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Detailed Show Notes for Episode 32 - From Stacey in Youngstown
Mon, 20 August 2007 Today In iPhone: Episode 32 - Feedback and User Centric Interview
Intro: Soundbyte from Danny (Raleigh) 7th in line on iPhone Day
Rob forewarns his Out-tro is an interview with Gavin (regarding the study circulating online about texting), and plugs his recent guest appearance on the Typical Mac User Podcast (with Victor).
Listener Feedback: *John (Wisconsin) waited for longer line to form on iPhone Day? *Kevin (fratpackpodcast.com) disputes Rob's stance (from last episode) on not purchasing anything on iPhone; as does *Ken (NJ); as does Jake (NYC) sites HTTPS; as does James who sites SSL
iPhone tip of the week: *John (Santa Claira) hacks the Belkin Power adapter to work with iPhone. *Joe (minus Ben from Eugene, OR) gives us a new way to ignore calls and points out that if you utilize the dock you can plug in any headphones you want without the stinkin' $10 adapter. (Note: I tried this while it was plugged into my iMac with semi-disastrous results and would definitely recommend using the dock alone, NOT plugged in to anything else!) *John (Rochester) having problems with his WiFi home connection (using Belkin router) – update fixed it lickety split!
Q and A: *Kevin (fratpackpodcast.com) wants the skinny on sports pages for scores/ stats on games (the lite version please). Rob delivers iPhone Sports Scores page on silver platter. (More to come on next show)
Feedback: * Alvin (Virginia) loves his Plantronics 640 Bluetooth headset, says comfortable with glasses on! * Randy (iphone-VT.com) driving in his Prius (sadly) notes that hands free audio not currently possible in his car. Uses Apple earbuds frequently and shares how to wake iPhone from sleep * M(something something?) Paul(?) from Pittsburgh asks about iFuntastic, do you lose data on phone? Is there a way to backup notes? Rob answers no reset needed for first download, and promises iFuntastic version 3 coming out soon! *Tommy (LA) having probs with phone after doing the update. *Former Windows user says that he used screen protector on Windows mobile phone and had problems with his phone. Rob puts out a call: if you are having screen issues with your iPhone, please call in and give your specific details: what case are you using, are you using a screen protector (and which one) and what is your screen number (5 or 7)?
Software: iFuntastic – Version 3 coming out soon! Drag and drop games, ringtones, more!
Contest JawBone Bluetooth Headset giveaway in a little over a week!
Out-tro: Gavin (of the User Centric Study) does an interview with Rob (warning- this Out-tro is actually a show in itself- 30 min long)
Detailed Show Notes for Episode 31 - From Stacey in Youngstown (Thanks Stacey)
Mon, 13 August 2007 Today In iPhone: Episode 31- I am feeling Blue -- tooth that is
Intro: Soundbyte from Ben and Joe (not to be confused with the ice cream hippies) from Eugene, OR on iPhone Day
FACT or FICTION? Follow up to the web rumors that man had his thumbs surgically altered for iPhone- prove to be false (whew- I (stacey) was worried it would become a trend)
iPhone Tips: *Alan (Newport) tells us how to lighten our wallets without spending a dime by scanning membership cards into iPhone *Ken (Maine) gives activation tips for rural listeners just out of Edge netwark range *Chris warns that the screen dot issue is random and not specific to a verision 5 or 7.
Q and A: *Alan (Newport) disappointed in Bluetooth headset- can't listen to music / audiobooks through his headset. Jonathan (CO) Uses cassette adapter in car for audio listening and Bluetooth for calls.. Is there a better way? Rob found a hack for streaming audio to your Bluetooth Headset *When will next patch be released? Why Rob is holding out for stereo blue tooth headset, and his guess as to firmware release dates. *David (Birmingham) questions hands free streaming. Rob notes the Prius already streams (wants listener feedback) and Scoscehe has a universal Bluetooth receiver for stereo. Will iPhone recognize these devices? *Are iPhone purchases through Safari safe? Rob breaks it down by kilometers and gives a warning *Is there danger in using non iPhone specific accessories in a car? Rob answers – danger, what danger? And dishes about Griffin FM transmitter and his Bose dock. *Chris in CANADA is dying for release date info. Rumor is Q4, but you could blindfold yourself, spin around and throw a dart at the calendar and come up with a better guess. Rob doesn't buy Q4. * Ray in Philly heard about a 16 G iPhone ? Rob believes it's possible for the European crowd as early as November! *Listener wants ringtones through iTunes. Rob directs to Hack The iPhone for Custom Ringtones *Jody (Atlanta) wants to buy second gen iPhone- when's it coming out? Rob wagers a vasectomy on release date. Warns, stop chasing the white rabbit.
Apps: *RockLighter.com – wins award for most useless app *AddPhone - Iphone Application Search Engine up to 447 apps and counting! *MockDock – fake iPhone doc controls for your favorite apps
Listener Feedback: *Listeners call using Jawbone *Alan rips apart two earphones (literally) *More Jawbone soundbytes from various listeners – *Joe (Eugene, OR) thrilled to be first to get iPhone at his local store *Ed (CA) gets lucky, his touch sensors malfunctioned and AT&T game him new phone. Moral: Apple backs it's products. *Listeners report screen issues, dead spots *Mark (NJ) corrects Rob, lithium ion vs lithium ion polymer battery *Guy gets crapy job to buy a Mac (take another drink from the well my friend). Rob shares his crapy job story, wants yours too (no vulgarity please). *youngest known lister, Mitch (13), saving for an iPhone gets pat on the back from Rob
Product Review & new contest: *Rob dishes about the Jawbone's audio quality, background noise levels, comfort and even packaging.
*Speaking of contests… xxx xxxxx is the vModa headset winner and has one week to claim his coveted prize!
Intro: Soundbyte from MyiPhonePodcast.com host while waiting in line.
Rob is new VP of podcaster relations for Wizzard media! Congrats Rob!
FACT or FICTION? Mr. Johnson's vasectomy for an iPhone
iPhone tip of the week: Maury warns~Don't change your cell plan without saving voicemails, data, etc! Jonathan says~Delete txt messages (eventually) or suffer the consequences...
Q of the week: *Another listener (Paul) asks about the battery. Rob dishes about Lithium ion vs NiCad. *Battery only good for 300 charges? Rob disputes. *Ryan from St. Louis asks about European carriers and rate plans.. Chris from bumpodcast.co.uk answers (in a posh accent) the O2 vs Vodafone. *Joe asks All Knowing Rob when will iPhone 2.0 come out. Rob replies- go forth and multiply..
Promo: Apple Review cast
Out-tro: Listener feedback from iPhone Day~ Ryan in Cinci
Don't forget to Phone different! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Detailed Show Notes for Episode 29 - From Stacey in Youngstown
Wed, 1 August 2007 Today In iPhone: Episode 29 Never blame on Malice what can easily be blamed on incompetence –
Intro: Soundbyte from JoJo (Miami) on iPhone Day
Chuck Hudson disputes rumors that iPhone My eBay is illegitimate. Rob apologizes for his candid comment to a listener (and explains what he meant), praises the site.
iPhone tip of the week: *Mike explains how to check mins without connecting to the 'net.
Q and A: *Edward (Virginia) asks about iFuntastic. Rob exhorts the ease of use to changing ringtones, moving buttons. (Warning crops up later in show) *Sebastian follows up his games Q (previous episode) with profit concerns for Apple. Rob answers- no worries, and takes off his hat to the (sweet) Bejeweled creator, Arkadiusz. *Danny (Miami) waited in line 26 hours for his prize possession, and wonders why Safari is cheating on him and crashing. Rob nudges him to update the phone, as the first iPhone update (1.0.1) fixes Safari bugs and stability issues. Rob warns, however, you will loose unsynced elements from iFuntastic (users beware). *Adam wonders why can't he view his video podcasts. Rob explains how to get the full Monty (audio and video at the same time! Oh my)
Feedback: *Tricia (windy NYC) happy with Apple's Bluetooth headset. Rob questions differences between it and Jawbone (invites listener feedback) *Jorge (Miami) loves his iPhone *Gina (Key West) checks in on iPhone Day while being checked out by a police patrolman.
Contest v-moda - Headphones
Out-tro: Listener feedback, John purchases iPhone online- takes a week to get.