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. [...]
I really like this redesign but I don’t think the color screen is necessary. I’m not even sure if ePaper technology is to the point where you can have color screens with no backlight for a price that would allow Amazon to actually sell one of these things. The new design of the Kindle is [...]
There aren’t very many reason that someone would want the Kindle 2, for most it would be one big reason, they like reading books. Although the ability to purchase books wherever you are and download them directly to your device sounds nice if I purchased the Kindle (which I will hopefully be doing this summer) [...]
That’s right the Kindle 2, which I posted some pretty legitimate looking details about 3 days ago is now official. The Kindle sports a brand new design that not only makes it more appealing to the eye but also makes it a lot easier to hold when you’re reading. The thing is super thin and [...]
These images were posted on the forums at MobileRead.com and the poster (Alexander Turcic) claimed that they were official images. Alexander Turcic also claims that the Kindle 2 will go on sale on February 24, 2009 (release date unconfirmed) for $359. The new Kindle looks significantly better then the previous Kindle. Not only does it [...]
“While we aren’t sure what the specific issues are, we’ve heard that as an alternative Apple is considering allowing apps to run as user selectable background processes. If so, this feature would likely come in the rumored iPhone 3.0 software update but would be limited to only one or two processes on current hardware. The [...]
Ooma has announced Telo, a cordless handset to go along with their VoIP service. It features DECT 6.0 technology, connected phonebook, speaker phone, High-Defenition voice, mobile transfer, and musical ringtones. No word on pricing or availability yet. Ooma.
Elgato has announced a new edition of the EyeTV Hybrid USB TV Tuner. The new version includes improved reception of over the air signals, a new enclosure, and built-in FM radio tuner. The new tuner has been built in house by Elgato rather than by an OEM (which is how past EyeTV tuners have been [...]
Not the best looking eReader I’ve ever seen but it is really cheap. But, I would still rather see a Kindle with Wifi and without EVDO for a bit cheaper than what they’re selling it for now, eSlick Reader is nice but the Kindle is clearly nicer. Foxit eSlick.
According to Eee PC News, ASUS is gearing up to ship an Eee-branded wireless keyboard / mouse combo in both black and white motifs, and if that’s still not enough Eee to cure your fever, the multi-function remote should handle those media center duties with ease. ASUS offers up branded keyboard / mouse combo, remote [...]
Palm hasn’t exactly been the most interesting of cell phone companies lately and because of that it is very possible that this year could be there last chance to really come back. Palm was in the forefront of smartphones a few years ago but with difficulties getting Palm OS 6 finished they have slowly moved [...]
Netflix is blaming faulty computer hardware for the recent delay in DVD shipments where millions of shipments were affected. “We’ve taken steps to fortify our shipping system with the acquisition of additional equipment and worked with our vendors to verify we’re in good shape elsewhere,” Mike Osier, Netflix’s technology chief, wrote on the company’s website. [...]