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Maple Leafs mobile app snags 100K Users in 12 months

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 "TORONTO, ON - (Feb 8, 2010): With more than 100,000 App users and nearly three million page views per month, Maple Leafs fans have embraced Leafs Mobile, which has proven to be the most successful National Hockey League team App since its launch one year ago..." Read more from the press release about Polar Mobile's winning app...



Say Hello at Macworld #567

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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.



Join us at Macworld, Booth 567. Discounts available

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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.

 


AppStand is a digital picture frame and more!

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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 — free app for reading magazines

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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.



CES: LG Mobile at CES

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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!



CES Update and Chevon Hicks Meeting

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My first post from CES, and you can see that the booth is coming along swimmingly, and the iPhoneLife team is just about ready for prime-time.



148Apps.com Hosts Annual Best App Ever Awards

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 A few of us posted up recently on our personal iPhone and touch favs for 2009, but if you want to get in on the fun (and vote for the best), 148Apps is hosting it's second annual "Best App Ever Awards". Go here to the site and check it out, or read on for the full gory press release.

 

"San Francisco, CA - The Second Annual Best App Ever Awards nominees

have now been announced and the voting is open. Sponsored by 148Apps,

this is the second annual competition is the iPhone OS Application

achievement awards to recognize the best iPhone apps and games in the



What Google's "Nexus One" Means For Us

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The Last several months have seen an avalanche of new Smart Phones with brand new operating systems, incredibly sophisticated hardware crammed into ever shrinking form factors with wildly changing pricing schemes and carriers vying to be the first to have an exclusive on it.

The latest much hyped device is the "Nexus One" from Google which is scheduled to be launched tomorrow. This new Smart Phone has all of the press and Blogging world commenting how it may (or may not) be the next, "iPhone Killer" that the industry has been lusting for for the last three years.



TUTORIAL: Download any files from inside Safari & other tips

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In this article, I explain the recently-released "Safari Download Manager", which (particularly with the external iFiles application) adds a convenient way of adding a download manager to Safari – on jailbroken phones. I also provide a very thorough comparison to iCab Mobile and VanillaSurf, the two (highly recommended) third-party Web browsers that also have a download manager – without having to jailbreak your phone. Finally, I also explain how you can save and, later (even without direct Internet connection!) read Web pages in the latter two Web browsers. (You, unfortunately, can’t do the same in the new plug-in.)


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