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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iPhone 4S’

Turn Your IPhone 4S into a GPS Bike Computer

Here is a cool new iPhone gadget for all you bikers out there. The Heart Rate Watch Company has released the iPhone 4S ultimate bike pack, turning your iPhone into a personal GPS bike computer. It gives you speed, distance, heart rate, and maps on a convenient bike mounted display. The device works with a blue tooth chest strap to …

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iOS 5.1 Jailbreak April Fool’s Day Prank Angers Some

An April Fool’s Day gag drew the ire of a number of would-be iOS jailbreakers yesterday. A post on iJailbreak.com proclaimed that a new untethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak for A5 and A5X iOS devices (iPhone 4S, iPad 2, new iPad) was available. The article offered users a supposed link to download the AprilRa1n jailbreak tool and jailbreak their devices. Of …

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Jailbreak For iOS 5.1 Still Weeks Away

When Apple unveiled their new iPad on March 7th they also rolled out iOS 5.1. This was great news for most iOS users, but frustrating for those (like me) who prefer their iPhones jailbroken. As expected, iOS 5.1 possessed none of the vulnerabilities that had been used to crack its predecessor, iOS 5. What’s more, iOS 5 proved especially difficult …

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Apple Targeted In Another Lawsuit Over Siri

Another suit has been filed against Apple over Siri, the voice-activated personal assistant software that was one of the key selling points of the iPhone 4S. The suit accuses Apple of falsely advertising Siri’s capabilities and functionality. The class action suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles by David Jones, according to the L.A. Times. The complaint …

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Steve Jobs Didn’t Like Siri’s Name, Couldn’t Think Of A Better One

When Tim Cook announced the new iPhone last fall, one of the phone’s biggest new features was Siri, a voice-activated personal assistant. While most iPhone users like Siri, it turns out that Steve Jobs wasn’t actually a fan of the software’s name, he just couldn’t think of anything better. That’s according to Dag Kittlaus, who co-founded Siri. During a keynote …

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Survey Shows Most iPhone Users Satisfied With Siri

When Tim Cook took to the stage in October 2011 to unveil the iPhone 4S, there was one feature that got most of the attention: Siri. While the iPhone 4S sports several improvements over its predecessor – upgrades to the camera and processor chief among them – Siri is the iPhone 4S’s flagship feature. Heck, it’s probably what the S …

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iPhone 4S Does Not Infringe Samsung Patents, Dutch Court Rules

Apple’s iPhone 4S does not violate Samsung’s patents due to Samsung’s persistent refusal to licence them to Apple under Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) terms, according to a ruling by a court in The Hague, Netherlands today. Samsung had accused Apple of infringing on a collection of patents related to 3G technology. The court ruled that there was no infringement …

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China Telecom To Begin Selling iPhones Next Month

China Telecom has announced that they will start carrying Apple’s iPhone 4S next month. All models of the iPhone will be available on a selection of the company’s plans. Chinese customers who want an iPhone can pre-order one beginning March 2. The phone will be available for purchase on March 9. Of the three major Chinese mobile carriers, China Telecom …

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iPad’s Biggest Competitor Is iPhone 4S, Not Kindle Fire

According to a recent study by iSuppli, the iPad so thoroughly owns the tablet market that its nearest competitor isn’t a tablet at all: it’s the iPhone 4S. In the fourth quarter of 2011 Apple shipped 15.4 million iPads. That number was lower than expected for the quarter, but the hit to the iPad’s market share came from the iPhone …

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Fake iPhone 4S App For Android: Trick Your Stupid Friends

There’s an app in the Android Market called Fake iPhone 4S, which is designed to “Trick your friends into thinking you have the new iPhone 4S!” That’s what the app description says. I guess having idiot friends is a prerequisite. The description continues: This app is a full-screen working replica of the iPhone 4 home screen. It even replaces your …

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Short Horror Film Proves That Siri Is Evil

There are no shortage of parody videos involving Siri. Some are pretty lame, but others are hilarious. My favorites, though, are the scary ones, the ones that play on our innate fear of technology – the kind of fear that spawned movies like The Terminator or The Matrix, and even an old episode of The Twilight Zone. Somewhere in the …

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Lingual Jailbreak Tweak Turns Siri Into A Translator

Last week we brought you news of the release of the long-awaited jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. Now it looks like jailbreak developers have wasted no time in preparing some amazing tweaks for the iPhone 4S’s most notable feature: Siri. A tweak has appeared in the Cydia app store that turns Siri into a translator. Lingual is …

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