iPhone

  • I Saw The Future Of Social Networking The Other Day

    Anyone who’s been reading this blog for more than a few months knows I’m bullish on mobile social networking. The space is wide open at this point – no one has created an application that has gotten enough traction to go mainstream. That’s partly because of tech limitations – browser based networks don’t leverage the power of the mobile device, and client… Read More

  • Uncle Walt retracts statement over 3G iPhone


    All that bullhonky over the weekend about a 3G iPhone being released in 60 days was pure speculation says Mossberg. “If I knew when this date was, why would I announce it in the middle of a sentence at the Finnish embassy, rather than report it in the Wall Street Journal?” Read More

  • NetBlender using sorcery to get Blu-ray onto iPod Touch, iPhone

    We’re not sure exactly how this is going to work, but NetBlender is touting a new technology it’s creating that will allow set-top Blu-ray players connect with iPhones and iPod Touches, allowing the handhelds to become remotes for said set-top boxes. What’s more NetBlender says the technology would allow the transfer of video from the Blu-ray devices to the handsets without… Read More

  • LG holding contest to design UI for next touchscreen cellphone

    LG will trick budding designers into entering a contest to help design and develop the successor to the Prada phone. The KF750, part of the Black Label Series 3 line, is the latest in LG’s line of touchscreen cellphones, which have done an admirable job of being walked all over by the iPhone. Designers are be given the opportunity to develop the phone’s UI, with some $14,300… Read More

  • Nokia "Tube" meant to compete with you know what

    I’m just as sick of writing about this thing as you are of reading about it, but Nokia doesn’t seem to get that. While they’ve been working hard on the “Tube” (we first heard about it in August) the world has moved on and realized the thing from Apple isn’t hot shit anymore. Really, Nokia, you’re approaching 10 months since we first saw the… Read More

  • FlyTunes iPhone radio service now at 160 channels

    FlyTunes, the service that brings Internet radio to cellphones, has increased the number of channels it offers to 160. When it debuted last January, it had about 50 channels, so more than a 200 percent increase. The new channels run the gamut from news, talk and all sorts of music channels. Provided there’s at least one similar to Sirius’ Area 33, I’m game. Well, if I had… Read More

  • German CrunchDeals: 8GB iPhone now only 99 Euro


    Flickr’d via a simple Google search of “apple phone.”
    T-Mobile in Germany is clearing the way for the 3G iPhone by dropping the price of the 8GB model to €99. The offer begins April 7 through June 30 with a 2-year contract dubbed Complete XL. Other plans offer tiered pricing for the iPhone. Does that mean the 3G version will hit July 1? The odd thing is that the price… Read More

  • Gentleman requests more Americans embrace mobile iPhone porn

    Some dude—it has to be a dude—wants Americans to embrace mobile pornography, specifically on the iPhone. The Europeans do it, the Asian do it, so why can’t we? Clearly this man is tackling the tough issues for us. I applaud his character. Read More

  • CrunchArcade: Quake 3 for iPhone

    Just after discovering Yeti3D I’m pleased to find that Quake 3 is now ported to the iPhone, completing the karmic circle that all handheld devices must follow. In the first incarnation, they must play Doom. Then they must play NES. Finally, they must play Quake 3. So it is written, so it shall be. Best of all? It uses the accelerometer instead of the insuckerometer AKA pressing… Read More

  • Is this the butt-end of the 3G iPhone?

    The iPod Observer scored a photo of what is purported to be the 3G version of the iPhone, or the iPhone 2, or the one I’ve been waiting for. It’s only the back, and I’m not 100% convinced it’s real, but I like the look. The iPod-ish metal backing never sat well with me. I also not the camera does not yet have a flash, something we’ve heard the 3G iPhone would… Read More

  • Lookit me, Ma! I'm programmin' my iPhone!

    Just grabbed a floater copy of the iPhone SDK and I just wrote my first application. It does nothing, but I’m so proud of myself. It’s almost as if I’m entering a brave new world where I never failed CS 101 and had to end up in Information Systems. The SDK is fairly easy to install and run. Obviously I’m going to need to figure out what the heck everything is doing and… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: Yeti3D for real (and really cool) 3D games in the iPhone

    If you doubted the power of the iPhone’s wee processor, I dare you to download Yeti3D or 3DPacman for the iPhone. I tried them out last night and the graphics are incredibly smooth and acceptably detailed. Considering this is a completely homebrew product, I’m fairly excited for the future prospects for gaming on the platform. Read More

  • Help-Key: Pwnage for iPhone FAQ

    The Dev Team, a dedicated team of iPhone hackers responsible for most Jailbreaking methods, has released a tool called Pwnage that was announced a couple of weeks ago. Pwnage does it all. Unlocking, activating, and Jailbreaking the iPhone is now yesterday’s news. Pwnage actually fully unlocks the hardware to accept any type of custom firmware you’d like to add, effectively making… Read More

  • Review: Griffin ClearBoost iPhone Case

    I am more than willing to suspend my disbelief in all manner of situations. I, for example, still believe that my family and wife love me and that the world is not colluding to to kill me. I believe that what I am writing now matters, to some degree, and that it will help you in your day-to-day existence. I also believe that I will eventually return to my original college weight of 175… Read More

  • Burn, iPhone, burn there's a riot going on

    A young British lad owns an iPhone. That iPhone overheats and melts while docked. He calls CarphoneWarehouse (Can’t they change the name? Brits?) and they tell him the melting is cosmetic. He calls AppleCare and they don’t care. He waits. He wonders. We sit on the edges of our seats, pondering the global implications of millions of melty iPhones. UPDATE – Bloops! It’s a… Read More

  • iPhone: Complete and utter pwnage

    http://www.viddler.com/player/707bd9da/ The iPhoneDevTeam has released Pwnage for the Mac and PC, allowing you to upload almost any firmware including the beta 1.2 floating around these parts. I’m going to say I’m a big weenie and not install this until I’ve had a bit more coffee but rest assured our bLOLging brethren at AOL have already ridden this horse out of town, around… Read More

  • It's on: AT&T Mobility's CEO lets slip round timeframe for 3G iPhone at CTIA

    More 3G iPhone fun coming from CTIA, where the lads at Giz overheard a conversation between AT&T Mobility’s CEO Ralph de la Vega and PC Magazine’s Sascha Segan. See, de la Vega mentioned that all of AT&T’s smart integrated devices would be 3G within a couple months. Segan asked if that included the iPhone, and de la Vega just repeated what said before, adding… Read More

  • Nexis search reveals little interest in Sprint Instinct compared to iPhone


    Hi-res version of ‘iphone’ results Sprint’s Instinct is supposed to be one of the better iPhone pretenders. Biggs lauded its user interface while simultaneously panning other n’er do wells for their haphazard use of haptic or multitouch-for-multitouch’s sake. So you would think the phone, which is, nearest I can tell, one of the standouts at this year’s… Read More

  • Problems in Apple stock point to upcoming iPhone upgrade?


    Sadly, this is the only one left. Analysts are predicting that a new 3G iPhone will appear sooner than later based on supply problems at 20 Apple retail stores nationwide. Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster called a number of Apple stores and found that most had no iPhones in stock. Because the supply lead time for Apple is about seven days, this is highly unusual and either points to… Read More

  • iPhone users are young, smug, and rich


    A new study by Rubicon Consulting finds that most iPhone users are very satisfied with their purchase that the most popular application is e-mail. 75% of iPhone users claim to do more mobile web browsing and many are disappointed by the limitations of Mobile Safari. The study also found that 50% of iPhones replaced standard cellphones and that the iPhone was the first phone for 10% of users. Read More