iPhone 2.1 now available

As promised on Tuesday, iPhone update 2.1 is now available in iTunes. Its features include: – Decrease in call set-up failures and dropped calls – Significantly better battery life for most users – Dramatically reduced time to backup to iTunes – Improved email reliability, notably fetching email from POP and Exchange accounts – Faster installation […]

Drew’s iPhone 3G experience

Let me start about a year back. When the original iPhone released on June 27, 2007, I got there three hours early and was third in line. I actually even made the local papers because of it…and was subsequently mocked by some of my friends who walked into the store the next day and picked […]

UPDATED: Facebook for iPhone – Review

(UPDATE: Never mind…as commenter Adam pointed out, version 1.1 was released this morning, and offers a solution for, it appears, every single complaint I had. It’s amazing what difference a few hours will make.) I’m a fairly casual user of Facebook. I don’t spend just huge amounts of time on it…just long enough to get […]

Reader Feedback Request: iTunes Cover Artwork Confusion

I’m having a bit of an inconvenience with my iTunes artwork on my iPhone. I’m listening to Jack Johnson, but the artwork is that of the Official Lost Podcast. It wouldn’t be that big of a deal except that it’s an ongoing problem. Vampire Weekend is showing John William’s Greatest Hits…and on and on. It’s […]

The “duh” moment of the day…iPhone to get games!!!

The iPhone’s touchscreen lends itself perfectly to game-playing, so it should come as no surprise to anyone that games are coded right into the OS. Download Squad found these strings encoded into iTunes: /* ===== iPhone Game Item Strings ===== */ “4329.001” = “Are you sure you want to remove the selected game from your […]