CyberSurge Has Moved

CyberSurge has moved. Well, not exactly, but I will no longer be spending my time writing here. Instead, I’ll be focusing my efforts on my new web site: mickerlodeon.com. I will continue to write there indefinitely. This site will continue to operate, all of the archive posts and comments will remain but if something unexpectedly […]

“Publish Video” Screen Found in iPhone Firmware 3.0

Engadget Mobile has discovered a screen in iPhone firmware 3.0 labeled “Publish Video.” Engadget Mobile dismisses this as an interesting typo but AppleInisder has heard from an “extremely reliable source” that the next hardware revision of the iPhone will feature video recording capabilities. These of course are all still rumors but both AppleInsider and Engadget […]

Apple announces 17″ iMac for $899

Meet Your New 17″ iMac In Apple’s March email focused on education users Apple has (possibly inadvertently) announced plans to offer a 17″ iMac starting at $899. It is possible that this was a typo but it seems unlikely. It is much more likely that Apple had finally heard enough complaining from education customers regarding […]

To Make Twitter More Useful: a “Replies to This Tweet” Link

A while back Twitter announced that their API would begin supporting the ability to specify what tweet someone was replying to. Of course this is a fantastic feature but there isn’t a single way users are benefiting from that information. Here is my suggestion, put a “Replies to this Tweet” link next to every tweet. […]

Notes from the iPhone 3.0 Event

Highlights: Developers will be allowed to create turn-by-turn GPS apps. Push Notifications are actually coming. Copy and Paste MMS Search throughout most of the OS. Notes syncing Free for iPhone owners $10 for iPod Touch owners Notes and reactions from yesterdays iPhone 3.0 event: 30 million iPod Touch and iPhone. That’s a lot of devices. […]

Kevin Rose Claims Copy and Paste Coming to iPhone 3.0

With the announcement of iPhone 3.0 this Tuesday, Apple could be talking about the most heavily requested software feature copy and paste. Kevin Rose revealed in a live taping of Diggnation at Austin’s South by Southwest festival that he has “confirmation” that copy and paste would be coming to the iPhone. He also says that […]

App Store Premium Section Rumor Resurfaces

Wired is reviving rumors from late January regarding a premium section in Apple’s App Store. The premium section would allow hand picked developers to sell games and other more sophisticated apps for $20 or more without being lost in the crowd of free and $0.99 apps. We’re hearing rumors that Apple could introduce a “premium” […]

Apple Really Pushing In-Line Headphone Controls

Is it possible that the iPod Shuffle became buttonless specifically to convince 3rd party accessory manufacturers to build headphones and other accessories with in-line controllers? Of course 3rd party manufacturers have supported this feature since the original iPhone firstĀ  debuted but up until now the feature has only existed in headphones, but clearly it would […]

Apple Invites Media For March 17 iPhone 3.0 Media Event

Apple has sent out invitation to a media event that will be held in Cupertino at Apple’s campus on March 17 at 10:00am Pacific time. The event will focus on iPhone software version 3.0 and will give the press “an advance preview” of what Apple is building. Based on that line it is a pretty […]