Apple will bring a major update “very soon” to their site which will add way more social aspects to the site. Till now you can only fill out some basic profile information, but after the update you will be able to edit your user profile, biographies, user images, the ability to personalize your homepage, select your preferences and add widgets.
Apple: “Very soon a major change will be taking place here at Apple Discussions. To help you prepare we have created some documents to give some insight and instructions on this major upgrade,” Apple informs on its website.
If you are planning to create a iPhone application or maybe a iPhone optimized website, you probably would like to see how it will look like before you create it. This free iPhone 4 GUI Photoshop file “20 MB” helps you create a professional app design without any programming skills. It includes all the icons and buttons you need and is in high resolution, specially for the iPhone 4. You can download this Photoshop file at teehanlax for free but they do except donations.
Gartner reported that the worldwide sales of the Android OS has passed the iPhone sales in Q2 of this year. There are 10.6 million phones running Android OS which is a 17.2% market share, against 8.7 million phones running iOS which is a 14.2% market share. Of course Symbian is still the big number one with a market share of 41.2%.
Since the iPhone 4 we always talk about the famous death grip. But according to Tawkon its not only bad for your iPhone but also bad for your health. They say that when you block the antenna of you cell phone your phone will send more power to the antenna, if your antenna uses more power it will also spread more radiation. And by now we all know that cellular radiation is bad for your health. Does this mean the death grip is literal a Death grip? Well Tawkon created a App to measure the radiation of your iPhone, Blackberry or Android. The app is not yet available in the App Store. In the movie above you can see the iPhone 4 is still using less radiation than the BlackBerry 9700 or Nexus One when you use the death grip.
We told you before about iPhoDroid, which is a automated Android OS installation for you 3G device. You will have a dual-boot iPhone which will let you choose if you would like to run Android OS or iPhone OS. Now there is a new version of iPhoDroid coming our way, iPhoDroid 0.6 R13 1Shot is even faster than the previous version and installs Android Froyo 2.2 On Your iPhone 3G including WiFi connection, which was not available in the previous releases.
Whited00r is a new project created for iPhone 2G/3G and iPod Touch 1G/2G owners. Apple stopped releasing updates for these devices iPhone 2G & iPod 1G/2G since firmware version 3.1.3, so iOS 4 is not compatible with the iPhone 2G and the first gen iPod Touch (and people are complainig about iOS on the iPhone 3G). Luckily the guys from whited00r created a solution for this “sort of”, they created a modded 3.1.3 firmware to replicate iOS 4 on older iDevices. Some of the new features in this modded 3.1.3 firmware can be found after the break. You can download Whited00r via the whited00r project website. » Whited00r Project, Modded Firmware 3.1.3 To Replicate iOS 4 On iPhone 2G/3G & iPod 1G/2G
New day new….. App Store? Yea that’s right, OpenAppMkt is a web-based third party app store for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The apps that you can download are completely written in HTML, if you would like to install a app alls you have to do is push the “add to home” button. The good thing of OpenAppMkt is that you don’t need a jailbroken device to use it (like Cydia). All you have to do is go to http://www.OpenAppmkt.com/ and follow the instructions. You are not really installing something when you hit the “add to home” button, all you really do is create a Safari bookmark on your home screen. They are all web apps, so to use the apps you need a internet connection. » OpenAppMkt: Web-Based Third Party App Store