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Tuesday: September 15, 2009

Recent iPhone security fix reveals Microsoft Exchange security flaw.Recent iPhone security fix reveals Microsoft Exchange security flaw.

Thousands of users have been accessing e-mail, calendars, and contacts over Exchange connections through their iPhones or iPod Touches, not knowing they were compromising their corporate security.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:12 AM | Tags (9) | calendars | contacts | email | exchange | iphone | ipodtouch | it | secure | security |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 47 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Apple has posted a video stream of their special music event from yesterday.Apple has posted a video stream of their special music event from yesterday.

Watch Steve Jobs's triumphant (and much applauded) return to the stage. Lots of interesting stuff out of Apple yesterday from iTunes 9 to iPod Nanos with video cameras (which for some strange reason can't take still photos).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:56 AM | Tags (8) | apple | event | iphone | ipod | itunes | keynote | music | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

A rumor roundup for Apple's media event scheduled to take place tomorrow.A rumor roundup for Apple's media event scheduled to take place tomorrow.

You probably won't be seeing The Beatles hitting the iTunes Store tomorrow - but who really knows with these things. Your next iPod (if it's not an iPhone) will most likely have a camera though.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:47 PM | Tags (9) | rumors | iphone | ipod | macrumors | camera | touch | apple | media | event |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

Photoblog: Queensboro Plaza
Queensboro Plaza

Slightly grainy shot taken with my trusty iPhone whilst waiting for 7 train back in July. I liked the perspective.

Location:

Queens, New York

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 10:04 AM | Tags (6) | iphone | photoblog | photography | queens | queensboro | subway |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Yes, Grand Theft Auto will soon be available on your beloved iPhone.Yes, Grand Theft Auto will soon be available on your beloved iPhone.

...comes as a surprise, considering that the typical content featured in a Grand Theft Auto game has clashed with Apple's policies against adult-theme material finding its way to into the App Store.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:52 AM | Tags (5) | gaming | grandtheft | gta | iphone | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Five ways to listen to music on your iPhone without actually using iTunes.Five ways to listen to music on your iPhone without actually using iTunes.

Thanks to the incredible success of the App Store, there are plenty of ways now to access streaming music even when you don't have the files.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:42 AM | Tags (8) | apple | files | iphone | itunes | music | options | pandora | streaming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

Apple will be holding an iPod-related media event on September 9th.Apple will be holding an iPod-related media event on September 9th.

An interesting date to pick what with all of the Beatles hoopla (remasters, Rock Band edition) scheduled to be released on this day as well.  Stealing thunder from Apple Corps or are fab four finally coming to iTunes?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:56 PM | Tags (7) | apple | beatles | event | iphone | ipod | media | rocknroll |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 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


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Wikipedia pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone application.Wikipedia pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone application.

The Wikipedia application for iPhones is an open-source, first version that the foundation hopes to incrementally upgrade with input from software savants worldwide, according to Walsh.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:56 AM | Tags (6) | app | apple | application | iphone | opensource | wikipedia |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Your iPhone packaging can also double as a makeshift docking station.Your iPhone packaging can also double as a makeshift docking station.

A pretty swanky way to make an iPhone dock on the cheap.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 12:29 PM | Tags (7) | apple | iphone | diy | dock | station | glue | makeshift |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Saturday: August 15, 2009

In the future, your cell phone also acts as your wallet. George approves.In the future, your cell phone also acts as your wallet. George approves.

Some analysts say that within five years, mobile phones in the United States will be able to make electronic payments, open doors, access subways, clip coupons and possibly act as another form of identification.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 2:50 PM | Tags (5) | wallet | mobile | cell | phone | transactions |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Microsoft working hard to port Bing over to the iPhone.Microsoft working hard to port Bing over to the iPhone.

Right now, there is an unneeded step to climb to integrate Bing results in your iPhone app but we want to make that smooth,' he said. 'We want to make it as easy as link [a] library, create an object -- bam -- you're done.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:45 AM | Tags (6) | apple | bing | iphone | microsoft | objc | wrapper |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

A gallery of vintage novelty phones for your viewing pleasure.A gallery of vintage novelty phones for your viewing pleasure.

Thank you Wired for that much-needed trip down memory lane.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 1:59 PM | Tags (6) | novelty | phones | mario | wired | phone | gallery |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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