Was the iPhone 5 Prototype Real?

By Joon | On Sunday, November 13th, 2011 - No Comments »

When the Apple event was announced, you probably remember the swarm of rumors that were going around about the iPhone and whether or not the iPhone would be a 5 or 4S. While it eventually turned out to be a 4S, there was a bunch of convincing evidence that Apple would be announcing a completely redesigned device. From iDB: If you believed the rumors, we were going to get a new, smaller iPhone....

First Gen iPod Nano Recalled

By Joon | On Saturday, November 12th, 2011 - 1 Comment »

The First Generation iPod Nano has been recalled by Apple due to battery overheating issues from the MP3 player after a long use of the MP3 player. From 9to5Mac Apple has opened up a replacement program for the first-generation iPod nano due to overheating issues. These affected units were sold between September 2005 and December 2006 and include a manufacturing defect sourced at a single....

Batterygate? Really?

By Sean | On Friday, November 11th, 2011 - No Comments »

I find myself saddened yet again by consumers and their new toys. It would appear that every single years, no matter what, there is something that people will complain about. For every new gadget that appears on the market, there are millions of people that are perfectly happy with said product, and then there are the others. There is that small percentage that speaks out more than everyone....

The impact of Social Networking

By Sean | On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 - No Comments »

I didn’t realize the full impact that social networking was having on our lives until yesterday. I have spent most of my growing up years and teenage years with social networking all around me to some extent. Myspace was popular when I was just starting middle school, so in the years that I actually cared about talking to other people my age, social networking was right there with me.....

Enable Panorama Mode on non-jailbroken iPhone

By Joon | On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 - No Comments »

It was recently discovered by a couple of hackers int eh jailbreak community that iOS secretly has a panorama function in it’s camera app that can be enabled by editing some code on your phone. You do not have to jailbroken to do this! Panorama photos can currently be done by a couple of different apps in the App Store, but it has been rumored that Apple might be bringing the panorama....

Apple not bringing Siri to Older Devices

By Joon | On Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 - No Comments »

While this news is not surprising at all tho the majority of us, there has been reports that Apple was planning to release Siri to older generation devices and was currently testing the software on its older generation devices for possible future release. While many shot down this rumor, it took a little life of its own and Apple has now confirmed that they are currently not planning on releasing....

Where is that Siri Port?

By Joon | On Sunday, November 6th, 2011 - No Comments »

One of the major things since the iPhone 4S launch is the question of whether or not Siri would be ported to earlier generation device. It was determined that none of the hardware on the iPhone 4S made it impossible to port Siri to the iPhone 4. Instead, it was a couple of lines of code that was needed in order for Siri to work on the iPhone 4. Since then, many people have been claiming that....

AT&T and T-Mobile to Merge in First Half of 2012

By Joon | On Saturday, November 5th, 2011 - No Comments »

This proposed merger has been in the works for a countless amount of months and by this occurring, all major carriers will now contain the iPhone, as T-Mobile will be absorbed into AT&T. While it has been unclear when the merger will occur, according to a recent filing from the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the filing says that AT&T expects to take place in the “First....

The Future of Bluetooth

By Sean | On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 - No Comments »

A small update that Apple released with the new iPhone was an update to the Bluetooth Antenna. Most phones and mobile devices that utilize the Personal Area Network technology of Bluetooth are currently using Bluetooth 2.2, and yet the iPhone and newer Macbook Air’s are using Bluetooth 4.0. The update on the Macbook Air’s was a silent one, something that appeared with the new....

Newsstand Useful or Not?

By Sean | On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 - No Comments »

When the beta’s of iOS 5 came out, I will be the first to admit that I was very skeptical about newsstand. I would have much preferred the concept built into iBooks and then iBooks be added to the software. But there it was when iOS 5 was released. I kind of stared at the app for a while on my home screen, not really sure of what to do with it. I couldn’t put it in a folder like....