One of the main things I use my iPhone for is to access the news. I'm addicted to keeping up with the latest news in the same way I'm addicted to e-mail. The makers of iGovernment ($1.99), which is one of the leading apps for keeping up with news from the U.S. Federal Government. The free iGovernment Lite offers a selection of content from iGovernment. It includes news, blogs, photos, and video from the House, Senate, White House, Department of Defense, State Department, NASA, and more.
There is still time to get an incredible deal for registering for the The Voices that Matter iPhone Developers Conference, April 24-25 in Seattle. Leading experts authors and experts share their knowledge and answer question about developing for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Topics include user interface, core animation, game programming, audio and openAL, core data, memory management and Xcode. The cost is $695. Register by
March 12, you receive $200 off. Use codePHPLIFE
and receive another $100 off, so your fee becomes only $395!
Find out what’s happening in the White House, watch a video on the latest NASA space launch, and view photos showing activities of the Department of Defense. Find out who’s writing another bill and how much it will cost, read speeches from congressmen and women, and learn what the Federal Reserve is doing to change the banking system. You can even search for a specific topic and find out what’s happening related to that particular topic.
Very cool indeed, is what I think of Amir Markish’s Radio Hungary ($1.99) which has a very user friendly interface allowing you to search Hungarian Radio stations being broadcast online. Save your favorites and play.
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iPhone Life magazine will be exhibiting at the Macworld expo in San Francisco's Moscone center later this week. Sessions begin, tomorrow, Feb 9, and the exhibition hall opens at 12:00 PM, Thursday, Feb 11. Visit us at booth 567, and meet Managing Editor, Rich Hall, tweeter, Gary Abel, bloggers Tracy Sebastian and Todd Bernhard, along with Marge Enright and Don Kimenker from our ad sales team. I'll be at booth almost all the time, as the rest of the team blogs and comes and goes.
Committed Mac and iPhone end-users, IT professionals, and product marketers should plan on attending Macworld, Feb 9-13 at Moscone in San Francisco. The Conference begins Feb 9, and you can join us at the Expo, booth 567 starting February 11. Use priority code "iphoneblog" for a $10 Expo Pass (normally $25) or for 15% off a conference package (offer expires 2/7).
As we did at CES, we will be blogging from the show. Contributing Editors/bloggers Tracy Sebastian and Todd Bernhard will join our in-house team of Managing Editor, Rich Hall, Tweeter, Gary Abel, Ad Salesperson, Marge Enright, and me. If you attend, please come by and say, hello.
You’re limited only by imagination on ways to use the AppStand with your iPhone. For example, I use it on my desk to show off my Reef3D aquarium app – love this! I use it with an alarm clock app to keep me on time for my appointments. I use it with my calculator app to add numbers. I use it with my dictionary app or with Safari to do research while writing. And if I want to be entertained while cooking dinner, it's a great TV stand for watching videos on my iPhone. I’m sure you will think of many, many more ways to use this handy device.
Zinio is a leader in electronic versions of major national magazines, with their editions including our very own iPhone Life magazine (4 issues for $10). Zinio does a good job of digitally replicating the experience of reading a print magazine. And now they have a Zinio Magazine Reader out for the iPhone. You need to be a Zinio subscriber, or you can purchase single issues or subscription via the app.
Not iPhone or iPod related, but never hurts to know what some of the competition is up to. LG and Motorola are showing off some sweet mobile tech here at CES (finally got over to Central Hall today). Both are featuring tricked out phones, and the tech diversity on display at this show is stunning!