropping signals when held in a certain way. And they’ve been doing it in a very predictable and reproducible way. Hence the internet exploding with videos of iPhone 4s in peoples hands showing shrinking signal … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4 Signal Issues Explained, and a DIY Fix

Must See: iFixit iPhone 4 Teardown

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When I was a kid my Dad used to buy me a watch every Christmas. Until he noticed a pattern. It was usually not working by Boxing Day. I just had to take anything new apart to see just how it worked. No matter how special it was to me. I couldn’t help myself! 35 years later iFixit save me … Read More

Stephen NorthcottMust See: iFixit iPhone 4 Teardown

iPhone 4 Review Units Reveal Glass Case Scratches

iPhone 4 Scratch

Engadget are reporting that one of their writer’s iPhone 4 is showing some scratching on its back panel. iFixit’s Teardown of the iPhone 4, and subsequent analysis confirmed that the iPhone’s font panel is made of “Gorilla Glass”. But they were not able to confirm if the back of the iPhone 4 is made from the same material. Engadget don’t … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4 Review Units Reveal Glass Case Scratches

Customers are Receiving iPhone 4 Right Now! (Unboxing Photo)

iPhone 4 Unboxing

Techcrunch, MacRumours and 9TO5Mac are reporting that several lucky Apple iPhone 4 customers have already had their new iPhones delivered to them. Expect more unboxing photos and videos to hit the net imminently! Mine is still in a store in the UK the last I heard! Grrr! Did you get yours yet? Let us know in the comments, and do please … Read More

Stephen NorthcottCustomers are Receiving iPhone 4 Right Now! (Unboxing Photo)

Apple (AAPL) Ready to Set New Sales and Stock Price Records?

Right now Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is trading at an all time high of $275, and rising. This is most likely a reflection of the market’s view of the news of the iPhone 4 sell out across the globe, and confirmation today that Apple has sold another million iPads in the last three weeks. In total Apple has sold at least 600,000 iPhone … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) Ready to Set New Sales and Stock Price Records?

Apple iPad Sales Now 3 Million

Apple confirmed today that it has sold 3 Million iPads in the 80 days since its launch. That means in the last three weeks Apple have sold another 1 Million iPads. As of today there are 11,000 Apps for the iPad. And some 225,000 iPhone / iPod Touch and iPad apps in Apple’s App Store. CUPERTINO, California June 22, 2010 … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple iPad Sales Now 3 Million

First iAd placeholders spotted in iOS 4 Apps

iad iOS 4

With iOS 4 going live today expect to see a lot of iAds in apps in the coming days on the iPhone and iPod Touch. At the moment iLounge are reporting that apps from Avantar, who produce OneTap Movies and Yellow Pages, have placeholders for iAds showing up in them already. The placeholders are easily recognisable as they look a … Read More

Stephen NorthcottFirst iAd placeholders spotted in iOS 4 Apps