Stories by Gary Ng

How to Fix the Low Volume On Your iPhone

The iPhone is a mighty device, but with anything technology related, there are shortcomings. The first thing I noticed with my iPhone was the low volume on the speaker. This was on 1.0.2 firmware that I had unlocked myself. The thing about the speaker is that it can be easily muted, just by covering it...

Happy New Year! Bring on 2008!

Wow! Can you believe 2007 has come and gone? What an incredible year for the cell phone, don't you agree? The release of the iPhone by Apple has made many people go iPhone-crazy (including myself!). Now, the only thing that has to happen is for the iPhone to be released in Canada! Who knows when...

Sing in the Year 2008 with TuneWiki!

Are you ready to countdown 2007 and welcome in the year 2008? Well, if you are you can now sing in the year 2008 with the latest 3rd party application for your iPhone, called TuneWiki. This unique application searches for lyrics and displays them in step with the music, allowing you to turn your iPhone...

Screenshots of Upcoming iPhone 1.1.3 Firmware?

If you haven't heard, GearLive has posted a screenshot gallery of the leaked iPhone 1.1.3 firmware. Their servers seem to be hit pretty hard from all the traffic so it may take a while for their page to load. I have managed to grab some of the pictures from another site. Here they are for...

How to Update your iPhone Firmware from 1.1.1 to 1.1.2

Hope everyone out there has enjoyed their Christmas feasts (and consequently turkey sandwiches afterwards) and intense Boxing Day shopping (which I did not do much of). Now, if you are one of the lucky ones that still has time off before you start work (like myself, hehe), you probably have some extra time on your...

Update on Unlocking 1.1.2 iPhones for Canada

If you haven't been keeping track of the iPhone Status Document, you should! It is a source that is constantly updated to reflect the various unlocks available for each version of iPhone firmware out there. I've received numerous emails from readers asking about when the 1.1.2 unlock will be released. Today, the following updated was...

A Boxing Day Blog Update

Hope you've had a Merry Christmas everyone! I know some of you out there got a "white Christmas"...let's hope you didn't shovel too much snow! ;) Anyways, you may have noticed a few minor changes to this blog. I've recently added a couple of new plugins. One of them is the "Buy me a beer/latte"...

Merry Christmas Readers!

I would like to take a moment to thank everyone who has visited my iPhone in Canada blog! You are the reason why I post about my iPhone in Canada journey! Without the loyal readership out there, this blog would not be what it is today. The idea for this blog started in late November...

Top iPhone Related Blogs on the Internet

If you're a new iPhone owner, there a few websites worth adding to your bookmarks, or better yet, adding to your RSS feed (aside from my blog of course! hehe). Anyways, Here are a list of the top five iPhone related blogs I periodically check out for the latest news on the iPhone. If you...

How to Change Your iPhone Wallpaper or Theme

You wanted to be different from everyone else by getting an iPhone. Now that you have your unlocked iPhone in Canada, how are you going to make your new toy unique and original? That's easy, all you need to do now is change your iPhone's wallpaper or theme. Let's get started on how we do...

How to Convert Videos for your iPhone

So you have your brand spankin' new iPhone--but you're looking to add some of your own videos! The screen on the iPhone is definitely one of the best out there, and the 480x320 3.5" resolution display (at 163 ppi) is absolutely gorgeous. I'm going to tell you guys the easiest way to convert your videos....

Setup Fido EDGE Settings for the iPhone

Since I posted about the Roger's EDGE settings for the iPhone yesterday, it's only fair that today I post about Fido's EDGE settings, right? Well, I never did setup EDGE on my iPhone when I was signed up with Fido's Pay As You Go. I didn't want to spend the ridiculous prices Canadian carriers charge...