Where's Alex when you need him?

If there’s one thing missing from the 3g iPhone that everyone’s calling for, it’s voice guided navigation. While the maps application serves a purpose, it can be distracting if you’re trying to follow of while driving. Having to constantly check the screen isn’t as usefull, or as safe, as having voice prompts. The really baffling […]

What's happened to FireWire?

Like many others, the purchase of a new iPhone 3g has rendered many of the iPod accessories obsolete.  The biggest surprise for me is that Apple’s own iPod dock, which was purchased with my 4g iPod, won’t charge my new iPhone.  There was talk of Apple changing the charging mechanism, but I refused to believe […]

5 Quick iPhone 3g Tips

I won’t beat around the bush, so here are 5 really quick iPhone 3g tips to keep you occupied. And even if you’re not using an iPhone 3g, many will work with the original iPhone and iPod Touch. So here goes. Don’t pay for ringtones – There’s no need to pay for ringtones.  Just choose […]

Display Upcoming Events on the iPhone Sleep Screen Without Hacks or Apps

Moving from a Nokia N95 to an iPhone 3g (eventually), one of the things I will miss is the list of upcoming events on the home screen.  Essentially, it’s just a simple list of events in my calendar that occur in the next few days.  So how can we emulate this functionality on an iPhone […]

How To Easily Check iPhone 3g / 3GS Availability

Updated: The information below, including the URLs, work fine for checking iPhone 3GS availability as well.  If you’re thinking of picking up an iPhone 3GS, be sure to read my iPhone 3GS review first. With O2 and Carphone Warehouse completely sold out of iPhone 3gs (at least according to their websites), it would appear that […]

iPhone Twitter App Showdown

The iPhone App Store has been one of the few true triumphs with regards to the iPhone 3g launch.  Considering the problems Mobile Me has been having, the problems upgrading the firmware 2.0 and the mass activation problems that struck on day one, the App Store launch is really the only thing that went smoothly.  […]

Google Site Search Change Opens Marketing Opportunity

Google recently sent out an email to users of its Site Search feature (as used by this site) to point out some changes.  Below is an extract from the email: •    Site Search: If you’re concerned about users leaving your site through Websearch, you can now you can choose to provide just site search so […]

iPhone 3g Pricing From Around the World

With iPhone 3g enjoying a simultaneous release across over 20 countries, Apple and the various carriers it’s partnering with have been forced to announce their pricing strategy at about the same time.  Some reactions have been positive, some negative, and some very negative.  As far as I’m concerned, there are four markets of real interest […]

Is O2 Scared of iPhone 3g?

Talking to various people over the last few weeks has unveiled a trend.  O2, the UK supplier of iPhone 3g, may be a little worried about the launch.  Unfortunately it looks as if O2 simply aren’t geared up for the potential hit they have on their hands.  And this isn’t just hearsay and conjecture, there’s […]

Why iPhone 3g Isn't iPhone 2

Many people have pointed out the failings of the new iPhone 3g. Features seemingly omitted for no good reason.  Features that were much anticipated, and much rumoured.  But when you look at Apple, and the situation they are currently in with regards to their phone business, it makes perfect sense. Thinking about iPhone 3g, it […]

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