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News apps on the iPad — I like the iPhone versions better than iPad versions

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I was really looking forward to downloading the iPad versions of my favorite news apps — AP News and the New York Times. But now, having used them, I've decided I prefer using the iPhone versions on my iPad. Take AP News. The home page has a lot of eye candy, but I don't see what it adds.



iPhone Life on iPad and iPhone! Free for subscribers!

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You heard it hear first. (We probably won't publicize until late April). All subscribers (past, present and future) will receive the Zinio digital version of iPhone Life free starting with the Summer issue (at least through Spring '11.)   You can download the Zinio app and read recent issue of iPhone Life free on the iPhone and the iPad. Check out the Zinio site to see some of titles for the iPhone and iPad.



Digg — top social media site releases free app

Digg is probably the most popular social media site — certainly my favorite.



iGovernment Lite — free app for government news

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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.



Seattle iPhone Dev Conf - Only $395 w/ March 12 Signup

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 code

PHPLIFE

and receive another $100 off, so your fee becomes only $395!



Here's a way to keep up with what YOUR GOVERNMENT is doing!

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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.



Nagyon Szuper!!!

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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.



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.

 


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