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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


Tuesday: September 29, 2009

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


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


Friday: September 11, 2009

Toys R Us now accepting video game trade-ins nationwide.Toys R Us now accepting video game trade-ins nationwide.

Wow, they'll even accept trade-ins for your old Atari 2600 and Intellivion systems. So long, Pole Position!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:47 PM | Tags (7) | toysrus | atari | stores | retail | intellivision | gaming | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 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 19, 2009

Rumors swirling yet again about Beatles catalogue finally coming to iTunes.Rumors swirling yet again about Beatles catalogue finally coming to iTunes.

While no further indication from EMI, Apple Corps, or others close to The Beatles or Apple have suggested that an iTunes deal is imminent, the timing of these events has unavoidably resulted in new speculation regarding an agreement.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:00 PM | Tags (8) | beatles | digital | downloads | itunes | music | purchase | remastered | store |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | 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


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


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


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