Recently there has been some fuss over the fact that companies like Pinch Media, Medialytics etc have been tracking iPhone users on a level that is almost disturbing... They are able to tell device model, your location and whether you are jailbroken (just to name a few). After a few days and tons of ideas on how to stop this, Pinch Media actually
According to the most recent ChangeWave survey the iPhone rates very high in customer approval while less than half of users like AT&T. The survey pulled nearly 2000 iPhone users to come up with their results.
The survey showed some interesting results with the iPhone getting a "near-perfect satisfaction rating." 8 out of 10 iPhone owners gave the device "very satisfied" while 17% said that they were
It is possible to have an iPhone unlocked via Apple rather than jailbreaking and running ultrasn0w according to Olly Farshi of theappleblog.com.
Being located out of Europe Farshi is subscribed to a carrier other than AT&T (of course). His carrier is Sonera in Finland and he bought an iPhone 3G with them last year when they were the fresh hot and new thing to have.
The Apple Store UK is now listing the Snow Leopard up to date program with a shipping date of August 28th. Previously Apple had said to expect Snow Leopard in September.
The up to date program is for users who bought a Mac after July June 8th, 2009. Current OS X Leopard 10.5 users that bought a mac before July 8th will have to purchase Snow Leopard for $29 (singly license) or $49 (five license family pack). Those still on OS X 10.4 will probably be required to buy a Box Set including
Back in April it was rumored that the next iPhone (current iPhone 3GS) would be capable and enabled to play true HD video in 720p and 1080i to your television via the Apple Composite AVApple Component AV cable. When it was finally released the iPhone 3GS still played video like its predecessors only supporting SD 2.5Mbps Mpeg 4 or H264 video.
Apple has a new patent entitled "Auto Messaging to Currently Connected Caller." The patent focuses around the potential to send documents, emails, txt msgs, files, etc. to the person on the other end of the line while you are in call.
The data could be sent through various means like GSM, GPRS, Edge, Wi-Fi, WiMax and Bluetooth. Apple's interface would provide users with a way to access
Apple doesn't have enough iPhones being produced to meet customer demand. Rogers (Canada) is advising potential iPhone 3G and 3GS customers that they are out of stock and that the device will be back in stock and available for sale in coming weeks. Fido (subsidiary of Rogers) is also saying the same thing.
Rogers Spokeswoman Liz Hamilton commented on the shortage saying
Earlier today Apple accidentally posted the Snow Leopard box set (product #MC209Z/A) for sale in the Apple Store. Even though the error was quickly caught and the box set was taken off the store some folks quick on the draw caught a screenie (image above).
On Tuesday European Commission officials reported that Apple is investigating the reports of exploding iPhones. Apple is claiming that the exploding iPhone issues are isolated and not a general problem.
According to European Commission spokeswoman Helen Kearns
An Apple Europe Ltd. spoksman said
This comes after recent various reports of iPhones exploding the most recent from a teenager
Well if you thought that deleting emails on the iPhone meant you were deleting emails you were wrong. A new security bug has revealed that when you delete emails on the iPhone it doesn't delete them, it just makes them slightly harder to read.
Delete your email. Remove it from trash. Check the mail server to confirm that the email is gone.
Go to Spotlight on your iPhone and search for the
Facebook integration is an interesting feature which allows you to connect your Facebook to your iTunes. You can create playlists via iTunes and share them on Facebook. They pop up on your wall as iTunes links