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MyWisdom -- thousands of bits of wisdom for .99

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MyWisdom is a real gem. It's a well organized collection of bits of wisdom — thousands of quotations from over 500 different individuals — currently on sale for .99. You can view a list of authors — from Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Albert Einstein, and Abraham Lincoln, to Marie Osmond, Ben Harper, Nicholas Cage, and Paul McCartney. The range is remarkable. You can also view by category, from Altruism & Cynicism to Work & Recreation.



Print photos from your iPhone via Wi-Fi

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Imagine that you're out and about and want to print a photo. With iPrintApp ($1.99), you can stop by any local copy or print store with a Wi-Fi network and print the photo on the spot.



Free app offers 3-D sounds of nature

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Amazing what's free in the App Store. Naturespace recreates the sound and space of natural surroundings using the latest HD recording technologies.



iView: The iPhone’s Remarkable Rise to the Top

In only two years, the iPhone has emerged as an industry standard for smartphones

In the beginning—the niche PDA market

For a quarter of a century our publishing company has written about the practicality and fun of carrying a personal computer wherever you go. We started by writing about the original laptop from HP. Then in the 90’s we changed our focus to handhelds (miniature laptops), and then in the 2000s to PDAs (Pocket PCs).


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A Low-Cost iPhone Nano?

 iPhoneNanoFor months now we’ve heard rumors suggesting that Apple is secretly preparing a new entry-level version of the 
iPhone, christened by the press and industry pundits as the iPhone Nano.


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iPod touch 2G

Apple’s second generation Touch is sleek, slightly smaller, and sports a variety of new features.

 

 

Late last year Apple introduced the second generation of its popular iPod touch. As you can see in the photo, the Touch 2G has a thinner design with a more contoured polished metal back. In addition, the new Touch is slightly smaller and lighter than the original.


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Use free FStream player for internet radio

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I've been tweaking on Ubuntu lately, trying to get a radio tuner device called a Radio Shark functional in Linux on my laptop. I finally have a pretty good solution, but wanted to be able to stream the output on my home network. I thought what better portable player than my wifi-equipped Touch. One problem, I needed a player to see the SHOUTcast stream that could also play OGG. The free FStream player nicely saved the day.



iTunes 8.1 released, plus new App Store review system

 Apple just released (within the past half hour) iTunes 8.1 and it seems to be "zippier".

They also have a new system for App Store reviews, where you can filter reviews by a particular version.

The primary enhancements for iTunes 8.1 relate to the new iPod Shuffle, introduced today, but there are quite a few other new features.  Here's the Readme:

 

 

What's new in iTunes 8.1



New app: Radar - think Twitter with photos

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.



Live Blogging from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Greetings Gadget Lovers...

Yes, MacWorld is getting underway, and there will certainly be news of note for iPhone and iPod Touch users coming out of San Francisco.

But I'm here in Las Vegas, preparing for the other big trade show of the week.  CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, will have plenty of news for iPhone and iPod Touch users and I'll be covering it for iPhone Life Magazine, both for our printed version and right here in this blog.  So bookmark this page and keep checking back throughout the week!

 



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