Now that AT&T has reveled its new pricing structure for iPhone data, we wondered just what we could do with our iPhones with the new data caps. While the new 2GB cap has increased anger directed towards AT&T, in reality most of us never even come close to the 2GB cap.
To help illustrate just how much data you need to use while on AT&T's 3G network in order to hit the 200MB and 2GB data caps, we made some semi-fancy infographs of our favorite iPhone network-using features.
Shazam was the original song-identifying app for iPhone, giving you the artist and title of nearly any studio recording within earshot, and the free iPad version offers the same kind of functionality. Hear an unknown, appealing song on the radio or in a commercial? Bust out your iPad, click the little blue icon, and let Shazam work its magic.
Last summer marked the 10th anniversary of InDesign, Adobe’s page-layout tool. While early versions of the program generated a buzz and built a solid user base, the pace of innovation slowed over the years, and some of the more recent updates have been less than sensational. Fortunately, that’s not the case with InDesign CS5, which has several cool new features for print publishers, some significant interface improvements, and an expanded set of tools for creating media-rich online publications.
There was a time when Premiere was the editing application on the Mac. Then Final Cut Pro and iMovie appeared. That prompted Avid to create consumer and prosumer versions of its expensive pro products, and Premiere quietly disappeared from the Mac landscape. But Adobe brought its video editor back a few versions ago, and this latest version is ready to do battle with Final Cut Pro--but it’s also charging too hard into the prosumer market.
iPad is the perfect device for keeping up with all of your favorite websites' updates via RSS feeds, and NewsRack is the first fully-featured reader to make an impact on the tablet. While some other readers offer more colorful or newspaper-like user interfaces, NewsRack keeps things clean and simple with easy to use touch commands in both portrait and landscape modes.
Kazaa has launched a new iPhone app called Rdio (http://www.rdio.com/), a fully legal music service from the makers of the once totally illegal p2p file sharing desktop software. Kazaa promises per-track streaming through both a web browser and a mobile device and enables users to share word of what they're listening to, see top songs on their network and make tracks public to Facebook and Twitter.
Yesterday, Hewlett-Packard's chief executive Mark Hurd said that his company didn't buy Palm with the intention of entering the smartphone business, but rather his company has plans to use the newly acquired technology to fuel "small form factor web-connected devices."
Not one to blink in the face of the oncoming freight train known as Apple’s iAd platform, the now Google-owned AdMob is stepping up its efforts to play nice with Cupertino’s hardware with the release of a new SDK for their mobile advertising service.
Out of everything that Apple CEO Steve Jobs discussed at the D: All Things Digital conference on Tuesday, Flurry’s collection of analytical data from unreleased devices seems to have provoked the most ire. Worry no more, Steve!