Sep 202012
 

Apple patent application has iPhones text when calls don't reach spotty coverage areas

If you’re already using Android 4.0 or iOS 6, you’re likely familiar with the option to send a pre-made text reply to incoming calls you can’t take. Continue reading »

May 062010
 

Tired of the dropped calls on AT&T’s network? Waiting for Apple to unveil the Verizon iPhone, which it is working on at the WorldWide Developer Conference 2010 Keynote address on June 7? Then Broadpoint AmTech research analyst Brian Marshall has some bad news for you.

According to him you might have to wait longer as AT&T may have extended its iPhone exclusivity in the US by an additional six months.

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Apr 052010
 

iphone-os-4
We have some exciting news! Apple
has issued invitations for a special event on April 8.

Apple is hosting
the event to give a sneak peek of iPhone OS 4.0, the next major upgrade
to iPhone OS.

The event is scheduled to take place three days from now at the Town Hall auditorium on the Apple’s campus in Cupertino, CA at 10AM Pacific.

Gizmodo reports:

Apple’s just sent an invite “for a sneak peek of the next generation of iPhone OS software” on April 8 at 10AM Pacific. That’s in three days!

You can checkout the photo of the invitation below:
iPhone 4.0 Invitation

So let the speculations begin. We would love to hear what’s on your wishlist for iPhone OS 4.0, so please feel free to drop us a line in the comments.

[via Gizmodo]

Jan 272010
 

Apple’s
special event “Come See Our Latest Creation” should be underway shortly.

Based on all the rumors, speculations and leaks, we know that Apple will release a tablet computer
, which might be called iTablet, iPad, iSlate or something else. Apple might also demo the next generation iPhone OS – iPhone OS 4.0, which apparently the Apple Tablet is also based on.

Apple’s special event is being held at at the Yerba Buena Centre for Arts in San Francisco.
So if you are looking for all the iPhone and Apple Tablet related news from Apple’s special event then hit the jump for our coverage of the event.
Updates will be posted from top to bottom (bottom newest) so stay tuned (hit refresh to get the latest).
Folks at Engadget have posted three images of what appears to be the back shell of the Apple Tablet, which briefly appeared on Chinese website WeiPhone.
The size of the device in the leaked photos definitely matches with the rumors we’ve heard.

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The event should start very soon so stay tuned.
Steve Jobs has just walked up on stage.

“We want to kick of 2010 by introducing a magical and revolutionary product today… but first I have a few updates.”
He is talking about some numbers such as 140k iPhone apps, more than 50 billion dollars in revenues.
He has moved on to the main event, launch of Apple Tablet.
He is talking about a device that can do the following tasks: Browsing the web. Doing email. Enjoying and sharing pics. Watching videos. Enjoying music. Playing games. Reading ebooks.
Apple is calling their Tablet, the iPad.
And here is how the Apple iPad looks like.
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Jobs is now showing how you can surf the web with the Apple iPad. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to support Flash.
He is showing how to use it for email, the typing on the device looks quite impressive.
He is demoing the photo app, which is similar to the one on the iPhone. So you can use similar gestures.
He shows the iTunes app, Maps app and YouTube HD app. I think there is still a lot more to come as something is missing.
He is talking about the hardware: 1.5 pounds. 1/2″ thin. 9.7″ IPS Display. Super High Quality. Great viewing angles. Super responsive capacitive multi-touch screen.
It has 10 hours of battery life.
It is powered by custom Apple chip called A4. 1GHz, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB storage. 802.11n, WiFi, Bluetooth.
Scott Forstall is talking about the Apps for the iPad. All the iPhone apps can run on the iPad without any modifications.
The iPhone SDK supports the development of Apps for the iPad and it is being released today.
Some of the iPhone developers will be showcasing their iPhone apps for the iPad. Gameloft is the first to come on stage.
They demo their iPhone game Nova for the iPad. New York Times is next.
New York Times: “We think we’ve captured the essence of reading the newspaper. A superior experience in a native application.”
The layout is just like the newspaper with embed videos. It looks pretty cool.
Next up is Brushes showing off their app for iPad, it was an impressive demo. Next up is EA.
EA is demoing Need for Speed Shift.
Finally, we have MLB.com demoing their application for the iPad, which has been completely revamped for it.
Steve Jobs is back.
He just announced a new application for iPad called iBooks, which comes with an iBooks Store to compete with Amazon.
He is demoing the iBooks Store application. It’s very similar to iTunes store.
Steve Jobs has just announced iWork for the iPad, which completely new UI.
Phil Shiller has come on stage to demo it. He is showing off spreadsheets.
As you can expect, it seems to be very intuitive such as with new multi-touch gestures, multi finger taps, pinch, double tap etc.

[via iphonehacks]