If you are one of the lucky ones this week, then you're holding an iPhone 4 in your hand. Perhaps you've even it had it for a few days. So, it stands to reason that as more consumers get Apple's latest iteration of the iPhone in their hands, some of those screams of joy have turned into shouts of horror about problems that may be encountered with the iPhone 4.
No, literally. If you are looking for an iPhone 4 at a southeast Houston, Texas Walmart, well, forget about it--that is unless you are the Highlander. A poll of local Walmart stores in the Texas bay area netted us information that each store had only one iPhone 4 for sale. Contrary to rumors stemming from Walmart's own website there weren't any white ones for sale unless you had a sword.
This week's tips focus mostly on the iPad, but one of them will work on a iPhone running iOS 4. You will learn how to stifle your iPad's loud noise making tendencies, get more out of Mail previews, use the iPad dock more effectively and how to become your own iBook publisher.
In case you've been considering steering clear of the iPhone 4, you might want to take a look at this: a comparison chart detailing the differences between each of the latest and greatest smart phones. The graphic depicts the differences between AT&T's iPhone 4, Verizon's Droid Incredible (manufactured by HTC), Sprint's HTC Evo 4G and Google's Nexus One (also manufactured by HTC, and available to use on T-Mobile or AT&T).
So far, iPhone 4 is in the lead with the highest memory capacity, though the other three Android phones can be expanded up to 32GB. Additionally, the iPhone 4 also wins in the categories battery life, screen size and number of applications available in the native iTunes App Store.
A lot of smug Google-lovers are talking a lot of smack about Android being a worthy alternative to the breathtaking iOS system, but you know what? It isn't, and Walter Sassafras Mossberg is here to lay some truth on you about the so-called "Messiah OS" that might just save your life.
If you're rocking an Apple device, that's been updated recently, you've agreed to allow Apple to collect and share your location data with any third party they choose.
Apple released iOS 4 to the masses yesterday after months of testing by Apple iOS developers. The majority of problems being reported seem to stem from iPhone 3G upgrades or iTunes. We'll go over a few of the most common problems encountered and make a few suggestions about how to get around them.
Perhaps it was just getting to be one leaked image of the iPhone 4 too many? Apparently three days before Apple revealed the iPhone 4, they asked the Federal Communications Commission to keep any photos and info on the device secret for 45 days. No inner workings were to be revealed according to the letter.
We had some hints about what to expect from the iPad’s App Store, but it wasn’t until we had the devices in hand that we discovered answers to some of our most pressing questions. How much more expensive than their iPhone counterparts would iPad apps be? (Often quite a bit, it turns out.) How many apps would be universal releases? (Not too many.) And would ad-supported or “lite” versions of popular apps be as plentiful on the larger device? (Not yet, at least.)
So, it's iPhone 4 week and that is all everyone is talking about or blogging about, right? Well if you already have an iPhone and you pre-ordered a new one have you thought about what you are going to do with the old one? If you haven't then perhaps these handy tips about selling a used iPhone might help!