By Jim Karpen on Thu, 01/29/2009
By Todd Bernhard on Wed, 01/28/2009
Some of you know that I attended the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas earlier this month and got to see some apps that had not yet been released.
I've been fortunate to beta test Radar for a few weeks and I can tell you it is addicting!
By Steve Green on Wed, 01/28/2009
Yesterday's very quiet release of updated firmware for the iPhone seems to be operating very smoothly. Apple's release of the 2.21 firmware came accross via iTunes as an unexpected update and gave very little information about what "bug fixes" it was referring to about the changes it would perform. Strangely, even Apple's own website shows 2.2 as the current release, not the 2.21 update.
By Nate Adcock on Tue, 01/27/2009
"January, 2009--The new version of Star Walk contains links to wiki articles for practically all celestial bodies. For example, after choosing an object and reading info about it you may tap "W" to go directly to the Wikipedia article devoted to this star, planet, Messier object, constellation or meteor shower.
By Steve Green on Tue, 01/27/2009
By Jim Karpen on Mon, 01/26/2009
Unlike Windows Mobile devices, the iPhone doesn't have any built-in software for viewing and editing documents, such as Word and Excel files. However, applications are beginning to appear that help fill this void. Soonr - Your Mobile Cloud, released earlier this month, lets you view over 40 different file types on your device, including images and documents.
By Nate Adcock on Fri, 01/23/2009
Have been playing Low Grav Racer (from Cobra Mobile games) for about a month, and not getting tired of it. I'm up to the final competition mode (Delta Class), and can't get past the 4th track (Space Junk). If you want a fast and furious pod racer/combat game, you need to try this one out.
The game is even more intense with cockpit view on...
By Jim Karpen on Thu, 01/22/2009
Let's hope that you never have to use RepairPal. But you really ought to have it on your iPhone just in case. If you're out and about and your car breaks down, you'll need this app. This free application gives you information ranging from diagnosing a problem, estimating a fair repair price, and finding the right mechanic to do the work.
By Jim Karpen on Tue, 01/20/2009
Released just hours before Obama's inauguration, Ustream is an application for viewing live and recorded video, as well as offering interactive chat functionality. (Within hours it had been downloaded nearly 300 times.) Unfortunately, it requires a Wi-Fi connection. All of the content is hosted on Ustream's web site, and the app requires that you set up a login.
By Jim Karpen on Sat, 01/17/2009
AllTechRelated has a great list of free TV show-streaming web sites for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It's amazing what's available. I hope I'm not pointing you to something illegal, though some of the sites are obviously legitimate, such as the offerings from NBC and ESPN.
Update: this web page lists 3 Click, but as of a few days ago, the back door that someone had discovered to access the site for free was closed. Just as well, since I don't want to point you to anything that's not legal.
By Christopher Peri on Fri, 01/16/2009
As good as having speed and elevation change is useful for training, adding cardio and other measure, like cadence and power, would bring you to pro level training.
By Werner Ruotsalainen on Fri, 01/16/2009
Why a Windows 7 article in a blog dedicated to mobile devices? you may ask. Because I also elaborate on strictly mobility-related questions (including synchronizing iPhones to W7) as well - something you'll unlikely find in any other Windows 7 article. Please head over to the Smartphone & Pocket PC Mag blog for the article.
By Jim Karpen on Fri, 01/16/2009
iSmashPhone has a list of 12 iPhone tricks that I think is quite useful. You may already know some of these, but the reason I like this list is that these are tricks that most everyone should know because they make little things on the iPhone easier or more efficient. For example, if you press and hold the .com button, you'll get the option of selecting one of the other common domain suffixes: .edu, .net, or .org.