Roughlydrafted reports that iPhone dropped calls are due to firmware versions prior to 2.0.2 requiring too much transmit power from the cell. So it isn’t necessarily fixed when you upgrade your phone, the situation improves as everyone else on the cell upgrades as well!
For the technically inclined a commenter linked to this blog on “Power control in UMTS”
Bloomberg sent out Steve Jobs’ obituary by mistake earlier in the week.
Perhaps as it’s no longer fashionable to play the Apple ball they’re now playing the man?
Apple have been told their iPhone ad in the UK is misleading. Apparently “all parts of the internet are on the iPhone” is not true, not because all of the internet hasn’t been downloaded onto the phone, but because it doesn’t do Flash or Java.
Trying to work out how to roll logs on my Leopard server (that’s actually client configured as a server :), I discovered that Leopard is using Newsyslog, on which NerdGirl.dk gives the lowdown.
It seems amidst the discussion about iPhone 3G call dropouts someone has actually bothered to do an antenna test.
Advenio’s MacGourmet has now joined the Mariner Software stable and is now repackaged as MacGourmet Deluxe, incorporating the plugins (Meal planning, recipe book printing, nutritional calculations) that were previously available separately.
MacGourmet Deluxe is 44% off (only US$24.95) on MacUpdate Promo for the next 13 hours and 48 minutes or so.
We use MacGourmet to track our recipes and quite like it. The upgrade to Pro is US$24.95 for existing MacGourmet users.
Head on over to The Consumerist to see photos of what happens when an iPod nano decides to explode whilst charging.
A Gartner survey shows that Mac sales in Australia grew 52% in the last quarter
Remember, it’s already tomorrow in Australia!