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5 years ago

Upcoming Universal Blu-ray Releases to Include iPhone/iPod Touch Features

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Upcoming Universal Blu-ray Releases to Include iPhone/iPod Touch Features

Universal Home Entertainment will be introducing Blu-ray releases that contain iPhone and iPod touch enhanced features. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Universal will include their pocket BLU application with Blu-ray versions of Bruno, Public Enemies, Funny People, American Pie Presents: The Book of Love, and Inglourious Basterds.

Pocket BLU will further enhance your Blu-ray experience with the following features:

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5 years ago

O2 UK to Start Unlocking iPhones Nov. 10. Rogers Canada -- Not.

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O2 UK to Start Unlocking iPhones Nov. 10. Rogers Canada -- Not.

Making good on their promise from a fe, O2 UK has launched a website where customers can get their iPhone's unlocked starting November 10, 2009. Here are the details:

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5 years ago

GoogleSync Gmail Push for iPhone Down?

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GoogleSync Gmail Push for iPhone Down?

We've gotten a few reports from readers that GoogleSync, the ActiveSync connection Google's using to push Gmail (and contacts and calendars) to iPhone users has just stopped working.

There's a discussion going on in Google's Support threads, including time changes, sporadic spurts, changing parameters, and other troubleshooting attempts.

If you're having intermittent issues, or if GoogleSync is just not working for you right now, let u

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5 years ago

Mac Multitouch Trackpad 11-Point Demo

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Mac Multitouch Trackpad 11-Point Demo

11-point multitouch tracking might sound nifty in a theoretical spec throwaway, but what does it mean to an end-user? Likely still not much, but thanks to FingerMgmt we can at least see it in action now -- on a MacBook glass trackpad at least.

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5 years ago

C64 Commodore 64 Emulator for iPhone Back in App Store

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C64 Commodore 64 Emulator for iPhone Back in App Store

C64 [$4.99 - iTunes link], the Commodore 64 emulator for iPhone and iPod touch, is back in the App Store and again available for download.

New features include:

-30% performance boost, - 3 more games (International Basketball, International Soccer, and International Tennis) - "Resolved issues and removed functionality relating to potential security risks"

Yes, that last one means that the easter egg, the one that granted access to a basic interpreter, the one that got C64 yanked from the App Store a while back, is now goners.

For those who just want

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5 years ago

NAVIGON MobileNavigator Updated, Traffic Live Available via In-App Purchase

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NAVIGON MobileNavigator Updated, Traffic Live Available via In-App Purchase

NAVIGON dropped us a note to say that, as promised, their latest update to MobileNavigator [$89.99 for North America - iTunes link] for iPhone is now available via the iTunes App Store, and it includes Traffic Live as an in-app purchase (currently on sale at an introductory $19.99, $24.99 thereafter). Here's how it works:

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5 years ago

The Competition: BlackBerry Strikes Back-ish at DevCon 2009

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The Competition: BlackBerry Strikes Back-ish at DevCon 2009

Hot on the heels of Verizon pretty much burying the Storm2 in favor of their latest lust, the Droid, BlackBerry maker Research in Motion used their annual developer conference to announce a few improvements for the platform. No, not word one about a next generation BlackBerry OS (hey, Palm spent their time in the desert to get to webOS, and Microsoft is still trudging towards Windows Mobile 7, so RIM needs to pick up that canteen and get to stepping!).

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5 years ago

Apple Releases Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.2 Update

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Apple Releases Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.2 Update

Apple has just released their second minor update to their latest desktop operating system, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.2. While there are a lot of fixes for Mac users, iPhone users may want to pay particular attention to the "general reliability improvements" for MobileMe and iDisk. (And yes, the infamous "guest account" data deletion bug looks to have been squashed.

If you're a Mac user and go for the immediate update, let us know how it works for you.

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5 years ago

UPDATED: iPhone Twitter App TweetDeck Went Missing, Will be Back Soon

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UPDATED: iPhone Twitter App TweetDeck Went Missing, Will be Back Soon

UPDATE: And... it's back with version 1.1.1 [Free - iTunes link]

ORIGINMost of our readers love their Twitter, and to some of you who happened to be searching for the TweetDeck app within the App Store, you may have been a bit surprised and disappointed to see that it seemed to simply disappear without a trace.

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5 years ago

Quick App: Shazam Encore

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Quick App: Shazam Encore

Today the London based company, Shazam, announced the launch of its new Shazam Encore [$4.99 - iTunes Link] app on the App Store. The original Shazam is a free app that currently has over 10 million downloads so why not try to cash in with a new app that costs $4.99. Here is what you get for your money.

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5 years ago

O2 UK to Allow iPhone Unlocks When Other Carriers Launch

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O2 UK to Allow iPhone Unlocks When Other Carriers Launch

With the UK moving from the iPhone exclusively on O2, to one launching on Orange UK, with Vadafone UK/Ireland and perhaps 3 also in line, what does this mean for existing iPhone users and their carrier-locked iPhones? Thankfully, it looks like O2 is doing to do right by you:

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5 years ago

iPhone Owners, What's Your New #2 -- Droid, Storm2, N900, Pre, HD2?

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iPhone Owners, What's Your New #2 -- Droid, Storm2, N900, Pre, HD2?

If there was no iPhone, which device would you use?(survey)

iPhone owners, what's your new #2? We've asked this before, but with devices like the Android DROID, BlackBerry Storm2, Nokia N900, Palm Pre, and Windows Mobile HD2 really ramping things up of late, we figured it was a great time to check in again.

Which new device has you most interested? Which is the most tempting? If there was no iPhone, which one would you get? Vote above, and let us know why in the comments!

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5 years ago

Best of Smartphone Experts, 8 Nov 2009

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 8 Nov 2009

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5 years ago

App Review: Settlers of Catan for iPhone

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App Review: Settlers of Catan for iPhone

(Settlers of Catan Forum Review by cjvitek. For more Forum Reviews, see the TiPb iPhone App Store Forum Review Index!)

Settlers of Catan [$4.99 - iTunes link] for the iPhone. The long awaited game has made it's debut...so how does it stack up?

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5 years ago

Verizon Attacks iPhone and AT&T... with Toys, Elves, and Xmas Blues?!

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Verizon Attacks iPhone and AT&T... with Toys, Elves, and Xmas Blues?!

We have to admit, Verizon's latest, Xmas-themed iPhone and AT&T attack ads bring the funny. Continuing the savvy "map for that" (rather than silly DroidDoes), the first shows the land of misfit toys where an iPhone-looking device is condemned for its poor AT&T 3G coverage.

After the break, we have elves giving Verizon devices, with robust 3G coverage, to nice children and an iPhone with poor AT&T coverage to the naughty. And, lastly, a father has a blue Xmas when his iPhone can't reach his family (though a Verizon present awaits him when he finally gets home).

Attacking the iPhone on it's major front-facing weakness, much-hyped consumer dissatisfaction with AT&T's network is the kind of smart that is -- and, given Verizon's recent comments, may even be an attempt to show Apple the iPhone would be better off on a better network?

Of course, AT&T likely isn't laughing, given they're already suing Vewill likely take further issue with claims of 5x more 3G coverage, but they're already suing, right?

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