Tag: iphone

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Microsoft: `iPhone is too expensive for this economy’

Yeah, well they would say that, is the obvious reaction. Even so, Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer stuck the knife into Apple at a conference yesterday, saying that "No one's going to pay $500 more for a logo", before training...
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Black Lips get their own iPhone app

We wrote about Mobile Roadie earlier in the week in our bulletin - the company is providing an iPhone app service to independent bands who want to get branded applications onto Apple's handset.
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Spotify reveals mobile plans: iPhone, Android, S60…

Streaming music service Spotify is growing rapidly in Europe via its downloadable PC client, but mobile appears to be the next frontier.
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iPhone 3.0 software holds promise for music apps

After all the speculation, Apple's iPhone 3.0 software was unveiled tonight at an event in California, and most of the rumours were proved right. Support for push notifications, stereo Bluetooth and access to the iPod music...
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Heavy metal heroes Saxon have their own iPhone app

That's right: Saxon. The heavy metal band Saxon. Marvellous.It's called Riff King, and it ties into the band's current UGC fan contest of the same name, which is getting people to upload footage of their best...
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Facebook Connect could be big for iPhone music apps

On Saturday, Facebook revealed that its Facebook Connect technology has gone live with several iPhone applications.
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O2 drops iPhone prices as Apple prepares to unveil 3.0 software

O2 UK is dropping the price of 3G iPhones in May, according to trade website Mobile, offering the handset for free on its £35 and £45 monthly tariffs.
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Could QR codes take off on iPhone?

As with most headlines ending in a question mark, the answer may well be "No". But anyway, iCandy has launched a new technology allowing app developers to create QR codes
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iTunes 8.1 adds new superstar-DJ features

Apple has launched v8.1 of iTunes, and while it doesn't have any startling updates, there are some interesting new features.
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Apple patents location-based music buying technology

You're walking round a physical store, and want to identify the song that's playing. Turn on your iPhone, and it'll identify the music and let you buy it from the iTunes Store, while paying a commission to whatever store...
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Apple launches talking iPod Shuffle

Apple sprang a surprise this morning by announcing AND putting on sale a new iPod Shuffle.
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Ocarina iPhone developer reveals 700k downloads

Remember Ocarina, the novelty iPhone music app where you blow into your iPhone's mic to make flutey sounds? Its developer, Smule, has revealed that more than 700,000 people have downloaded it so far at $0.99 apiece.