Although we theorized yesterday that the .Mac web gallery integration feature demonstrated at yesterday's Apple media event would come to the iPhone in it's next update - it appears we were wrong. Apparently, this feature has come to many iPhones without any update at all.
Apple held a media event today, August 7th, where they announced the new iMac. A sleeker, more feature packed, sexier version of the previous iMac. Along with the announcement of the new iMac came a slew of information on updates to Apple software offerings such as iLife, iWork, and the .Mac online service. The most noteable of the group for iPhone owners were the online additions.
.Mac is Apple's online subscription service featuring email, web hosting, online storage, and other features. Now, added to the mix is the .Mac Web Gallery featuring online photo and video sharing.
After the next iPhone firmware update (we're assuming this will be in the next update), you'll be able to share photos from
The last week or so has seen the arrival of the first significant third party applications for the Apple iPhone. We're not talking about AJAX web applications, we're talking true third party software running on the iPhone. The latest of these is the first NES emulator for the iPhone.
A programmer named stepwhite has delivered a native NES emulator for the iPhone based on the InfoNES core. Amongst the titles seemingly working via the emulator are: Super Mario Brothers, Zelda, Mega Man 2
If you haven't heard of v-moda, you're obviously not on the cutting edge of euro-hollywood precision audio earplugs. Don't feel bad though, it's not too late to get in the know. v-moda is a manufacturer of high end headphones that are as equally dedicated to style as they are to substance. If you were going to take a pair of headphones onto the red carpet with you, you'd take a pair of v-modas.
v-moda recently released a new model in their popular Vibe product line called the Vibe Duo, made specially for the Apple iPhone. The Vibe Duos offer all of the typical style and quality of v-moda's other earplugs, with an integrated microphone for handling calls on the Apple iPhone. In fact, the Vibe Duos are compatible with most mobile phones - so owners aren't limited to using them with just the iPhone.
More about the v-moda Vibe Duos:
Not long after we updated you about a major milestone on the road to an unlocked iPhone, one which brought an unlocked iPhone ever closer, hackers have unlocked the iPhone for use in Europe.
Though this does not appear to be a "true" or "full" unlock, as the method requires the creation of a new SIM card using a SIM card reader/writer, it is also more significant than previous SIM card hacks. This latest achievement has resulted in fully working (with the exception of YouTube and Visual Voicemail in some cases) iPhones operating on European carriers.
So far, users have reported iPhones working in