It was the best of phones, it was the worst of phones: on Oct. 4, Apple announced the newest generation of iPhone, which was met with great disappointment from its fans.
Rumors have been flying around the Internet regarding this year’s iPhone since the announcement of the iPhone 4 last year. Speculations spanned everything from a slimmer phone, a return to the aluminum back, a unibody akin to the MacBook Pros and even the announcement of an iPhone mini. Read more »
This semester, Shana Weitzen, the “Gadget Girl,” will investigate important issues in consumer technology.
The Retina Display on iPhone 4 (right) compared with the display on iPhone 3G (left). Photo: Yutaka Tsutano.
Lots of changes are coming to the iPhone, Apple’s hugely popular (and cool) device.
First, Verizon now has iPhone 4, ending AT&T’s monopoly.
Second, the iPhone 4 offers people the ability to have “FaceTime,” meaning they can Skype on their phone. Apple also created an application for both Mac and PC so that non-iPhone 4 users can see the person they are calling. Read more »