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The iPad UI on an iPhone?

Over at TiP’s affiliate site, PhoneDog.com, my buddy Aaron Baker pointed people at a video of what the iPad user interface would look like on an iPhone. Actually, it was more than that – the YouTube vid shows clear instructions on how to slap that UI on a jailbroken iPhone. This isn’t an endorsement of jailbreaking, and I’m not suggesting you go ahead…

App Review: Waze

Category: Navigation Price: Free TiP Rating: 3/5 stars Release Date: January 8, 2010 (Update) Version: 1.5.1 Languages: English Seller: Waze Inc. Rated: Ages 4+ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch. Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later. Link to app (clicking launches iTunes) App Store Description: Waze is a free, 100% user…

New iPhone OS Update

Some of you may or may not be aware, but Apple today released a minor software/firmware update for the iPhone OS. If you haven’t already done so, plug your iPhone in, go to iTunes and hit the ‘check for update’ icon. According to Apple, update 3.1.3 improves the accuracy of your battery level indicator. It also deals with problems experienced when using the…

VID: TiPs & Tricks — Home Screen Tips

Tired of flicking screens to navigate several pages of apps? What about arranging icons on the handset? Check out Daniel’s latest tricks for Home Screen management. Got a hot TiP or trick? Need to know if there’s an easier way to do something with your beloved handset? Drop us a line at the TiP Us link above, and let us…

Web App Review: Google Voice

Category: Communication Price: Free TiP Rating: 5/5 stars Release Date: 01/26/2010 Languages: English Requirements: iPhone OS 3.0 or higher Click to access link (within mobile Safari) Official Description: …we are launching a new Google Voice mobile web app for iPhone OS 3.0 and higher and Palm Web OS devices, harnessing the power of HTML5, a new…

iPad accessories: Cases and bags revealed

Something gives me the impression that certain people knew about the iPad before everyone else since Cocoon, Griffin, Belkin and TOM BIHN have all released bags and cases for the new must-have gadget. Griffin really made its name in creating new and exciting products for the iPhone, so it’s not surprising to see them in the mix, offering their array of…

Chinese company claims iPad is theirs

It seems like each day another company is taking a bite out of Apple. Today it was a Chinese company who designed and made a tablet PC known as the P88. This device, manufactured by Shenzhen Great Loong Brother in my opinion is vastly different from the iPad. It seems like all that has happened is the company’s head has gone “Apple has released a tablet…

TiP’s first-ever contest winner

Wow, I’ll say this much: The Today’s iPhone audience is full of some creative people! The little unofficial caption contest was a lot of fun for me, and I hope for everyone reading as well. (Link to the original post is here.) So without further delay, the winner is…. FLASHHAT, whose entry was posted on the messageboard. To refresh your memory,…

Colbert pulls out iPad at the Grammys

Wowza. If you saw the Grammy Awards, you may have been shocked to see that little thing in Stephen Colbert’s hand. While presenting the Song of the Year, Comedy Central’s favorite son pulled out an iPad! Honestly, did anyone even care who won the honor after seeing that? (Okay, I admit I do. It was Beyonce’s “Put a Ring On It,” which I fell in love while…

For the love of lists: Listingly.com + my iPhone

Disorganization is a way of life for any parents worth their salt, or so I tell myself to feel okay about my own mess. I often find, though, that I can fend off encroaching chaos with good lists. I have always loved them. Whether real or imagined, they provide a feeling of control, like a security blanket. When I get panicky, they are my “mother’s little…