Items tagged with iPhone App

Got an itch for travel? Got an even bigger itch for keeping up with the latest technologies? If so, TravelTrac's new iPhone app is tailor made for your kind, and it's likely to both make your friends envious and fulfill your wishes to better journal your journeys. Available now in the App Store, the application enables users to upload media (videos/photos) as well as geotagged locations and text describing the events in chronological order in an online travelogue.The app integrates nicely with the iPhone's features, and considering that you may not have signal everywhere you travel to, the app... Read more...
Soon, you’ll be able to watch free, live, streaming video on your iPhone thanks to a company called Ustream. Ustream.TV is a live interactive video broadcast platform that makes it possible for anyone with a camera and an Internet connection to quickly and easily broadcast to a global audience. Ustream was started in the summer of 2006 by John Ham, Brad Hunstable, and Dr. Gyula Feher in order to help overseas soldiers connect more efficiently with their families. The yet to-be-released iPhone application will let users view any Ustream channel live. What’s more, users will also see and be able... Read more...
If you are an Apple iPhone or iPod touch owner, you've likely noticed that nearly every time you check out the App Store, there are several updates available for applications you've downloaded. At first, this makes sense, as the iPhone/iPod touch is still a relatively new platform for developers, which puts them still early on the learning curve--bugs needs to be squashed and new features added. But many users are finding that these "updated apps" neither fix bugs nor add new features. So then what is the purpose of the updates? As TouchMeme developer, Krishna Vegesna, points out in his blog, developers... Read more...
First: there's no real evidence this is a "kill switch" that Apple will use, but still, based on Apple's protectiveness over the iPhone, it wouldn't surprise us.Jonathan Zdziarski, author of the upcoming book iPhone Forensics, has revealed an URL that he suggests Apple is using to keep a list of any "offending" applications: https://iphone-services.apple.com/clbl/unauthorizedApps.Apple apparently can disable App Store software remotely on your iPhone 3G. The iPhone calls home and poof the application is nuked. Needless to say that this has caused a bit of a blog ruckus (Techmeme). MacRumors... Read more...
Much concern has been expressed over the possibility of Apple restricting 3rd-party iPhone apps developed with its upcoming SDK.  It appears, however, one category of apps may be excluded from any restrictions: free ones.In spite of fears that Apple may impose tight restrictions on third-party iPhone applications developed with its upcoming SDK, the company may loosen those restrictions for free programs, Electronista has learned. Connected to the same sources which reported early access for select developers -- sources which have since been confirmed as accurate -- the new contact claims... Read more...
Garmin's backing into the cellphone business in a big way. They've already got the GPS navigation thing down pat, so why not add voice, websurfing, MP3 playback, a camera, and a touchscreen to their devices, and save customers from lugging two, three or four items around instead of one?  Meet the Nuvifone.The Nuvifone includes two features relatively new to Garmin navigation — a “where am I” button that tells the user the nearest address, intersection and nearby emergency facilities, and another that can be used to find a lost car in large parking lots.Beyond navigation, the Nuvifone offers... Read more...