Tag Archives: apps

Free and Legal Mac Software

I have to hand it to Macheist for really upping the ante this year. Normally, they’ll give away 10 or so solid applications for OS X in a bundle for around $20 to $50. This holiday season, you won’t be paying jack shit. Macheist has a Mac Giving Tree that gives out applications as presents. A few are currently available, ...

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Add a Numpad To Your Laptop

Have a Macbook or Macbook Pro and an iPhone? Great. You’re officially the ultimate Apple fanboy. Now that that’s settled, let’s review Balmuda Software’s Numberkey Connect software. Install it on your Mac then shell out $1.99 for the iPhone app and you’re done. You have a nice-looking numeric keypad you can use in conjunction with your laptop. A savior for ...

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Virtual Keyboard For Google’s Android Slated For Early ’09

One might think the Google G1 is lacking in the apps department, but that’s not true at all. It turns out that a virtual keyboard should be released sometime in Q1 of 2009 for Google’s Android. So, if for some reason the QWERTY keyboard on the G1 doesn’t do it for you, you can wait around for the virtual keyboard. ...

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Android Market Features Remote Kill Switch

Planning on designing a malicious app to install on all those G1 phones coming out? Think again. Google reserves the right to “remotely remove those applications from your device at its sole discretion.” Better watch your back! And your privacy! Link

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Apple’s Core Location Blacklist Is The Truth

Remember Apple’s dirty little secret? It’s no mystery that Apple has complete control over your iPhone, after all, Apple made it. Well, it turns out that that shoddy little news about a blacklist is possibly true. Daringfireball.net (they’re gay for iPhones) reports how potentially malicious or useless applications that don’t meet Apple’s standards could be revoked not only off of ...

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Apple’s Dirty Little Secret

Did you know that Apple has complete control over your iPhone? If you download an application from the App Store that is later removed, like I Am Rich, it’s normally no big deal. There’s simply no cause for alarm. But what if someone had uploaded a secret malicious application and it was installed on iPhones across the country? No problemo. ...

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App Store For iPhone 3G A Smash Hit

Apple originally expected around 200 applications to launch with the iPhone 3G on Friday. Now that number has blown up to over 500 apps and developers are still working. According to Apple, response from developers has been tremendous and by the looks of some of the available apps (some of which are already available on iTunes), customer response should be ...

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