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Just in case you were about to give Adobe full credit for realising flash on a phone is a janky, unstable, and generally unpleasant experience, here comes Steve Jobs for some posthumous accolades: Adobe says iOS rejection killed Flash.
Apple hasn't been having the best couple of weeks recently. The iPhone 4S' battery woes have been a big issue, and the iOS 5.01 update they released to remedy the problem seems to have opened an entirely new can of worms. But now it's come to light that the company has also recalled the first generation iPod Nano over safety risks with its aging battery.
Even as frustrated iPhone owners complain that Apple's iOS 5.01 update didn't actually fix problems with the iPhone battery life, users are reporting a whole string of new complaints against the iPhone 4S and the new update. Will it ever stop?
Despite the recent update that was supposed to fix it, the iPhone Batterygate continues: Many users in the Apple Support forums are reporting that the iPhone 4S battery keeps dropping fast and inexplicably. But there are other problems too.
The BiKN for iPhone (rhymes with deacon, not chicken) comprises a radio-enabled case for the iPhone 4 and a set of tracking tags. These tags can be attached to important stuff like house keys or children—really anything you misplace on a regular basis—and up to eight tags can be utilised simultaneously.
Apple just rolled out the update we've been waiting for. The one that fixes the incredible shrinking battery life. Just plug your iPhone into iTunes and start updating. Nowhere near your computer? The over the air update of iOS 5.0.1 is available now.
Apparently, the latest version of HTC Sync will let the HTC Rhyme and HTC Sensation XL sync with iTunes. What? Yep. According to Taiwan News, the HTC Sync app will "automatically detect iTunes (or Windows Media Player) to copy media files such as music, pictures and contacts to their phones."
When iFixit originally tore down the iPhone 4S, they discovered a sensor whose function they were unsure of. Now they've determined that it's an infrared sensor tasked with activating Siri when the phone is held up to your ear. Could it be the reason why Siri is a 4S exclusive?
Apple Stores, those atom bomb-lit, alabaster opium dens of consumer electronics—they are everywhere. From suburban America to Paris, Apple's retail tentacles are wrapped around our thigh, swinging iPads back and forth. Let's explore them all at warp speed.
The British voiceover artist who provided the male voice for Siri only discovered he had been included in the iPhone 4S after seeing it demonstrated on TV -- and was then asked not to talk about it by Apple's PR people.
Who doesn't love a good wireless mouse? Free from wires that tangle, it can soar across your desktop, free as a bird. We tested five of the best on the market, and while they were all good, there can be only one Bestmodo.
If you've been looking forward to a non-jailbroken build of sassy Siri to land on your old iPhone, abandon hope. Apple officially has no plans to take Siri beyond the 4S, says Michael Steeber. It's Apple bullshit, but totally expected.
The Apple Store App just received a 2.0 update that introduces the previously rumoured "in-store pickups" and EasyPay. EasyPay is especially cool, it's like Apple's self-checkout. system on your iPhone Just grab certain accessories, scan it with the Apple Store app and you've bought the item. Easy peasy. [iTunes]