• Wal-Mart! Netbooks! Sorting through the insane Apple rumors

    Posted December 8, 2008 - 9:04 pm

    Or: Why Apple rumor blogging is more an art than a science.
  • Reports: Wal-Mart to sell iPhone with $2 price drop

    Posted December 8, 2008 - 12:02 pm

    Wal-Mart will reportedly become the second major retail chain - after Best Buy - to sell Apple's iPhone. The iPhone 3G will be sold for $197 for the 8GB version, a whopping $2 cheaper than in AT&T and Apple stores.
  • Eight easy steps to iPhone security

    Posted December 8, 2008 - 11:48 am

    Your iPhone has built-in mechanisms that, if used as documented, will reasonably protect your phone and the information it contains. If the phone gets swiped, pillaged, or vandalized, it's your fault. Here are eight uncommon things you can do to steer the odds in your favor.
  • AT&T hopes for single smartphone OS

    Posted December 4, 2008 - 5:38 pm

    AT&T hopes to standardize on a single operating system for AT&T-branded smartphones as part of a consolidation of its mobile platforms over the next few years.
  • Review

    iPhone holiday apps

    Posted December 4, 2008 - 3:09 pm

    The App Store is offering a fair amount of cheer for those needing a little Christmas right this minute at prices befitting a more austere Yuletide. Here is a round up of some of the better holiday applications for the iPhone and iPod touch
  • Amazon.com releases free iPhone app

    Posted December 3, 2008 - 5:42 pm

    Amazon.com on Tuesday announced the release of an application designed to work on the iPhone and iPod touch. It's available for free download from the App Store.
  • Hackers port Linux kernel to iPhone

    Posted December 1, 2008 - 3:12 pm

    If you know one thing about Linux users, it's probably this: they enjoy the challenge of installing their operating system of choice on pretty much anything with a transistor in it. So the news that Linux has been ported to the iPhone and the iPod touch shouldn't exactly come as a shock
  • Gear Guide, part one: Gear for your iPhone

    Posted November 29, 2008 - 12:59 pm

  • Review

    World Wiki Plus for iPhone

    Posted November 29, 2008 - 12:08 pm

    Apple's App Store lately bears a curious resemblance to the American book trade of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. At the time, Congress hadn't gotten around yet to settling copyright law. Often, printers would poach each other's works. Royalties existed in theory rather than practice. Writers, as always, were routinely cheated of their earnings. Noah Webster, the dictionary man, fought for years against publishers who made a fortune on his Blue Back Spellers while he struggled to eke out a living.
  • 9 iPhone business apps

    Posted November 28, 2008 - 12:06 pm

    Letting you play music, movies, and games, the iPhone and the iPod touch could be two of the best time-wasters ever built. But with the right third-party applications installed, they can also give you a whole new mobile workspace. Here are nine applications that can help your iPhone and (in some cases) iPod touch make you more productive, not less.
  • Apple offers iPhone 3G Gift Card

    Posted November 27, 2008 - 8:22 am

    If you're feeling especially giving this holiday season, you can help someone get an iPhone 3G of their own, with the help of a new gift card from Apple.
  • Apple offers iPhone 3G Gift Card

    Posted November 26, 2008 - 8:49 pm

    If you're feeling especially giving this holiday season, you can help someone get an iPhone 3G of their own, with the help of a new gift card from Apple.
  • Quiz: This week in quotes

    Posted November 26, 2008 - 12:48 pm

    This week we learned (among other things) that Indonesia plans to tackle AIDS with RFID chips; that Spam is just like any other business; and that Apple discussion forums are a gateway to divorce court. Can you match the quote to the quoted? Go on, give it a whirl.
  • EFF berates Apple over open-source iTunes project

    Posted November 25, 2008 - 10:31 pm

    The EFF says Apple is wrong to shut down a site that posted information on how to make the iPod work with Linux.
  • iPhone 2.2 update gets jailbroken

    Posted November 24, 2008 - 12:31 pm

    If you're into iPhone gimmicks and unsupported Apple applications, DevTeam released PwnageTool 2.2 to help you jailbreak the latest 2.2 iPhone software update available from Apple since Friday.
  • The saddest Apple support discussion thread ever

    Posted November 24, 2008 - 12:10 pm

    Discussion threads on Apple's support site are often emotionally fraught, but this thread brings us straight to the heart of a marriage in crisis.
  • iPhone OS 2.2 update doesn't fix key business flaws

    Posted November 24, 2008 - 10:42 am

    Unfortunately, the iPhone OS 2.2 update released this weekend doesn't address the gaps in what business users need from the iPhone. That may give the new BlackBerry Storm a real chance to push the iPhone out of the enterprise.
  • Digital Gear: iPhone clone tries to whip up a storm

    Posted November 21, 2008 - 10:42 pm

  • Apple patches 12 iPhone bugs, adds Street View

    Posted November 21, 2008 - 4:21 pm

  • iPhone 2.2 is here! Hooray! Huzzah! Uh...

    Posted November 21, 2008 - 6:00 am

    In which your blogger contemplates his enthusiasm for point updates.
  • Cell phone apps for football fans

    Posted November 20, 2008 - 2:35 pm

    Will you be able to catch the big game on Thanksgiving without sneaking away to the living room? Yes! Or, maybe. Here are some tips for navigating the convoluted realities of the mobile content market.
  • Rumors suggest WalMart to sell iPhone 3G

    Posted November 20, 2008 - 1:33 pm

    So you know you can buy your iPhone at an Apple Store or an AT&T store -- nothing new there. And as of a couple months ago, Best Buy was added to the list. Now comes word that a few more chains, including WalMart, could be in the offing.
  • Enough Already Apple: Bring Flash to the iPhone

    Posted November 18, 2008 - 5:05 pm

    Adobe yesterday unveiled the glory of its newest Flash player on Windows Mobile and Google's Android. The iPhone was curiously absent.
  • Google launches iPhone voice search app

    Posted November 18, 2008 - 4:30 pm

    After an unexplained three-day delay, Google late Monday added voice capabilities to its search application for the iPhone.

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