iPhone users were pretty stoked to hear that AT&T, perhaps prompted
by FCC proddings, was going to begin allowing VoIP apps such as Skype
and Vonage to use their 3G network. But perhaps what the large print
giveth, the small print taketh away?
Adobe announced that Flash Professional CS5 will allow developers to create native iPhone apps and we discuss the pros and cons of the announcement and ready ourselves for the upcoming swarm of Flash games converted to iPhone games in the App Store.
A Google ad sets the rumor world ablaze with speculation. Macs gain a few percentage points in the American home and we invite you to join our DonorsChoose '09 Challenge.
If Apple doesn't have a 10-inch tablet prototype in testing right now, I'll print this column and eat it.
got tech vendors and unnamed sources leaking like mad various tidbits
about the hardware and software specs, while publishers and content
providers suggest a whole new market share for Apple to conquer. Then
you've got this.
Controlling a Mac is typically accomplished by sitting by the computer,
mouse and keyboard in hand. But what if you want to access your Mac
from another part of the house? Maybe you need to check on the progress
of an encode without having to walk into your home office. Or you’d
like to help your child understand how to work an application down in
the playroom without leaving the study. Or you’ve just broken your leg
and you wish you didn’t have to move from the sofa to control the Mac
you’ve turned into a media center.
Fatigued of tablet rumors yet? Some of us are. Then something comes along that really jazzes us up.
first these whispers started out rather vague, with conflicting sizes
and hardware specs, but as the year closes out specifics are starting
to coalesce. Is it a secret too big to keep or is it the bandwagon of
rumor-mongering? Only time will tell. While we wait, let's follow along.
While Google Voice is nowhere to be found on the iPhone and apps that made use of the service were killed, Apple claims and AT&T claims that nobody did nothing wrong and no one's to blame.
When UK mobile carrier O2 denied being behind the hangup of an app that found cheaper alternative landline numbers,the 0870 app, mysteriously bogged down at the App Store for over a year, suddenly found itself available. Fancy that.
Every day, life presents any number of problems that need solving—from
settling bets to knowing which fish are OK to eat to remembering where
the soupspoon goes in a formal table setting. Your iPhone or iPod touch
can act as a digital Swiss Army knife, offering up the right tool to
get you through almost any dilemma. We review and rate a collection of
handy helper apps and ass-saving accessories that are sure to boost
your rep as the consummate boy scout, always prepared for anything.