Tag Archive | iPhone 4

iPhone 4 8GB do you care?

So the rumour mill is saying that there will be an iPhone 4 8GB released, but do you really care?

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Turn your iPhone into a QWERTY slider

NUU have created a nifty little accessorie that turns your iPhone 4 into a QWERTY Slider.  It is both a protective case and a backlit keyboard which is individually powered..  It looks like it uses Bluetooth, but this is not really clear on the site.  Click the picture below to be taken to the site.

NUU Mini Key - Ongoing Issue Picture

Lady Gaga visits Apple’s Cupertino Campus

Lady Gaga was at Apple’s Cupertino Campus although we think in this picture she looks more like Patsy Stone:

Lady Gaga at Apple - Ongoing Issues

There are various speculations to this visit.  A private concert or to sign off on the rumoured iPhone 4 next gen advert appearance:

http://www.9to5mac.com/jobs_plus_gaga_sitting_in_a_tree

25 Hardware Checks for your iPhone 4

The guys over at TUAW have posted “25 ways to check the hardware on your iPhone 4”.  Chris Rawson is on his second replacement phone and he wanted to make sure that he ran through a series of checks so that he could walk away knowing that his device was fully functional.

He covers a number of things such as:

  • Battery
  • Casing
  • Antennae
  • Microphone
  • Speakers

Check out the post here:

http://www.tuaw.com/2010/08/13/hardware-test-your-iphone-4/

Easily install Flash on your iPhone 4 / 3GS

According to thenextweb.com, you can install Flash onto your iPhone 4 / 3GS in three easy steps:

  1. Open Cydia > Manage > Sources
  2. Edit source and add http://repo.benm.at
  3. Search Frash and install it.

Check out their post here:

http://thenextweb.com/mobile/2010/08/09/install-flash-on-your-iphone-43gs-the-easy-way

Don’t forget your Bumper – iPhone 4 Case Program under way

iPhone 4 Case Program Icon - Ongoing Issues ImageFor those of you who are sticking with the iPhone 4 don’t forget to claim your free bumper from Apple.  Here is what Apple is saying:

If you purchase an iPhone 4 before September 30, 2010, you may be eligible to receive an iPhone 4 Bumper or a select third-party case from Apple at no charge.

So what is it that you need to do?

Follow these steps to apply for a Bumper or case.

  • Download the iPhone 4 Case Program app from the App Store.
  • Launch the app on your iPhone 4 and sign in using your iTunes Store account.
  • Apply for your Bumper or case.

For iPhone 4 purchases made on or before July 23, 2010, you must apply no later than August 22, 2010; otherwise, you must apply within 30 days of your iPhone 4 purchase. To qualify for this program, you must purchase your iPhone 4 by September 30, 2010.

There are also details on how to get a refund on a Bumper that you may have purchased before the program.  This can be found here:

http://www.apple.com/uk/iphone/case-program/

Skype now runs in background

Skype Icon - Ongoing Issues ImageOh yes, it’s the moment that many of us have been waiting for, Skype will not run in the background from your iPhone.  The free update allows multitasking for the 3GS and iPhone 4.  Here are the details:

What’s New In Version 2.0.1

  • Run Skype in the background with multitasking in iOS4.
  • Receive Skype calls and IM while other apps are running or when your iPhone is locked. You can also continue your call while you switch to another application.

Skype 2.0.1 screen shots - Ongoing Issues Image

We also reported back in May that Skype would be charging for use of 3G, but it would appear that these plans have now been scrapped.  This is a very positive thing indeed!