By now you probably already know whether or not you’re planning to purchase an iPhone 4S, but which size should you choose? With three different capacities to choose from, there’s a lot to consider. We’ve assembled some thoughts to help you sort it out.
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Although a few enthusiastic Apple fans have been camping out for the iPhone 4S for a while now, the lines are now beginning to form in a much more significant manner at Apple Retail Stores as eager fans await the opportunity to purchase Apple’s next iPhone.
Following yesterday’s iOS 5 release, Apple has now posted a full set of iOS 5 user guides for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Apple’s user guides are always very well done, and provide instructions for how to set up and use your device, and make the most of the new iOS 5 firmware.
The gear gurus over at iFixit have gotten their hands on an iPhone 4S, and did what they do best – they tore it apart to see what makes it tick! The teardown has shown a few noteworthy details about the 4S, a few of which we share below.
As you probably know, Apple released iOS 5 yesterday for current owners of iOS devices to install and play with. As anyone is likely aware who tried to install the update, Apple’s servers had a hard time keeping up with it all.
Now that iPhone 4S pre-orders are sold out at Apple and all three of their US carrier partners, the only way those who didn’t pre-order will be able to get their hands on one tomorrow is to patiently wait in line tomorrow at the official launch.
Despite initial disappointment from some customers who were expecting a redesigned iPhone 5, the iPhone 4S has set new pre-launch sales records, and has seen incredible consumer demand far exceeding that of last year’s iPhone 4 launch.
Still not sure which carrier to pick for the iPhone 4S? PC Magazine has put together a nice comparison of service plan options for the 4S for each of the three US carriers offering the new device.
Although hope surfaced back in September that Apple would soon allow users to merge their Apple IDs, a new report from MacRumors suggests that Apple won’t be offering this any time soon.
The new iPhone 4S is extremely popular with Apple’s customers, and has already seen a record-breaking number of pre-orders. Due to this overwhelming demand for the 4S, Apple has increased their iPhone 4S orders from Pegatron, one of their main suppliers.
Reports from both the LA Times and the Wall Street Journal indicate that Apple is currently in talks with movie studios to store and possibly stream movies through iCloud as early as late this year.
In this iOS 5 tip I explain how to use the new keyboard functionality for the iPad.
The folks at Readdle have just updated PDF Expert for iPad, their popular (and surprisingly good) PDF creation, editing, and signing app for the iPad. The app now includes support for custom text & image stamps, as well as integration into the iOS 5 dictionary.
Apple has just launched a new store within iTunes called the Tone Store. The new store is specifically for alert tones, text message tones & ringtones, and includes tons of sounds or dialog clips from movies such as Star Wars and Jaws.
Continuing their impressive spree of updates today, Apple has also updated their Remote app for iPhone, iPod touch & iPad with full iOS 5 compatibility and, of course, “stability and performance improvements.”
Those of you that have been able to download iOS 5 and OS X Lion 10.7.2 today may be wondering exactly how you set up the new iCloud features that each update includes. Apple’s here to help, and has launched an official setup guide to help you through the process.