Posted by Mayank on August 27, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

Post image for Rumor : iPhone 5 to Work With Both CDMA and GSM Apple has this habit of following up bad news with the good news. After the resignation of Steve Jobs, rumors are gaining ground that there would be an event on September 7th, where iPhone 5 will be launched, along with other products like a new lineup of Macs. The upcoming iPhone 5 is rumored to be a single phone that supports multiple networks, namely CDMA (example – Verizon or Sprint in the US) as well as GSM (example AT&T and T-MobiRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 20, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

AT&T is offering an online deal where iPhone 3GS 8GB Refurbished phone is available only for $9. Of course you’d have to take a minimum data service starting at $15/month. 2 year contract & new activation required. Limit is 5 iPhone devices per household when ordering online. So, if you don’t own an iPhone and wish to get one – it doesn’t get better than this. “If you don’t have an iPhone, well, you don’t havRead More...

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Posted by Diya on June 14, 2011 in Apple,iPhone,Mac

Post image for No FaceTime Icon ? Trying to make a FaceTime call and you see no FaceTime icon ? This is a common problem and irrespective of the fact how user friendly Apple products are, it somehow not easy to locate the FaceTime icon and make the first FaceTime call. Almost every one wonders “There is no FaceTime button in my phone” or even “FaceTime is not showing up”. There isn’t a need to turn on FaceTime. It is a relatively simple solution : GoRead More...

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Posted by Diya on June 8, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

The latest version of the iBooks app for iPhone and iPad includes the read-aloud feature that reads the book to you. It’s only available for “enhanced” books and some books will even highlight the words as they are read to you. So, in order to use the iBooks read-aloud feature, you need to download the latest version of the iBooks app, which is version # 1.3 Salient Features of iBooks 1.3 You can use the read-aloud feature to help your chRead More...

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Posted by Diya on June 6, 2011 in Apple,Interestingness,iPhone

iphone steve jobs iMessage feature launched by Apple Chief Steve Jobs today at WWDC(World Wide Developers Conference) is considered to be a strong competitor to BBM i.e. BlackBerry Messenger for iOS platform. Apple’s iMessage which will be part of iOS 5 gives you the power to message your friends from any of your iOS devices. Similar to iChat ,iMessage users will be able to send text messages, photos, videos, contacts and group messaging and will be shown whRead More...

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Posted by Diya on June 5, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

install deb files on iphone First, what is a .deb file ? .deb file is a Debian software package, which contains everything you need to install an application. You can install apps via .deb files if you jailbroke your iPhone. You can use either of SSH, Terminal, Cydia to install any .deb files. Note : I assume that your iPhone has been jailbroken and you have SSH installed. If you need help installing SSH in iPhone, please read this article on How to install .deb file on iRead More...

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Posted by Diya on June 3, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

Iphone battery iPhone4 and OS4 have an improved battery life, but let’s face it – iPhone battery life problems will always persist (you just can’t get enough!). Paying attention to just a few common sense pointers will pay off with a longer battery life as well as battery lifespan for your iPhone. “Battery life” means the time your iPhone will run before it must be recharged. “Battery lifespan” means the total amount of time your baRead More...

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Posted by Diya on May 23, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

ibooks I wanted to download one of the classic books “20,000 Leagues Under The Sea” for my son and I went to the iBookstore so that I can download it to my iPhone and iPad. However, to my surprise, I found that the book is listed as low as $0.99 and as high as $5.99 . The reason for unhappiness was in my awareness of Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg is a wonderful resource for older books whose copyright have expired in the U.S. CurrentRead More...

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Posted by Diya on May 16, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

My friend recently bought an iphone4 but in a couple of days , he started noticing that his Iphone battery is going down drastically i.e from 100% to 20 % in just 3-4 hours and that too without using Iphone for any activity not even calls. We haven’t even downloaded many apps and restricted apps to just 3 to 4. We thought that some app might be fetching data and hence is slowing down the Iphone. In order to stop all network services we changedRead More...

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Posted by Diya on May 3, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

iphone calculator I use the calculator in my iPhone a lot, but I always wondered (not sure why, but I never checked :-)) why did Apple provide only the basic calculator and not the scientific one in the  iPhone. What a dumb i’d been. Just rotate the iPhone and the calculator converts to a full fledged scientific one, capable of tackling dozens of complex functions.     Read More...

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Posted by Diya on January 19, 2011 in iPhone

You can even add a new app icon for any website to your home screen. Visit the website in Safari, tap the + button and then tap Add to Home Screen. Some websites supply an icon, if not then a screenshot of the current page is used. Tapping this new icon launches Safari and immediately takes you to the website. 1. Visit the website in Safari and tap the + button 2. Tap “Add to Home Screen” 3. Give Name to the App and tap Add to Read More...

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Posted by Diya on December 24, 2010 in Apple,iPhone

Want to talk to an Apple representative or want to test whether FaceTime works or not ? Try calling 1-888-FaceTime. I’ve tested it and it actually works. The service is available from 8AM CDT to 8PM CDT. You can try calling this number to test out whether FaceTime works on your iPhone4 or iPod or not. Remember that Facetime on 3GS does not work. Read More...

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Posted by Diya on December 24, 2010 in Apple,iPhone

Facetime has been released for the Mac as well and you can now video chat with friends to and from your desktop or laptop as well as your iPhone4 or iPod Touch. What you need to do to call a iPhone4 or iPod Touch from a Mac is that you need to use Safari browser for the purpose. In Safari’s address bar, type in one of the following URLs: facetime:// appleid facetime://email@address facetime://phone# Here appleid, email@address, and phonRead More...

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Posted by Diya on December 23, 2010 in Apple,iPhone

FaceTime is Apple’s video calling feature between 2 devices which support FaceTime. FaceTime is a feature which came with iPhone 4 and is now available on the iPod Touch models as well. Though many of the Apple products work seamless and do not cause any issue to the users (unlike Windows), many of the users have reported this issue where they got the message “FaceTime – Waiting for Activation”. When I bought my iPhone 4 aRead More...

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