07/02/2010, 04:07 pm
FaceTime supports iOS URL schemes, enabling users to initiate a call by clicking on a hyperlink. iPhone 3GS users can see and click the links but they don't work, not even for audio-only calls. Yet.
07/02/2010, 12:07 am
Apple instituted new rules in its iPhone 4 SDK designed to protect user privacy, but the company may not yet be enforcing those rules as they appear to apply against competing ad networks such as Google's AdMob.
07/01/2010, 09:07 pm
A top Apple spokesperson has emphatically denied that Steve Jobs was the author of a series of comments in an email exchange regarding iPhone 4 reception.
06/30/2010, 05:06 pm
Apple posted five new job listings for antenna engineers June 23, the day before iPhone 4 launched.
06/29/2010, 03:06 pm
The new FaceTime video calling feature of iPhone 4 does not require mobile service after first use, enabling users to establish video chat from any WiFi hotspot, even while in Airplane Mode.
06/28/2010, 08:06 pm
A report outlining advertisers' plans for Apple's new iAd program indicates that the new interactive ads won't reach iPad users until iOS 4 becomes available for it in November.
06/28/2010, 06:06 pm
Apple is finding an unlikely ally in its efforts to support HTML5 in preference to Adobe Flash as the platform for dynamic web content: pornographers.
06/28/2010, 04:06 pm
Nokia's official blog has jumped on the iPhone 4 "death grip" bandwagon in a posting that suggests the company's mobiles don't share the same issues related to blocking a phone's antenna, despite having earlier published instructions that tell users to avoid holding its phones in a way that might block the antenna.
06/25/2010, 06:06 pm
Reception issues observed by new iPhone 4 owners, derided as the "Death Grip" by bloggers, appears to actually be a software issue that an iOS update is expected to resolve early next week.
06/23/2010, 02:06 am
To obtain one of the first iPhone 4 smartphones for teardown, Kyle of the iFixit team flew to Japan with a tent, planning to camp out in front of the Ginza Apple Store. FedEx ended up delivering early shipments to some users two days in advance, making the trip unnecessary.
06/22/2010, 06:06 pm
The first reviews of iPhone 4 are beginning to appear, including Walt Mossberg's in the Wall Street Journal, David Pogue's in the New York Times and Ed Baig's in USA Today.
06/22/2010, 06:06 pm
Apple disabled support for some features in iOS 4 to shoehorn the new release into the processing constraints and memory footprint of the 2008 iPhone 3G and second generation iPod touch. Here's what's missing and why.
06/22/2010, 12:06 am
Apple has been busy all weekend posting updated apps that support iOS 4 and its new features--including multitasking and the soon to be released Retina Display of iPhone 4--to the iTunes App Store.
06/21/2010, 06:06 pm
With the fourth generation of Apple's smartphone nearing release later this week, some buyers might be curious about alternatives that use Google's Android OS, including the Motorola Droid, HTC/Google Nexus One, HTC Droid incredible, and HTC EVO 4G. Here's how they compare in terms of hardware, part one of a series.
06/21/2010, 01:06 pm
Customers who reserved iPhone 4 at their nearby Apple retail store received an email reminder today to actually pickup their new phone on Thursday, along with an apology for any pricing issues that might have been involved in the AT&T authorization meltdown last week.
06/20/2010, 09:06 pm
Apple's new unibody Mac mini takes design cues from Apple TV while introducing innovative new industrial design concepts of its own.
06/20/2010, 06:06 pm
An Apple representative has clarified that the new FaceTime video calls won't use up carrier minutes, even when a video chat is originated during a phone call.
06/20/2010, 02:06 pm
The first batch of iPhone 4 deliveries are now in transit from China, with Apple sending FedEx notifications indicating a June 24 delivery date.
06/18/2010, 03:06 pm
Apple's refresh of its MobileMe services brings both a cleaner new iPad inspired web interface for browser-based access and a more optimized app experience for mobile iOS devices.
06/18/2010, 12:06 am
Apple's iOS 4 features the biggest foundational leap for developers since the company first opened up iPhone OS 2.0 to development, now catching up to the core features of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.