Posts Tagged ‘ iPhone apps ’

Ministry of Sound Launches Dance Radio For iPhone

Jun 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: iPhone

UK’s dance music “evangelists” Ministry of Sound have launched a new iPhone application, “Dance Radio.” The $6.99 app offers a variety of global dance music stations, and includes these features: Listen to a live stream of Ministry of Sound’s exclusive dance radio station Choose from Ministry of Sound’s handpicked list of the top 100 dance […]



Need A Virtual Tuning Fork? There’s An App For That

Jun 4th, 2009 | By | Category: General, iPhone, Strange

Cool/weird iPhone app of the day: Stanton Studio has released ToneTune, a “multiple tuning fork” that helps tune stringed instruments to the correct pitch by ear, “without searching through hard-to-find books or the web.” The application is loaded with standard and alternate tunings, over 60 in all, for guitars and other instruments. Users select a […]



Satellite Radio Faces Sirius Problems

May 7th, 2009 | By | Category: iPhone, The New Media Update

Satellite radio network Sirius XM Radio released grim first-quarter results today, with a drop in both subscribers and revenues. Sirius has recently created a new service that can stream radio content via Apple devices like the iPhone and the iPod Touch, but that innovation may be too little, too late, to staunch the hemorrhage of […]



Next iPhone To Offer User-Generated Video For Non-Geeks?

May 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

Peter Burrows at Business Week speculated earlier this week in his “Byte of the Apple” column that the next iteration of the iPhone will feature an easy-to-use video suite. A new, updated version of the iPhone is rumored to be unveiled next month at the Apple Worldwide Developers’ Conference. Burrows says his “gut” – and […]



$5.99 App Turns iPhone Into Pro Audio Field Recorder

Apr 24th, 2009 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting Software

Audiofile Engineering has released a new application that turns the iPhone and iPod Touch into a professional field recorder. Called FiRe [iTunes App Store link], short for Field Recorder, the application boasts some serious capabilities for its $5.99 price. According to Audiofile Engineering, FiRe is the first iPhone (iPod Touch) application to display an accurate […]



Skype for iPhone ‘Blows Great Waft of Flatulence’ on Phone Cos

Mar 31st, 2009 | By | Category: iPhone

Skype is expected Tuesday to release a free iPhone version of its software that allows users to make telephone calls over the Internet.  [UPDATE: The application appears to be available Monday evening, but is crashing servers with high download demand.] In what is perhaps the greatest sentence in tech journalism so far in 2009, the […]



SlingMedia Mobile App for iPhone

Mar 27th, 2009 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

From the We Can Hardly Wait Department: Sling Media is announcing a mobile player for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. The mobile app would allow iPhone (or iPod Touch) users to watch television content on their mobile devices. The company says, “We’ve been working hard to bring the SlingPlayer Mobile experience to the iPhone […]



Apple Says iPhone Jailbreaking is Illegal

Feb 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, iPhone, Podcasting Law

Digital civil liberties organization the Electronic Frontier Foundation is reporting that Apple is arguing that “jailbreaking an iPhone constitutes copyright infringement and a DMCA [digital millenium copyright act] violation.” These comments from Apple were filed with the U.S. Copyright Office in conjunction with the 2009 DMCA review, which happens every three years. EFF says that […]



Apple WWDC Update

Jun 11th, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

While the Steve Jobs keynote at the WWDC was underwhelming to many, there’s been a lot of interesting related news that’s come out in the last two days: Most iPhone apps are going to be free - Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, took some time Monday following Steve Jobs’s opening keynote to chat with 20 Apple […]