Posts by Adriana Lee

iPhone is the world’s #1 camera, says Geekaphone

For the first part of my life, I rarely took photos. If you looked at my old photo albums (started by my folks, back before they knew what Flickr was – actually, they still don’t), the first couple of decades of my life are pretty concise sections. I’m a cute little toddler in a few pics, a bratty teen in the next handful and then boom – a…

Official announcement: AT&T is buying T-Mobile

Some big cellular news hit the wire today –America’s #2 and #4 carriers are becoming one. AT&T, the iPhone once-exclusive carrier, is buying T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom. This news is obviously ironic, considering Tmo is the premiere (albeit unofficial) carrier of choice for many American jailbreak-and-unlockers seeking low prices and…

AT&T: Illicit tetherers, stop or we’ll charge you

For some people, Cydia apps like MyWi are the sole reason they hack their iOS gadgets. The ability to share cellular data with other devices, to get low- or no-cost internet sharing, is just too tempting to resist. And, to be perfectly honest, though it may be understandable why Verizon and AT&T charge fees for their official version – which, no…

Foxconn source: “I saw the iPhone 5 prototype!”

According to a Foxconn source cited by 9to5Mac, the wild guesses about the iPhone 5′s looks can come to an end – this tipster claims to have seen the prototype of the next Apple handset! So what did the person see? The same size and shape as the iPhone 4, just like others have indicated. Within this size parameter, the device sported a larger, 4-inch…

J.D. Power survey: iPhone is the most satisfying handset

J.D. Power and Associates, those arbiters of quality and service, have done it again: The company has released its latest customer satisfaction survey, and – surprise, surprise – the iPhone nabbed top honors as the handset customers are most satisfied with. The devices were judged in categories that included ease of use, operating system, physical…

Game titles on sale to aid Japan relief effort

I’m sure you’ve heard the news reports and seen the headlines about the natural emergency that took place on the other side of the world: It was one week ago that a massive, 8.9 magnitude earthquake rocked northern Japan. The destruction (in the order of billions of dollars) is only overshadowed by the thousands of lives lost by the raging quake and…

Rumor: Pics of iPhone 5 cases pop up on web

Alibaba, online seller and leak source extraordinaire, has posted some pretty interesting items – supposedly cases for the future iPhone 5. (Yes, already. What? Just because the iPad 2 gossip is over, you didn’t think the rumor mongering would stop altogether, did you?) The pics show openings for all the usual ports, inputs and other hardware – like…