iOS 4 (formerly known as iPhone OS 4) was released on June 21st 2010. Owners of current devices (iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 3rd Gen) can take advantage of all of the new features while owners of older devices (iPhone 3G, iPod Touch 2nd Gen) will have some key features removed. The update is free for all eligible devices unlike previous upgrades where… [Read more]Apple Announces iPhone OS 4.0 Complete with Multitasking, App Folders
Today, Steve Jobs and company introduced us to the up and coming iPhone OS 4.0 due for release this summer. The new and much anticipated iPhone OS upgrade includes many features that users have been asking for since the iPhone originally launched. One key new feature is multitasking applications. However, it doesn’t end there, Apple introduced 7… [Read more]Apple Releases iPhone OS 3.1 for iPhone & iPod Touch
At yesterday’s “It’s Only Rock and Roll” event not only did we get new iPods, but Apple also made available the new iPhone OS 3.1 for download. The full list of features is here, however here’s a brief overview of what goodies you’ll find:
Improved syncing for music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, and photos
iTunes U content organization
Redeem… [Read more]
If you’re not familiar with the term ‘jailbreak’ as it relates to your iPhone or iPod Touch, then this post is for you. If you’re an old pro at the practice, then you can probably skip this one.
You’ve probably heard the term before: “jailbroken iPhone” or seen people discussing it in other forums. However, if you don’t know what it is but you do… [Read more]A Tour of the iPhone 3GS Camera, Sample Pics [Part 1]
Part 1 of 2, Still Picture Mode:
In 2007, while other phone manufacturers were producing cell phones with 5MP cameras or higher, Apple chose to launch the original iPhone with a week 2MP, fixed lens camera. Then in 2008, with the introduction of the iPhone 3G, Apple chose to leave the camera untouched essentially continuing with the same lousy camera… [Read more]How To: Easily Remove (some) Apple App Icons
I see and hear complaints all the time of people wanting to remove pre-installed applications from Apple off of their iPhone or iPod Touch. Everybody knows by now that to remove an app installed from the App Store simply touch and hold the app icon until all the icons jiggle. Once the icons start to jiggle the non-Apple apps will have a black “X”… [Read more]A Tour of Parental Controls on iPhone OS 3.0
Apple’s recent release of the iPhone OS 3.0 has brought a lot of new functionality to the iPhone and iPod Touch. We now have the long awaited push notifications, the ability to search our devices, as well as copy and paste text. However, it has also brought a whole new level of worry for parents.
This new OS allows a higher degree of parental… [Read more of this review]
One of the great new features of the new iPhone 3GS is Voice Conrol. This new feature allows you to call contacts, dial phone numbers, play music and more. While voice control for a phone is not new, it is new for the iPhone and it is only available on the new iPhone 3GS. I did a quick video tour of Voice Control this evening, just jump to the… [Read more of this review]iPhone 3GS vs. iPhone Speed Tests Video
We’re mostly an iPhone applications blog but since we’ve had our hands on a new iPhone 3GS we can’t stop posting about it. So today I took a few minutes to see if the “S” for “Speed” in “3GS” really meant it. Results: we’re impressed.
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Since I live in a semi-rural area I wasn’t expecting our iPhone shipment until later today. So when the doorbell rang at 8:30am this morning you could imaging my surprise (and delight!) that our new phone had come earlier than we were expecting. So, without any further delay, here’s our first ever unboxing pictures and video here at… [Read more of this review]