Category Archives: Apple

Apple Maps Data Sources

The Apple Maps fiasco on iOS 6 needs no introduction, but it’s of interest to note that the data sources that Apple pulls map data from differ not only based on the location being viewed, but also based on where … Continue reading

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Official iPhone 2.1.1 OS retains 2G unlock

I just upgraded Zainab’s iPhone 2G (purchased from an Apple Store in the US) today from OS version 2.1 to 2.2.1. Originally this iPhone was unlocked using iJailBreak on 1.1.4 and then was jailbroken/unlocked on 2.0/2.1 using PwnageTool. The instructions … Continue reading

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Officially Unlocked iPhones in Hong Kong

Is Hong Kong the first market in the world to get an iPhone 3G which is both officially unlocked at the time of purchase and not tied to a carrier plan? According to the Apple HK iPhone store page, quite … Continue reading

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iPhone OS 2.1

I just upgraded to iPhone OS 2.1. Hope that this solves some of the problems I mentioned earlier. UPDATE (13/09/2008): Seems that there’s no improvement in signal quality. On my way to work today, twice the phone dropped into a … Continue reading

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iPhone 2.0.2 Update and 3G Reception

There are a lot of reports out there that Apple’s 2.0.2 OS update for the iPhone fixes reception issues with 3G. Now I don’t know whether the issues are hardware, firmware, or software related (maybe all?), but I do know … Continue reading

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iPhone 10MB Limit for App Store Downloads over 3G

I came across this limit today while trying to download an application from the iPhone App Store. Apparently, if an application is over 10MB, the iPhone will not allow you to download it over the celluar data network, requiring you … Continue reading

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iPhone 3G Plans for Hong Kong 3Supreme Customers

The iPhone plans for Hong Kong 3Supreme customers are slightly different from the plans for regular customers. Of note is the handset prices are different, at the higher tier levels no prepayment or any payment for handset at all is … Continue reading

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iPhone 3G Booking

I’ve made a booking with 3 Hong Kong (Hutchison) to get my 16GB Black iPhone 3G this Saturday morning at 11am. I’m looking forward to retiring my four year old Nokia 6600 now.

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