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  • iPhone Apps: five markets under siege

    Thanks to the App Store and the iPhone's versatility, Apple's smartphone combines many different devices into one compact product. In the face of such a juggernaut, is it possible for standalone GPS devices, MP3 players, handheld games, low-end digital cameras and e-readers to survive?

    Written by Tom Kaneshige29 Aug. 09 03:12
  • Five fab apps for iPhone OS 3.0 and the new 3GS

    Apple Inc. has an interesting pie-slicing problem coming as far as developers of iPhone (and iPod Touch) applications are concerned. All of those first- and second-generation iPhones run the same operating system -- the just-released iPhone OS 3.0 -- as the new 3GS model. But the latter includes new hardware such as a magnetometer, a faster CPU and faster GPU, as well as more memory. If developers build shiny new apps with only those features in mind, they'll limit their market. What to do?

    Written by Dan Turner06 July 09 08:26