You may have always wanted to quickly scroll through a long page (let it be even the or list of records or a long Web page).
So far, this has been impossible. Sure, there have been some shortcuts in some apps. For example, by tapping the upper bar in Safari to quickly scroll up to the beginning of the page or you could use scriptlets like my “quickly scroll down to the bottom of the page” (see THIS).
First (major) update to my roundup of multiplayer games posted.
In it, I add some 5 games and elaborate on the different networking models used
by these titles.
UPDATE (11/22/2009): the article below has officially been
deprecated. Please read http://www.iphonelife.com/node/1370/
I’ve just posted an update for my generic iPhone 3G vs. 3G S article
. You may want to read it if you need info on how non-native videos can be played back. I review and compare all the three Cydia-based (jailbreaking necessary!) solutions for this: yxFlash, mPlayer and VLC. As you’ll see, you’ll want to go for the former two and, at least for video playback, completely forget VLC.
During the discussion of my article on YourTube
, an excellent
plug-in for downloading videos from YouTube, I’ve been asked in a HowardForums thread
about the other two, free(!) solutions, the AppStore-based (read: no jailbreaking needed) iWoopie
and the Cydia-based MxTube
In the following, I thoroughly compare these two apps to both each other and YourTube.
Generic pros / cons of the three YouTube downloaders
In today’s updates of the Web browser roundup
and the 3G S tidbit article
, I’ve elaborated on the following:
- Getting and using a brand new download manager for Safari. It’s not quite the level and quality of iCab Mobile 1.6, but still usable.
- Whether the rumored heat buildup issue really makes the iPhone 3G S useless on hot summer days.
Finally, I’ve also elaborated on some additional experience with games like UniWar and NFS: Unlimited on the 3G S.
In the following review, I elaborate on some subjects not available in other reviews (e.g., that of Engadget, Gizmodo) etc. I also provide some updates to my previous, iPhone 3G-specific battery consumption benchmarks and stereo Bluetooth (A2DP)-specific bug reports.
As you’ll see, there are a lot of other goodies the new model offers, not just the ones listed in the reviews published so far. And, unfortunately, there’s also a (deliberate?) downgrade: the quality of the screen.
Want to see high-quality YouTube clips over dial-up – or download them right onto your iPhone? Here’s the solution!
A synopsis: in this tutorial, I both explain how you can set up a Cydia account and manage PayPal payments from there and also two apps that allow to
1. download any videos from YouTube so that, after downloading, you can watch them again any number of times, transfer them to any other computer etc. Excellent for either saving clips that you think will be removed or saving data usage if you plan to view the clip again.
I've just finished posting a major update to my radio client roundup (more precisely, in the second part).
In it, I review two radio applications containing a timer - one, Clock Radio, containing even a very nice and big clock. Incidentally, the latter is at a 66% off this weekend and is offered for $1 only. (Hurry up if you need it.)
I've also elaborated on which radio clients can be put in the bckground on jailbroken devices.