Tag Archives: iphone

App Growth: Palm vs Apple

Oh boy. This chart is just TOO GOOD not to post. It shows how long it took Apple to roll out 50,000 applications on its App Store (about 10 months) and compares that to Palm’s turtle-esque growth. After more than ten years, the Palm OS (not to be confused with the Pre’s WebOS) had only ~29,000 apps. What does that ...

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First iPhone Push Applications Take Root

Back when the iPhone 3.0 OS was first announced, one of the biggest features was that applications would feature push notification. Since the iPhone lacks multitasking, this would allow a program to act like your email and push updates/IMs/messages to your phone without it actually being active. Last night, AOL released the OS 3.0 version of AIM and we’re all ...

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Apple Sells Over One Million iPhone 3GS Models

Ridiculous. Even with pouring rain covering half the United States, people still flocked in droves to the Apple store to pick up the latest iPhone, as we’ve come to expect every summer. Today, Apple announced that the bum rush picked up over a million iPhone 3GS models. And the madness doesn’t stop there. Over six million people downloaded the official ...

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AT&T To Charge $55 For iPhone Tethering Plan

The big question floating around the Webnets today is that AT&T will charge $55 for an iPhone Internet tethering plan. What’s not clear is if this $55 will include the $30 iPhone data plan. If so, it’s not a bad deal. But if AT&T is trying to tack on an additional 55 bucks to customer’s already high bills, that just ...

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iPhone 3.0 Released, Download It Now

Update: Doesn’t seem to be showing up on Apple’s iPhone OS 3.0 site, but the “Check for updates” button on the iPhone interface on iTunes does the trick. It’s up on the site now! Yipeee! The wait is finally over! Apple has officially released the iPhone 3.0 OS upgrade, which includes copy & paste, MMS, peer-to-peer gaming, tethering plus 100 ...

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MLB Streaming Live Games To iPhone

With the iPhone 3.0 OS officially dropping today (though some of us have had ours for a week and have since hacked it for tethering!), MLB.com is pulling all punches with its new iPhone App, At Bat. While the app itself isn’t new, the 3.0 update will give owners the chance to stream live baseball games at no additional cost. ...

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iPhone 3.0 Tethering Hack

Oh man this is sweet. You see, this week, I got my hands on the GM copy of the iPhone 3.0 OS. I installed it, went “OK, cool”, went to revert and nearly bricked my iPhone. Somehow, two days later, it unbricked itself and went back to OS 3.0, which is what’s needed to rock this tethering hack. Here’s how ...

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Doom Resurrection Debuts Next Week

Anyone not excited about a new Doom title is really just a sour puss. Since the original, three-episode shooter, any sequel or update has made me jump for joy. This time is no exception. Doom Resurrection is an iPhone game that debuts next week from id Software. It’ll feature lots of downsampled graphics from Doom 3, great controls and a ...

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An iPhone Hater’s Cry for Help

Apparently an Apple a day doesn’t keep the psychiatrist away. Fight the power! Damn tech corporations trying to brainwash us with their awesome Wolfenstein and Metal Gear Solid games. Link

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The Aftermath: Our Next Day Apple Roundup

With all the announcements at WWDC yesterday, it’s understandable that some information was overlooked. But now that WWDC’s keynote has come and gone, it’s time to analyze and pick apart every last thing Apple mentioned. Apparently, I overlooked the new 13-inch Macbook Pro! Here’s what people around the web are discussing: The 411 on tethering and MMS delays from AT&T. ...

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