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.
Well, well. Looks like a few lucky Apple fans are getting their iPhone 4s delivered just a bit early. The first shipments of the iPhone 4 are actually showing up on doorsteps a bit earlier than the early-arrival warning issue yesterday. Several Apple faithful are already touting around their new toy.
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.
Microsoft has updated its Bing iPhone application to contain even more goodies than before. Bing is slowly winning us over when it comes to searching, but this application might have been the tipping point. Not only are there social networking features packed right in, but there's also a new search option called Visual Scanning that lets you scan books, movies, and more to see relevant results.
With Apple's introduction of iBooks 1.1 today, there's simply no reason not to get your intellectual game on.
The latest edition of the software allows iPhone and iPod touch users to get in on the party--you'll be able to download the App to your handset or player, provided you're rocking iOS 4. If you've already started an iBook library for your iPad, you'll be able to sync it to your other iBook capable devices with minimal frustration. There's little doubt however, that while the convienience of having your library at your fingertips, no matter which device you have on you at any given time is a bonus, you're gonna miss the comfortably large reading space afforded by the iPad's screen.