iPhone Gets Better Image Stabilization from Pro-Camera App

There have been image stabilization iPhone camera apps before, but not until 3.0 have they had adequate access to the hardware to do proper processing. Pro-Camera is one of these. » 10/02/09 3:20pm 10/02/09 3:20pm

Find My iPhone Leads Cops to Robbery Suspects

Find My iPhone to the rescue again! Pittsburgh Police nabbed three robbery suspects over the weekend, after the man they allegedly robbed used the MobileMe online service to point police to their location. » 8/31/09 3:00am 8/31/09 3:00am

iDisk iPhone App Lightning Review: Halfway There

Apple's free iDisk app has potential to make that $60 a year for MobileMe even more worthwhile, but for now it's little more than a fancy file viewer with mediocre management capabilities. » 7/30/09 3:20pm 7/30/09 3:20pm

Apple's Chickenshit Approval Process Has Gone Too Far

The App Store approval process has always been mysterious, slightly ridiculous and mildly infuriating. But with the summary execution of Google Latitude as well as every Google Voice app, it's finally gone too far. » 7/29/09 2:30pm 7/29/09 2:30pm

Google Now Finds Stuff Nearby Using Your Location in Mobile Safari

With iPhone 3.0, websites can snag your location in Safari. Now if you search for something in Google and let it see your location, it'll show you stuff nearby that matches, like coffeeshops here. It's just the beginning, surely. [Google] » 7/15/09 11:20pm 7/15/09 11:20pm

iTwitter: The First iPhone Twitter App With Push, Sorta

Beating established Twitter apps like Tweetie to the punch (push?), iTwitter is the first one to deliver push notifications. But push only works if the person @replying or DMing you is using iTwitter too. It's free $3.99 now. [ReadWriteWeb] » 7/07/09 3:40pm 7/07/09 3:40pm

Push Gmail for the iPhone, Finally (It's Not What You Think)

My biggest disappointment with iPhone 3.0 is there's still no push Gmail. (Probably due some to contractual BS, but whatever.) GPush is a 99-cent app that almost fixes it by sending you push notifications whenever you get a new message. » 7/07/09 9:50am 7/07/09 9:50am

Prowl Pushes Growl Notifications to Your iPhone

Best non-IM use of iPhone 3.0's push notifications yet: Prowl is a $3 app that pushes Growl notifications from your Mac to your phone. Growl's a global notifier that plugs into everything from BitTorrent apps to iTunes to Mail. » 7/07/09 12:04am 7/07/09 12:04am

Enable Tethering On Your iPhone 3G and 3GS With Only Safari (MMS, VV…

Here's an extremely easy way to enable tethering on your iPhone 3G and 3GS (even on AT&T!) by just visiting a site on your iPhone's Safari. No jailbreaking needed. Here's where you go: » 6/23/09 12:24pm 6/23/09 12:24pm

iPhone AIM and Beejive IM Apps With Push Notifications Are Live

There are two versions of the AIM app in the App Store right now. The free one, with ads, and the $2.99 one, with no ads. They both have push notifications. » 6/22/09 8:58pm 6/22/09 8:58pm

Find My iPhone Saved My Phone From a Thief

The Find My iPhone feature? It works, as evidenced by Kevin and his two friends, who went an adventure that involved Lego, a dive bar and some fast urban walking. Read on to see how everything played out. – JC » 6/22/09 4:20pm 6/22/09 4:20pm

iPhone 3.0: All the Small Things

Since Apple hasn't given us a comprehensive list of all the little changes in iPhone 3.0, users have taken it upon themselves to compile the treats they've found in the new software, some of which are actually quite nice. » 6/20/09 12:00pm 6/20/09 12:00pm

iPhone 3.0 Supports Limitless Apps

With the iPhone 3.0 firmware, Apple upped the max number of app pages on the iPhone from 9 to 11. Theoretically, that increased the number of apps the iPhone could support to 180. Theoretically. » 6/19/09 3:20pm 6/19/09 3:20pm

10 Things To Check Out In iPhone OS 3.0

We've already reviewed the iPhone 3.0 firmware, nitpicking the features one by one. But in case you still haven't studied the update closely enough, here are the 10 things you should know about iPhone 3.0. » 6/18/09 5:00pm 6/18/09 5:00pm

How To Easily Enable Tethering and MMS on iPhone 3.0

Not even a day has passed since its release, and yet here we are, already dishing out iffy techniques for enabling unauthorized tethering and MMSing with iPhone OS 3.0. Here are two of them: » 6/18/09 5:11am 6/18/09 5:11am

AT&T's Wi-Fi Hot Spot Auto-Authentication Is Free for iPhone 3.0 Users

According to AT&T, iPhone 3.0 users with qualified plans will be able to seamlessly switch from the 3G network to AT&T Wi-Fi hot spots automatically without being prompted for authentication first. [AT&T via YouTube via Engadget] » 6/17/09 10:00pm 6/17/09 10:00pm

iPhone OS 3.0 Software Review: What To Expect

The iPhone 3GS is Apple's current mobile flagship, but most of us using iPhone 3Gs won't be paying for the upgrade. So instead, we get the new 3.0 firmware—not such a bad deal. » 6/17/09 2:00pm 6/17/09 2:00pm

iPhone 3.0 Upgrade Process Deactivating Some Phones From AT&T (Update:…

We just got a load of tips from readers that the iPhone 3.0 update is sending their iPhone 3Gs into an unrecoverable mode where the activation process won't complete. » 6/17/09 12:59pm 6/17/09 12:59pm

MLB Streaming Full Live Games to iPhone Over 3G, Starting Tomorrow

A couple months ago, a Major League Baseball spokeperson hinted that live video streaming—one of the vaunted promises of iPhone 3.0—could make its way to the league's $10 At Bat app. Tomorrow, they're making good on their tease. » 6/17/09 10:50am 6/17/09 10:50am

iPhone 3.0 Clarifications: Yes, It's Coming Today; No, It's Not Out Yet

There have been some rumblings that iPhone OS 3.0, scheduled for release today, is actually coming out tomorrow. Don't panic! It'll still come out midday today, so long as you don't live in East Asia. » 6/17/09 6:17am 6/17/09 6:17am