iPhone 4 Press Conference Round Up

iPhone 4 press conference

Today Apple responded to all the issues raised by the media related to iPhone 4 reception and antenna design. The press conference began with the iPhone antenna song written by a youtuber. Steve Jobs gave a presentation which was followed by a long Q&A.  The press conference aimed at identifying the iPhone 4 problem, providing data related to the issue and offering … Read More

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iPhone 4 Antenna Song

Today Apple began their iPhone 4 press conference by playing “The iPhone Antenna Song” which has been written and uploaded to YouTube by Jonathan Mann. Apple’s CEO, Steve Jobs gave a presentation today and addressed the iPhone 4 reception and antenna issues by citing data, identifying ‘antennagate’ as a challenge for the entire industry and offering free bumper cases for … Read More

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Landscape & Portrait Induction Charing Dock for Future iOS Devices

Apple Docking Patent

One of the biggest irritations with both the iPad and the iPhone is having to plug it in to charge or sync. Second only to that is having to place it in a portrait orientation in a dock. If you want to use your iPhone or iPad any other way around you have to buy an accessory, or prop it … Read More

Stephen NorthcottLandscape & Portrait Induction Charing Dock for Future iOS Devices

iPhone 4 Press Conference: Live Coverage

Apple will be holding a special press conference today where the topic will be iPhone 4. The concerns regarding iPhone 4 reception have been growing at an increasing rate and an open letter by Apple to all it’s customers has not proved to be satisfactory. It is widely believed that Apple will be talking about iPhone 4 reception issues and the antenna design. … Read More

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iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone and iOS 3.2.1 for iPad Kills Jailbreak

Apple today released software updates for iPhone and iPad. iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G improves the formula to determine how many bars of signal strength to display. iOS 3.2.1 for iPad addresses WiFi issues, adds Bing search engine to Safari and fixes bugs to improve overall performance. If you have jailbroken your iPhone or iPad then you should not update … Read More

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iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4 Now Available for Download (Update: iPad 3.2.1)

iOS 4 0 1

We recently reported that Apple might be releasing iOS 4.0.1 software update for iPhone 4 owners today and now Engadget has confirmed that the update is available for download. The update “improves the formula to determine how many bars of signal strength to display.” You can download the update by connecting your iPhone 4 to iTunes and clicking “check for updates” iOS … Read More

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Apple engineer warned about iPhone 4 antenna issues

Bloomberg is reporting this morning that Apple engineer Ruben Caballero warned Apple CEO Steve Jobs about issues with the iPhone 4 that could potentially lead to dropped calls. Ruben Caballero, whose a senior engineer and an antenna expert, Informed Apple’s management that iPhone 4 design may cause reception issues. The same report also claims that a carrier partner also raised … Read More

Ravin MohindruApple engineer warned about iPhone 4 antenna issues

iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4 to be released today?

Most people had assumed that iOS 4.1, released to developers yesterday, was actually the update that we should be looking at for hopes of a fix for the iPhone 4 reception issue. It does seem likely that any “fix” would have already been rolled into that developer build. It is hard for me to comment though as I don’t have … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4 to be released today?

iPhone 4 Press Conference on Friday

The iPhone 4 did not receive the perfect launch Apple must have hoped for. The new iPhone 4 broke sale records for Apple but the reception issue has become a major crisis for Apple. Consumers and technology sites started covering the ‘Death Grip’ issue even before the new phone was officially made available but Consumer Reports pulling their recommendation came … Read More

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iPhone 4 Bumper Case Fixes Antenna Issues – Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports today announced that the Apple Bumper Case helps in resolving the antenna issues with the new iPhone 4. Consumer Reports tested an iPhone 4 with the bumper case and found that covering the lower left hand portion of the case did not affect the signal strength the same way that it did in an iPhone 4 without the … Read More

Ravin MohindruiPhone 4 Bumper Case Fixes Antenna Issues – Consumer Reports

Microsoft to Apple: The iPhone 4 is your Vista

Who could forget Microsoft’s PR nightmare with Windows Vista? It seemed like everyone had something bad to say about Vista. Even Microsoft fan boys joined the party when it came to mocking Microsoft over Windows Vista. Over the last several weeks, however, the same atmosphere that existed during the Vista launch seems to exist over the iPhone 4 launch. It … Read More

Ravin MohindruMicrosoft to Apple: The iPhone 4 is your Vista

Apple Releases iOS 4.1 Beta to Developers

Apple today released to developers the first beta version of iOS 4.1. This beta release is only targeted for the iPhone and iPod devices and does not include the iPad on the list of supported devices. Apple has still not stated when they will release iOS 4 for the iPad. The beta release of iOS 4.1 updates the modem firmware … Read More

Ravin MohindruApple Releases iOS 4.1 Beta to Developers

Apple Acquires Poly9. Another Mapping Company

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has apparently added to its mapping company portfolio today as we are hearing reports that it has picked up the Quebec based mapping company Poly9. Poly9’s staff are said to have been moved to California, and their website is now no longer available. One of Poly9’s products is a “cross browser, cross platform 3D globe which does not … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Acquires Poly9. Another Mapping Company

Blackberry Coming Under Pressure from Apple and Google for Market Share

It seems that the fairytale success of the Blackberry is coming under increasing pressure from both Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) , as demand for iPhone 4 and Android handsets, and their increasing market share steadily encroaches on RIM’s market dominance. A recent survey from ChangeWave Research completed at the end of June, prior to the iPhone 4 launch, shows that RIM … Read More

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Pegatron Apple’s second manufacturer for Desktops and Verizon iPhone 4?

DigiTimes has published a few reports in the recent past which suggest that Apple is probably looking for a second manufacturer for their products. Last month they claimed that Pegatron will manufacture CDMA (Verizon Wireless) version of iPhone 4 and we could expect it as early as Q4. Today they published a new report claiming that Pegatron has managed to secure manufacturing orders for Apple desktops … Read More

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