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FaceTime over 3G / 4G now a reality

FaceTime was touted as one of Apple’s big iOS features when they released the iPhone 4. There’s no doubt that it’s been hugely popular but we’re doubtful it’s as popular as Apple perhaps hoped it would be. Part of this may well be down to Apple preventing users from making / receiving FaceTime calls unless they were connected to a WiFi network. iOS 6 will change this and allow users to use the FaceTime service over their 3G or even 4G carrier service.

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Remembering the first time (iPhone apps)

Whilst hovering my finger over my folder filled springboard I suddenly thought, “What was the first iPhone application I installed?” which was quickly followed up with, “What was the first iPhone application I paid for?”

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Find my iPhone now a free MobileMe service

Lost iPhone

If you needed a reason to upgrade your shiny iDevice to iOS 4.2.x, and you aren’t waiting around for a jailbreak solution, then Apple’s decision to make the previous badged “Find my iPhone” service free for all iOS 4.2.x users should help you make that decision a no brainer.

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Is Apple’s iOS 4.1 a lame duck?

It’s two days since I updated my iPhone to 4.1. I’m giving serious consideration to downgrading to 4.0.1 again. Apps crash frequently, battery life is, at best, appalling.

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Introducing iPhone 4

Steve Jobs today revealed the hotly anticipated new iPhone. A wholly remarkable device when you look at what it brings to the mobile marketplace.

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Do I need an iPad?

It feels like a lifetime ago that Apple launched the iPad. The US market have been able to enjoy the product for a number of weeks, whilst the rest of the world has (in some cases) been patiently waiting for a wider release.

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Are Apple products worth their price tag?

Apple

Compared to many, I am still a relatively new Apple consumer – I purchased my iPhone 3G in early 2009. (I don’t feel it’s fair to count the Apple Newton I owned many years earlier!)