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Apple results





Here are the news from Apple’s Q1 conference call:

  • 4.4 Million iPhones sold in Q4,
  • 13.7 million sold in year (more than the 10 they predicted)
  • AppStore: 15,000 apps, 500,000,000 downloads
  • 70 countries
  • 22.7 Million iPods sold
  • 73% of MP3 player market, 70% in UK and Australia, 50% in Canada
  • 28 billion in the bank
  • Plan to open 25 stores in 2009, half internationally
  • $199 iPhone a compelling value, nothing else like it in the market

via theiphoneblog




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Thursday, January 22nd, 2009. 18:15

ICQ for iPhone [AppStore]



Now icq.com created ICQ application for iPhone. It is avaliable for free via AppStore (link). The first version is rather buggy. But we are looking forward to see next release.


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Wednesday, January 21st, 2009. 20:10

Wooble instead of iBoobs [AppStore]



The nice aplication iBoobs was rejected by Apple. However the developers created Wooble. Take a look:


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Tuesday, January 20th, 2009. 16:45

Google Mobile App updated [AppStore]



Google Mobile App is updated to version 0.3.144. Guess what developers put is what's new section?:

"Bug fixes. Enhanced version number.".

Nice. Here is an AppStore link.




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Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008. 1:16

SimCity for iPhone [AppStore]



Many gamers know SimCity. Now this game is made for iPhone and iPod Touch.

It is avaliable via AppStore for $9.99 (link).

Features:

- Touch, tap, drag and flick to create a thriving metropolis!
- Zoom in and out of your vibrant cityscapes by pinching
- Eight tool categories give you the ability to plan, zone, build, bulldoze, and manage your city
- Tutorial, starter cities and 3 difficulty modes for fun and challenging gameplay
- Take charge of the city budget and decide where best to spend taxpayers' hard-earned Simoleons
- Public works management including Water, Power, Garbage and Recycling
- Public and private transportation with roads and rail
- Test your city infrastructure with disasters – UFOs, Fires, Tornados, Earthquakes and Toxic Clouds

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7 Cities TD - Tower Defence game [AppStore]



7 Cities TD is a Tower Defense game staged to the backdrop of the beautiful Amazon region. You are The Defender, tasked with building towers along the Amazon rivers to protect the ancient Golden Cities, and stop the pirates and their evil minions.

The game looks really nice. However it costs $4.99 (AppStore link).

Features:

  • 7 unique hand-drawn maps ranging in difficulty and design
  • 2 game modes: Campaign and Survival
  • 7 towers: each with an unique look and abilities
  • Upgrade your towers and level them up
  • 12 individual tower skills that can be unlocked and acquired as towers gain experience and reach higher levels
  • A wide variety of enemies: from small scout ships to gigantic creatures of the deep seas
  • High-quality 2D graphics, animations, fully dynamic particle systems featuring fire, smoke, ice, and fireworks!
  • Original music and sound effects (or you can listen to your own iPod music while playing)
  • Camera pan & zoom
  • Save & load any time
  • Online high score submission & ranking (http://neptune-studios.com/7/highscores/)
  • Pirates!

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Where are all unlocked iPhones



This past Saturday Apple posted a new support page, a simple list of all the carriers currently selling iPhone 3G’s and which ones are locked and which ones are unlocked.

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Wednesday, December 17th, 2008. 2:59

Warfare for iPhone



Watch the video. The game is avaliable via AppStore (link).


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Tuesday, December 9th, 2008. 14:46

The Simpsons in an Apple Store






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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008. 0:23

iPod and iPhone benchmark results



Here are the results for all 4 devices using benchmark from AppStore (link):

1 place – iPod touch 2G, firmware 2.2 – 145,20
2 place – iPhone 3G. firmware 2.2 – 104,23
3 place – iPhone, firmware 2.2 – 99,422
4 place – iPod touch 1G, firmware 2.2 – 99,039

This is because the second-generation iPod touch’s processor runs at 532 MHz, while the iPhone 3G’s processor runs at 412 MHz.




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TapDefense - free tower defence game [AppStore, Free]



TapDefense is a very nice and free tower defence type game. There are 42 levels, 6 towers types, 7 enemey types, interest rates, gold, halos and much more.

Here is AppStore link.

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Tuesday, November 25th, 2008. 23:01

Binary Clock [AppStore, Free]



For a limited time application Binary Clokc is avaliable for free. Here is an AppStore link.

Related post: Free Clock for iPhone [AppStore, Free]




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Sunday, November 23rd, 2008. 1:04

Firmware 2.2 released



Apple released new firmware version 2.2. Here are the direct links to all firmwares, including 2.2.

What's new in 2.2:

  • Enhancements to Maps
    • Google Street View - takes you on a virtual walking tour: Navigate street-level photographs of places you've located in Maps.
    • Public transit and walking directions - Get walking directions, find public transit schedules, check fares, and estimate your travel time.
    • Display address of dropped pins
    • Share location via email - Tap the Share Location button to send an email that includes a Google Maps URL.


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Cube - first person 3D shooter [AppStore, Free]



Cube is a singleplayer and multiplayer first person shooter. This opensource game is built on an entirely new and very unconventional engine.

The game is free, here is AppStore link.

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2008. 13:31

Google Mobile App - now with voice control [AppStore, Free]



Google Mobile App (AppStore link) is updated with voice control support.

Features include:

  1. Voice search - Speak your queries instead of typing them.
  2. Search with My Location - Search for nearby businesses and more without specifying where you are.
  3. Saving suggestions for web site shortcuts, like Wikipedia articles, search history, word completions.
  4. Fast access to Google services like Mail, Earth, Photos, Talk, Reader and more.

Voice Search is supported only on iPhone, and works best for North American English accents. Other languages coming soon.




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Tuesday, November 18th, 2008. 17:51