Apple iPhone

Confessions of an iPhone Chick: Joining the Cracked Screen Club

"What is this line on your screen?" he asks. I rush over. There is a long crack on my screen starting from one side and extending across to the other.

Apple announces new iPhone 4

At times he looked like a crazed and gangly magician, waving, grinning as the crowd oohed and awed.
Motorola Droid on Verizon

Google Android wins Q1 – Is Apple losing focus?

Google beat Apple when it came to smartphone sales in Q1 of this year. According to the report from NPD Group, Android captured 28% of the smartphone market, with Apple behind at only 21%. BlackBerry by RIM still leads the pack at 36% although it too has faced erosion...

Ethics in New Media: Gizmodo iPhone flap raises serious concerns

It's quite possibly the biggest story in tech this year. And that's unfortunate. Apple's next generation iPhone that was lost in a Redwood City bar by an engineer is a mistake (granted, major) that could have ended quietly. But instead, because a tech blog allegedly purchased it for $5,000,...

iPhone OS 4.0 adds multitasking, coming this summer

Apple today gave a sneak preview of the upcoming iPhone OS 4.0 at their Cupertino headquarters. The upgrade will be available this summer and in the fall for the iPad.The biggest new feature should address a long-standing weakness and nagging point for enthusiasts: multitasking. Now, much like a regular...

Confessions of an iPhone Chick: BlackBerry envy

I haven't written much about my iPhone for a while. I am somewhat dreading writing this entry. At some point, I knew I had to come clean and acknowledge some of the thoughts I have been having.Besides facing the idea that I may have made the wrong decision choosing...

Confessions of an iPhone Chick: Your brain can’t multitask and neither can your iPhone

I love catching sleep while in a moving plane, train or automobile.There is something satisfying about being able to perform such different tasks simultaneously. Ok, I admit, the moving vehicle requires a pilot, an engineer or a driver...and consequently this has always been someone else.Besides this form of multitasking,...

StarkSilverCreek Apple iPhone app now available

Now you can take the best of San Francisco Bay Area and West Coast living with you: theater, arts, travel, food and wine, the Baja, gadgets and tech. All the videos, photos and stories. Cinequest Film Festival. Reviews. Behind the scenes. Interviews, recipes and more.We're pleased to announce that...

Confessions of an iPhone Chick: Testing iPhone reception on the train ride to San Francisco

I stared intently at my iPhone as Foursquare processed my latest check in at the Diridon Caltrain station in San Jose. It was my first check in at the train station and I got bonus points.I was heading up to the San Francisco offices for some meetings with colleagues....

Q&A: Google, Nexus One, marketing strategy and potential industry impact

A few weeks ago, a Canadian newspaper contacted me for an interview about Google, and their new Nexus One smartphone launched earlier this month. I thought I'd share my answers on StarkSilverCreek. You know, cut and paste can make for an easy going blog experience. On some days, especially...