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Apple's Siri 'doubles' iPhone 4S data usage

iPhone 4S users are using almost twice as much data than its predecessors, according to a study. Apple's Siri is thought to be driving up the data usage, but it's not unique to the iPhone.

January 5, 2012

Telstra not banking on iPhone 5 for 4G win

Telstra is not concerned about Apple's apparent reluctance to release a "4G" long-term evolution (LTE) iPhone 5 this year, stating that dongles are leading data usage on its network today.

September 26, 2011

iPhone data usage well under cap: Thodey

At the announcement of a 2.2 per cent slump in profits yesterday, Telstra CEO David Thodey said most of its iPhone customers used just a fraction of the data they were paying for.

August 12, 2010

Case-Mate Hug protects and charges an iPhone wirelessly

The lithium-ion battery on the iPhone 3GS promises a good amount of talk and Internet usage time on the 3G network at about five hours on a single charge. But if you have too many cords around your desk or you're out on the road, you could try getting an extra power-up from the wireless Case-Mate Hug.

March 8, 2010

CES 2010: Manage your Chevy Volt with your smartphone and OnStar

We are seeing more and more mobile applications that extend the functionality of your daily life and one of the coolest ones I caught a glimpse of at CES 2010 was the new OnStar application for the Chevy Volt that is available for Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry devices. OnStar Mobile lets owners communicate with their car and perform functions such as door lock/unlock, remote start, view charge status, view stats on vehicle usage (mpg, trip miles, etc.), and set charge reminders.

January 5, 2010 by

iPhone UI: The age gap and other stats

Sessions at this month's iPhone Tech Talk in Seattle revealed differences in usage by age groups, according to a developer report from the conference.

November 16, 2009

Battery percentage indicator for all iPhones

Easily the most under-publicized new feature in the iPhone 3GS is the ability to view the amount of charge remaining in a numerical percentage in addition to the visual indicator that appears on the battery icon. To enable the feature, simply tap: Settings > General > Usage > Battery PercentageThe problem is that the feature is only available on the iPhone 3GS hardware, as is not a feature available on iPhone OS 3.

July 10, 2009 by

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