French Carrier SFR advises users to avoid iOS 4 for iPhone 3G

iPhone 3G users who were tempted to upgrade to iOS 4 in order to use folders, Bing search, better mail, iBooks and other improvements in the latest operating system for iPhone are now wishing they hadn’t upgraded their device. We recently reported that iPhone 3G running iOS 4 becomes slow and the battery drains faster. Apple support forum is filled with users complaining about … Read More

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

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

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: Keep all of the positioning statements in the BN handy … Read More

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 3 Adds ‘Orientation Lock’

We recently reported that Apple has released the iPhone OS 4.0 beta 3 and now Gizmodo is reporting their experience with the new beta and some new features. iPhone OS 4 Beta 3 has improved the overall stability of the OS and also restores the ability to take screenshots which was missing in the earlier build. The update makes closing apps in … Read More