Apple have released update iOS4.01

July 16, 2010

Apple today have released an update to the iPhone 3G, 3GS and 4 which improves the formula to determine how many bars of signal strength to display.  Go check it out and let us know if it improves anything for you.

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3 Security ‘Features’ You Should Know About your iPhone

July 15, 2010

The iPhone has a built-in keyboard logger. This means everything you type into the keyboard is logged into the cache The Remote Wipe features can be bypassed if the sim card is removed. Every time you press the Home button on your iPhone, it takes a screen shot of the last thing you were doing [...]

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iPhone Privacy

July 10, 2010

It is important iPhone users understand what privacy is and what can be done to protect it. Spyware is malicious software that is used to access personal information thereby breaching one’s confidentiality. There have been a number of compromises that have targeted the iPhone or have been demonstrated on the iPhone. These demonstrate how easy [...]

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Don’t let your Contacts Manage you.

July 10, 2010

Your contacts list keeps you in touch with everyone else and there are several ways to do this. By tapping the Contacts icon you will see a list of your contacts in alphabetical order. To find a contact you can either flick through the list or tap the letters to the right of the screen. [...]

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Customize your Callers

July 10, 2010

One of the features I really like is the ability to customize the ring tone of a caller. This means you can assign a different ring tone for each contact or if you prefer to have different tones to distinguish between business or personal contacts. To customize a ring tone, simply go into the Contact, [...]

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The Best iOS4 Tips so Far!

July 7, 2010

1. When typing SMS Test Messages you now get a character count that tells you how many characters you have typed so far out of 160. You do need to type in more than one line before this will pop up. Don’t forget to turn this feature on under Settings and Messages. 2. Unified Inbox [...]

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Apple’s iPhone 4 Reception Problems

July 5, 2010

So, what’s been happening here? Apple has admitted in an open letter to customers there is a flaw in the way they calculate signal strength in the iPhone.  In fact, embarrassingly enough, they say this goes back to the 2007 iPhone. This means the iPhone is erroneously displaying good signal strength, even though the user [...]

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Home Button

July 5, 2010

By default, pressing the Home button key twice rapidly in succession, you will bring up your Favourite Contacts. This is pretty cool if you need to get hold of someone quickly. This can however be changed if you have another function in the iPhone you use frequently. Go to Settings, General, Home and select what [...]

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The Best and Worst of iOS4 on iPhone 3G.

June 29, 2010

We were the early adopters of the iPhone 3G two years, and last week we upgraded the 3G to iOS4. How have we fared? Well, we’d like to report more…. Pros • We love the folders! These have been fantastic in providing a sense of organisation on the iPhone. Everything kind of lived in a [...]

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Location Services

June 28, 2010

The iPhone is pretty smart and it uses Location Services to determine where it is. It does this in 3 ways: 1. Using GPS 2. Using cell tower triangulation which is guessing where it is based on the strength of the nearest cellphone tower 3. WI-Fi location where the wi-fi location is known. If you [...]

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Your iOS4 Checklist

June 26, 2010

Before upgrading your iPhone to iOS4 make sure your device is compatible: 2007 2G – your phone is not compatible and you miss out on all the new features. 2008 3G –  is supported although say good bye to multitasking, custom wallpaper and Bluetooth keyboard support. 2009 3GS – is fully supported, although you will [...]

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