TiPb is getting reports that Apple's iPhone Developer Connection site is down for update, although it looks like some are logging in fine, and others get the update warning at first, but can log in fine later.
Desktop Safari, predecessor and big brother to the iPhone's Mobile Safari web browser, has just received an update chock a block full of the usual security and compatibility fixed, and stability improvements. Mac users (and Windows users?!) can get it via Apple's Software Update or directly from the web via Apple.com/safari.
Daynah from PHP-Princess.net just couldn't abide the meager 11 pages and paltry 180 apps provided by iPhone 3.0, so she went about forcing Apple's SpringBoard home screen manager to give her more. How did she do it?
PushMail [$4.99 - iTunes link] takes a different approach to working around the lack of push notifications for Gmail, Hotmail, and other email services on the iPhone. When you set up PushMail, you're prompted to create an account on their servers ([username]@dopushmail.com). You then forward email from Gmail, Hotmail, etc. to that PushMail account (using whatever filters or rules you like), and when PushMail gets the forward, it sends a push notification to your iPhone, alerting you that your Gmail, Hotmail, etc. account has email.
The much-discussed SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone application is once again back in the news again. The Boy Genius is reporting Sling Media has submitted a fairly significant SlingPlayer update to Apple. Version 1.1 will Include the following:
Either one of the most awesome iPhone developed concepts yet, or MIT professor and Navy F/A-18 Hornet fighter pilot Missy Cummings has just given the iPhone's Skynet/Matrix/Cylon decedents the origins of the flying hunter/seekers they'll be using to wipe us out.