Topic / iPhone

Ad leak reveals iPhone to get TV shows, movies in Wi-Fi store

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A major part of the iTunes Store is that it contains movies and TV shows – something which the iTunes Music Store application on the iPhone does not have, but it could be a reasonable ask. Well, we might be able to get that feature soon, especially after an ad for the iTunes TV application appeared on the Twitterfon application. According to a report on Open Salon, who broke the [...]

Rumour Mill : Vodafone says iPhone 16GB is “end of life” – new one coming soon?

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According to that image above sent to a Vodafone retail store, the iPhone 3G 16GB version has been listed as at the “End of Life” stage, and that there is only stock available for a few weeks, according to a trusted source talking to MacTalk. This rumour brings an interesting conundrum – why eliminate a 16GB version? Is the 8GB next, or will a 32GB version be released to compensate [...]

So those rumours might be true – AT&T trade in site mentions 32GB iPhone 3G

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While WWDC is only a mere weeks away, there have been leaks of a rumoured 32GB version of the iPhone coming out soon, one by T-Mobile in Austria and now with AT&T, the carrier in the US. The picture shows in one of the phone trade-ins that can be done so you can get a Blackberry Bold listing the rumoured product. However, because it is run by a third-party, we [...]

New next-gen iPhone rumours emerge

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Rumours around the Chinese forum Weiphone have leaked potential information about the new iPhone that is rumoured to be announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in under a month’s time. The reported features include: 600MHz CPU (up from 400MHz) 256 RAM (up from 128MB) A Digital Compass and FM Radio 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus 32GB capacity model The phone is not expected to have any changes in the [...]

Twitterrific goes 2.0, starts pressure in app wars

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I admit that once I got my iPod touch, I instantly loaded Twitterrific onto it, because Twitter applications for the iPhone and iPod touch were rare. But now, have a look a year later, a multitude of applications for the microblogging site has appeared – and I personally use Twitterfon now. However, once I got an update for Twitterrific, I decided to upgrade it, and hence, here is TECHGEEK.com.au’s review [...]

Apple’s App Store Hits 1 Billion Downloads

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It’s official – Apple’s online, world-famous App Store has had one billion downloads in just nine months – an achievement that has the tech industry buzzing (mostly over who will win / has won). The 1,000,000,000th app was download at approximately 1.52pm PDT (6.52am AEST), closing the two-week promotion. The winner will be announced sometime in the near future after being contacted by Apple and will recieve a $10,000 iTunes [...]

What happens if we “cross-breed” the Nokia N96 and the iPhone?

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Well, this might answer the question at the top. The NokiPhone N3000i says that it brings the best of “Both Worlds”, merging the iPhone’s touchscreen capabilities and the Nokia N96’s dual slide keypad, with one side having the usual keypad, and the other showing the media buttons (play, stop, fast forward, etc.). Like gadgets from China, it is a horrible product. The operating system doesn’t even feel right and all [...]

Rumour Mill : Is this the parts list to Apple’s next-gen iPhone?

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Digitimes, which has rumour creditability like the previous US President George W. Bush’s approval rating in the last few months into his presidency, has said that they have a list on who will be making certain parts for the rumoured Apple iPhone Generation 3,based around the fact that Apple released a new one when Version 2.0 of its operating system came out. The list, which says Toshiba and Samsung producing [...]

Apple brings out version 3.0 of iPhone OS – now with copy and paste!

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Apple has announced a multitude of new features on its preview of the iPhone OS 3.0, including several developer features that weren’t available and will allow those who are registered developers will get their hands on the new OS before the rest of us could get one. New features in the iPhone OS 3.0 include MMS (multimedia messenging system); capture and send audio recordings with a new Voice Memo application; [...]

Rose : iPhone to have Copy and Paste in Version 3.0

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Kevin Rose, from Digg and Diggnation fame, has said that Apple will be bringing in copy and paste functionality, a feature that has been absent in the current and previous versions of the iPhone OS, in the latest version when it showcases it to the press on the 17th of March. Rose, who used the SXSW event for Diggnation to make this announcement, is known for making Apple rumours – [...]

SlingPlayer for iPhone announced

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MACWORLD 2009 : Sling Media, the people who created a box that allows you stream your cable from your house to your computer (and portable devices), has announced that it will make an iPhone application that would allow you to watch your cable from the iPhone itself. According to the announcement: SlingPlayer Mobile gives consumers their entire home TV experience, including local channels, local sports teams, video on demand, pay [...]

iPhone 3G sells at Wal-Mart on Sunday; $99 iPhone lives on – at AT&T

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After rumours started flying that Wal-Mart will sell the iPhone in the US for just US$99, and then turned into nothing since it wasn’t true; AT&T is selling the iPhone 3G 8G for $99 – on a 2-year contract. Also, if you get it now before the end of the year, you can get an extra $50 off the price! That is pretty cheap. It should be noted that this [...]

Case maker publishes iPhone nano protector – could there be iPhone nano after all?

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RUMOUR MILL : XSKN, a third-party case maker, has rekindled rumours of an iPhone nano and has started taking orders for a protective case holder for the rumoured gadget, even though there has been no confirmation from Apple – as expected since its nearly time for the all important, and final year, for the Apple keynote at Macworld at San Francisco. According to Apple Insider, the case maker is selling [...]

iPhone Dev team unlocks iPhone 3G

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The iPhone Dev Team have announced that they have managed to unlock the iPhone 3G, a task that was seem to be impossible by many, and this is soon going to be packaged in a new application similar to QuickPwn. Codenamed “yellowsn0w”, the release date will be available to all on New Year’s Eve 2008. As well, you will need to have an iPhone 3G with the baseband firmware 2.11.07 [...]

Google reveals top searches of 2008 – “Obama” takes Google’s top fastest rising crown (in the US)

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Following a similar move made by Yahoo, Google has announced that results of its “Fastest Rising” and top search queries from its Zeitgeist; with results from worldwide, the United States and 34 other countries, including New Zealand, United Kingdom and Australia (and if you’re scared about your privacy, don’t worry, Google says that no personal data was used). Barack Obama topped the “Fastest Rising” result in the United States; while [...]