Tag: iPhone 4

Update iTunes When Using a New iOS Device

Just a quick one tonight. The title might seem obvious to most people but it’s something worth mentioning anyway given the speculation around a refreshed iPhone and iPad being released before the end of the year. With the release of new devices (iPods, iPhones and iPads) there is usually a prerequisite update for iTunes to …

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Skype Video Calling Comes to (Some) Android Devices

Slowly, but surely, the Skype client on Android is catching up with the one found on the iPhone in terms of functionality. As of today, Skype for Android now supports video calling on a number of devices, including: Google Nexus S, HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Sony Ericcson Xperia pro. However, there are …

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Video Calling in Android 2.3.4… When You Can Get It

Here’s a potential incentive to upgrade to the latest and greatest version of Android on your handset (manufacturer or third party ROM availability permitting of course). Whilst video calling isn’t a new invention by any means with many first generation 3G phones offering choppy (and expensive) video calling we are starting to see it make …

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Why I Won’t be Buying iPad 2

Today, a lot of people asked me whether or not I would be eagerly waiting to purchase an iPad 2 when it is eventually launched in Australia perhaps some time later this month (although last year’s delays for countries apart from the USA did cause some angst amongst customers). I was expecting to be asked …

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Boydo’s Tech Talk – The First Year

Perhaps hard to believe but the blog has been up and running for a full year and many things have happened over the course of the last twelve months. At times, it has been a bit of a challenge to do a daily entry particularly with the demands of full time work as well as …

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A Backup Battery for Your Mac and Portable Devices

A while back, I wanted to get my wife an external battery to take overseas just in case she was away from a power point longer than her devices could retain their juice. I also was interested in something that could also recharge her MacBook Pro if it were in dire need of power. The …

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iPhone 4 Owners – Don’t Forget Your Free Case

Another quick one for tonight. For those of you who have either bought an iPhone 4 or are thinking about getting one, don’t forget that you have until Thursday, 30th September to claim your free case. After that, you will need to call up Apple and make your case as to why you should qualify …

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Denmark Trails Australia in iPhone Launch Festivities

Unfortunately, due to a fair bit of rain last night in Copenhagen and a lack of an umbrella I was not in a position to attend the launch. However, in the limited local coverage that I have been able to source, people waited up to 26 hours to get their hands on the device at …

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iPhone 4 – It’s not 4G!

One thing I have noticed lately is that people are incorrectly referring to the iPhone 4 as the iPhone 4G. This also occurred well before the official announcement of the device. ┬áSure, some people might not know any better but the technological purists amongst us do have a good point as to why we should …

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