Category: iPhone

Mar 21

Hey tell better than SMS

We have all been there. Rushing into something or bolting out of another, you realize that you should have called someone about something. In the past you would have to stop rushing or bolting and make a call or bang off an SMS. All of which takes time (that in this case you don’t have) …

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Feb 17

Smartphones are uploading your data to the mothership

Earlier this week it was discovered that a few applications on the iPhone and iPad (As well as other smart phones it must be said) where secretly uploading our address book data to remote servers and I find this shocking–not because these apps were doing it–but more because Apple allowed it. Don’t get me wrong …

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Feb 05

Battery woes and how to fix them

Hand on my heart I am not having battery issues with my iPhone 4S or iPhone 4. But there is a lot of yelling and blogging going on so I guess something must be up. In the months and weeks since the 4S was released there have been a number of hints surface claiming to …

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Dec 19

Tethering your iPhone (death to the dongle)

I see them in offices, homes and airport lounges. They hang on like little plastic leeches sucking the style and sophistication out of anything they happen to be plugged into.  I am of course, referring to USB dongle modems. Thankfully there is a better way, a sexier more sophisticated way- provided you have a smart …

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Nov 27

Siri and her commands

Without putting it over dramatically Siri is a giant leap forward in AI. Many people think its just voice dictation and if that were true it wouldn’t be worth me mentioning it. Android and Windows Phone 7 (WP7) has had this built into the phone for ages now and google search has been available as an …

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