Posted on 09 June 2008 by Chris Davies
Say what you like about Steve Jobs, he knows how to put on a good show. It was hard to keep track of the deafening applause during the WWDC 2008 keynote - in fact it seemed like every few minutes the iPhone 3G got a mini-ovation - and there's no doubting that it's an impressive device. However, peering over the ... continued »
Posted on 28 March 2008 by Chris Davies
Apple's decision to refuse third-party developers from using background processes on the iPhone has been a regular sore-point in discussion of whether the handset is a "true smartphone", and at first glance Rupert Goodwin's article on the subject comes across as just more bile-bait. However, what differentiates Goodwin's piece - once you look past his comparison of the iPhone to a 1981 ... continued »
Posted on 17 March 2008 by Chris Davies
Unless you're reading this via the RSS feed, you can't help but have noticed that we've redesigned and relaunched the site. We've decided to take MY iTablet back to its roots: riding the iPhone Buzz! The name might be different, but you can still expect the same great mixture of news, reviews and opinion together with our active ... continued »
Posted on 18 October 2007 by Chris Davies
Nicholas Carr's mobile demands are pretty straightforward: he wants a Google cloud behind his iPhone. In a piece entitled "Google, Apple and the future of mobile computing" he puts forward a persuasive argument for why the next stage in ultraportable technology will build upon the established relationship between the search giant and Cupertino, with Apple building the gadgets and the UI's ... continued »
Posted on 18 October 2007 by Chris Davies
In the run up to the UK launch of the iPhone, The Times newspaper attempts to stick the metaphorical knife in with an article titled "50 reasons not to buy an iPhone". Compiled by Ali Hussain, far be it from us to accuse anybody of lazy journalism but after several reasonable points the list does degenerate into a mass of ... continued »
Posted on 25 September 2007 by Chris Davies
There's a growing discussiontaking place over at jkOnTheRun after James Kendrick voiced his concerns with the way the ultra-mobile sector is progressing and laid out his must-haves for a successful companion device. So why the relevence to MY iTablet? Well, James' conclusion is that it's up to Apple to produce this mythical PDA-cum-UMPC-cum-perfection, since they're the only major company with ... continued »
Posted on 22 July 2007 by Interns
Palm released an update for the Verizon Treo 700w/wx supporting advanced audio support (A2DP). I would like to think that there's hope for the iPhone yet.
This sums it up best:
If anyone is wondering why having A2DP is such a big deal, and someone on the forum asked that question, here is hannip's answer:
No cords gives you more options. You ... continued »
Posted on 20 July 2007 by Vincent Nguyen
As you may know, doing anything for 21 days will turn it into a habit. If you start smoking and continue to smoke for 21 days, congrats, you just acquired a really bad habit. If you exercise for 21 straight days, congrats, chances are you’re going to miss working out if you stop. It’s been no different ... continued »
Posted on 18 July 2007 by Vincent Nguyen
My goal this year is to take my iPhone with me to as many places as possible. It has gone as far as Alaska and now it’s here with me in Lihue, Hawaii. I plan on taking my iPhone to Berlin early September and to Seoul early October. Ping me if you happen to live in Berlin ... continued »
Posted on 15 July 2007 by Vincent Nguyen
Did you know that there are roughly twenty-five Bluetooth profiles? iPhone only supports the Hands-Free Profile (HFP) and Headset Profile (HSP). You’ve heard my bellyache over the lack of support for Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) and Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP). If supported, these two profiles would stream music wirelessly from the iPhone to any supported Bluetooth headsets (i.e. Etymotic ... continued »
Posted on 27 June 2007 by Chris Davies
The 'net is abuzz with comments, critiques and general bawling feedback after the iPhone reviews hit newstands, so rather than let you wade through them on your own MYiTablet is going to hold your hand and pick out some of the more interesting facts.
First off, a summary of the four main reviews. Walt Mossberg called the iPhone "the most beautiful and ... continued »
Posted on 19 June 2007 by Vincent Nguyen
Did anyone notice the following disclosure at the end of the recent iPhone press release?
Apple, the Apple logo, Mac, Mac OS, Macintosh and iPhone are trademarks of Apple. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
I know we’ve gone round and round about the whole iPhone trademark issue between Apple and Cisco – but the point ... continued »