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Pheeew.. What a week!

So much has happened on the Apple iFront over the past week, whether positive or negative there has been a huge amount of press coverage circling the Cupertino based company. It’s inevitable really; there’s always a bunch of Apple Fanboys hanging around exaggerating rumors and bigging up everything starting with a lower case ‘i’ or the prefix ‘Mac.’ On the…

What the iPad means to the next iPhone

There has been a lot of talk about the iPad event last Wednesday – as well as a lot of disappointment about the lack of iPhone announcements. But some blogs are taking a more optimistic approach, buzzing about how the tablet details that did emerge suggest that some good stuff may be in store for iPhone hopefuls. . Faster processor The…

Free calls? With iPhone/iPad, yes! (via 3G VOIP)

Look like Apple’s having a change of heart, at least in regards to one of the most-desired features on the iPhone: The Cupertino-based tech company has finally allowed VOIP calls on the iPhone to work over 3G! What’s the big deal? Well, if you have certain VOIP apps, it means you could make and receive calls on your phone without using up your…

The Next-Generation iPhone Rumors

As the season wears on, the next-gen iPhone rumors continue to spew left and right. But do any of them really give an accurate idea of what we’re about to see in Apple’s next handset? A lot of people were hoping there’d be some announcement (or even a strong hint) at Apple’s media event on Wednesday, but there was no word. Outside of Apple itself, no one…

Accessory Review: Case-Mate Barely There – Chrome

Category: iPhone Case Price: $24.99 TiP Rating: 4.9/5 stars Seller: Case-Mate Requirements: iPhone 3G/3GS Summary: The Case-Mate is a stylish and practical way to protect that iPhone from the world of scratches and smudges. Extremely thin and beautiful, It’s pretty slick –  unfortunately, in more ways than one. So the butter-fingered among us…

Voice Control: Will it ever work?

I’m sure I’m not the only person around who struggles getting my iPhone to understand my commands. It doesn’t seem to matter whether it’s trying to call someone or play something on the iPod, unless I speak like a Wall-E and only want really simple things it doesn’t play ball. . . The first speech recogniser was developed in the early 1950s, which begs…

App Review: iVideoCamera

Category: Photography Price: $0.99 TiP Rating: 4.5/5 stars Release Date: Updated January 06, 2010 Version: 1.1 Languages: English Seller: Laan Consulting Corp Rated: 4+ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 2G/3G. Requires iPhone OS 3.1 or later App Store Description: iVideocamera is the original, ultimate Video Camera for older 2G/3G…

Caption Contest: Can you come up with a better line?

So I was checking around the web, looking into messageboards and forums, to see what others were saying about the iPad. And even though I like this device, and plan to buy one, I couldn’t help but laugh when I saw this pic, and one commenter’s reaction to it: (Full disclosure: The comment comes from a messageboard that my hubby runs for lindy hop…

App Review: WordPress 2

Category: Social Networking Price: Free TiP Rating: 2/5 stars Release Date: 12/01/2009 Version: 2.1 Seller: Automattic, Inc Rated: 4+ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch, requires OS 3.0 or later. App Store Description: Manage your WordPress blog from your iPhone or iPod Touch. With Wordpress for iPhone, you can moderate…

Why the “iPad” name?

When Apple announced the name for its new tablet — the iPad – you could just hear the world cringe. Just like everyone else my thoughts went straight to feminine products. How did Apple miss this one? Could they not see the painfully obvious connection that their new creation’s name had to a pad of a different kind? Honestly I don’t think Apple…