iPhone

  • Netvibes For iPhone Available Now

    Customizable home page site Netvibes released a pre-beta version of their site for the iPhone earlier today at m.nv1.netvibes.com. This version of the site doesn’t look like much on a normal browser, but it definitely does the job on the iPhone. The already minimalized Netvibes is pared down even further for the iPhone to a single column of widgets. There are few graphics to speed… Read More

  • iPhone Class Action Lawsuit

    A Cook County, Illinois resident has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple and AT&T over the iPhone. Jose Trujillo is claiming that Apple and AT&T misled iPhone buyers by not clearly informing them that the iPhone battery was sealed, and could only be professionally replaced. According to the papers: Unknown to the Plaintiff, and undisclosed to the public, prior to purchase… Read More

  • iPhone v. BlackBerry: Side By Side, Two Week Comparison

    With the Wi-Fi-equipped BlackBerry 8820 coming soon to an AT&T store near you, business folks around the country will be faced with the decision of switching to the trendy new iPhone or upgrading to a more iPhonesque version of their trusty CrackBerry. To determine whether the grass really is greener on the iPhone side of the fence, we have chronicled the experience of a venture… Read More

  • NewsGator Comes to the iPhone

    Buying an iPhone has started becoming the ticket to an exclusive club for a private web of specially crafted applications. iPhones are getting their own chat, chess, and dating applications. Now iPhone owners can sit back, sip their latte, and enjoy yet another delicious iPhone app from NewsGator. RSS reader NewsGator has released an iPhone version of their product today. Now when iPhone users… Read More

  • Apple To Hold iPhone Workshop on July 23

    Apple is holding a “confidential” and invite-only one day iPhone Tech Day Workshop, July 23, 2007 on Apple’s campus in Cupertino, California for web developers, widget developers, web designers, and software engineers. The purpose of the workshop seems to be a sort of “iPhone 101″ for developers, and to help them optimize web applications for the iPhone. The event… Read More

  • The "Secondary Liability" Theory on YouTube/iPhone

    CNET found someone to complain that the copyright on their content is being infringed by YouTube, and speculates that Apple may have liability too because they are showing YouTube videos on the iPhone. While copyrighted material can certainly be found on YouTube, winning a case against them for copyright infringement is much harder than it looks. YouTube is protected by the Digital… Read More

  • FlickIM: Bored Startup Makes Awesome IM for the iPhone

    One of the first things stealth social internet startup Next3 did with their $1.6 million in financing was to buy every employee an iPhone. It made them painfully aware of the poor state of iPhone apps, particularly IM. So naturally, being hackers, they threw together their own in a week, dubbed FlickIM. FlickIM is an AIM only chat program for iPhone’s Safari browser. It lets you log in… Read More

  • GetLeaflets: Must-Have iPhone App

    Mike Davidson, the CEO of Newsvine, and I were comparing iPhone stories over dinner and drinks tonight in Seattle. He showed me a beta version of GetLeaflets, a site launching today, and I was hooked. Just direct your iPhone browser to getleaflets.com and you’ll see a menu of icons very similar to the iPhone main menu. The site contains a directory of services: search, flickr, New… Read More

  • Will An iPhone Blend?

    Will an iPhone Blend? Find out in the video below from blender maker Blendtec. The company creates an online video show called “Will It Blend” that ranks in 5 figures on Alexa, and has already blended a range of consumer goods. It’s very clever online marketing for a kitchenware company, however iPhone fans may think otherwise. Read More

  • Digg Launches Official iPhone Version

    Kevin Rose has announced the release of an official version of Digg for the iPhone. The iPhone specific version supports:
    * Native iPhone-like story scrolling
    * Mini permalink pages with top 5 comments
    * Login and Digging
    * Pagination
    * Jump to any topic Top Story listings are planned for a future update. Rose notes that users can still browse the normal Digg website on their iPhone, but the… Read More

  • iPhone Coming To The UK, Exclusive To O2

    UK phone operator O2 is said to be close to securing the rights to sell the iPhone in the United Kingdom. A BBC report states that O2 is set to sign an exclusive contract shortly and should have the iPhone on sale in the UK in time for Christmas. The iPhone is expected to retail in the UK for around £300. There was no indication as to whether the iPhone sold in the UK would be the same model… Read More

  • iPhone Weekend One: 700,000 Sold, $200million+ Profit For Apple


    After speculation earlier in the week that Apple had sold between 400-500,000 iPhones, the actual new sales figures for the iPhone are even wilder than earlier figures: Apple and AT&T moved 700,000 iPhones to the close of business Sunday.According to MacNN, Apple is said to have sold out of iPhones in 95 of 164 stores and AT&T has nearly depleted its entire stock. The report… Read More

  • That $599 iPhone Costs $220 To Make

    As a follow up on our earlier post about Apple’s $300 million iPhone weekend – January estimates guessed that Apple was making 20-50% margins on the iPhone (probably closer to 20%). New estimates, based on a tear down of a unit by Austin-based Portelligent, put the cost of components at a mere $220. This does not include the cost of final assembly. The most expensive part is the… Read More

  • iPhone has a $250 – $300 Million Opening Weekend


    Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster is estimating Apple sold half a million iPhones from 6 p.m. Friday through the close of business on Sunday. With the devices going for $500 to $600, that’s around $250 to $300 million in cash changing hands, depending on the mix of 4GB and 8GB units sold. With margins on the device in the 20-50% range (probably closer to the lower end), that leaves… Read More

  • Jajah Targets iPhone Users with Application

    There’s a growing list of companies lining up to port their application to the iPhone’s Safari browser. Jajah is the first to bring their VOIP client to the new iPhone. iPhone’s standard contract isn’t cheap ($60 – $100/month). If you want to make international calls, you’d have to pay an extra $3.99/month and around 23 cents a minute for a call to the UK. Read More

  • iCashedIn: iPhones Flood eBay

    No surprise really: iPhone buyers are flooding eBay with their new iPhones with bids starting from $1 and buy it now prices as high as $1500. For those outside of the United States desperate to get their hands on an iPhone, a number of listings offer worldwide shipping; this listing for example posts to Australia for $50. However be aware that the iPhone does not support simcards and today no… Read More

  • 3G iPhone For Europe To Be Announced Monday?

    A 3G iPhone for Europe will be announced Monday, according to an unconfirmed report from Guy Kewney at Newswireless. Engadget points out that Kewney was recently eWeek.com’s European wireless editor and would be well placed to know. The European 3G iPhone is said to be distributed via Carphone Warehouse with Vodafone in the UK and T-Mobile in Germany the European carriers. No word yet… Read More

  • The Do it Yourself iPhone

    Thousands of people are eagerly waiting in line to get their hands on the iPhone. However, for those of us tied into long term contracts or who just find the high price tag too much cash to part with, we’ve compiled a list of how to emulate iPhone’s features on your everyday handset. Visual Voice Mail Perhaps the most talked about feature, visual voice mail easily lets you play… Read More

  • iPhone Parody Ads

    Since all you people seem to want to hear about is the iPhone, here’s a pretty good parody ad from CollegeHumor. They say they’ll have two more up on the site today – check here. http://www.collegehumor.com/moogaloop/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1765295 Read More

  • Watch The iQueue Live On Ustream

    For the sleepless or bored, and who can think of nothing but the iPhone: the iPhone queue Live from Palo Alto, staring Robert Scoble and friends. The broadcast is said to continue until the iPhone goes on sale later today. To join the chat, visit the Zooomr page at Ustream. Read More