The App Store is not the “gold mine” some would have you believe

The App Store is not the "gold mine" some would have you believe
Steve Demeter has done really well in the iTunes App Store. He made $250,000 in profits in the first two months of release of his game “Trism”. His success has sparked more than a few articles claiming that developers can “strike it rich” in the iTunes App Store. These articles give the impression that all Read more…

Hollywood using iPhone Apps as Advertising

Hollywood using iPhone Apps as Advertising
We’re seeing more and more iPhone Apps that also double as advertising for movies and video games. It all started with “The Dark Knight” earlier this year. The App was simple, but fun, and it allowed you to add some Joke-inspired graffiti on photos of your friends, enemies or…whoever. Then Star Wars got in the Read more…

What do you want to see next from Apple?

What do you want to see next from Apple?
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What the iPhone needs next – organization

I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait for the iPhone 3.0. I’m sincerely hoping by then that we have an improvement on the organization of the iPhone Apps – because they are seriously starting to get out of hand. I currently have 7 of the 9 available screens filled to the brim with Read more…

Microsoft jumping on the App Store bandwagon

Microsoft jumping on the App Store bandwagon
Steve Ballmer spoke on Friday about Webkit, the App Store, and Facebook, making it clear that Microsoft’s long standing policies to innovate by copying what others have already done, is going to continue to be the flagship motto of the company for years to come. According to Apple Insider Ballmer dismissed Webkit as interesting, but Read more…

RUMOR: Blackberry Storm to be priced higher than iPhone

RUMOR: Blackberry Storm to be priced higher than iPhone
Now that companies have had time to really think about how to respond to the iPhone we’re starting to see some true competition emerge. The T-Mobile G1 is certainly a contender, and another device that has everyone talking is the upcoming Blackberry Storm. The device is RIM’s answer to the iPhone, and there has been Read more…

Apple rejects Opera Browser, not surprising, but still upsetting

Apple rejects Opera Browser, not surprising, but still upsetting
According to a New York Times profile, Opera Software has built a version of their mobile browser for the iPhone – but Apple won’t allow it in the App Store. Frankly, I find this appalling. Apple’s resistance to competing apps such as email applications, web browsers and other apps is shameful, and it’s not benefitting Read more…

Does your iPhone make you less social?

Does your iPhone make you less social?
I should start off by saying that I’m not a terribly social guy to begin with. That might seem surprising with the multiple blogs, podcast, and all of that – but I normally keep to myself. More and more, though, I find that I have my head down stuck in my iPhone – and it’s Read more…

If you’re upset about no Firewire on the new Macbooks…don’t buy one!

In the world of Apple blogging it is easy to make a mountain out of a mole hill. Since the release of the new Macbook and Macbook Pros there has been an uproar online about the fact that the new Macbooks don’t have Firewire support. The reason for this clear, and simple. The Macbook is Read more…

T-Mobile claims Android pre-orders are stronger than expected

T-Mobile claims Android pre-orders are stronger than expected
T-Mobile is shouting to the heavens that pre-orders of the T-Mobile G1, the first phone to feature Google’s Android OS, are stronger than they expected, and they can no longer guarantee that you’ll get one on Oct. 22nd if you pre-order it…but they do say that you’ll be able to walk into a store on Read more…