Tag Archives: iPhone 4

iPhone 4 bursts into flames

An AT&T source close to Boy Genius Report sent in some pictures of an iPhone – and frankly, I have never seen anything like them before. They are the pictures of a charred iPhone 4 and melted USB cable. Apparently, the iPhone 4 caught fire when the owner had it plugged in via the standard Apple USB cable. The customer brought it in to get some…

Offbeat iPhone: Diamond studded iPhone 4, only $20K

Stuart Hughes is known for selling everything luxury. Their products range from gilded gold iPads to diamond-studded televisions. Well one of his latest creations is the Diamond studded iPhone 4. There are only 50 of them in existence, so you better jump on it. However, it’s going to cost you a pretty penny… and maybe the house. At $20,000, not many can…

8 rugged covers for iPhone 4 abusers

It’s summer, and you know what that means – lots of activities and outdoor recreation. But can your new iPhone 4 take a potential beating? If you’re an active person in need of the ultimate defense for your new phone (or you’re just clumsy, like I am), then you may be interested in the following round-up of cases. Here are eight styles coming to market…

Poll: Love your iPhone 4? Report in

Antenna problems. Glass breaking. Proximity fails. AT&T meltdowns. iOS 4 glitches. The list of issues only seems to be growing lately. But given the universal human failing of focusing on the negative, I’m left to wonder if these things are overshadowing an important aspect of our Apple mobile world. The iPhone 4 and/or the iOS platform – when…

iPhone 4 Proximity Sensor Troubles

I’ll be the first to admit that the iPhone’s proximity sensor problem isn’t getting the attention it deserves. I realize it’s not as widespread a problem as the antenna issue, but it’s still driving iPhone 4 users, like me, bonkers. I am an accidental face-dial away from returning my phone. That seems extreme right? But the way I look at it, I’m almost out…

The white iPhone 4, unboxed (plus intriguing theories on the delay)

Recently, a friend asked me what the big deal was about the white iPhone 4. After all, the white version of the 3GS didn’t inspire as much salivating and desire as this version seems to. Let me answer this, not with words, but via photo: *Drool* I hope that answers some questions. If not, then a Japanese blog called Impress Watch may be able…

White iPhone 4 DIY kit available

Can’t wait to order a white version of the iPhone 4? If you’re comfortable taking apart and reassembling hardware, there’s a kit for sale that will let you allow you to give your black device a makeover. Sure you can pick up the components separately at CNN.cn, but all that will cost you $480+. But why do that when you can hit WhiteiPhone4Now…

Unlock for iPhone 4 — available soon

One of the biggest questions since the announcement of the new iPhone 4 has been, “When can we jailbreak and unlock it?” Well this may come sooner than later as MuscleNerd from the DevTeam Tweeted yesterday that they are closer to unlocking the iPhone 4. . . “Good progress on iPhone4 unlock with @planetbeing: http://is.gd/dh2WE <-injected cmd!…

Jailbreak Tues – Custom ringtones

Weekly I try to bring you information on customizing your iPhone with the programs and applications from jailbreaking your iPhone. This week I wanted to try and offer something for everyone that may be interested in customizing their ringtones WITHOUT jailbreaking. I know that not everyone is comfortable with this process, but their are some out there who…