Though it will probably come as no surprise to iPhone owners or those who frequent sites like this, the search term "iphone" has topped off Google's list of fastest growing search terms for 2007. iPhone was joined on the list by other non-surprises such as "heroes", "tmz", and "facebook". Also making the list was something called a "webkinz", which this author is happily stupified by.
Last year's fastest growing Google search term was "bebo".
The Google list was announced by Marissa Mayer, Google's Vice President of Search and User Experience, yesterday morning on the Today Show. Traditionally, Google doesn't release their list until later in December, but this year they more closely followed Yahoo's release of their top 2007 searches (which incidentally was crowned by "Britney Spears").
Here is the full list of Google's fastest growing search terms for 2007:
In case you were wondering how to round out your holiday shopping with iPhone accessories and add-ons, PC Magazine just released their list of the best complements to the Apple iPhone in their list of the Top 10 iPhone Accessories.
Since there's no clear indication of what the criteria were for making the list, chances are these are just the editor's favorites. Either way, they might give you the inspiration you need to choose the right present or stocking stuffer for the iPhone junkie on your list.
Here is a summary of what made the list from PC Magazine, in no particular order:
According to a post earlier this morning on Engadget, a number of O2 iPhone owners in the UK are complaining of significant issues with reception. According to the article, users who are having problems are failing to get service/reception in areas where other O2 phones (non-iPhones) are showing strong signal strength.
There's a new rumor floating around the internet concerning the next generation iPhone. Though this may be the one millionth rumor about a second generation, 3G iPhone - it's the first one in a while, so we figured we'd report on it.
According to unwir3d, a variety of European mobile phone sites/blogs are reporting that Apple and Vodaphone have reached an exclusive deal which will bring a 3G, second generation version of the iPhone to