Oct 26, 2008
QuickGold brings QuickSilver to the iPhone; Quick way to Search & Launch iPhone Apps
As you install more iPhone applications from the App Store or add more contacts to your iPhone's address book, you might have realized that finding the desired application or contacts is getting even more difficult. Want to find a quick way to do this? iPhone App - QuickGold has a...
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Oct 23, 2008
Polar Bear Farm Celebrating their First Birthday by Giving Away their iPhone Apps for Free [Updated]
iPhone Apps developer, Polar Bear Farm , is giving away their iPhone apps for free to celebrate their first birthday. Polar Bear Farm are the same folks who had released an app called Search to the jailbroken iPhone last year and the live video recording app called ShowTime when there...
Oct 22, 2008
Take Panoramic Photos on your iPhone using Pano
Snapture which brought professional camera features, Cycorder which brought video recording and apps like Qik and Flixwagon that have brought live video broadcasting have made iPhone's camera a lot more fun to use than its very basic camera app. Unfortunately these apps are only available for the jailbroken iPhone so...
Oct 21, 2008
Veency Allows iPhone Users to Remotely Control their iPhone
We have already seen apps like Apple's excellent iPhone Remote for iTunes which works over Wi-Fi and allows you to control the music on your computer or Apple TV from your iPhone. We have also seen iPhone apps on the App Store which allow you to remotely access your Windows...
Oct 20, 2008
Air Sharing Turns your iPhone Into a Wireless Portable Drive; View Documents On-The-Go
With 8GB or more storage on the iPhone, it seems logical to use it as a portable drive. Though iTunes offers an elegant way to sync music and other media content; it does not allow iPhone users to sync other types of files such as Word documents, Excel worksheet, PowerPoint...
Oct 20, 2008
Qik’s Live Video Broadcasting iPhone App Could be Coming to the App Store [Updated]
We have seen some great iPhone apps that are available only for the jailbroken iPhone due to various reasons. Some developers have blamed it on the limitation of iPhone's SDK while others have been forced to release their iPhone apps unofficially because they have been rejected from the App Store....
Oct 18, 2008
Firemail Brings Landscape Mode to iPhone’s Mail App for Free
We had seen not one but four iPhone apps released last week which made it possible to compose and reply to email messages in either portrait or landscape mode on the iPhone to address one of the limitations of iPhone's Mail app as it does not support landscape mode. However,...
Oct 15, 2008
Trapster Alerts iPhone Users of Speed Traps, Red Light Cameras & Other Live Police Traps
An interesting new iPhone app called Trapster has been released which will alert iPhone users of approaching speed traps, red light cameras and other live police traps. Trapster makes use of Wi-Fi, cell tower location positioning and GPS features of iPhone to find out your current location and uses social...
Oct 14, 2008
WinterBoard brings Themes to the iPhone: Amazing Way to Customize your iPhone
With the debut of iPhone's App Store along with the release of iPhone firmware 2.0, it was speculated that the App Store would replace Cydia as the central repository of iPhone apps. Many thought that there would be no point of jailbreaking the iPhone to use Cydia. However, one iPhone...
Oct 8, 2008
iPhone Apps bring Landscape Mode to iPhone’s Mail App [Updated]
One of the limitations of iPhone's Mail app is that it does not support landscape mode for reading or writing an email. iPhone app developer, Mark Schneider, addresses this strange limitation of iPhone's Mail app with his App called TouchType (Landscape Email). There were three more iPhone Apps released today...
Oct 7, 2008
Read eBooks on your iPhone with Stanza [iPhone Apps Review]
If you were thinking of using your iPhone as an eBook device, just like Amazon's revolutionary Kindle then you should checkout iPhone app Stanza that allows you to read electronic books on the iPhone. What differentiates Stanza from other eBook readers that are available in iPhone's App Store is its...
Oct 5, 2008
Categories App Helps Organize iPhone Apps on your iPhone’s Home Screen
Though I had published an easier method to rearrange the iPhone Apps across multiple screens, 5 or more screens of iPhone apps is still quite unmanageable. That's where Categories iPhone app developed by Big Boss for the jailbroken iPhone comes in very handy. As the name suggests it allows you...
Oct 3, 2008
Fring’s iPhone App Released; Make VOIP Calls from Your iPhone Using Skype [Updated]
Fring, an Israeli startup that offers VOIP & Chat service for mobile phones has launched their much awaited iPhone App via the App Store that allows iPhone users to make Skype and other VOIP calls over Wi-Fi and also chat with others on a variety of networks including Skype, MSN,...
Oct 3, 2008
iPhone Firmware 2.1 Allows Users to Launch iPhone Web Apps in Full-Screen Mode [Updated]
We had published an article which covered quite a few undocumented features in iPhone firmware 2.1 that did not make it to the release notes. However, Apple Insider reader has revealed a nice feature that seems to have slipped our radar. iPhone users now have the ability to launch iPhone...
Oct 2, 2008
iPhone Backgrounder Hack Allows Users to Run iPhone Apps in the Background
Apple had pulled out Push Notification Service; their solution for one of the features that we have been asking for, the ability for iPhone apps to run in the background from the 4th beta version of iPhone firmware 2.1 for "further development". So till Apple does not introduce the feature,...
Sep 29, 2008
AptBackup Takes Backup of Jailbreak Apps
Whenever you upgrade to the latest firmware version there is no issue syncing the iPhone apps downloaded from the App Store as iTunes takes care of taking backups and syncing it for you after a firmware update. However, in case of the jailbreak apps, the painful part of upgrading to...
Sep 28, 2008
PdaNet Turns your iPhone into a Wi-Fi Router
June Fabrics Technology has released their popular application for Window Mobile phones and Palm OS phones, PdaNet, for jailbroken iPhone. PdaNet turns your iPhone into a Wi-Fi router for your MAC or PC, and allows your laptop to surf the internet wirelessly using your iPhone's 3G/Edge data connection. PdaNet is...
Sep 28, 2008
iPhone App Store Deals
Apple's iTunes App Store has been a resounding success, Steve Jobs had reported during Apple's Special Event earlier in the month that more than 100 million iPhone Apps had been downloaded within two months of its launch. You might have already read about some amazing success stories from iPhone developers....
Sep 24, 2008
Did Apple Block Ad-Hoc Distribution of Podcaster?
The rejection saga for Alex Sokirynsky, the developer of Podcaster, an iPhone app that manages and plays podcasts continues. His app was first rejected by Apple because "it duplicates the functionality of the Podcast section of iTunes." So, Alex decided to bypass Apple and distribute the app via ad-hoc App...
Sep 17, 2008
CopierciN brings Copy & Paste Feature to the iPhone (Kind of)
CopierciN is the latest attempt to bring Copy & Paste feature to the iPhone between applications (kind of) which has been surprisingly missing ever since the launch of the 1st generation iPhone. It has been developed by a Turkish developer who apparently has just taught himself how to program in...
Sep 17, 2008
iPhone Controlled R/C Car
We have already seen some very interesting applications for the iPhone such as the native iPhone Apps that made it possible to Control iRobot's Packbot, Unmaned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and iPhone Lego NXT Robo. Its the turn of two brothers from Czech to demonstrate their engineering skills. Josef Prusa and...
Sep 16, 2008
iPhone Remote v1.1 for iTunes Released
Apple has just released an update for iPhone Remote for iTunes, which is easily one of the best iPhone apps available on the App Store. The iPhone Remote works over Wi-Fi and allows you to control the music on your computer or Apple TV from your iPhone. You can get...
Sep 16, 2008
AT&T Plans to Integrate U-verse with iPhone; Developing Remote Control iPhone App
AT&T, exclusive carrier of Apple's iPhone in US, plans to integrate U-verse, its high-speed Internet and video service with the iPhone. AT&T Chief Technology Officer John Donovan said "We're looking at the whole landscape, of what people use, and what's out there in the home". He made this announcement at...
Sep 15, 2008
Flutter: Send Picture Messages from your iPhone for Free
Some iPhone users were disappointed to find out that Apple's latest firmware update, iPhone Firmware 2.1 released on Friday, was only to fix bugs and performance improvements. They were hoping to see features like Copy and Paste, MMS etc that are still missing from iPhone's rich feature list. JuiceCaster brings...
Sep 14, 2008
Apple Bans Tethering iPhone App NetShare from the App Store
I have some disappointing news for all those waiting for NetShare to be available in the App Store again, Nullriver has just posted on their blog that their iPhone App - NetShare that briefly brought 3G/EDGE Tethering for iPhone only to be pulled down from the App Store after being...
Sep 14, 2008
iPhoneModem Brings 3G/EDGE Tethering for iPhone
One of the features missing from the 1st gen iPhone and iPhone 3G is the ability to tether the iPhone to feed a data connection to your computer to surf the internet. It would have been a treat if it was possible on iPhone 3G. We have already seen Nullriver's...
Sep 11, 2008
Killer iPhone App: Sekai Camera Gives Near Real-time Info of What You’re Looking At
Sekai Camera (World Camera in Japanese) was one of the coolest things shown off at TechCrunch50 and if you checkout the impressive video (after the jump) you will probably agree with me that it could easily be one of the killer iPhone apps. The iPhone app developed by Tonchidot Corporation...
Sep 9, 2008
Built-in Nike+ Feature Will Not Work With iPhone (Updated)
During Apple's Special Event today, Steve Jobs had demonstrated built-in Nike+ capabilities for the new iPod Touch running iPhone firmware 2.1. At that time we were not sure if Nike+ iPod Sports kit would work with the iPhone. Based on the information available on Apple's Nike + iPod webpage it...
Sep 7, 2008
iPhone App PhoneSaber Will be Re-Launched as PhoneSaber “Unleashed” Soon
If you are a Star Wars fan then here is some good news for you. The iPhone app PhoneSaber that was removed from the AppStore due to copyright claims by mobile Star Wars rights holder THQ Wireless will be re-launched soon under the name PhoneSaber "Unleashed". THQ have confirmed to...
Sep 4, 2008
Did Apple Do the Right Thing by Rejecting an iPhone App Based on “Limited Utility”?
An iPhone App developer has sent the rejection letter that they received from Apple for their app called Pull My Finger to Mac Rumors. This is the second iPhone application to have got rejected by Apple that I am aware of so far (I am sure there are many more),...