Posts Tagged ‘iPhone’

Addicted To Our Devices

This began as a story about being addicted to smartphones but ended up being about notifications in iOS 5 instead. A recent article from CNN claims that we are addicted to our smartphones and launches a list of reasons and symptoms to support his claim, and finally gives a solution – lock your devices up [...]

iPhone’s Audiobook Features Get Some Love

When listening to my current audiobook last night, I noticed it had a couple new features. I can now increase or reduce the reading rate (1/2, 1, or 2 X), and can jump back in increments of 30 seconds. Pretty cool. Delaying or increasing the time does effect the sound quality, of course. [Posted with [...]

Congress Looking at Cell Phone Exclusivity Arrangements

When I first saw this headline, I thought to myself, “It’s high time someone looked into these arrangements!” But the truth is it’s these types of arrangements that inspire change and advancement in technology. It’s a love/hate relationship. This exclusive arrangement is what enticed at&t to give Apple what they needed to re-invent the cell [...]

An Appeal to iPhone Developers

Usually I’m throwing stories into the whiner category about someone whining about something. Today, I’m whining. This is an appeal to iPhone app developers. When you create a paid version of a program you have previously offered for free, feel free to grab my settings from the previous version I have already installed.

iPhone copy/paste not so standard

Now that I’ve had a chance to review Apple’s iPhone event from yesterday, compliments of iTunes, I have mixed feelings regarding the implementation of copy/paste. I love the fact that I’ll have it, but why the inconsistent calling of it? In Mail I doubletap the word. In Safari I have to press and hold. Don’t [...]