Can you hear us now? Maybe if you held your phone in a different hand? Can you hear us now? What if you put a bumper on your phone? Can you hear us now? What if you switched carriers? Ha ha, we kid. But since you kept losing your bars when you tried to surf the net and hold your phones, here's some of the stories we didn't miss at Mac|Life.
If you're like us, you're besides yourself with joy about the return Futurama. Life just wasn't the same with the adventures of Philip J. Fry and his obnoxious friend Bender. Although an online clip from last night's show has us scratching our heads.
If you thought Pandora was your only option for a multitasking, background playing music app, you're seriously going to love this news. Both Last.fm and Spotify have announced that their app updates include iOS 4 support and background listening.
iPhone 4 users haven’t been content with Apple’s response thus far to their alleged reception issues, so Cupertino has taken to their website to post a response for all to see. As it turns out, the “issue” may indeed be much ado about nothing.
Ruh-roh! If you closely follow the saga of Apple CEO Steve Jobs responding to customers’ e-mail inquiries, you might want to pay attention to this one. It turns out that at least one such exchange on Thursday is a complete fake, according to Apple’s own PR department.
If anyone needs proof that we’re all living in the future, look no further than the latest update to the Chase Mobile iPhone app, which now allows not only person-to-person QuickPay to any e-mail address, but also the ability to make a check deposit right from your handset -- without ever stepping foot inside your local branch.
So every time you slap your iPhone 4 into your left hand, your calls start dropping. You could run out and buy yourself one of those fancy Apple bumpers for $29. But let's face it, you're a little cheesed at having to spend another 30 bucks to fix Apple's problem here. Enter this DIY genius.
This week, we've got tips for putting your conversation on hold with an iPhone 4 and connecting a USB thumb drive or an iPhone to your iPad using the camera connection kit. Plus, we've got a nifty cheat sheet for restricting 3G data on your menial data plan.
Calling all social networking addicts! Your trusty Facebook app has now been updated for iPhone 4 users. The app includes faster app switching and high-resolution icons, as well as Russian and Korean localizations and several bug fixes.