Arieso, a company that specialises in improving mobile networks, have found in a recent study that Apple’s new flagship iPhone uses double the data usage of the iPhone 4. The study also found that the device also uses considerably more than Apple’s most recent tablet, the iPad due to the increased use of online services, like Siri. Read More
A recent report from a major telecoms company, Verizon tells us that the iPhone is ‘bittersweet’ for them. This is due to the almost 11 million iPhones that they have sold over the due course of 2011, that’s including the 4.2 million they shifted in the last quarter. While Verizon themselves do admit to be down on their wireless margins, but this is due to the shear amount of iPhones that they have sold.
Internet tethering has been a function that many smartphones have been able to perform for a couple of years now. But Apple left the option to use internet tethering out of iOS, until the release of iOS 4.3 which was released to the masses in March 2011. Dubbed “Personal Hotspot”, it was well welcomed in the iOS community, but what is Personal Hotspot? This article will explain all you need to know about Personal Hotspot, and why you should (or shouldn’t) use Apple’s implementation of internet tethering. Read More
Apple won’t be accepting any Apps that will pay tribute to Steve Jobs in any way or form. According to Apple, “these types of Apps” won’t be allowed to exist in Apple’s dynamic App Store. One calendar App was recently rejected and Apple sent out an email to the developer of this application informing about the rejection and also mentioning that tribute to Steve can be paid in other ways. Read More
In this absolutely rare picture, Steve Jobs is found posing in front of an IBM logo showing his rebellious self and passion for his work.
Jonathan Ive or Sir Jonathan Ive has been granted knighthood for “services to design and enterprise”, 6 years after receiving a CBE for “services to the design industry”. The U.K born designer joined Apple in 1992 and gained recognition as Senior Vice President of Industrial Design in 1997 after desining the first iMac, which kicked Apple back into the computer market after Steve Jobs’ return.
“Siri, what in the world is wrong with my iPhone’s battery life?” This is what I found myself asking my “personal assistant” after a couple of days with fighting with my new iPhone 4S battery. She didn’t answer of course, but if she could, I can think of 4 easy things she would have told me to try. I’m here to pass those along to you.