Author

Emily Price

Browsing

The iMovie app for iPhone is currently only available for iPhone 4 users. A group of hackers has managed to create a way for the $4.99 app to also work on the iPhone 3GS. The process requires users to first jailbreak a iPhone 3GS operating iOS 4 and then modify several of the applications files to trick it into thinking it is running on the iPhone 4. Apple has not made it clear why it…

If you run into reception issues with your iPhone 4, or even your iPhone 3G you might be inclined to contact Apple’s customer service to see what they can do to help. Boy Genius Report was able to get its hands on Apple’s Troubleshooting guidelines that they use when you make that call: Keep all of the positioning statements in the BN handy – your tone when delivering this information is important. a. The iPhone…

In what appears to be a jab at the iPhone 4’s reception problems, Nokia has made a post of its official blog entitled “How do you hold your Nokia?” The post details a variety of different ways you could potentially hold a Nokia phone including the Thumb and finger,” “The cup,” and the always popular “Four edge grip.” At the end of the post Nokia says: “One of the main things we’ve found about the…

If you were thinking about grabbing the Kin One or Two on Verizon, the time to do so may just be here. Verizon has dropped the price of both phone, making the Kin One a mere $29, and its larger sibling only $49. The Kins are compact phones designed with social networking enthusiasts and tweens in mind. the phones allow you to drag-and-drop status messages, photos, and more onto several different contacts and networking spaces,…

While met with much fanfare from Apple fanboys and fangirls around the world, the iPhone 4 has one glaring issue that has had people talking since its release: reception problems. When the phone is held in a certain way it loses its signal, causing connection problems and often causing dropped calls. Late last week a email from Steve Jobs to a customer was posted suggesting they simply stop holding the phone in the way that…

Amazon has announced new embedded audio and video functionality in its Kindle app for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. The new functionality enables publishers to enhance a users experience by adding audio and video clips to text books. The first two books that will take advantage of the functionality are Rick Steves’ London by Rick Steves and Together We Cannot Fail by Terry Golway, and are already available for purchase in the Kindle Store…

Twitter users published a whopping 3,283 tweets per second at the end of Japan’s victory over Denmark in the World Cup, overtaking all previous Twitter records. the service typically averages only 750 tweets per second, so numbers surpassing the 3k mark are pretty astounding. From the official Twitter blog: “…we are calling the end of Japan’s 3-1 victory over Denmark a record that bests the end of the Los Angeles Laker victory over the Boston…

Sure it has a fancy new screen, can shoot high-definition video and video chat, but the better question is….Will it blend? The guys from Blentec got their hands on one of the coveted new iPhone 4’s and stuck in a blender to answer the age old question “Will it blend?” The company is also having a contest where you can enter to win a new iPhone 4 and the opportunity to have your previous iPhone…

HootSuite has launched a new HootSuite5 version with HTML5 support, drag-and-drop functionality, geo-search, and Google Analytics integration. The new HTML5 interface allows the application to load considerably quicker, something that was previously a definite downside to using it over TweetDeck and other programs. The full list of improvements in HootSuite5 include: Geo-search Faster Load Times In-Dashboard Googe Analytics View New Themes Facebook Media Preview Twitter Native Retweets File Drag and Drop Language Localization Keyboard Shortcuts…

Today Apple released the iOS 4 update for iPhone and iPod Touch. The software is a free upgrade to the current OS on the iPhone and third-generation iPod Touch and gives users a variety of new features, including the much-anticipated ability to multitask. Highlights from the new update include: Folders: Now you can organize groups of apps into folders rather than having them all on a page of apps on your phone. Putting all your…

Facebook updated its iPhone app this weekend, adding the ability to play Facebook videos directly on the phone. Previously you were able to click links for YouTube videos on Facebook and watch them using the iPhones YouTube app, however videos that were uploaded directly to Facebook could not be seen. Other improvements in this release include a new 720px width for uploaded pictures, and the ability to write on the wall of events. The Facebook…

Apple has brought its popular MobileMe service to the app store in the form of a free application you can download onto your iPhone or iPad. MobileMe is one of those services that every even moderately forgetful iPhone user should consider investing in. The service allows you to locate a lost or stolen iPhone from your computers desktop, and then have that phone make noises so you can find it. You can also send your…

It’s a little under a week before the highly-anticipated iPhone 4 is released, and one guy is already camping out for his. Justin Wagoner has set up a tent outside the Dallas Apple Store to ensure that he gets his hands on the first iPhone 4 to leave the store. In a MacRumors Forum Wagoner said: “Some would say I am crazy, but I say I’m a very determined fan. In fact I just might…