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iPhone OS 3.0: Spotlight search [screenshots]





Spotlight search is accessible by flicking the iPhone's home screen to the right (as if there was a home screen to the left). In addition to serving as a global search app, it can also act as a quick application launcher.

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Wednesday, March 18th, 2009. 19:28

iPhone OS 3.0: Voice Memo interface [screenshots]



Apple's new Voice Memo application lets you record voice memos for yourself, which can then be trimmed and sent to friends, family, or coworkers via email of MMS.

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Wednesday, March 18th, 2009. 19:23

iPhone OS 3.0: messages [screenshots]



One cool feature of Apple's new MMS "Messages" app is the ability to send messages in the background, which lets you type out your second message while you're waiting for the first to send. It's quite helpful when sending very large media messages:

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Wednesday, March 18th, 2009. 19:15

iPhone OS 3.0: copy/paste [screenshots]



Copy and paste in iPhone OS 3.0 works across all applications. Let's take a look at some screenshots to see how it really looks like.

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Wednesday, March 18th, 2009. 19:11

Text and Images Copy/Paste in iPhone OS 3.0 [Video]



Scott Forstall, Apple's senior vice president, demonstrates text and images copy/paste functionality in future iPhone OS 3.0.




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Wednesday, March 18th, 2009. 18:43

Video of iPhone OS 3.0 Preview Event



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Apple has posted the video of iPhone OS 3.0 Preview Event. Watch it here.




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Wednesday, March 18th, 2009. 17:26

Blackberry vs Apple video: part 2, Apple wins



Do you remember this video:  Blackberry vs Apple. Here is an answer to that, where Apple smash blackberry:




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Saturday, March 14th, 2009. 1:50

iPhone OS 3.0 is coming



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Engadget has just posted:

"We just got the announcement, iPhone OS 3.0 is coming. Set your clocks, mark your calendars. It's going down March 17th. Apparently, we'll get a sneak peak at the new OS, as well as a look at a brand new version of the SDK."

The event will take place at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time on Tuesday March 17th in the intimate setting of the Apple Town Hall.




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Thursday, March 12th, 2009. 19:42

iTunes 8.1 released



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You can update via software update in iTunes or just download it here.

Here is the read me information:

iTunes 8.1 is now faster and more responsive. You will enjoy noticeable improvements when working with large libraries, browsing the iTunes Store, preparing to sync with iPod or iPhone, and optimizing photos for syncing.

In addition, iTunes 8.1 provides many other improvements and bug fixes, including:

- Supports syncing with iPod shuffle (3rd generation)
- Allows friends to request songs for iTunes DJ
- Adds Genius sidebar for your Movies and TV Shows
- Improves performance when downloading iTunes Plus songs
- Provides AutoFill for manually managed iPods
- Allows CDs to be imported at the same sound quality as iTunes Plus
- Includes many accessibility improvements
- Allows iTunes U and the iTunes Store to be disabled separately using Parental Controls




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Thursday, March 12th, 2009. 14:59

3-D Vector Ball: A special PingPong 3D [AppStore, Games]



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3-D Vector Ball is basically a 3D ping pong. There is a multiplayer mode, where you can play with your friends over wi-fi. Watch the video:

The app is 0.99 in AppStore (link).




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Tuesday, March 10th, 2009. 16:37

Play drums on the iPhone for free [AppStore, Free]



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There are many iPhone applications, that alow you to play drums (f.e. real drums). However you should take a look at Kanon Drums, application from japanese developers. This app is fantastic. It works really good, you can play along with some famous riffs.

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The app is free. Here is an AppStore link. Watch the video:


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Bluetooth keyboard and iPhone in use



You probably remember a video that we showed you a while ago: communication of the iPhone and the Apple Wireless keyboard via Bluetooth. That video was described by all as a fake. So the author created another video.

Both the keys and the display are in camera focus at the same time, iPhone is in Airplane Mode (so WLAN is intentionally off here) and it uses a simplified mechanism for key event injection (so there is no “VNC running on localhost” icon any longer).

I believe this video is not a fake, but where is bluetooth icon ...?




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Tuesday, March 10th, 2009. 16:04

iPhone's Wallpaper with notes and calendar events [AppStore, Free]



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Wallpaper Labeler (AppStore link) and gCalWall Lite (AppStore link) let you add appointments and notes to the home screen. With Wallpaper Labeler, you can enter any text you want to your wallpaper, so you can leave yourself (or whoever finds your phone) notes. The other app, gCalWall, pulls down upcoming appointments from your default Google Calendar and splays them all over your home screen. You have to update it manually, which is kind of a drag, but the dev says that iPhone API won't allow for automatic updating. Both apps are free :-)

In the past you could only use Intelliscreen paid app on a jailbreaked iPhone.

via gizmodo, lifehacker




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OpeniBoot: Linux console on iPhone



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This tool allows you to install the OpeniBoot on iPhone and iPod Touch. This offers the possibility of using the Linux console on our Apple devices. Once the code is installed we will be able to choose whether to enter iPhone OS or start the Linux console. The file to install the OpeniBoot can only be run on Linux or Mac. But there will be a package for Windows users soon.

You can see the video-demonstration here:

Where to download QuickOiB:




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Friday, March 6th, 2009. 1:04

Pre-view: Monster Trucks Nitro [AppStore, Games]



RedLynx just sent in their new application to Apple. It is a porting of a popular game for PC and Mac, called Monster Trucks Nitro. It will be available soon in AppStore. The expected price is $1.99.




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Friday, March 6th, 2009. 0:54