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by Maura at Jul 5, 2010
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With many people in the US enjoying their Independence Day holiday today, I'm sure many will be heading to the nation's great parks, so this Yellowstone personalised tour guide app from VentureDNA could come in very handy for those just setting off on a trip. GeoRoamer for Yellowstone National Park is the first fully integrated GPS and audio tour guide for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The app has over 150 way points, with corresponding historic audio files.

The VentureDNA team that developed the app pulled together over a century of knowledge about the "Geyser Wonderland", with audio tour segments from well-known and respected park experts Aubrey Haines, John Good and Lee Whittlesey. These segments were then carefully mapped to the GPS waypoints, to ensure...
by PhilSynowiec at Jul 4, 2010
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Engadget reports that a numerous amount of iTunes accounts are being hacked to buy books from publisher name "mycompany". All of these titles have bumped up to the top of that charts and have potential copyright infringement within them. Here's the quote from Engadget:

by PhilSynowiec at Jul 4, 2010
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So your a theme park, about to go into a photo booth with your friends. One of your friends says "ok guys, cough up the money!". Well, this is a chance for you to laugh in their face and tell them you have the iPhone 4. Pull it out, open up IncrediBooth, and there you go. Instant photo booth that doesn't limit you to a seat and buttons that have been touched by millions. Take IncrediBooth everywhere your iPhone goes and enjoy it, you and your friends should now go buy overpriced food and play some carnival games that are probably rigged. :)

IncrediBooth
by PhilSynowiec at Jul 4, 2010
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Pulse News Mini is a great RSS feed that unifies your news feed with it's beautiful UI. The reader uses the iPhone4's Retina display to it's full potential. You can add up to 20 News feeds and easily flip through them on the app. Scroll, flick, tap, and read, its that easy. Plus, your eyes get to rest while reading the crisp lettering on the iPhone 4.

Pulse News Mini
by PhilSynowiec at Jul 4, 2010
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A new "rumor" popped up on BGR saying a "reliable Apple source" told them iTunes cloud services are coming soon. How soon? Before or at Apple's fall event. This will include the following:

I'm a little skeptical on this one after BGR's "Tom" Conversation. If this is...
by Maura at Jul 2, 2010
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Rejoice everyone, Jet Set Games' critically and commercially successful strategy game has had an iOS 4 makeover, and its price in the Apple iTunes App Store has been slashed to $0.99 from now until July 4th in honour of American Independence Day. The update adds iOS 4 compatibility, as well as several other new features, including the option to skip viewing enemy 3D combat, the option to disable the combat spell display if no spells are currently available, performance enhancements in Map Mode, the ability to restart a mission from the Mission Select screen, updates to several spell effect and combat environment graphics, and the ability to load a checkpoint or restart a mission from within combat. The update also fixes a couple of crash bugs.

Highborn is a...
by Maura at Jul 2, 2010
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What with all the reception furore, let's not forget that the iPhone is still an amazing gaming device, and comfort ourselves by casting a long lingering look over these first screenshots from the iPhone/iPod touch version of the classic side-scrolling shooter, R-Type. DotEmu is the company responsible for bringing them to us, a developer and publisher dedicated to porting 80s and 90s games over to new platforms.

R-Type was one of the most popular side-scrolling shooters of the 90s, introducing many graphical and gameplay innovations, including the charge shot feature. It was also well known for the giant bosses at the end of each level. R-Type has been ported to many, many platforms, from PC to 8-bit and 16-bit consoles, and now it's coming to iPhone and iPod...
by Maura at Jul 2, 2010
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And now some good news, about nothing at all to do with signal bars and what not! Macworld reports today that the iPhone 4 really does have a longer battery life than previous models, at least according to their tests. Using an iPhone 4 and a year-old 32GB iPhone 3GS, Macworld compared how they performed on a series of different tasks, with their findings showing that the iPhone 4 battery lasts "an appreciably longer time."

After doing everything they could to drain the batteries, such as turning the brightness up as high as possible, downloading a movie over Wi-Fi, running Pandora at the same time as surfing the net, they found that after such rigorous testing, the iPhone 4's battery did indeed last approximately 1 hour longer than the 3GS, just as Apple had...
by JohnnyApple at Jul 2, 2010
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I've been watching the recent saga of Apple's iPhone 4 receptions issues quite closely and here are my thoughts.

  • The iPhone 4 has serious and real issues when you bridge the gap between the external antenna portions on the bottom left.
  • The iPhone 4 (and previous iPhones) have been lying to you about the amount of bars of reception they have.
  • The iPhone 4 under normal conditions actually is a better phone/antenna design.

The problem is that people really see this as such an easy problem to produce that it should have been caught from the get go. For one, Apple's secrecy might be to blame for the issue, as they...
by PhilSynowiec at Jul 2, 2010
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If you can't afford a Bumper Case or a Fumper to fix your iPhone 4 reception issue, I hope you have a backup plan for your life since it's only about $1. Anyways, here is another fix you could do that will keep you as cool as your Crocs in the workplace!

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