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Nate Adcock is a system and integration engineer with experience managing and administering a variety of computing environments. He has worked extensively with mobile gadgets of all shapes and sizes for many years. He is also a former military weather forecaster. Nate is a regular contributor for the iphonelife.com and smartphonemag.com blogs and helps manage both websites. Read more from Nate at natestera.drupalgardens.com or e-mail him at nate@iphonelife.com.

Update to VITO Star Walk available!

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"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.



Low Grav Racer is a must-have

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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...



Happy Holidays!!

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 Just wanted to wish all of our bloggers and blog readers a wonderful holiday, and a prosperous new year! Whether you are heading to Grandma's house, staying home or maybe deployed far away like the brave men and women serving in our Armed Forces, I wish you a safe and joyous holiday, and I hope 2009 brings you happiness!



VITO releases free "HolyWars" world polling application for a limited time!

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"HolyWars is your unique tool for creating polls. Answer the questions and create your own polls. Choose the category you like and go ahead. HolyWars offers an exclusive opportunity to see how people react to your questions. Spin the globe with your finger and check out if Earth population shares your point of view."



New iPhone and Touch titles released and 2 mini-reviews

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 Astraware has updated and released several titles, and are offering My Little Tank, and their Board Games collection for less than 5 dollars, so go check it out. Also for the rabid hockey fan, Polar Mobile has released an app called "The Hockey News", so go check that out as well.



Merriam-Webster's Dictionary Review

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 There are some things I like about lugging around a real dictionary: it requires no power source, and you can quickly flip to a section and scan page after page. In fact, I would argue that technology has yet to match the human hand/eye coordination and acuity for quickly scanning through written documents, but that’s another post.



PDAmill releasing new iPhone games!

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PDAmill,  an apps vendor who has a long-standing habit of creating well-crafted games for the WinMo platform, is bringing some of their favorites over to iPhone and touch. You can check out the current titles here.



G1 vs iPhone Part 4...and wrap up

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 This is my final post in the G1 vs iPhone review series.



G1 vs iPhone Part 3

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 My last 2 posts were focused on the new G1 and how it stacks up against an iPhone (or even an iPod touch) from a hardware and operating system perspective. The G1 does well, but some of it's best points are still to be revealed... Let's look at the browser, and how some of the messaging applications compare.



G1 vs iPhone Review Part 2

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In my previous post, I put up some unboxing pictures of the G1 next to the beloved iPhone and iPod touch. Now let's look at the G1's home screen, menus and OS... 



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