Apple iPhone Forum

by PhilSynowiec at Jul 2, 2010
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If you can't afford a Bumper Case or a Fumper to fix your iPhone 4 reception issue, I hope you have a backup plan for your life since it's only about $1. Anyways, here is another fix you could do that will keep you as cool as your Crocs in the workplace!

Source: TysiPhoneHelp
by PhilSynowiec at Jul 2, 2010
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Recently, people have been trying to come up with all these crazy ideas on how to fix the iPhone 4 reception problem without buying a bumper. I've been getting some emails about this one, so I had to try it out myself, AND IT WORKED! I compared my reception to my Bumper case and to a naked iPhone 4. I call it the "Fumper", but don't let the name fool you.

This is perfect for you if you don't want to spend $30 of a Bumper.

You can get Livestrong Bracelets/Wristbands; 10 for $10 and plus, it donates to cancer. So go $5 and $5 with a friend who is having problems with reception, and you have 5 Fumpers for yourself!
by Maura at Jul 2, 2010
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Apple has just issued a lengthy statement on the iPhone 4 reception issues. Here it is in full:

by PhilSynowiec at Jul 2, 2010
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Earlier today we posted an article on update 1.23 for Real Racing. Well, sometimes words can't explain everything. So, above is a video of Real Racing with the update.
by Maura at Jul 2, 2010
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Apple said it would be starting to use iAds in some apps from July 1st, and true to its word, some have already popped up, as detailed by AppleInsider. Two of the early ads are from Dove and Nissan, and AppleInsider says that those two companies are believed to have paid $10 each to be some of the first to advertise their products using iAds, and so they're not being shy about it! Nissan has even issued a video showing off the iAd for its Nissan Leaf electric car, which demos how the iAds work within an app for those of us who have yet to come across them, and which you can view if you follow the AppleInsider link. I like the way it says that it "lives inside the app and doesn't sent you to the browser", like it's a little pet iAd!

The iAd works just like an app,...
by Maura at Jul 2, 2010
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PC Magazine has conducted a test comparing the iPhone 4, Motorola DROID X, HTC DROID Incredible and HTC EVO, with the iPhone 4 coming out on top as the overall winner. The four phones were tested for Brightness, Contrast, Colour Depth and Colour Accuracy. The tests were conducted using luminance and chromaticity meters, along with the help of Dr. Raymond Soneira’s DisplayMate display testing suite.

In terms of brightness, the iPhone 4 came out on top, according to PC Magazine. With its LCD turned up to maximum brightness, it was twice as bright as the HTC DROID Incredible.

For contrast, the iPhone 4 shares top honours with the DROID X, with the iPhone 4 rating at 1097 and the DROID X rating at 1071.

For colour depth, or the amount of colours that can be...
by PhilSynowiec at Jul 2, 2010
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Just checked in to the App Store and BOOM! There it is, another update for Real Racing by Firemint. This will be 1.23 update that includes the following changes:

by Maura at Jul 1, 2010
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Pocket Gamer reports that Namco is holding an App Store sale to celebrate American Independence Day on July 4th. The sale starts tomorrow, July 2nd and ends on July 5th. There’s some nice stuff in there too, including the legendary Mr. Driller for under a dollar, Time Crisis Strike and PAC-MAN, who’s already celebrating his own anniversary this year, the greedy little orb.

Here’s the list in full:

Ace Combat Xi - £1.79 / $2.99 / €2.39
Alpine Racer - 59p / 99c / €0.79c
Brain Exercise - £1.19 / $1.99 / €1.59
Dig Dug REMIX - 59p / 99c / €0.79c
Galaga Remix - 59p / 99c / €0.79c
Garters & Ghouls - 59p / 99c / €0.79c
Gator Panic - 59p / 99c / €0.79c
I Love Katamari - £1.79 / $2.99 / €2.39
Inspector Gadget - 59p / 99c /...
by PhilSynowiec at Jul 1, 2010
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As few days ago, Lemmings for the iDevice was completed in 36 Hours. This was a port made by Mobile 1UP, a popular developer and publisher. Today, they received a Cease & Desist letter from Sony, which absorbed Psygnosis(original Lemmings publisher) in 1993. Mobile 1UP has decided to try to work out a deal with Sony where they could possibly buy the rights to the game. This could put a price tag on the game and it could no longer be free :(

The full letter can be viewed on the Development Blog.
by JohnnyApple at Jul 1, 2010
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BGR posted a recent article which quotes The Loop's Jim Dalrymple as saying that Apple already has a Verizon compatible (CDMA) iPhone laying around. The problem is that they need to negotiate a deal with Verizon.

This would not be unusual for Apple to design hardware (or software) in advance an anticipation of a release, even if it never sees the light of day. They did this with the intel compatible version of OSX when they switched over from the IBM G4/G5 lineup.

The real problem is negotiating a deal with Verizon. Verizon obviously has had great success with the Android operating system. In addition, they make more profit on the Android handsets as they don't have to cut any type of revenue share deal with HTC or Motorola or anyone else for that matter... and...