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  • HP MediaSmart iPhone app updated

    Owners of the HP MediaSmart Home Server and an iPhone, should check the app store for updates. There’s a new and improved version of the MediaSmart iPhone app. A couple of the new features are increased speed and coverflow for audio files. For more details, checck out the pics...
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    The location-aware application Gowalla has been updated to version 1.4.0. The upgrade brings some fantastic speed improvements, as well as the ability to simply pull down to refresh. Competition is fierce in the location space, so Gowalla needs to keep the updates rolling to maintain user-interest. A critical piece...
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    There’s an awful lot of Tennis fans out there both in Australia and internationally, so this app is set to be very popular. The official Australian Open iPhone application is available for free, so don’t be fooled by the competition. The features are also quite comprehensive, including the ability...
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    Overnight one of the most heavily used iPhone apps – Facebook was updated. Version 3.1 now includes push notifications and contact sync. Push Notifications – This solves the annoying problem of having to launch the app just to see if there are any new updates. Those popular people who...
  • Snarl Traffic reports traffic incidents for NSW, QLD, others soon.

    If your in NSW or Queensland and own an iPhone and drive a car, then you should check out Snarl Traffic. As you’d expect with any traffic application, by tapping on any of the incident pins on the map, Snarl provides information about traffic incidents on your path. The...
  • Kindle iPhone app goes worldwide

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  • Apple seeds iPhone SDK 3.1 beta and iPhone OS 3.1 beta to developers

    Those of you running iPhone OS 3.0 are probably well aware there are some bugs that need fixing. Well those fixes shouldn’t be far away, Apple have just posted the iPhone SDK 3.1 beta on the developer portal. Along with the update to the SDK is the accompanying iPhone...
  • Beejive 3.0 adds Push Notifications, Utlra-Connectedness shifts into top gear

    I took me quite a few attempts at buying a $12.99 Instant Messaging iPhone application, especially considering they’re are indeed free alternatives. But after reading a number of positive reviews from people who laid down the cash and were very satisfied, I decided to bite the bullet and buy...
  • TweetDeck for iPhone now available from App Store

    Go get it folks, Apple have given this one the express treatment. Update So the app isn’t yet showing up in the App Store on the iPhone. You’ll need to download through iTunes on your desktop and sync to your iPhone / iPod Touch. Also TweetDeck’s...
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    That lucky man Kevin Rose got access to try out the beta of TweetDeck for iPhone early. From his comments, it sounds good, the feature list (below) backs that up. So look out Tweetie, looks like many people will be leaving you for TweetDeck. Personally I use TweetDeck as...
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    Just in.. Apple are doing further testing of their Push Notification service. This is the 2nd developer preview of an app that does this. This time round it’s AOL AIM app. Updates...
  • Get 9-Toolbox iPhone App for free until end of April (hurry 2 days)

    One of the most visually pleasing iPhone applications is 9-Toolbox. Better yet the visuals are matched by functionality. It’s like 9 apps in 1. Some are more useful than others, but overall it’s a great application. Until the end of April, they’re offering it for free.. so get in...
  • MacBook arrives, iPhone dev on the way

    This week I decided to bite the bullet and get a MacBook. My first Mac. The main goal in getting a Mac is to develop iPhone Applications, something I have no experience in, but believe the potential outcomes are worth the investing time and money into. I’ve already signed...
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