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Sounding off on the great iPhone mute switch crisis

After a ringing iPhone interrupted a performance of Mahler's Ninth Symphony by the New York Philharmonic, the Mac punditocracy has worked overtime dissecting the user interface of the Mute button and alarm clock rings that can override hardware. It's time to take sides.

January 16, 2012 by

Facebook for iOS version 4.1 is out

Facebook for iOS version 4.1 is now available. The new version adds Mobile Timeline for the iPhone (but not the iPad), access to friend lists/subscribers/subscriptions, and improves performance.

December 18, 2011 by

Could Apple cut out the carriers from the iPhone equation?

It's now hard to imagine a world without the iPhone. Love it or hate it, this one handset has changed the face of mobile technology forever. But when the iPhone was still nothing more than a rumor, many found it hard to believe that Apple would release a product that relied so heavily on third-parties for a crucial service. Was there a danger that shoddy carrier performance reflect badly on Apple?

February 7, 2011

Finnish iPhone users to catch refunds from cold

The Finnish Consumer Agency has told iPhone owners in the country that they may be entitled to a refund if they were not warned that cold temperatures could cause problems for the Apple phone.The watchdog has been fielding questions from Finns who have noticed problems with the iPhone's performance in freezing conditions, a spokeswoman from the Finnish Consumer Agency confirmed to ZDNet UK on Friday.

January 31, 2011 by

Testing iPhone 4's antenna performance

PA Consulting Group conducted tests that indicate that Apple’s iPhone 4 suffers from more connectivity problems compared to other smartphones.In the majority of its tests the iPhone 4’s performance was in the same range as the other smartphones tested (Blackberry 9700, HTC HD2), but it was consistently at the lower end of that range.

August 3, 2010 by

Impressive iPhone 3GS battery performance

When considering the performance of a battery in a mobile device, the talk is usually all about the hours and minutes available when the battery is new. However, a recent test shows that the older iPhone 3GS battery ages gracefully.

July 4, 2010 by

World of Warcraft Armory charms the iPhone

If World of Warcraft wasn't addictive enough on your PC or Mac, now you can carry a piece of it around with you on your iPhone. Beautiful graphics and rock solid performance make this one a winner for checking stats, planning raids, and more. An active WoW account is required.

July 22, 2009 by

Games load 3-4x faster on the iPhone 3GS

A new post at OS X reality demonstrates that the "S" in iPhone 3GS truly does stand for speed.Although Apple touts the iPhone 3GS as "up to 2x faster" than the previous model, OS X reality notes that in gaming performance -- specifically launch times -- the 3GS is up to 3x faster than the iPhone 3G.

July 12, 2009 by

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