Breaking the Apple’s Code

26 07 2010

iphone-jailbreakAs if the ‘Antennagate’ debacle was not enough already for Apple, the US Government announced new rules today which in turn make the ‘Jailbreaking’ of all the Apple iDevices – iPods, iPads and iPhones by their owners totally legal. The ruling also legalizes the ‘Unlocking’ process of the Apple iPhone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apple iPhone 4 – Will It Change Everything… Again?

6 07 2010

When Apple introduced iPhone in 2007, it was an advent of a revolution. It actually changed everything. Sadly enough, I was one of those people who initially condemned iPhone without even using it due to the following factors with reasons accompanying them:

  • Look Ma!, no buttons – How would I type those long SMSes!? I hate the onscreen keypads I’ve been using on the HTC Touch.
  • No Memory Expansion Card Slot either – I was used to filling all of my Nokia Phones and memory cards with loads of music, pictures and applications.
  • Irreplaceable Li-ion Battery – Li-ion battery will inadvertently die someday; also what if the Phone gets hung by some application, you just can’t remove the battery, replace it and restart the phone.
  • Looks delicate – Accidents do happen, what if the screen breaks?.

But, these factors soon dwindled as the furore of approval for the iPhone grew larger and larger across the globe. It made me reconsider my foolish and prejudiced dislike, making me buy the original iPhone in December 2007, just to see what was making the world go gaga over the device. And boy, am I glad on my decision. iPhone 2G is the best mobile phone I’ve ever owned. Read the rest of this entry »