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Monday: July 6, 2009

Twenty-five open source Mac apps that will boost your productivity.Twenty-five open source Mac apps that will boost your productivity.

Haven't heard of a few of these. I'll give them a whirl and report on my findings later this week.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:10 PM | Tags (6) | productivity | mac | apple | apps | opensource | boost |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

The top twenty iPhone travel apps according to National Geographic.The top twenty iPhone travel apps according to National Geographic.

Don't leave the country without the 'World Customs' app.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 5:25 PM | Tags (4) | apple | apps | iphone | travel |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 81 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Bloomberg unveils 'Big Apps' contest for New York City data innovation.Bloomberg unveils 'Big Apps' contest for New York City data innovation.

For the first stage of the contest, which will be called Big Apps, the city will release what Bloomberg described as a “huge volume of data” from various city agencies. He gave the example of creating a mobile application out of the Health Department’s restaurant grades.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 12:08 PM | Tags (6) | application | bigapps | bloomberg | contest | data | nyc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Apple decides to put a ban on that pornographic iPhone application.Apple decides to put a ban on that pornographic iPhone application.

Developer says it was voluntarily taken down, Apple now says otherwise.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 1:49 PM | Tags (4) | apps | content | iphone | porn |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Now you too can have a little bit of Family Guy on your beloved iPhone.Now you too can have a little bit of Family Guy on your beloved iPhone.

The 'Freakin' Sweet Family Guy' app will include up to 20 show clips, as well as the ability for users to build their own video mix. A link will also allow users to directly purchase full-length 'Family Guy' episodes from iTunes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:36 PM | Tags (3) | familyguy | iphone | apps |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 16, 2009

Creators of Peggle try a different iTunes pricing approach and get some interesting results.Creators of Peggle try a different iTunes pricing approach and get some interesting results.

Case in point: before the sale, Peggle was sitting at around #60 on the App Store game charts. And after the sale? Peggle was sitting pretty at #1, having sold 'nearly as many units in those four days as they had in the 3 weeks afters the game's launch'.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:51 AM | Tags (5) | appstore | cheap | gaming | peggle | volume |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: May 6, 2009

Free iPhone apps have the potential to make some money too. Who knew?Free iPhone apps have the potential to make some money too. Who knew?

Must learn how to use Xcode at some point in the near future.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 9:45 AM | Tags (3) | iphone | apps | free |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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