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Monday: September 28, 2009

Apple pleased to announce that the App Store has surpassed two billion downloads.Apple pleased to announce that the App Store has surpassed two billion downloads.

The rate of App Store downloads continues to accelerate with users downloading a staggering two billion apps in just over a year, including more than half a billion apps this quarter alone,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:51 PM | Tags (9) | apple | apps | appstore | billions | developers | downloads | iphone | ipod | ipodtouch |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 21, 2009

Eleven reasons why Apple is still studying the definetly not-rejected Google Voice application.Eleven reasons why Apple is still studying the definetly not-rejected Google Voice application.

2. Code sent in hard to read Verdana font.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 8:13 AM | Tags (7) | appstore | bbspot | funny | google | rejection | studying | voice |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

An informative writeup on what the world was like before Apple introduced the iPhone.An informative writeup on what the world was like before Apple introduced the iPhone.

This list too could go on. But it’s sobering to remember that a single device by a company with zero experience in the industry and against all odds caused such a tidal wave of change.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:23 AM | Tags (9) | iphone | carriers | phones | cell | handsets | apple | sdk | development | appstore |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Yes, you can now emulate a Commodore 64 on your beloved iPhone.Yes, you can now emulate a Commodore 64 on your beloved iPhone.

...C64 emulator costs $4.99 and includes 5 games: Dragons Den, Le Mans, Jupiter Lander, Arctic Shipwreck, and Jack Attack. Additional separately sold game packs will be coming soon.

Update: Apple has pulled the app again yet again.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:05 AM | Tags (7) | 64 | approval | appstore | commodore | gaming | iphone | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

You can now purchase the first augmented reality app for your beloved iPhone.You can now purchase the first augmented reality app for your beloved iPhone.

Only works on the iPhone 3Gs, sorry early adopters (this includes myself).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:51 AM | Tags (7) | augmented | reality | iphone | app | appstore | first | 3gs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

Apple decides to respond to FCC inquiry right on their website.Apple decides to respond to FCC inquiry right on their website.

We receive about 8,500 new applications and updates every week, and roughly 20% of them are not approved as originally submitted. In little more than a year, we have reviewed more than 200,000 applications and updates.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 8:05 AM | Tags (6) | application | approval | appstore | fcc | process | response |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Five ways to get the most out of your beloved music collection.Five ways to get the most out of your beloved music collection.

Wasn't aware of the TidySongs app, going to play around with this one today.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:32 AM | Tags (8) | music | applications | apps | collection | itunes | mac | lastfm | tidysongs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 3, 2009

Google launches new ad campaign directed at Microsoft.Google launches new ad campaign directed at Microsoft.

The campaign, called “Going Google,” has a very clear target: Microsoft Office. A series of advertisements will begin touting how and why some 3,000 organizations are signing up to use Google apps each day.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:47 AM | Tags (6) | ads | advertising | apps | campaign. microsoft | google | office |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 30, 2009

The first ten free applications you should be installing on a brand new PC.The first ten free applications you should be installing on a brand new PC.

I am in agreement with the list of applications from this article. So long, crapware!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 8:00 AM | Tags (6) | applications | apps | computer | free | install | pc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 65 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 28, 2009

Microsoft opens up their mobile app store to developers.Microsoft opens up their mobile app store to developers.

Developers will also be charged $99 annually to submit applications to WMM. The first year's fee will cover submitting up to five applications to the app store, and every program after that will cost $99 per submission.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:48 AM | Tags (6) | microsoft | developers | mobile | apps | store | development |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Apple decides to reject official Google Voice iPhone application.Apple decides to reject official Google Voice iPhone application.

Surprise surprise.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:34 AM | Tags (5) | iphone | apps | google | voice | rejection |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 23, 2009

Apple lets slip that an app store redesign might be coming soon.Apple lets slip that an app store redesign might be coming soon.

Fart apps to the left, everything else to the right. Problem solved.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:31 AM | Tags (6) | apps | store | apple | redesign | clutter | revamp |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

Apple happily announces that their App Store has reached 1.5 million downloads.Apple happily announces that their App Store has reached 1.5 million downloads.

Congrats Apple.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 4:03 PM | Tags (5) | apps | downloads | iphone | ipod | store |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Happy Birthday, App Store.Happy Birthday, App Store.

Some of the company's favorite apps now listed in the store. Buy them, love them.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:33 PM | Tags (6) | apple | apps | birthday | iphone | ipod | store |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Your favorite Google Apps are no longer in beta as of today.Your favorite Google Apps are no longer in beta as of today.

And it only took five years!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 1:00 PM | Tags (3) | apps | beta | gmail |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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