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Friday: October 9, 2009

Touch Arcade gets some hands-on time with Rock Band: iPhone.Touch Arcade gets some hands-on time with Rock Band: iPhone.

playing the tracks in the iPhone Rock Band works just like its console big brother in that every note you miss causes the music to be interrupted. This seems to add so much more to the game than just tapping along to a song like other similar games on the platform...

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:05 PM | Tags (10) | gameplay | gaming | iphone | music | preview | rockband | simulation | toucharcade | video | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A collection of iPhone design trends for your viewing pleasure.A collection of iPhone design trends for your viewing pleasure.

Smashing Magazine takes an in-depth look at successful (and perhaps the not so successful) design trends and patterns of the mobile sensation that is iPhone. Big pretty buttons, don't fail me now.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 2:56 PM | Tags (7) | apple | iphone | design | trends | patterns | smashing | buttons |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Apple fires out software update for iPhone users which fixes some pesky bugs.Apple fires out software update for iPhone users which fixes some pesky bugs.

The update also resolves an issue that could interrupt the cell network until the phone is restarted. A bug that caused a crash during video streaming has been addressed in iPhone OS 3.1.2.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:34 AM | Tags (10) | iphone | software | update | bugs | fixes | crashes | network | streaming | sleep | apple |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 8, 2009

IGN leaks out news that Rock Band is heading over to the iPhone.IGN leaks out news that Rock Band is heading over to the iPhone.

IGN has apparently gotten some hands-on time with it as well. Anybody remember Phase for the original iPod?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:52 AM | Tags (7) | apple | gaming | harmonix | iphone | phase | rockband | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

AT&T decides to allow VoIP on the iPhone 3G.AT&T decides to allow VoIP on the iPhone 3G.

The general thought has been that AT&T didn’t want always-available VoIP because it would eat into its core business as a telephone company. The well known 3G congestion on AT&T’s network has also been suspected. This has all been upturned, for voice communications at least.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:51 AM | Tags (8) | att | apple | iphone | 3g | voip | skype | vonage | googlevoice |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

Adobe to put Flash on the iPhone application by application.Adobe to put Flash on the iPhone application by application.

The upcoming version of Flash Professional CS5 (still in beta) will let you build very own Flash applications made ready specifically for the iPhone. Time to brush up on my ActionScript. Wow.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:36 AM | Tags (7) | adobe | apps | appstore | cs5 | flash | iphone | ipodtouch |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 5, 2009

Full version of Flash coming to all smartphones... except that one.Full version of Flash coming to all smartphones... except that one.

Smartphone users will soon be rid of 'Flash Lite' in favor of a full blown version capable of HD streaming. The article mentions Apple's unavailability twice.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:34 AM | Tags (6) | adobe | flash | apple | mobile | iphone | videos |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 2, 2009

Eight digital alternatives to paper business cards.Eight digital alternatives to paper business cards.

Go on, impress the next person who offers you a stodgy paper business card. Paper? That's like a baby's toy!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:42 AM | Tags (8) | iphone | digital | business | cards | executives | cnn | iphone | paper |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 49 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 30, 2009

Apple would like you to know that there really is an app for everything.Apple would like you to know that there really is an app for everything.

With 85,000 applications I'd be surprised if there something you couldn't do. In a feeble attempt to encourage discussion, list some things you can't currently do with an iPhone in the 'discuss' section of this post.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 12:34 PM | Tags (6) | apple | apps | everything | iphone | ipod | macrumors |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Zipcar pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.Zipcar pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.

You can unlock a reserved Zipcar's car doors and even honk the horn remotely - all with your iPhone.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 8:04 AM | Tags (7) | app | future | horns | iphone | neat | remotely | zipcar |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Fifteen podcasts that will make you smarter.Fifteen podcasts that will make you smarter.

If you've let your podcast subscriptions fall by the wayside this article serves as a great excuse to dive back in. I can't remember the last time I actually listened and/or watched a podcast.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:40 AM | Tags (8) | apple | intelligent | iphone | ipod | podcast | podcasts | smart | ted |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 29, 2009

Five Zune HD features that Apple should appropriate in the near future.Five Zune HD features that Apple should appropriate in the near future.

CNET makes some great observations on a few key features that the new Zune actually does pretty well. It would be nice to have wireless syncing for my beloved Apple-branded devices.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 1:52 PM | Tags (8) | cnet | zune | features | iphone | apple | ipod | hd | cloud |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


CNN pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.CNN pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.

All of the latest and greatest breaking news can be on your iPhone,  but you'll have to pay $1.99 first.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 8:06 AM | Tags (9) | app | apple | appstore | cnn | iphone | ipod | news | price | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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


Thursday: September 24, 2009

A tutorial on how to build your very own iPhone solar charger for under fifty bucks.A tutorial on how to build your very own iPhone solar charger for under fifty bucks.

Good for anyone who has ever experienced rapid iPhone battery drain syndrome. Also, it's important to note that the charger will work with any device that can take a charge via USB. Awesome!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:33 AM | Tags (6) | tutorial | instructables | iphone | solar | charger | cheap |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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