Back in October, cell phone giant Nokia slapped Apple with a lawsuit alleging infringement of its wireless standard patents. Now, Apple is fighting back with a countersuit in what they call a “response” to Nokia’s legal action.
After last month’s announcement that the largest retail store chain in the U.K. would start offering the iPhone, now comes word that Tesco is also slashing prices that would make even its U.S. cousin Wal-Mart jealous.
Word on the street is that Apple’s iPhone is something of a failure in China after moving a mere 5,000 devices at the official launch in late October. But the “little phone that could” has now topped 100,000 units in the weeks since that launch.
Lately, Apple has been trying to pass the peace pipe to its iPhone developers after a number of growing pains related to the App Store. Another piece of the puzzle fell into place this week with RSS feeds for the iPhone Dev Center website.
There are over 100,000 choices in the App Store on iTunes. Genius Recommendations can help you find similar apps, but that can be a time-consuming process that sucks your battery dry to the tune of 10 apps at a time. As countless TV pitchmen shout out nightly, "There's got to be a better way!"
Good news this month for iPhone users who like to streaming video from their cameras. First, Steve Jobs himself blessed the Live Knocking Video app for iPhone-to-iPhone streaming, and now Ustream has released a new app called Live Broadcaster to stream video from your camera to the web.
While Apple has been slowly improving the iPhone Camera app over the three generations of software, other developers have taken it upon themselves to squeeze as much out of the camera hardware as possible.