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iPhone Firmware Updated To v1.1.4

Apple updated the iPhone firmware to v1.1.4 this morning via a new iTunes update. The iPhone SDK hasn’t been officially released yet, so we’re not quite sure exactly what this new update brings us, but stayed tuned, we’ll update you as soon as we know. The Unofficial Apple Weblog has a play-by-play going on here. […]

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Abilene Christian University First In U.S. To Give iPhones To Students

I could not be more proud to announce this morning that Abilene Christian University, my alma mater, has officially become the first university in the U.S. to provide an iPhone or iPod Touch to all incoming freshmen. They will use their iPhone or iPod Touch to answer surveys and quizzes, receive homework notifications, and even […]

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400,000 unlocked Apple iPhones turn up on China Mobile

If you weren’t sure where all those off the grid iPhones are, it’s time to stop looking under the sofa and look towards China Mobile. According to telecoms analyst In-Stat, the operator has 400,000 of the Apple devices on its network – that’s one in every ten iPhones sold. “We have never doubted that the […]

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The iPhone Is Creating Smartphone Marketshare, Not Stealing It

This is something that I had personally guessed, but didn’t have any numbers to prove my theory. Thanks to IntoMobile.com and Canalysis.com, I now have the numbers to back up my theory that the iPhone hasn’t been ‘stealing’ marketshare away from existing smartphone manufacturers, but has instead merely increased the size of the smartphone market […]

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Confirmed: O2 have 16GB iPhone £329 [updated]

Confirmed with the manager of an O2 store. The Engadget rumour is correct. Handsets are in the stores being ‘checked in’ now. Available from 1:30pm. Update: Still no news on the UK Apple or O2 sites, but the US stores have them listed at $499 which confirms the price leaks were also correct.  No new […]

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Quarter of Apple iPhones hacked

Bored of waiting for Apple to launch the iPhone on the network you like? You and a great big wodge of US iPhone users. According to an analyst quoted by Reuters, one quarter of iPhone owners are using their Apple mobiles on networks that aren’t AT&T’s. If that’s the case, then it’s Apple that should […]

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O2 increases bundled call and text allowances for UK iPhones

Link: O2 iPhone Tariffs for Existing Customers via TUAW O2 have announced that they’re changing iPhone tariffs, bringing them in line with their recently-revised standard offerings (making them a bit more competitive): £35 per month customers now get 600 anytime minutes (up from 200) and 500 anytime texts a month (up from 200). £45 per […]

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Upgrading to iPhone firmware 1.1.3

Like many this evening, I anxiously rushed in to watch the Apple keynote wondering what iPhone excitement might be announced and was delighted to see the 1.1.3 firmware that had been leaked last week was real, finished and released. My joy wasn’t long lived though as the upgrade succeeded and then failed… all because I […]