Category: iOS

Apple store becomes not-quite-so Apple

Whilst this isn't quite news it's still pretty funny. This guy and his wife are, we presume, having a nice shopping trip and decide to visit the Apple store. In they pop and then, armed with a camera, they turn almost every iPad and iPhone into ...

iPhone 4 finally available from Three

Three announced probably the most compelling price plans for the iPhone 4, but there was an issue - they didn't have free stock of the phones.  Starting today, Three now have stock and you can buy both versions in Three stores, or the 32gb versio...

Steve Ballmer responds to the iPad

The iPad has been quite a success. In theory it shouldn't be. Many new owners have never considered a "tablet" before and the price tag is still quite high. Despite this they've sold really well, and several manufacturers are now sticking Android into...

Get Your Free Bumper/Refund Today

Those of you who follow the site will see that I purchased an iPhone4 on launch day.  However the issue with the signal and Apple's response to this really annoyed me so the phone was returned and I moved onto Android.  Although the phone wa...

BBC Mobile Apps now available for iPhone and iPad

The BBC has announced that their News apps are now available for both the iPhone and the iPad. They're free and were due to appear earlier this year but were delayed by the BBC Trust. Both apps are free and there's still hope for Android users with BB...

iPhone 4 Bumper refunds begin

Refunds for Apple iPhone 4 bumpers have started to filter through the Apple Store today. So far it's only those customers who bought a bumper case online, but further in-store purchases will be refunded shortly too. Apple announced on Friday that all...

Apple to give away cases for iPhone 4 owners

The Apple response to the iPhone 4 reception issues is now here. They've defended their product, stating that only 0.55% of all iPhone 4 users have called them about an antenna or reception issue. We're guessing that many customers will have already k...

The iPhone signal bars, before and after

The new iOS 4.0.1 has caused quite a stir across the web this morning, with many claiming that Apple has "finally fixed" the signal issues caused by the "death grip". The only change we've seen is in the size of the bars, but we hope that later the …

Apple boost the signal …. err.. display

The new Apple iPhone 4.0.1 update has been released. iOS 4.0.1 changes how the signal is displayed on the phone for existing iPhone 3G, 3GS and iPhone 4 owners. It basically "enhances" the view by making every bar a little bigger - almost like putting...

Apple to hold iPhone 4 press conference tomorrow

Apple have announced a surprise press conference in their Cupertino HQ tomorrow. It's about the iPhone 4, and it'll likely be about the signal issues that customers have experienced. Since the initial "death grip" was found there's been a continuous s...

Free iPhone 4 cases up for grabs

MobileFun are giving awat free cases to iPhone 4 customers suffering from the "death grip" problem. They're normally £7.49, but if you're really quick you can enter the special promo code and get them for absolutely nothing here. Link - Free iPhone 4...

T-Mobile UK iPhone 4 Pricing

T-Mobile UK today announced their prices for the iPhone 4 and the 3GS.  Both handsets are going on Contract and Pay As You Go but at present no date has been set but with the price list coming out expect a launch pretty soon. On PAYG the 3GS …

Apple – Signal bars? Oh yeah. They’re not real.

OK, hang tight here. Apple have admitted that there is a fault with their new iPhone 4. A grip around the lower left side of the phone does seem to dip the signal for a lot of customers and, whether you're right or left handed, it's fairly easy …

Apple finds iPhone reception issue

Apple has issued a statement saying that all iPhones, from the first generation, through to the iPhone 4 have a software fault that overstates signal strength.  This apparently is the cause of issues of reception with the new iPhone 4, as actuall...

iMini

Something slightly unusual here.  In August Mini are releasing a whole bunch of upgrades to their range, and one eye-catcher is MiniConnected.  Built for iPhones (what about the rest of us Mini?!), MiniConnected introduces some really intere...

iPhone 4…. Hot or Not???

The iPhone 4 launched in the UK last Thursday with people lining up outside stores all around the country as soon as 6pm on Wednesday it has been rumored. However now that the whole 'OMG there is a new iPhone' craze has started to settle down the big …

iPhone 4 Issues – Apple responds…

The signal issues on the iPhone 4 seems to be hitting the headlines now. It's an issue that did actually occur on the earlier model too, although the iPhone 4 problem seems to be more pronouced and easier to replicate in real-world usage. Apple have n...

SIM Only iPhone 4 Tariffs

For the first time the iPhone is available unlocked from Apple.  O2, Orange and Three are all doing SIM Only tariffs on a rolling month basis (1 month minimum), but the Three ones stand out.  2,000 minutes for £25 anyone?  Click o...

iPhone 4 Signal problems?

It looks like there is indeed a problem with the iPhone 4. The video below shows the issue on a US handset - just touching the metal band around the edge of the phone instantly dips the signal strength from full bars to nothing. This is very interesti...

iPhone Launch Day coverage

Our very own Dan has been camped outside the Apple store in Exeter and was the very first to get a handset. His ongoing Tweets are on the right-side of our main site today and he's just uploaded some pictures too. There were around 50 people waiting ...