Review: iPhone 3GS
The iPod's functionality does not appear to be change or enhanced much at all. We were hoping that Apple would do something here, such as add a user-configurable EQ, but the controls, functions, and sound quality are the same.
Art this point, I have to say it's a little pathetic. I mean really, Apple, do you think the iPhone's music/media player is absolutely perfect as it is? It ain't. There are definitely some tweaks to be made that could improve it. Apple missed another opportunity to take things to a whole new level.
The one positive thing I'll say is that with the improved processor and RAM, CoverFlow works much better and smoother than it did on either of the two previous iPhones. Also, users can now scrub through music files at variable speeds while they are playing. This will help you jump through a 15-minute track faster if you want to "get to the good part" of a song.
May 6, 2011
Microsoft has made available a software developers kit that will allow application writers to add Bing Maps to their iPhone applications. Developers can use the tools in the SDK to access Bing's road, aerial, and hybrid aerial maps.
Apr 25, 2011
Two consumers from Tampa, Fla., have filed a lawsuit against Apple for allegedly committing privacy invasion and computer fraud. The complaint comes after the recent revelation that the Apple iPhone tracks user location data and stores in on the host computer.
Apr 18, 2011
Dropbox today unveiled version 1.4 for iOS devices, including the iPhone. The new version of Dropbox, which is a cloud storage service, now has a dedicated uploads tab, the ability to bulk upload photos and video files, as well as import files from email for uploading to Dropbox.
Mar 22, 2011
Google recently rolled out a minor update to its iPhone Latitude application that lets Latitude users check into their location from their handset. Users must opt-in to use Latitude, and can manage privacy settings to control who sees what.
Mar 17, 2011
Opera Software today announced new versions of its two mobile browsers. Opera Mini 6 will soon become available to handsets running the Android, BlackBerry, Symbian/Series 60 and J2ME platforms.