White iPhone 4 Supplies to be Extremely Constrained

News coming out of a website based in China details the production process for White iPhone 4 screens, and the news is not promising. Apparently Lens Technology, the company that makes the White iPhone 4′s front panel, has machines which are only capable of producing 3 units per hour. Getting the balance of white paint levels to opacity for the … Read More

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Apple’s Secret Strategy at The iPhone 4 Press Conference

Apple dodged more than one bullet at their iPhone 4 Press Conference yesterday. Some that I think many people had not even seen coming. But that’s because by definition most industry observers, or journalists, are followers and not leaders. Being a leader is something that Apple very certainly is used to – and good at. Some pundits went into the … Read More

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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 4 Now Available for Download (Update: iPad 3.2.1)

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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

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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

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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

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New iPhone 4 FaceTime TV Ads

When Steve Jobs announced the “one more thing” during WWDC 2010 he demoed FaceTime for iPhone 4 which has undoubtedly been one of the most anticipated features for the new iPhone. FaceTime for iPhone 4 allows you to make video calls to any iPhone 4 user over WiFi. Apple have always pioneered in simplifying technology and offering the most user friendly interface in … Read More

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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

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White iPhone 4 Box Images Leaked

White iPhone 4 Box

For all of you holding on out there desperately for signs of White iPhone 4 shipping here’s a titbit to keep you salivating a while longer. 9TO5Mac have managed to get hold of a “spy shot” of a White iPhone 4 box for you to make do with while you wait for the real thing to arrive. If you can’t … Read More

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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 of the iPhone 4. Yesterday we took a look at … Read More

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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 Case of the iPhone 4. Today we’ll look a little … Read More

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

iPhone 4 Gyroscope

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 more in my final piece on first impressions of the … Read More

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