Mophie iPhone 3G Battery Extender Available For Preorder, Shipping This Month

Mophie's wraparound battery extenders for the first iPhone provided some relief to incessant browsers and movie-watchers, and they're looking to adapt their "Juice Pack" to the even more anemic iPhone 3G. What does this pack offer that the others don't? A mini USB port for syncing and charging and Apple's coveted… »10/15/08 7:59am

iPhone 3G Coming to Best Buy Next Month, Samsung Instinct Reportedly Bummed

AppleInsider reports that the iPhone 3G will almost certainly be coming to Best Buy as soon as September 7th, giving the the retailer the distinction of being the first outlet to sell the device that isn't part of its immediate family. The announcement, expected tomorrow, would bring the iPhone to 970 Best Buys around… »8/12/08 8:45pm

AT&T Bringing (a Tiny, Frustrating Bit Of) Speech Recognition to the iPhone, Others

AT&T's Speech Mashups is a web-based service that will bring voice-activated search to the iPhone, as well as other Edge and 3G handsets. Instead of managing speech recognition on the actual handset, Speech Mashups sends the audio sample to the server, processes it and sends back a text transcription or command to… »7/23/08 4:10pm

Question of the Day: How Often Do You Replace Your Cellphone (and Why)?

Like many current iPhone owners, I have been tossing around the merits of upgrading to the 3G version when it hits on July 11th. The debate about whether or not it is truly worth it has gone back and forth since the official announcement, but the bottom line is that I am an early adopter. I have come to accept this… »6/20/08 4:30pm

TomTom Has Navigation App Already Running On the iPhone; Telenav Likely

If you were one of people who was all about GPS on the iPhone, you will be glad to hear that TomTom already has a version of their navigation software running on the device. Unfortunately, no other details regarding a release date, features or pricing have been released-but it stands a good chance of being the first,… »6/09/08 5:52pm

In Japan, Cellphones Are Too Complicated but the iPhone Is Too Simple

Interesting fact about the laundry list of magical powers bestowed to Japanese cellphones-it makes 'em really hard for mere mortals to use. In this Wired article, Nobi Hayashi (who's like Japan's Pogue) estimates people use less than 5 to 10 percent of their handsets' functions-his Panasonic P905i has a 3-inch TV, 3G,… »6/07/08 6:00pm