The iPhone is Useless in New York City

This weekend I’ve been in New York City. The wife and I did a few touristy things like visit the Statue of Liberty, take a carriage ride through Central Park, walk through Times Square, and see a show on Broadway. I also attended the 2009 New York Comic-Con. Through all of this, however, my iPhone […]

Time Warner to Expand “Data Cap” Program

Time Warner has decided to expand their data cap limit pilot program to other cities after satisfactory tests in Beaumont, TX. The company plans to offer the packages at a rate higher than their current 40 GB limit (which would limit a customer to downloading roughly 10 HD-quality movies per month…or less). These limits are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]