Friday, November 21, 2008

Consumer Reports launches iPhone app just in time for Christmas

"Available for free at Apple's AppStore, the application features expert tips and buying advice "aimed at helping shoppers make better purchasing decisions.""

iPhone 2.2 Software Update

I don't know about you but I'm excited about the following update, among others...

"Pressing Home button from any Home screen displays the first Home screen"


Friday, November 14, 2008

Great iPhone applications for parents

TUAW has a great list of apps for parents that have an iPhone...

Businesses warming up to the iPhone

"That seems to be having the effect of increasing the overall number of business smartphone users..."

Google Is Taking Questions (Spoken, via iPhone)

"Pushing ahead in the decades-long effort to get computers to understand human speech, Google researchers have added sophisticated voice recognition technology to the company's search software for the Apple iPhone."

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Web-based Office to work on Macs, iPhone

"...owing to support of Firefox and Safari, the forthcoming Office Web Applications will run on Linux and the iPhone."

Veveo launches WikiTap for iPhone, Android

"WikiTap will allow users to use improve the experience already offered by other Wikipedia iPhone apps by uploading photos and videos to the article."

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Mind mapping on the iPhone

I'm a huge fan of mind mapping and was delighted to see these two apps... thanks TUAW!

New Google Search results pages for iPhone

"Starting today in the U.S., when you go to on your iPhone and do a search, you'll see search results that are better optimized for your phone."

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Gas Cubby

"Gas Cubby is the ultimate tool for tracking gas mileage and vehicle maintenance. Whether you're a hypermiler, or just want a reminder to change the oil, Gas Cubby will help save you money and keep your vehicle operating at it's peak."

iModem - connect to the internet via iPhone!

"Use iPhone (and iPhone 3G) as 3G, EDGE, GPRS, WI-FI modem for PC."

Thursday, November 6, 2008

AT&T confirms tethering coming to iPhone in 2009

"AT&T Mobility chief Ralph de la Vega confirmed on Thursday that iPhone 3G users will be able to use their phones as wireless modems at some point next year."

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Fake Calls gives iPhone users an excuse to leave ackward situations

"Enter Fake Calls, a neat iPhone app that will provide you with an excuse in every situation."

Monday, November 3, 2008

A Campus-Wide Approach for Mobile Learning with iPhones

"Ninety-seven percent of students enter college with cell phones, yet few universities leverage this ubiquity for teaching and university life. Colleges have two choices: continue to treat mobile devices as a nuisance, or embrace them by leveraging their mobile learning capabilities. ACU's expanded view connects academic, social, and infrastructural m-learning applications."
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