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iPhone Backup Taking Too Long, Here’s The Fix.

August 5, 2008

Have you noticed your fancy new iPhone 3G is taking a ridiculously long time to backup every time it syncs to your computer? It seems like Apple added a function in 2.0 that makes you iPod/iPhone back itself up every time it connects, but why? Is it really necessary to do this many backups? I […]

iPhone/iPod Touch Firmware Update

August 4, 2008

iTunes just informed me that 2.0.1 is now available and claims to fix some some of the bugs in 2.0. I’m downloading and installing it now. Here’s hoping that now my iPod won’t crash randomly when I try opening an app.

Magic Pad Prooves Copy & Paste On iPhone Is Possible.

July 28, 2008

The number one feature that iPhone users have been craving and still have yet to receive is the ability to copy and past text.  Without copy & paste linking to long urls becomes almost impossible, unless you want to use a pen and paper to write down the entire url and then write it out […]

Quest For The Perfect App

July 28, 2008

Over the past week I’d so I’ve been testing out several “to do” and “get things done (GTD)” apps from the iPhone app store but have yet to fond the “perfect” app that suites my needs. So far I’ve tried Remember The Milk, East Task, reQall, Evernote, and To Do by Erica Sadun. Remember the […]

Damned If You Have Any Money Left For Gas

July 14, 2008

Here’s a video I think everyone who opted not to get a new iPhone because of the price and lack of dispensible income might enjoy.