Have you drowned your iPhone

August 15, 2010

ok, I can’t validate this, and nor do I want to try on my iPhone, however if you do accidentally lose your iPhone in the toilet or kitchen sink you could try this advice.  No responsbility will be taken though!

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9 Tips to Increase Battery Life

August 14, 2010

The battery life of my iPhone has to be my biggest complaint and during heavy usage, usually e-mail synchronisation and using the phone, I may get 3 or 4 hours max.  When I know I will be using the phone heavily, I slip into conservation mode using the following methods.  This is usually at a [...]

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iPhone 5

August 13, 2010

What would you like to see in the next iPhone?!  Here are some features we’d like to see in the next version.  Let us know what you’d like to see. Removalable  SD card to extend storage when required Removal battery for those emergencies when you forget to charge your phone! Option to download more than [...]

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Cellular Data

August 13, 2010

When overseas with your iPhone you can be hit with extremely high data roaming charges if you are not careful.  One tip to avoid this is to simply turn Cellular Data off.  While you will not be able to download e-mail or use some of the other data functions on the iPhone at least you [...]

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iOS 4.0.2 is out

August 12, 2010

Apple has released 4.0.2 which fixes the vulnerability associated with viewing malicious PDF files which was reported on last week.  This doesn’t appear to fix any performance issues on the 3G.  Our recommendation is if you are running iOS4 you should upgrade to it, however if you are still running 3.13 on the 3G, then [...]

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Using Folders on iOS4

August 12, 2010

One of the coolest features of iOS4 is the capability to use Folders, even on the 3G!  This is great method of grouping your common applications/games/utilities into separate folders. To create a folder, simply choose an icon and hold it lightly until it starts wiggling.  Then drag and drop it onto another icon that you [...]

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Facetime

August 11, 2010

Facetime is the one on one video conferencing feature that was released with the iPhone 4.   Although limited to Wi-fi at the moment, and initiated via phone numbers, there are reports that iOS 4.1 beta 3 features the option to initiate a Facetime call with e-mail addresses as well. This is one very cool [...]

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Downgrade iOS4 to 3.13 on the iPhone 3G

August 10, 2010

There have been many reported issues of the sluggish performance experienced by iPhone 3G users who have upgraded to iOS4, indeed we have reported ourselves here. If you have had enough, iPhone Hacks offers a tip on how to downgrade to 3.13. I have turned off Spotlight Search and had some improvement, although Calendar and [...]

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Scratchproof and Smashproof your iPhone 4

August 9, 2010

The new iPhone 4 is reportedly a lot more scratch resistant than it’s precedessors which seem to pick up scratches quite easily.  Despite what people say, glass can be scratched and we recommend you do put a protective case on it regardless.   Apple are giving away free bumpers at the moment anyway! My  3G [...]

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iOS4 Text Messages

August 5, 2010

There have been a couple of updates to Text Messaging under iOS4.    The first is you now get a character count when typing your text messages.  This is on by default, however if yours isn’t working go check under Settings, Messages and select Character  Count. You will need to type a line of text [...]

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What is jail breaking?

August 4, 2010

Jailbreaking is a process that allows third party applications that have not been signed by Apple to run on iPhones that have had their operating systems unlocked thereby allowing root access. One of the benefits therefore of jail breaking is that you can now access a whole heap of third party applications that you don’t [...]

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