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Apple hasn't been shy about dropping support for older hardware and software in recent years, and it looks like the iPhone and iPod touch are no exception: according to a short note on the iPhone developer site encouraging devs to get ready for iOS 4, the App Store will no longer affect apps th...

June 30th 2010 at 12:33pm 0 Comments
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Another venerable title from the world of Palm OS and Windows Mobile has made it to the iPhone and iPod touch.SplashID for iPhone / iPod touch is now shipping. With over 500,000 copies of SplashID sold, it's by far the most popular secure personal information manager for handheld devices. Developer...

August 21st 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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As TUAW's own Robert Palmer noted a few weeks ago, there are over 20 Bible applications available for iPhone. Some require an Internet connection to query an online Bible database, while others store the text on the device.HANDiBIBLE (formerly Pocket Bible) is one of the latter apps, and is now avai...

August 18th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're a loser and you're happy, it probably means that you are a successful dieter.Being a middle-aged computer geek means that I have been gaining weight (no, I'm not as "hefty" as Steve Wozniak). I am a member of the WeightWatchers Online program, but it's frustrating that I haven't been able...

August 16th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Do you need to make basic sound level measurements? For example, do you want to prove that your next door neighbor really is playing music loud enough to make your ears bleed?Faber Acoustical is coming to your rescue with their US$19.99 SoundMeter for iPhone. They discovered that both the built-in a...

August 13th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Next time you're at a concert and just gotta have an encore, don't pull out a cigarette lighter. Instead, launch iLightr!iLightr is a virtual cigarette lighter for iPhone and iPod touch that is available in the App Store now (click opens iTunes). It's only US$0.99 and is an amazingly good simulation...

August 13th 2008 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Do you want to keep up with Michael Phelps and his quest for Olympic gold? Are you Interested in seeing photographs of women beach volleyball players competing on the sand (nudge nudge, wink wink)? Lenovo, the Chinese manufacturer of ThinkPad and IdeaPad notebook PCs and other electronic devices, is...

August 12th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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If you've been looking for a way to turn that 16GB iPhone into a wireless flash drive, there's a new solution available for you in the App Store: DataCase for iPhone (link opens iTunes). The developers, Veiosoft, missed their original release date of July 28th thanks to Apple's annoying application...

August 12th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Apple's experimented with allowing iTunes to stream over the internet as well as your LAN in the past and quickly removed the feature (probably due to RIAA pressure), so we're not placing too much stock in this, but AppleInsider's unearthed a patent that seems to describe a way to stream music over...

August 7th 2008 at 6:36pm 0 Comments
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Apple's experimented with allowing iTunes to stream over the internet as well as your LAN in the past and quickly removed the feature (probably due to RIAA pressure), so we're not placing too much stock in this, but AppleInsider's unearthed a patent that seems to describe a way to stream music over...

August 7th 2008 at 6:36pm 0 Comments
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Kayakers who want up-to-date info on river conditions now need to look no further than their iPhones (assuming they are brave enough to take said iPhones out to the river).RiverGuide for Kayakers (link opens iTunes), by developer Wayne Daley, provides real-time streamflow information throughout the...

August 6th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Uh-oh, it look like it's not just the underground unlockers who're having problems with the iPhone 2.0.1 update's revisions to the 3G's baseband -- Vodafone customers who've paid to have their handsets unlocked are starting to report failures to connect to iTunes followed by the appearance of an "0x...

August 5th 2008 at 2:19pm 0 Comments