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Tuesday: July 14, 2009

Fifteen useful iPhone hacks that will make your life easier.Fifteen useful iPhone hacks that will make your life easier.

Didn't know a couple of these hacks, some of these sound like they will be fun to try.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:34 AM | Tags (4) | apple | hacks | iphone | useful |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

Face and object recognition may be coming to iPhones according to latest Apple patent filling.Face and object recognition may be coming to iPhones according to latest Apple patent filling.

...a user might take a photo of a piece of art and wish to have it automatically identified and additional information on it provided, or engage in an audio tour or podcast and wish to access additional content beyond that provided in the audio files.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:45 AM | Tags (6) | apple | face | iphone | object | patent | recognition |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

Delicious Library iPhone app gets pulled from the App Store.Delicious Library iPhone app gets pulled from the App Store.

Turns out that it violates Amazon's contract in regards to what you can and can't do with their API.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 7:43 AM | Tags (7) | amazon | amazon | app | delicious | iphone | library | violation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 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


Monday: July 6, 2009

Hackers manage to successfully jailbreak the new iPhone 3GS.Hackers manage to successfully jailbreak the new iPhone 3GS.

Be sure to back up your data first.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 8:03 AM | Tags (5) | iphone | apple | jailbreak | unlock | hack |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 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


Three Quake titles coming to the iPhone at some point in the near future.Three Quake titles coming to the iPhone at some point in the near future.

That's a lot of Quake for one device.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:18 AM | Tags (4) | apple | gaming | iphone | quake |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 29, 2009

FYI, your shiny new iPhone 3GS may be prone to overheating.FYI, your shiny new iPhone 3GS may be prone to overheating.

Several tech websites have published claims by users that the handsets have overheated, allegedly resulting in burns and discolouration of the case, the Herald Sun reports.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 11:10 AM | Tags (4) | apple | fyi | iphone | overheating |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 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


Thursday: June 25, 2009

PlayStation emulator runs pretty smooth on the new iPhone 3GS.PlayStation emulator runs pretty smooth on the new iPhone 3GS.

Game Boy Advance emulator a lot faster too thanks to the beefed up hardware.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:52 PM | Tags (6) | emulator | gameboy | iphone | jailbreak | nintendo | playstation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Yes, it is now quite possible to charge your iPhone without wires.Yes, it is now quite possible to charge your iPhone without wires.

The skin unfortunately adds an unsightly hump at the base where the dock connector is, but that may be a small price to pay if you really need your iPhone charged sans wires.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 9:35 AM | Tags (5) | iphone | wireless | charge | power | induction |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


It only costs Apple $178.96 to manufacture the latest and greatest iPhone.It only costs Apple $178.96 to manufacture the latest and greatest iPhone.

I for one am shocked. On second thought - no I'm not.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:31 AM | Tags (5) | iphone | manufacturing | cost | cheap | profits |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 23, 2009

A real-life tale of how 'Find My iPhone' actually works.A real-life tale of how 'Find My iPhone' actually works.

Neat story but I don't think this course of action should be recommended to all owners of lost iPhones.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 12:14 PM | Tags (4) | apple | iphone | lost | software |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

Commodore 64 emulator gets rejected from the iTunes App Store.Commodore 64 emulator gets rejected from the iTunes App Store.

A fully licensed Commodore 64 emulator at that. Too bad.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 12:47 PM | Tags (4) | commodore | iphone | gaming | emulator |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Apple issues thirty dollar gift cards to recent iPhone 3GS users who experienced activation delays.Apple issues thirty dollar gift cards to recent iPhone 3GS users who experienced activation delays.

Well that was nice of them.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:27 AM | Tags (3) | iphone | delays | activation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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