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 … Read the Full Story →

New iPod Shuffle or Apple iWatch? (Rumor)

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A 3cm by 3cm display marked as an Apple component is causing some excitement on the internet. The web site tw.apple.pro, perviously responsible for accurate discoveries of components for the iPhone 4, claims to have received this component from a reliable source. And the Apple branding on the part suggests … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 4 Supplies Constrained. iPad Shipping in Increasing Quantities

I was at one of our local Malls here in Thailand today. Checking the price of Apple gear in stores here is always a good barometer of global supply chains. A 16GB iPhone 4 was marked up at 60,000 Baht, which is over $2000. Whereas a 3G iPad was on … Read the Full Story →

Volley Soccer scores an own goal with it’s limited features and controls

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Volley Soccer Rating: It seems that the World Cup has inspired a plethora of soccer related titles from full scale soccer games to skill based games where certain aspects of soccer are recreated and that is what we have in Volley Soccer for iPhone where you get to practice scoring goals … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 4: Best Accessories and Apps (Impressions Part 4)

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In Part 1 of my iPhone 4 Initial Impressions article I discussed my view of Multitasking, The Retina Display, The iPhone 4′s Cameras, and finally Signal Issues with Apple’s new iPhone. In Part 2 we looked at iMovie for iPhone, Location Awareness, The iPhone 4′s Gyroscope, and The Glass Case … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 4: Initial Impressions Part 3 – Look & Feel, Speed, Final Thoughts

In Part 1 of my iPhone 4 Initial Impressions article I discussed my view of Multitasking, The Retina Display, The iPhone 4′s Cameras, and finally Signal Issues with Apple’s new iPhone. Yesterday in Part 2 we looked at iMovie for iPhone, Location Awareness, The iPhone 4′s Gyro, and The Glass … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 4: Initial Impressions Part 2 (iMovie, Gyroscope, Location Awareness, Glass Case)

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Yesterday we took a look at some of the more headline making aspects of the iPhone 4. Today I am digging into the iPhone 4′s killer app (iMovie for iPhone), and some of the subjects that interest me more personally about the iPhone 4. I’ll be covering FaceTime a bit … Read the Full Story →

New Kobo iPhone 4 eReading App Now Available on the App Store

Press Release Kobo, a global eReading service, today announced the availability of its new iPhone application, built specifically for iPhone 4 and the iOS 4 operating system. The application features additional reading format options, automatic syncing, multiple bookmarking and faster navigation. In addition to iPhone, Kobo is available on iPad, … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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

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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 … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s Internal iPhone 4 Antenna Troubleshooting Guidelines Leaked

iPhone 4 antenna issue is certainly a growing concern for Apple however, they have adopted a non-issue policy when dealing with the reception problem. BGR is now reporting that one of their “Apple connects” has sent them detailed guidelines which will be followed by Apple Care representatives when addressing the iPhone 4 antenna issues: … Read the Full Story →

Verizon iPhone 4 to start selling in January?

A few days before WWDC 2010 Verizon spokesman killed all hopes of a possible announcement which could end the AT&T exclusivity deal. Now we are hearing about fresh reports which suggest that we could see the CDMA version of iPhone 4 as early as January. According to a report by published by Bloomberg Verizon … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →