11/03/2011, Rewind the clock to more than a decade ago, and it would be pretty hard to imagine that Apple and Microsoft would ever find any common ground with one another. I guess time really does heal all wounds, and it is interesting to note that with easier Hotmail setup on iOS 5, Microsoft has already seen an uptick in terms of activations for the software giant, where nearly 100,000 new […]
11/02/2011, You may have heard that some iPhone 4S users have been complaining about their battery life as of late. There are many speculations floating around, but basically, Apple came out and said that they know about a number of bugs in iOS 5 that will affect the battery life negatively, and that a fix is coming. “We have found a few bugs that are affecting battery life and we will […]
10/24/2011, A couple of weeks ago we reported the arrival of a tethered jailbreak for iOS 5, and now it looks like we’re one step closer to having a full untethered jailbreak for the operating system. It’s been reported that there now exists a semi-tethered version of the jailbreak – which means that you can reboot your phone with your computer but if you do, your phone won’t have access to […]
10/21/2011, Earlier this week we reported that the Google Voice app was removed from the App Store due to numerous complaints of the app crashing after customers upgraded to iOS 5. Well, it took a few days, but Google has finally fixed the issue and updated Google Voice for iOS, which is now back on the Apple App Store. So for those of you who have been missing out on Google […]
10/17/2011, It seems that Google Voice and iOS 5 do not play nice with each other, after numerous customers who made the jump to iOS 5 (I wonder how many of the 20 million were affected)made complaints about Google Voice crashing. According to one who posted his grievances on an online forum, “After updating to iOS 5, the Google Voice app began to crash continuously. It received push notifications perfectly, but […]
10/14/2011, Now that the iPhone 4S has been released, one of its most impressive features – Siri voice assistant, is available for people to use. But what about all the previous generation of iPhone users who don’t get it even with the iOS 5 update? Well, good news for you – because there are quite a number of apps available on the Apple App Store that provide an alternative to Apple’s […]
10/14/2011, iOS 5 has brought about a host of new features for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users, but it could have the potential to cause some users and developers a bit of a headache in the way it goes about cleaning house. Marco Arment, the creator of Instapaper, blogged about iOS 5’s cache clearing problem which might cause an issue in the future.
10/13/2011, Sick and tired of all the default tones and message alerts that come with your iPhone? Well, we’ve got some great news for you. Apple seems to have recognized the fact that people want new tones for their phones and has made it possible to buy custom alert tones from the iTunes app on your iOS device with the introduction of iOS 5. No longer are you limited to having […]
10/13/2011, While we know that RIM is working hard on fixing the recent BlackBerry outage, and a lot of folks are experiencing problems updating to iOS 5, Microsoft has decided to capitalize on the service’s downtime by drawing frustrated consumers to its side.
10/13/2011, iOS 5 isn’t even out for a full 24 hours and the iPhone Dev Team managed to roll out a jailbroken (tethered) iOS 5 that caters for the iPhone 4, the iPhone 3GS, both iPads, and the iPod touch (3rd and 4th generations, of course). Needless to say, the jailbreak will not work with the iPhone 4S at the moment simply because they do not have the smartphone in their […]
10/12/2011, As most of you should know by now (if you’ve upgraded your iOS devices) that Twitter is fully integrated into iOS 5. Now what does this all mean? Well, if you’re a huge user of Twitter, it basically means good news, and for those of you who don’t use Twitter – it doesn’t change your life. Twitter integration with iOS makes it extremely easy and convenient to share your activities […]
10/12/2011, Nothing in the beta could have let us foresee that the iOS 5 update process would be harder than usual, but it was. It is fair to assume that unresponsive servers and possibly some issues with iTunes itself may be the cause of the troubles that some users have been experiencing today. At the moment, I suspect that the update Error 3200 is one that is related to unresponsive servers because after […]
10/12/2011, Now that iOS 5 is in the wild (it has been in beta for months), Apple has released the Find My Friends app. The concept isn’t new: this is an app that lets you locate your friends who willingly share their position temporarily, or at all times. While the idea and the technology have been investigated before, the actual implementation has not always been successful. In the past, I have […]
10/12/2011, The long wait is over – those of you who sat through seven Beta releases as well as a solitary gold master, the final version (that is ready for a commercial release) of Apple’s iOS 5 is now available for download to those who have compatible devices, ranging from the recently announced iPhone 4S to the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS, recent generations of the iPod touch, the iPad as […]