Apple

Fairer App ratings

Apple has restored fairness to a system that I felt was being abused. The App Store, which allows users to browse and download Apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch, [no longer accepts ratings from those who haven’t used the Apps before](http://www.macrumors.com/2009/02/26/apple-removes-old-non-customer-reviews-from-app-store/). I noticed the loophole in the system myself, when reading a review about …

My iPhone 3G!

Yes, I finally did it. I am now the proud owner of a 3G iPhone, 16GB. I chose black, even though the 8GB model only comes in black, because while white looks unusual, I might get tired of it. Black is strong and suits me fine. My SingTel salesperson let me take photos as he …

iPhone enhancements

Just upgraded my 2G iPhone to firmware version 2.0 and man, it rocks! The new Address Book has a search feature. The Calendar interface has improved. Buttons to view list / daily / monthly are now at the bottom of the screen, making it easier to select with my thumb. I appreciate the extra Memory …

Xiaxue’s iPhone review

Don’t get me wrong – I love my iPhone. However, I think [Xiaxue’s iPhone review](http://xiaxue.blogspot.com/2008/04/apple-users-hate-me.html) is totally hilarious and should be taken in the right spirit. She has a point about the fingernails part, but overall her critique is nothing to get so worked up about. As much as I am a fan of Apple …

MacBook Air = chick magnet

Yesterday evening, [Walter](http://coolinsights.blogspot.com/), [Ivan](http://ramblinglibrarian.blogspot.com/), [Lucian](http://tribolum.com/) and I met for dinner and drinks at [Brussels Sprouts](http://www.brusselssprouts.com.sg/), a place I’ve been wanting to try for a while. In the midst of our conversations, I whipped out my iPhone and demonstrated all the things I could do with it, like taking photos, checking emails, strumming a guitar and …