Google Enables Better Contacts Sync With iPhone, Macs

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Users who currently use Apple’s iOS mobile platform or the desktop OS X platform for Mac hardware can now get better calendar and contact sync through Google. Google has announced via its support page and Gmail blog that it is now rolling out support for CardDAV to make it simple for users to keep their […]

5 Reasons You Should Forcibly Upgrade Your Friends’ iPhones to iOS 5

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Apple released iOS 5 nearly a year ago when the iPhone 4S hit the market, and adoption was swift. But iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS users who didn’t upgrade right away are likely still using the outdated version of iOS, and if they just might be costing you money. After listening to complaints about apps that don’t […]

AT&T CEO Regrets Offering Unlimited iPhone Data

AT&T CEO Regrets Offering Unlimited iPhone Data

AT&T’s CEO Randall Stephenson, in some surprisingly candid remarks, has stated that offering unlimited iPhone data was a mistake and that he loses sleep over iMessage, Apple’s internet-based messaging service, a service that is cutting into the company’s revenue stream. According to the New York Times, in remarks at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference in […]

Fusion App Gives iPhone Owners a Good Reason to Jailbreak

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With iOS 5, Apple integrated Twitter into the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. The integration is great, but some users want more social networks than just Twitter integrated into their phone. For those users there’s the new Jailbreak app, Fusion. Fusion is a $2 app in the Cydia store that was first spotted by iDownloadBlog. […]

iOS 5.1 for iPhone 3GS: Final Impressions and Performance

iOS 5.1 for iPhone 3GS: Final Impressions and Performance

Earlier this month, I wrote about my initial experiences with iOS 5.1, Apple’s latest iOS update, on my iPhone 3GS. As many of you know, I am one of the last tech writer’s on the planet that totes an iPhone 3GS as his main device. I’ve gone back to it even after buying the Samsung […]

Real artists ship

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“Real artists ship” is one pearl of wisdom left by Steve Jobs that Apple seems to have taken to heart lately, and it’s one that everyone else really needs to apply. OS X on the fast track, Windows in the slow lane The big tech news of the week is announcement of OS X Mountain […]

5 Tricks to Type Faster On the iPhone

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If you want to type faster on the iPhone, you can’t find a better keyboard, but you can use a number of built-in tricks to type faster and smarter. The iPhone keyboard includes handy shortcuts that will cut down on keystrokes, errors and the time you spend sending texts and emails. Even if you’ve used […]

Why the iPhone 3GS Is Still My Favorite Phone

Why the iPhone 3GS Is Still My Favorite Phone

If this is your first time here, let me bring you up to speed real quick. I have been a proud owner of an iPhone 3GS since it launched back in 1895, or was it 2009, I can’t remember. In the months preceding the iPhone 4S and iOS 5 announcements, I was debating making a […]

How to Turn Off iPhone Notifications

How to Turn Off iPhone Notifications

If you own an iPhone, you’ve probably gotten a few notifications in your time. You know, those messages that pop up alerting you to things like email, Facebook friend requests, text messages, or a Twitter response. Lots of applications use these push notifications and with the release of iOS 5, Apple has included something called […]

How to UnJailbreak the iPhone 4S

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If you want to take your iPhone 4S back to stock, there are a number of ways to unjailbreak the iPhone 4S, but this is the easiest and quickest way to restore your iPhone 4S. There are a number of reasons you might want to unjailbreak your iPhone 4S, but the most common reasons are […]

iPhone 4S Jailbreak: Why Not to Jailbreak

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So, you may have heard. The untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4S (and the iPad 2), called Absinthe, has finally arrived courtesy of a “dream team” of hackers/developers. And if you own an iPhone 4S, you might be thinking about taking the plunge. We don’t blame you, but there are definitely some reasons why you […]

Revive an Old iPhone 2G or iPod Touch 1G With Whited00r’s iOS 5

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I don’t imagine there are too many people out there still rocking an iPhone 2G as their primary phone at this point, but I do suspect there are a few out there sitting in drawers still in perfectly fine condition, just not terribly useful since they’re running an old version of iOS and no longer […]

Untethered iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Arriving As Early As Next Week

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The latest iOS hardware will be joining their previous-generation counterparts with an untethered jailbreak option, which could be delivered as early as next week just when the Consumer Electronics Show is slated to start. The A5-powered iPhone 4S and iPad 2 will be joining the iPhone 4 and iPad 1 when this happens, which will […]

Review: 10 Reasons the iPhone 4s is Better Than the Galaxy Nexus

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The iPhone 4S is one of the best smartphones of the year, and for the first time it is going up against an incredibly capable phone — the Galaxy Nexus. The iPhone 4S didn’t bring a radical design change, but thanks to many improvements in hardware, a new version of iOS and a thriving ecosystem, […]

How to Set Up Your New iPhone

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The holidays are here and you know what that means? A lot of you will be the proud new owners of a new iPhone from Apple. For some of you, this will be your first experience with iOS and the iPhone. Others may be coming back from another operating system or just be plain old […]

iPhone 4S Jailbreak Status: Untethered Mystery Solved

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Waiting for an iPhone 4S Jailbreak? If so, sit down for this good news. pod2g, the same guy who has been able to pull off an untethered iOS 5 jailbreak for the iPhone 4 has announced on his blog that he has solved the remaining piece of the puzzle. Based on an update this morning, […]

Grading My 2011 Predictions

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It’s the end of the year and its time for wrap-ups, predictions and more crystal ball gazing than you can shake a branch of holly at. As usual before I make any predictions for 2012, I go back and grade my predictions for the this year now ending. The one thing that is predictable as […]

iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak Complete for iPhone 4, iPad, & iPod Touch

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Hot on the news of untethered iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak success on the iPod touch 3G, we can share major progress on an iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak for many other devices. iPhone hacker pod2g has been toiling away at the first real jailbreak for iOS 5 and iOS 5.0.1. Read: How to Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 for iPhone 4, iPhone […]

iOS 5 on iPhone 3GS: Things Have Been Getting Worse

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A few weeks back, I wrote about my experiences with iOS 5 on my iPhone 3GS. From my first impressions to my final ones, my experience was phenomenal. Quite a few of you wrote in to agree or disagree or get some more particulars before you decided for or against the upgrade. Thanks for all […]

A Better Gesture for Accessing iPhone’s Multitasking Apps (Video)

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Use the iPhone for any amount of time, and you’ll grow tired of double tapping the home button to access multitasking apps. Not only is the double tap audible in quiet situations, but if you use the home button double tap as much as I do, you’ll notice that the home button feels less responsive after just […]