Posted on 28 September 2010 by Shane McGlaun
Two new iPhones have surfaced in the firmware for the AppleTV device. The current iPhone 4 is 3,1 according to Apple and the new devices in the firmware are listed as 3,2 and 3,3.
Posted on 08 July 2010 by Shane McGlaun
The lack of support for Flash on Apple devices is infamous. YouTube has now launched a new mobile site for the iPhone and iPad that is made with HTML5.
Posted on 06 April 2009 by Chris Davies
According to Apple Insider, the upcoming iPhone 3.1 - tipped in the latest Apple firmware leak - will use the Broadcom BCM4329 wireless chip. That chip is known to support advanced power saving features, WiFi draft-n and FM receiving and transmitting, suggesting the new iPhone may be able to stream music to a car stereo.
Posted on 12 October 2008 by Brenda Stokes
It was a relatively slow week here on iPhone Buzz, but there's always a calm before the storm, right? I mean, Apple is having their MacBook event this Tuesday and we'll be live blogging at 10 a.m. PST over on SlashGear. With this in mind, it's understandable why iPhone info would be a bit slow.
But that doesn't mean this ... continued »
Posted on 06 October 2008 by Brenda Stokes
Just when I got writing about the the relatively unknown fullscreen web app feature, this comes across my screen! The iPhone 2.2 firmware update apparently had a few secrets of its own that are worth mentioning.
Developers have located these secret features, which are like little nuggets of iPhone treasure. Okay, so maybe I'm exaggerating, but it's still pretty cool. One ... continued »
Posted on 02 October 2008 by Brenda Stokes
Apple has made deadlines for themselves and missed them in the past. But this time, we've heard so much about the push notification system that we really thought it would be coming as promised. However, the September deadline has come and gone and we still have no push.
We did have hope there for awhile because push notification was included--or ... continued »
Posted on 28 September 2008 by Brenda Stokes
Now that the iPhone 3G has been out for awhile, things are slowing down a bit here on iPhone Buzz, but that's not to say we haven't been bringing the latest news stories to you.
At the beginning of the week, we found out that the home activation available for the first-generation iPhone would be reinstated, at least in part, ... continued »
Posted on 26 September 2008 by Brenda Stokes
Remember yesterday when we reported that the latest iPhone firmware 2.2 beta was released for developers? We didn't know much about it then but as more details become available, we have now learned the MobileSafari interface will be getting an upgrade.
In fact, it looks quite similar but just has a few tweaks to it. The magnifying glass and refresh ... continued »
Posted on 25 September 2008 by Brenda Stokes
Word travels fast and Apple has already seeded the beta of the iPhone firmware version 2.2 today. But that's not all. Apparently, the firmware includes a beta of the iPhone SDK build 9M2611 as well.
We still have no idea what the newest firmware would contain in comparison to the current version. Firmware 2.1 did address several bugs and issues ... continued »
Posted on 09 September 2008 by Brenda Stokes
Apple's Let's Rock event in San Francisco just came to a close and while the iPod nano was completely refreshed and the touch was tweaked a bit, the iPhone received a firmware update to 2.1.
This firmware was called a "big update" because it addresses several of the issues users have been experiencing. Big fixes being the primary focus, Jobs ... continued »
Posted on 18 August 2008 by Brenda Stokes
The iPhone 2.0.2 software update came out today and though its intent was unspecific ("bug fixes") it looks as if the results are truly impressive. Vincent tested OS 2.0.1 and 2.0.2 side by side in a series of speed tests using Mobile Safari and the results speak for themselves.
3G performance on the phone running 2.0.2 was by far improved. ... continued »
Posted on 12 August 2008 by Brenda Stokes
Well, it looks like the iPhone isn't out of the woods yet. Since the recent 2.0.1 update, my phone has been running faster, typing has gotten smoother and my apps crash much less often. However, some users are reporting many issues with the phone's GPS system.
It seems both the original iPhone and the iPhone 3G are affected, though no ... continued »