iPhone News

Verizon iPhone Pre-Order Site Goes Down Temporarily

Posted on 03/02/2011 by Bill Six

The day has finally arrived for existing Verizon customers to pre-order their much-anticipated iPhone 4. Apparently too many people were chompin’ at the bit to get their order in and the server experienced delays and even crashed at one point in the early hours on Wednesday.


Giveaway: Atrio Special Edition (ASE) Earphones

Posted on 01/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

You may have noticed that MacTrast.com has a new lick of paint? We’re moving on up in the blogging world and we will be actively posting the best and most relevant Apple and Mac news.

We’re so excited about our new venture that we want to celebrate, and we’d like you to join in the celebration too, so we’ve created a giveaway (sponsored by our friends at Future Sonics) for you to help you join in the fun.


Seesmic For iPhone Is 1.2

Posted on 01/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Seesmic today launched version 1.2 of their iPhone App with a decent list of enhancements to boast about.


T-Mobile Rips iPhone Ads (badly)

Posted on 31/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Some people in T-Mobile thought it was big and clever to copy the iPhone ad format but all it does is highlight the fact that iPhone isn’t on T-Mobile.


OS7 Running on iPhone via JailBreak! :/

Posted on 31/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Making friends is important. Even Apple and Microsoft are friends… for the most part. But this is taking things a bit too far! An iPhone running OS7 via a Jailbreak!! Why? Why would you do such a thing?


AT&T Plays Catch-Up, Offers Unlimited Data Once More

Posted on 26/01/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Looks like AT&T’s playing a rough game of catch-up with Verizon.  The Associated Press recently reported that the giant telecom provider is offering unlimited data packages to certain individuals that opted to give theirs up when they made the switch…


iPhone 5 & iPad 2 As A Payment Device?

Posted on 26/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Rumors are abound that Apple is planning on taking on Mastercard and VISA in the payments sphere. New technology to be included in the next iteration of both the iPhone and iPad may result in your iPhone/iPad replacing your credit card.


iPhoneography, Rediscovering A Love Of Photography With The iPhone

Posted on 26/01/2011 by Frank Prendergast

When I bought my iPhone I thought I knew how I would use it, and for the most part I was right – it would help me to stay connected while on the move in a fashionably compact way. What I did not realize was how much I would use the camera.


iPhone 5 May Feature Facial Recognition

Posted on 25/01/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

It seems that there is some chance that the upcoming iPhone 5 (and perhaps the iPad 2) will feature facial recognition technology. This idea com’s from Apple’s 2010 acquisition of a Swedish company called Polar Rose – a company known mostly for their mobile face recognition technology called FaceLib.


Apple’s Pentalobular Putdown

Posted on 21/01/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

It seems that Apple is once again at the forefront of trying to keep us from tampering with out gadgets. Though the practice is clearly an anti-consumer one, it’s unclear exactly what motivation Apple has in this case.


Apple, & The Jailbreak Irony.

Posted on 12/01/2011 by Nirja Ghosh

We take a quick look at one of the iPhone’s most overlooked pluses – it’s hack-ability (aka Jailbreaking) and why it might just be enough to topple Android.


Breakdown of Verizon’s iPhone 4 Announcement

Posted on 12/01/2011 by Bill Six

Lots to take in with Tuesdays announcement of the iPhone 4 becoming available on Verizon’s network. A lot of people will have questions, so hopefully we can clear up quite a few of the nuts and bolts of what the announcement means.


Hive Dock – Turns Your iPhone into a TV Dock

Posted on 04/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

In much the same way as the hundreds of iPod docks turn your iPod into a radio, Hive Dock turns your iPhone into a TV… but without any wires or electronics. Sounds a bit weird? Check out the video for more info.


iPhone Cookies – Yum Yum

Posted on 02/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

What’s the ultimate form of flattery? That’s right – a cookie moulded in your name. Check out this delicious looking iPhone cookie. Looks yumtastic!