July 2, 2010
Apple today published an open letter describing the iPhone 4 signal drop problem and promising a fix soon. Apple’s letter says:
July 1, 2010
Lot has been said around the blogosphere about iPhone 4 cellular reception issues. Many people have even posted videos showing the effects on signal strength caused by holding the iPhone with a left-handed grip on YouTube. Apple’s response to this problem has been largely Apple like, calling it a non-issue. However, tests done on the new iPhone by Anand Shimpi of AnandTech and Richard Gaywood clearly show that signal strength depends heavily on how you hold the phone.
June 29, 2010
Hulu today introduced their new service called Hulu Plus that will offer ad-supported online subscription service for TV shows for $9.99 per month. Full season of all of the current broadcast shows on Hulu website will be available on Hulu Plus. The service will support devices including iPad, iPhone, computers and Samsung Internet-connected TVs and Blu-ray players. Hulu will add support for PlayStation 3 soon.
June 28, 2010
While the race to put higher megapixel camera in smartphones is going on at full speed, Apple selected to put a 5-megapixel camera on the new iPhone 4. However, the company selected a backside-illuminated sensor with same pixel size as their older three-megapixel sensor. The bigger pixels on the sensor allow better image capture, whereas the backside illuminated sensor offers amazing pictures even in low light and dark environments. Apple claims megapixel count alone doesn’t mean anything and the tests done by various websites prove that Apple is right.