Thursday, August 28, 2008

Wikipedia Comes to the iPhone with Wikipanion

"Fortunately for those with iPhones and iPod Touches, they can now access Wikipedia anywhere while on the go with Wikipanion from the iTunes App Store."

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

iPhone Passcode Flaw Already Addressed for Future Firmware Update?

"Update: A simple fix is available in the meanwhile. Users should set their "Home Button" double-click preference to "Home" or "iPod" rather than the default "iPhone Favorites"."

Frommer's Travel Guides for iPhone and iPod Touch

"Frommer's is proud to announce an exciting new product from Frommer's and Modality - Frommer's Travel Guides for iPhone® and iPod® Touch."

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

The Art of iPhone Battery Life

"Some of my buddies have expressed astonishment that I get approximately thirty-six hours of standby with my iPhone, so I'm sharing my settings."

Another iPhone calculator bug

"Yesterday I found a more serious bug in the way the π (pi) key is handled."

Monday, August 25, 2008

iPhone as a storage device

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Yahoo! Search brings Search Assist, SearchMonkey, and more to the iPhone

"Two weeks later, we quietly launched Yahoo! Search for iPhone."

LinkedIn launches an iPhone app, it’s simple but it means business

"The app doesn’t try to do too much but it doesn’t need to. It’s business baby, not personal."

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

iOnce by Pageonce

"Simply select your personal accounts from social networking, email and travel to entertainment, banking, credit cards and much more and add them to your personal page."

Thaddeus Computing to publish iPhone Edition of Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine

"Thaddeus Computing will support iPhone users with a print magazine and a companion Web site. The premier issue of the iPhone Edition of Smartphone & Pocket PC will be available mid-August on newsstands worldwide."

Frozen iPhone and Common Issues

If your iPhone is frozen, the following Apple resource provides some troubleshooting tips -

http://www.apple.com/support/iphone/troubleshooting/phone/

Going on a cruise?

"Cellular at Sea" is a service used by cruise lines. The following link will provide details on how to set up for iPhone for access while you are enjoying your cruise -

http://www.tuaw.com/2008/08/19/tuaw-tip-using-your-iphone-on-a-cruise-ship/

Push-to-Talk

There is an iPhone app that allows push-to-talk. If this is something you wish like to try, the following is the link to the product -

http://www.palringo.com/iphone/

I have not used [but have seen] other push-to-talk services and therefore cannot provide any comparative details. When I tried Palringo, the push-to-talk feature ends up with a chat area wherein one has to tap the _play_ button to listen to it.
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