Today’s Tips and Tricks-Pause Downloads

Large applications or updates can sometimes take a long time to download over a data connection, so you might want to pause them whilst you check email or browse with Safari. To pause the download tap the icon. The progress bar will stop midway and the word paused appears beneath. to continue the download, simply tap the icon again.

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Pontiac GTO Controlled Using an iPod Touch

This is really impressive, the video says it all. Muscle car enthusiasts and electronics nerd Dave Phipps completely rewired and rebuilt an old 1969 Pontiac GTO so that he would be able to control it from is iPod Touch. Using RedEye control box from THinkFlood he was able to use an app on his iPod Touch to do things like open

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Today’s Tips and Tricks-Improve Voice-Control

Most phones contains contacts who are stored by their first name only. A good tip is to try and expand abbreviations and add lastnames to your contacts. You’ll find ‘Call Steve Jobs’ works a lot better than ‘Call Steve’. This significantly improves the ability of Voice control

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Amazingly fast iPhone typist: Video

There is fast typing and then there is ridiculously fast typing. Youtube user “koncetzoflife hits 83 WPM on is iPhone, that’s amazing. His aim is to hit 90 WPM, typing like this then he is sure to hit it. Is he the world fastest typist on the iPhone? He used iTextSpeed to test his typing speed. The video is below.

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40% of Blackberry users would switch to iPhone

Well according to reports from market researcher Crowd Science, who conducted a survey of 1,140 respondents. Almost 40% of Blackberry users maybe unhappy with their handsets and would swap it over for an iPhone “tomorrow”. No loyalty for Blackberry.  The report also shows that 52% of Blackberry users would recommend

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Former Mozilla Security Chief working for Apple

Apple has hired the former security chief of mozilla. She Started her job on Monday, where she’s now working as a senior security product manager. Window Snyder has a huge array of credibility in the security research industry. Microsoft hired Snyder in 2003 as a security strategist, where she worked on windows XP

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Use your favorite Web browser to view App Store

It is now possible to view the entire App Store from your web browser. This comes just weeks after Apple’s iTunes preview service was extended to apps. The service is text-based until you get to the application page you want to look at, then you will see the icons and screenshots just how you would in iTunes. If you however want to download an app, you still have to view in iTunes.

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