There have been a number of complaints about MobileMe’s Push email speed. Some users seem to be experiencing “push” delays of up to 5 minutes.
I decided to time exactly how long it takes for a Gmail message to be pushed to the iPhone over Wifi and over GPRS / EDGE:
I think given that Apple has already admitted they’re working on native copy / paste support this framework seems like a non-starter.Read More
Quite a revealing comparison by MobileComputer of browsing speeds on the iPhone 2G vs. the new BlackBerry Bold. Apparently the iPhone 2G even beats the Bold’s 3G connection using its much slower on paper EDGE connection.Read More
Well it looks as though us runners (well, wannabe runners at least) are in for a treat soon! Screenshots from a pretty authentic looking Nike+ iPhone app have surfaced on iPhon.fr. From the looks of things most of the core Nike+ website functionality is supported, as well as GPS route tracking, plus lots of snazzy stats and graphs.
From the screenshots it looks as though this app will also take care of music playback, which makes sense given Apple’s policy on background applications:
What’s unclear is how the iPhone will track your run, but three options seem feasible:Read More
I’ve been using iChat AV quite extensively recently, as my girlfriend is spending some time in Sweden – the land of insanely fast consumer broadband. iChat AV has been a great way to keep in touch, however thre have been a few glitches here and there. Here’s a few possible remedies for common issues.
Low call volume, background noise and feedback are some of the problems you might typically run into.You can avoid most of these by using a headset (luckily now also available in better-looking behind-the-head designs, but if you don’t happen to have one handy, try these tips:Read More