This is another what-will-they-think-of-next app. I continue to be astonished by the range of iPhone apps. Safety Button offers a big red button that will make you or your children safer when out and about. When you start the program, your iPhone starts tracing your steps on a server.
I'm going on a long train trip from Kansas to DC next week to attend DrupalCon, and I've got a big audio book to listen to, but after some thought I'm planning to use my Windows Mobile smartphone instead of my iPod Touch to listen to it. I thought I'd post my reasons here to see if some of you iPhone fans can help me change my mind!
This was my favorite WinMo helicopter combat game, and now Astraware and Pazzazz Games have developed a version for iPhone finally!
MakeUseOf.com has posted a list of the 7 best sites for reviews of iPhone apps. Of course you can always read the user comments in the iTunes Store, but sometimes you might like a more detailed review. I've already covered some of these, but others are new. FreshApps is like Digg for iPhone Apps. (And if you're not already into Digg, that won't make much sense to you.)
I represented iPhone Life magazine at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and there was plenty of news to report for iPhone and iPod touch users. The following are notes from the event, plus brief reviews of some of the gadgets we were able to get our hands on after CES was over.
At least two vendors are trying to integrate headphones or speakers into something you already wear.
PC Magazine is reporting that a word processing app is coming to the iPhone in the second quarter. The author of the article is pretty enthusiastic, saying that "This looks like the best word processor the iPhone has ever seen. You can create new documents, or edit existing ones." The functions will include Save, Cut/Paste, font formatting, and paragraph formatting.
Xumii seems ideal for those who send a lot of instant messages and frequent social networks. It allows you to see and contact all your friends across all your networks with one easy service. That includes Facebook, MySpace, imeem, AIM, Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk, MSN and Flickr.
An interesting short article on Silicon Alley Insider uses Google Trends to show how the iPhone continues to win the mindshare war among smartphone users. None of the other models are even close. Android is barely a blip.
Spb Software, true to form as always, includes a strong feature set and a variety of sync options in this exceptional e-wallet program. If you must store critical information like passwords, credit card and personal data on your iPhone or Touch, this one offers AES 256bit encryption and many more goodies.
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