Ranting about iPhone firmware v1.1.1

Posted by Scott Mahan on October 8, 2007 in iPhone |

So, many of us updated our iPhone’s firmware to v1.1.1. A few of us (thank God, not me), bricked our iPhones. And then there are those that stayed on 1.0.2. I’ve got to say that I do appreciate some of Apple’s enhancements. The double-press of the home button is a time saver. As is double-space […]


AppTap (installer.app) breaks with iPhone firmware 1.1.1

Posted by Scott Mahan on September 27, 2007 in iPhone |

This was also anticipated. Updating your iPhone with the latest firmware performs a restore and wipes out installer.app and any non-Apple applications. I’m sure this too will be corrected in a day or two. There is one thing that I’m curious about. Are all these non-Apple applications and ringtones still taking up space on our […]


iPhone Firmware 1.1.1 breaks iToner

Posted by Scott Mahan on September 27, 2007 in iPhone |

As expected, Apple has closed up an exploit that Ambrosia Software was was taking advantage of in iToner to copy over ringtones. There are reports that old ringtones will still work if you don’t try launching iToner, but I cannot confirm that. Ambrosia Software is aware of the problem and are actively working on a […]


iPhone Update 1.1.1 Available

Posted by Scott Mahan on September 27, 2007 in iPhone |

Apple has released firmware 1.1.1 for the iPhone. From the “Important Information” window: New features include: • iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store • Louder speakerphone and receiver volume • Home Button double-click shortcut to phone favorites or music controls • Space bar double-tap shortcut to intelligently insert period and space • Mail attachments are viewable in […]


Apple updates iPhone to v1.0.2

Posted by Scott Mahan on August 21, 2007 in iPhone |

Apple has released updated iPhone software.  The new version, v1.0.2 is rumored to correct low earpiece and speakerphone volumes.  It also increases the smoothness of scrolling when Safari is loading web pages.  To install, dock your iPhone.  If it does not prompt you to update, click the Check Update button.


Save $100 on an Apple iPhone

Posted by Scott Mahan on August 20, 2007 in iPhone |

For those of you that have said “if the iPhone was just $100 cheaper, I would buy one”, this story is for you.  Apple is now selling refurbished 4GB and 8GB iPhones on their online store for $100 less than retail.


Mundu IM iPhone Edition Released

Posted by Scott Mahan on August 6, 2007 in iPhone |

Mundu IM is now available in an iPhone edition allowing you to chat using Yahoo!,GTalk, MSN and AOL IM. From EverythingiPhone.com


iPhone Update 1.0.1 available

Posted by Scott Mahan on August 1, 2007 in Apple, iPhone |

The iPhone 1.0.1 update is now available through iTunes. The update corrects security flaws in Safari, Webcore, and Webkit. The update is available via the “Check for Updates” button or menu item in iTunes. You can confirm that the update was successful by tapping “Settings” then “General” then “About” on your iPhone. The updated version […]


News: iPhone now ships within 24 hours

Posted by Scott Mahan on July 31, 2007 in iPhone, News |

Yesterday, The Apple Store went down for a short while. What was the big news? Apple is now shipping the iPhone within 24 hours. So if you haven’t gotten yours already, the wait will be even shorter.


News: Bejeweled for the iPhone

Posted by Scott Mahan on July 31, 2007 in iPhone, News, Reviews |

Yesterday, PopCap Games released a free iPhone version of Bejeweled. How does it play? Depending on your access (Edge vs WiFi), it takes about a minute to download. Once you start playing, it flows well. Is it as good as a local version of Bejeweled on a Treo, no. The animation isn’t as smooth and […]

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