Video Conferencing on the iPhone – Are You Excited?

Video Conferencing on the iPhone - Are You Excited?
Gizmodo and many others have reported that the next incarnation of the iPhone could very well have a camera on the front of the device, allowing video conferencing. This feature was rumored for the iPhone 3G, but many expect it was kept out of the device due to production costs. This is one of those Read more…

Is the iPhone a Good eBook Reader?

There is a rumor that Amazon will be revealing the Kindle 2 on Monday, and many feel like the iPhone and the Kindle are direct competitors in the same space in regards to the future of ebooks. Steve Jobs has stated in the past that he didn’t think an ebook reader would ever be successful Read more…

“Cookie Cutter” Lawsuits Against Apple are Shameful

"Cookie Cutter" Lawsuits Against Apple are Shameful
Apple is being hit by a series of “copycat” lawsuits in a display of “lawsuit mentality” at its absolute worst. Four times in the last two weeks Apple has been hit with lawsuits related to the iPhone 3G’s speed – and each one appears to be almost identical to the other. Apple Insider even goes Read more…

What the iPhone Needs Less of are Public Domain Books

What the iPhone Needs Less of are Public Domain Books
I’m a developer. I deal with the Books section of the App Store more than any other part of iTunes mobile downloading juggernaut because of the comics that I have in the store. One thing that is really depressing about the Books section of the App Store is the insane number of public domain books Read more…

Who’s ready for iPhone OS 3.0? THIS GUY!

Who's ready for iPhone OS 3.0? THIS GUY!
I’ve hit the 9th page. I keep deleting things I don’t really HAVE to have on my iPhone, but I keep hitting the 9th page again and again. I love downloading new Apps from the App Store, and trying out new things. Sure, I don’t have 9 pages of stuff that I HAVE to use Read more…

SHOULD Apple allowed for subsidized Macbook 3Gs?

SHOULD Apple allowed for subsidized Macbook 3Gs?
Yesterday’s rumor of the moment surrounds the idea that Apple might partner with AT&T to release a Macbook with built-in 3G support that AT&T would then subsidize like a cellphone, to reduce the upfront cost of the device. This all stems from an interview in Fortune magazine by AT&Ts Emerging Devices group president Glenn Lurie. Read more…

Upgrade to iTunes Plus by the Song

Upgrade to iTunes Plus by the Song
Apple has updated their iTunes Plus area to allow for upgrading your iTunes library to DRM Free iTunes Plus tracks by the song. One would assume this is in an attempt to improve upgrade sales. I have to say, though, that I find the whole having to pay an additional fee to be rid of Read more…

17-inch Macbook Pros delayed…or not

17-inch Macbook Pros delayed...or not
Apple Insider is reporting that Apple’s 17-inch Macbook Pro deliveries have been push backed to “near March” There claim is based on one specific report, and then a generalization about readers in Australia. While the 17-inch Macbook Pro may be taking longer to get to Australia than it will to the U.S. – I can Read more…

The iPhone “Get Rich Quick” Stories continue…

The iPhone "Get Rich Quick" Stories continue...
Ars Technica has posted a story this morning about the application “iShoot” which, after the release of a “lite” version, has been sitting at the top of the iPhone App heap for a few days now. Apparently the developer of the App has earned over $100,000 at this point, and has quit his day job Read more…

VIDEO: One of my favorite Steve Jobs lines ever.

There’s a lot of ongoing talk and speculation about Steve Jobs current health, which is to be expected after the announcement from earlier this week. I’m not interested in writing about that. We all know the situation and anything beyond what we’ve heard from Jobs himself is speculation at this point. I decided, instead, to Read more…