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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Consumer Reports Can’t Recommend iPhone 4 due to Reception Issues

Consumer Reports has completed its lab testing of the iPhone 4, and despite it scoring higher than all other mobile phones it was compared to, in all categories bar one, they cannot recommend it. And understandably so. Their lab tests show that the reception issues that many claim the iPhone 4 has are in fact repeatable. Here is what they … Read More

iPhone Class Action Monopoly Lawsuit Against Apple & AT&T Approved

When the first iPhone was launched back in 2007, a few Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) U.S. customers filed lawsuits challenging Apple’s and AT&T’s right to tie the iPhone to one cellular provider by locking it. Further lawsuits also challenged Apple’s right to control what software you could put on your iPhone, and alleged that Apple and AT&T were dishonest when they sold 2 … Read More

New iPod Touch Specifications (Rumor)

New iPod touch

John Lewis, a large UK retailer, has put on a presentation at an event called Christmas in July where it has detailed the specifications for the next iPod Touch revision, that it says it has heard from reliable supplier sources. Basically they are saying that the next iPod Touch will have a 5MP camera, LED Flash and an accelerometer and … Read More

Apple’s App Store Still the Developer’s Outlet of Choice

AppStore HQ, and Distimo have some interesting analysis on the sate of the Apple and Android App Stores. The amount of developers for Android is growing steadily, and currently stands at just over 10,000 in number. But the Android Marketplace is still top heavy with free apps, and devs. don’t seem to be making that much money there. In contrast … Read More

MobileMe Gallery App updated for Apple’s iPhone 4

MobileMe Gallery App iPhone 4

Apple today updated their MobileMe Gallery App for iPhone & iPod touch. Version 1.1.1 now allows you to download higher resolution images on iPhone 4 when connected to a Wi-Fi network  and also includes various bug fixes. MobileMe Gallery is a free app which enables members of MobileMe service to view pictures on their iDevice. Features — View your entire gallery including … Read More

Apple Hiring Antenna Engineers. Replacement iPhone 4 fixes issue for one

In what seems bad timing on Apple’s part, or perhaps a move borne out of necessity, they have started advertising for Antenna Engineers. What ever happened to Grey Powell I wonder? The now famous Apple Base-band engineer who lost the iPhone 4 prototype? Perhaps Apple could do with putting him back to work on this issue? This has all caused … Read More