May 26, 2011

Article: iOS Updates and a Slippery Slope

Although we looked at a similar issue a few months back, the rumor that the iPhone 3GS may be left off of iOS 5 is a bad thing for a couple of reasons. Although the hardware itself dates back to about two years ago, it’s still being sold today, which could end up being a public relations mess…

May 24, 2011

News: iOS 5 May Not Run on iPhone 3GS

Although it is currently a rumor, it looks like the iPhone 3GS, still currently being sold by Apple and AT&T, is going to be left out of the iOS 5 game.  It seems that this has been a bit expected, especially with the poor track record iOS 4 had on the iPhone 3G.  Perhaps Apple is being a bit gunshy about this, or it could be that the company is focusing on supporting at least an A4 processor…

May 23, 2011

Article: The Apple Store At Ten (And Then Some)

Ten years ago the world was a much different place.  Apple was a much different company.  This site was barely anything (our actual content dates back only to about 2002).  Mac OS X was still a very not-ready-for-primetime product.  If you wanted to buy an Apple product, you had to hope that your local computer store had it, a catalog vendor had it, or you had to order it directly from Apple.  Then, something interesting happened—Apple opened two retail stores…

May 16, 2011

Article: If You Don’t Have an iPhone

I’m generally not that critical of Apple’s ad campaigns. Sure, some have been a bit repetitive or follow a particular mold (upbeat indie music, white background, device as the spotlight), but I’ve been liking the current iPhone 4 ads less and less for a couple of reasons…

May 12, 2011

Article: Wanted: 5 Under-the-Radar Features in iOS 5

Sure, we all want better notifications, wireless syncing, cloud services, lock screen information, etc. in iOS 5. Fifty percent of that wish-list might come true. But what about those “under the radar” features that also makes life on your iOS device easier…