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Someone rebuilt iOS 4 from the ground up as an iPhone app

June 10th, 2021

This Monday, we saw the future of Apple’s various operating systems at WWDC 2021, including a sneak peek at iOS 15. The next big iOS software update will not be ready until this fall, but we were shown some of the most significant new features that will be arriving in the update, such as spatial …

iPad 2 will have stiff competition this year, analyst thinks

March 1st, 2011

In a note to investors on Tuesday, Ticonderoga Securities analyst Brian White became one of only a few analysts to take a minority stance on the iPad 2… sort of. White thinks Apple’s next-generation iPad will see stiff competition from the wave of tablets set to crash down on our shores this year, whereas most …

iPhone 3GS now $49 from Apple, too

January 11th, 2011

Following AT&T’s lead, Apple has dropped the end user selling price of its previous-generation smartphone, the iPhone 3GS. Last week, AT&T announced that it would be dropping the price of the iPhone 3GS to $49 with a new two-year contract. Today, Apple has matched the $49 price online and at Apple Store retail locations. The …

iPhone 3G performance with iOS 4.2: much improved

November 8th, 2010

iPhone 3G owners have had a rough time lately. First, they missed out on some of the best new features iOS 4 had to offer. Then, the watered down version of iOS 4 they finally got their hands on slowed performance to a near-crawl in most cases. But don’t worry, iPhone 3G owners, some long …

Google Instant beta rolls out to iPhone, Android

November 5th, 2010

Google announced Thursday that its Google Instant service is now available for some iOS and Android-powered devices. Google Instant, which launched in September of this year, provides search suggestions as the user types. Search results are also automatically populated beneath the search bar, and they are refined as the user types or cycles through suggestions. …

Simple fix for iOS 4 sluggish performance?

July 30th, 2010

On Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple was investigating the sluggish performance of iOS 4 on the iPhone 3G. While Apple is beginning an investigation, a reader over at Neowin was hands on with an iPhone and may have stumbled upon a quick fix. The problem is apparently remedied by turning off all …

WSJ: Apple investigating iOS 4 on iPhone 3G complaints

July 29th, 2010

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple, Inc. is looking into reports that the performance of iOS 4, on the iPhone 3G, is sub-par. The most common gripes are that the two-year old handset is “sluggish” and “burns through a charge” very quickly after the update is installed. Anyone out there experiencing this?

Skype released for iOS 4, receives calls in background

July 21st, 2010

Here is a little ray of sunshine for all you iOS 4 Skype users out there. Skype has just released a new version of their iPhone application, and it supports multitasking! The build is officially listed as 2.0.1 in the App Store, however the release notes read: Version 2.1 Run Skype in the background with …