Posts Tagged ‘iPhone 4’

Freakishly Good HDR, from a Phone!

September 2, 2010

My Desk at Night, iOS 4.1 in-camera HDR

My Desk at Night, iOS 4.1 in-camera HDR


Updated, more photo examples after the jump!

I’m mostly unimpressed with what was announced at yesterday’s Apple Music Event. Still prefer my 80 GB Clickwheel iPod, it’s a design classic now. Feeling no need to rent TV crap and get it streamed to an AppleTV. iTunes morphed into a textbook example of creeping featuritis with “Ping”. “Let’s graft a social network on it” seems to be the motto of this update. Can’t be good for stability. And I’m still a bit miffed that they overloaded the name of a network utility. Now even less people are going to understand you if you tell them “Wait, I’m going to ping your mailserver for you.”
The one improvement announced yesterday is the iOS 4.1 update. (more…)

iOS vs. Android, Round One

August 11, 2010

One for the In-Crowd, one for the IT Crowd

One for the In-Crowd, one for the IT Crowd


For development purposes, I got a HTC Legend smartphone running Android 2.1. Setup and the first days of using it provided interesting comparisons to my iPhone 4 (iOS 4.01) (more…)

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Phone

July 14, 2010

Trippin' Reflections

Trippin' Reflections


The dealer of techno-chic got me again. I scored an iPhone 4 yesterday, but only with a trick. (more…)

How to hold your iPhone

June 25, 2010

The Pythons are so proud!

The Pythons are so proud!


Apparently, there’s an issue with signal strength if you grip your new iPhone 4 the wrong way. Plus, it microwaves your fingers. 😉

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De Appel fällt hüüt gor nich vom Stamm

June 24, 2010

Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit


N.B.: This is a blog post in “Plattdeutsch”, or what I remember of it from sitting with my grandma and her friends as a child. It is probably incorrectly transcribed and only understandable if you know it a bit and read it to yourself aloud. Here goes:
Nu shall ick dat ook mol versöken mit een plattdütschen Blogpost. Ich heff man blots wat ganz Modernes to vertelln. Hüüt wor de Dog wo’s de nije iPhones vünn Apple geven shallt. Man blots in kleene Zahlen un uff Vorbestellung. Wat ick allens treulicht macht hefft. (more…)

Two Customer Service Experiences

June 16, 2010

Lining up for luxury, that’s what I expected yesterday. Instead, I got the runaround (more…)