Review: iPhone 4
Jun 24, 2010, 10:54 PM by Philip Berne
In-depth with the latest from Apple.
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The iPhone 4 brings some long-awaited features to the iPhone table, without trying to do everything the competition can do. The interface, the screen and the camera have all been dramatically improved, but will these be enough to keep Apple at the top of the super-phone pile? With Apple, it's always the little things that count.
Verizon Won't Charge for FaceTime Over Cellular
Sep 12, 2012
Verizon Wireless today said that users of iOS 6 devices will be able to use the FaceTime feature over Verizon's cellular network without paying extra for it. The feature will be available to the iPhone 5 and other Apple devices as a part of their monthly data allotment.
Google+ for iOS Gains Instant Upload and What's Hot
Feb 14, 2012
Google today provided a minor update to the Google+ application for iOS devices. Google+ version 126.96.36.19978 adds the ability to set instant photo uploads, see who has +1'd your posts, and adds access to the What's Hot stream.
Failed AT&T Deal Paved Way for T-Mobile's LTE Play
Mar 13, 2012
T-Mobile USA CTO Neville Ray today said that company was able to develop its current LTE migration strategy thank in part to the collapse of its acquisition by larger rival AT&T. "We're getting new AWS spectrum as a result of the termination of the AT&T deal (pending regulatory approval), which we will use for LTE," said Ray.
Vocre 2.0 Offers Instant Translation within Video Calls
Mar 10, 2012
A small company called Vocre is offering an application that lets users conduct a FaceTime-like video chat that includes live language translation between the two participants. Users can join a video chat session and communicate even though they don't speak the same language.
OTA iOS App Downloads Bumped from 20MB to 50MB
Mar 8, 2012
iPhone owners can now download content from the App Store over 3G cellular data networks that are up to 50MB in size, which is an increase from the previous 20MB limitation. The size increase applies to applications and music.
Verizon rumors for iPhone? Anyone? Please share!
Can anyone conform this?
ZAGG protective coating to help with reception?
If the wdges are covered by a plastic coating wouldn't that keep the two antennas from shorting each other?
Has anyone installed ZAGG's invisibleSHIELD on their iPhone 4 or know someone who has?
Btw, a good place for ZAGG discount codes is facebook.com/zaggcodes or codes4discount.com
It all comes down to this.....
I feel it all comes down to opinion. You really have to look at the user and decide what the device is used for. If you like to personalize your device, mulit-task (for real), run widgets, ect., then maybe Android is for you. (If you are and Apple fan-boy, then maybe you should stick with Apple, JK guys!) If you like the integration of iTunes, ease of use, and gaming, then maybe the iPhone is better for you. In different parts of the world Nokia's Symbian OS would crowned king in some eyes.
Again, IMOP, this is a nice piece of technology, and I think its up there with the other N1s, EVOs, and Droids in the indust...
No more like just pointing out i...
Seems someone is not a big Apple fan.
You say that like it's a bad thing.
Sad that Apple carries this magic presence that its followers get rabid any time s...
Didn't Like Design?!
The iPhone-4 though is the best -- I've never held a device that felt so rich. Elegance oozes from the look and feel of the device. I got one of the overpriced bumpers, which in their own right are quite well designed and built, but when it's on, I miss that metal band -- hate to cover it up, though the iPhone looks great with that as well.
I'd say this device needs protection when ou...
Wow... can't believe you were so down on the design. The feel of the glass and metal gives me the perception of a fine watch. I've suffered through many a creaking battery door, 'soft-touch' devices where the rubber
The problem is that this ...
odvious by the large bezel. i don't care how 'ric...
So the smart choice would be..........
I'm glad you like your Evo.
Enjoy sprint. 🤣
First off, I tend to agree with the author on the design of the phone. I've always been a huge fan of the iphones, and while I'm still getting the phone (waiting on the white) I'm not thrilled with the design when testing out my friends phone. I'll deal with it though.
As far as image quality - I was happy to hear that the authors tests came out great. I had compared image and video quality on my 3Gs vs the ...
The phone is a train wreck! 🤣 🤣
the app must be first updated to the latest available update, if they have not updated to the e...
Social Networking and integration...
I can see why Apple doesn't want Apps to come close to hurting performance. Apple doesn't want to be blamed for a program messing up their phone...because on the consumer side, it won't be, "Awe man, that App made my phone run slow" it will be, "My phone runs slow."
And to be honest, I'm also glad those apps don't come preinstalled. One of my biggest problems with smartphones is givi...
"If I want to bog down my device by running social networking apps integrated with my OS that should be my decision, not Apple's."
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