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roqyBluetooth: connect an external GPS receiver to iPhone via Bluetooth [Video]





Rodrigo, a Brazilian developer is working on a project called roqyBluetooth. It enables an iPhone and iPod Touch 2G to communicate with an external GPS receiver.

The connection is established via Bluetooth, the application will be released soon, but only for jailbroken devices.

via ispazio




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TowerMadness: nice Tower Defense game free for a limited time [Video]



Today a good game has just become free for a limited time. I'm talking about TowerMadness, a Tower Defense 3D type game with really well done graphics.

It is only 5MB but the graphics are really good for a game like this, and we also have the ability to zoom and rotate the picture 360 degrees. We have lots of weapons available. Take advantage now and download it for free- TowerMadnes AppStore link. There is also a lite version, just in case you'll miss this free day - TowerMadnes Lite AppStore link.

Here's a video demonstration:


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Saturday, August 15th, 2009. 1:40

More news about the Apple iTablet



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Apple iTablet is a rumor codename for Apple Tablet PC, notebook with a sensor display. Some name it Apple MacBook Touch. Gizmodo claims to have received some information about Apple iTablet. Here it is:

  • 10 inch screen
  • Looks just like a big iPhone (though that may change)
  • 2 versions: with webcam and without (for education?)
  • $700 - $900 price tag
  • May function as secondary touchpad/screen for Macs
  • OS is still big question mark
  • Super-secret product code name.

via theiphoneblog gizmodo




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Friday, August 14th, 2009. 19:47

Apple iTablet UI Goes YouTube [Video]



Some don't believe the first video of this Apple Tablet OS UI vid is real. Anyway this is a cool concept.

Let's watch the video:

via theiphoneblog




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Apple Keynote Event Scheduled for Early September



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MediaMemo reports on claims from music industry sources that Apple is planning a keynote event for the week of September 7th. Rumors say that some expected topics are Snow Leopard , iTunes 9 and new iPod Touch with camera and microphone.

Apple has traditionally held media-focused keynote event each September to introduce new iTunes features and iPod updates:

  • 2008: "Let's Rock" - iTunes 8 and new iPod touch, nano, and shuffle models.
  • 2007: "The Beat Goes On" - original iPod touch, updates to the iPod line, iTunes 7.4 update, iPhone price drops.
  • 2006: "It's Showtime" - iTunes 7 and iPod updates, Apple TV.
  • 2005: "Here We Go Again" - Motorola ROKR mobile phone with iTunes support, the release of iTunes 5, introduction of the original iPod nano to replace the iPod mini.

via ispazio and macrumors




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Duke Nukem 3D Now Available in App Store [Video]



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Duke Nukem 3D for the iPhone has just made its debut in the App Store. This version of the popular first person shooter game first appeared in 1996 for the PC, with subsequent ports to other platforms along with multiple expansion packs and add-ons made available in the years since.

This app appears to be a rather full implementation of the PC original though there are some on-screen analog control issues that hamper gameplay.

Let's watch the video from TouchArcade:


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Thursday, August 13th, 2009. 18:12

HowTo share purchased iTunes music and apps with your friends [Video]



CNet published a video that shows how to share purchased iPhone applications and music on multiple devices. Here's a tutorial how to send your friend couple iPhone apps:




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Wiimote and iPhone communication via Bluetooth [Video]



BTStack is the name of a new project that allows the Wii controller to communicate with the iPhone using Bluetooth.

The video it shows the 3D representation (using the Open GL | ES) controller, which manages to take all the positions of true remote control, via Bluetooth. Currently, the агтсешщтфдшен is minimal but future implementations could be very practical, especially with the iPhone 3GS, which thanks to the compass, could be used just like a real Wii remote.




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Navmi: a new navigation app in development [Video]



The arrival of TomTom in AppStore is becoming ever more closely. But in the next few days a new application comes to AppStore, known on Nokia, Windows Mobile and Laptop: we are talking about the Navmi. Let's watch the video:




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Friday, August 7th, 2009. 2:56

Nex: First Person Shooter Game [Preview Video]



StarByte company released the first official trailer for Nex, a first person shooter that will be available in AppStore soon as it was just sent to Apple for approval. The graphics of this 3D FPS is truly remarkable and is full of action.




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Tuesday, July 28th, 2009. 22:49

Mini-humanoid robot with iPhone head [Video]



A robot hobbyist has developed an application that lets the iPhone 3GS function as the brain and face of a miniature humanoid robot.

The body of the robot — named “Robochan” — consists of a Kondo KHR-2HV humanoid. The iPhone head, which attaches to the body via the dock connector, displays various facial expressions while functioning as the controller. Using Robochan’s iPhone interface, the user can program it to function as an alarm clock, dance to music, and perform other moves based on user interaction.

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An independent developer ported Sonic CD to iPhone [Video]



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The popularity of the classic Sega motivated an independent developer to make a good port of Sonic CD.

Sonic CD is a 2D game. The goal is to run at full speed, do many jumps, fight against different enemies, etc.




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Tuesday, July 28th, 2009. 19:23

iPhone 3GS Step-By-Step Disassembly [Video]



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Tuesday, July 28th, 2009. 18:37

iCandyPix Sexy Pics: add a sexy girl to your photo [AppStore, Free, Video]



iCandyPix Sexy Pics is a nice free application from AppStore (link), that will allow us to add beautiful sexy girls to our camera shots or photos in the library. It's simple:

1.) Open iCandyPix.
2.) Select the sexy woman of your choice.
3.) Either choose a photo already on your iPhone or take a new one.
4.) Resize/Reposition the sexy women to fit into your photo.
5.) Save the photo!
6.) Brag to your friends about the hot date you had last night (with proof!)

 

Here's a video demonstration:


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Apple Released firmware 3.1 Beta 3 [Video]



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Apple releases new iPod Touch / iPhone firmware - 3.1 beta 3, just couple weeks after firmware 3.1 beta 2. As usual it is only for and avaliable via developer.apple.com. iPhone 3.1 Beta 2 expires tomorrow, July 28 at 12am (device local time). The OS weighs is around 307MB.

You can now copy/paste videos into email like pictures. Previously you could only use the share option which would compress the video to a lower resolution. New functionality was tested with a 33 second video clip (14.7MB), sent via gmail. The recieved file was 640×480 / 30fps. Sending the same file via the share function resulted in a size of 3.21MB and 480×320 / 30fps. Here is a video demo:

UPDATE: Firmware 3.1 Beta 3: What's new?

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