Category Archives: iOS And Mobile Devices

Apple Announcement: What To Expect From The iPhone 5

At the time of writing, the Apple store is down again, which today, likely only means one thing. Apple are preparing to publish their new sales page for the products they are going to be announcing today. Meanwhile, rumors are floating all over the internet speculating as to what new features this new iPhone could possibly have. Here is what we think the new iPhone will have.

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Kindle Fire Vs. iPad 2

It is believed by many people that the Kindle Fire has been a real competitor for Apple’s iPad since its release. In fact, although the iPad has had more sales for the first three quarters of 2011, Amazon’s newest Kindle has sold more in the final quarter of the year then the iPad has. The Kindle Fire sold many, many copies during the holidays this year, but should people have saved their money and instead bought an iPad? We here at TechPopper have had the opportunity to use both devices for a fair amount of time, and will be comparing based on three categories – hardware, software, and price.

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Some Great iPhone apps

This article is a guest post by Sarah Hoekstra.

The iPhone is one of the best devices available in the market today. With the release of iPhone 4S, sales have considerably increased as more and more people are purchasing this revolutionary smart phone. Featuring state of the art technology with a dual core A5 Processor, the iPhone 4S provides cutting edge speeds and a beautiful 3.5 inches Retina Display. The camera has also been increased to 8MP, providing a sharper image and a greater picture resolution. Image quality has also been considerably increased. However, the reason why the iPhone is so popular is because of the gazillions of apps that are made for it. The App Store is the largest online application store, and it is fitting to say the least, as the iPhone is the world’s largest selling phone. Here are some of the best iPhone apps that you can download for yourself:

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Operation Sea Ray

  • Unfortunately, this is not about a covert military op. But the Nokia Lumia 800(Sea Ray) made its long awaited release last month, and i wanted to share a couple of facts with you. This is the first windows phone made by Nokia, along with the Lumia 710. This phone comes in Blue, Magenta and Black. This is the first windows smartphone to have a colored back. It has a single core 1.4 GHz processor.on the inside, faster than the other Microsoft branded phone.

iPhone and Windows Phone

There are plenty of smartphones out there. The one you pick is all a matter if opinion. It depends on how much time you want to spend on your smartphone during the day. Each phone has many perks and disadvantages. Two main competitors,  Apple and Microsoft, have clearly taken over a large portion of the phone market. But the question is, which smartphone is right for you? Personally, I like the the windows phone. I am writing this from my Samsung Focus as we speak. But that’s just me. First, lets go over some specs:

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Why You Shouldn’t Update To iOS 5.0.1

Apple is well known for updating their software whenever there are issues with it. The iPhone 4S is well known for having major battery issues, and Apple has claimed that it was a software issue rather then a hardware issue. You’d think that it’d make sense to update to Apple’s first new software version after iOS 5’s release, but in all honesty, you should not. Here is why. Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Update To iOS 5.0.1

iPhone 4S Review

I’m a strong believer that one has to spend a significant amount of time with a product in order to give quality thoughts on it. So that’s what I did before I decided to publish an iPhone 4S review. The iPhone 4S isn’t what was expected, and I wasn’t expecting it either. But now the iPhone 4S is out, and many people love it. It’s honestly the best phone out right now. The question is, is it the right phone for you? Here’s my iPhone 4S Review.


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iPhone 4S FAQ

The iPhone 4 is the best selling mobile phone to date. Apple’s new iPhone 4S will be here soon, and it is predicted to be the biggest mobile phone launch to date, greatly outnumbering sales of the iPhone 4. Because of this, lots of questions have been asked. A lot of questions have been asked about the phone, and we have the answers to a lot of them. Read this FAQ list, and you just might learn something.

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iOS 5 Beta 5 Released

Apple has just released iOS 5 Beta 5.

iOS 5 is a new iOS that will be released this fall. Beta’s have been released to registered iOS developers. You can join the iOS developer program for a reasonable price of $99 per year. Upon joining the iOS developer program, you gain access to helpful documentation, the newest version of Xcode and the iOS SDK, and, betas for builds of unreleased versions of iOS. Learn more about the iOS developer program at the official Apple developer website

And if you aren’t a registered developer for iOS, don’t try to put the newest beta on. Apple warns non-developers about trying to install the beta:

This version of iOS is intended only for installation on development devices registered with Apple’s Developer Program. Attempting to install this version of iOS in an unauthorized manner could put your device in an unusable state, which could necessitate an out of warranty repair.

Learn more about iOS 5 here