In my opinion, the single greatest omission from the iPhone has got to be the lack of global notifications. Every other phone I’ve owned in the past 6 years has had an icon for thing like new sms and missed calls, visible from every menu. The iPhone does not. Taskbar Notifier fixes this. It adds… Continue reading The Best iPhone App – Taskbar Notifier
Go figure. Battery life is better. I haven’t had to charge my phone over night. Keyboard and animations seem faster. My car adapter actually charges my phone again. I’m getting 1 more bar of 3G at home.
In a flip-flop move reminisant of John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign, Rogers Wireless has reversed it’s policy regarding smart phone tethering. I’m not even going to try to speculate what’s going on internally with this company. Buried in this CBC article about Rogers’ (baffling) new data plans is this nugget: Unlike other cellphone carriers, Rogers… Continue reading iPhone Tethering, Not As Hard As It Looks
Podcaster.fm is a iphone optimized website that aggregates a tonne of popular podcasts, so you don’t have to. Basically, it gives you a very iPhone friendly interface for finding and listening to podcasts. A common complaint of cranky geeks everywhere, is the iPhone’s inability to sync with iTunes over the air. With podcaster.fm – as… Continue reading Podcaster.fm: the best iphone podcatcher
Data & Rogers I’ve been using significantly less data than I anticipated. After three weeks I’m just under 100MB total usage. I attribute this partially to: being in The States last weekend; staying within wifi range a lot; and mainly Rogers’ terrible 3G network. The network in Winnipeg is not very good (It’s currently been… Continue reading iPhone After 3 Weeks