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Topic: iPhone apps

Yahoo Messenger app update enables video calls from iPhone to desktop

10/11/2010, 10:10 pm

Yahoo has updated its Messenger iPhone app to allow video calls from the iPhone to a computer, a feature that Apple has yet to release for its FaceTime standard.


AT&T Navigator turn-by-turn GPS solution hits the App Store

06/23/2009, 12:06 pm

AT&T on Tuesday became the latest player to attempt to capitalize on what's sure to become a multi-million dollar market for iPhone-based turn-by-turn GPS driving solutions, launching its AT&T Navigator software on the App Store.


First look: Sirius XM's streaming satellite radio app for iPhone

06/18/2009, 04:06 pm

Struggling satellite radio provider Sirius XM's new iPhone app released Thursday doesn't do anything wrong. In fact, it works quite well. It's what the app doesn't do at all -- namely, play some of the service's most popular content -- that will likely catch the ire of subscribers.


MapQuest unveils alternative to Google Maps for iPhone

06/15/2009, 01:06 pm

MapQuest on Monday took the wraps off a new application for iPhone users designed as an alternative to the built-in Google Maps software and billed as a "leap forward in how people interact with maps, directions and local search" on their Apple handsets.


Yahoo cans BlackBerry app to focus on iPhone, browser software

05/19/2009, 03:05 pm

In the latest sign that the iPhone is emerging as the platform of choice for companies big and small, Yahoo on Wednesday will reportedly cease work on its Mobile app for BlackBerry and other smartphones to concentrate its resources on iPhone and browser-centric development.


Apple, AT&T sued over ties to Shazam music ID service

05/14/2009, 02:05 pm

Apple, AT&T and several others have been named in a new patent infringement lawsuit, presumably for their connection to Shazam, a maker of music identification software distributed under the same name for the iPhone and several other mobile devices.


SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone: an in-depth review

05/13/2009, 08:05 am

Sling Media's release of its SlingPlayer Mobile application for the iPhone and iPod touch early this morning will give Sling enthusiasts a new way to watch their home TV signals remotely from nearly anywhere, but some significant limitations in the app are likely to dampen some users' initial enthusiasm.


SlingPlayer for iPhone to sell for $30 and support WiFi only

05/12/2009, 12:05 pm

Apple sometime in the next 24 hours will release Sling Media's highly anticipated SlingPlayer application for the iPhone onto its App Store but the software will arrive without 3G wireless support, AppleInsider has been able to confirm.


AT&T releases free iPhone app for managing wireless accounts

05/06/2009, 10:05 am

AT&T this week introduced a free iPhone app that lets customers manage their family and individual wireless accounts directly from their iPhone.


Apple apologizes over Baby Shaker app

04/23/2009, 06:04 pm

Apple's App Store, often lambasted for being slow and excessively conservative in its approval process, is now apologizing for having approved a game where players kill babies by shaking them to death.


SlingPlayer for iPhone may be facing opposition from AT&T

04/16/2009, 11:04 am

An apparent delay in the approval of SlingPlayer's release on the App Store, coupled with unconfirmed reports that AT&T isn't keen on seeing the device make its way to the iPhone, has led to speculation that the wireless carrier is seeking to have the software rejected in its current form.


Skype for iPhone to hit the App Store on Tuesday [Released]

03/30/2009, 09:03 am

Skype, the Internet phone division of e-commerce giant eBay, has confirmed plans to introduce a version of its Internet telephony software for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch users on Tuesday.


CBS to stream March Madness games live to the iPhone

03/12/2009, 12:03 pm

CBS Sports announced Thursday plans to stream NCAA March Madness basketball games live to Apple's iPhone and iPod touch through a new application, but with a WiFi-only requirement and price tag of $4.99, many fans may choose to watch tournament for free on their Mac, PC, or big TV.


CBS streaming free TV programming to iPhone users

02/26/2009, 09:02 pm

CBS Mobile has released, a free new mobile application that allows iPhone and iPod touch users to watch full episodes of select CBS shows and other programming over WiFi or 3G mobile networks.


Google shows offline Gmail app running on iPhone

02/19/2009, 02:02 pm

Google on Wednesday demonstrated how a future version of Gmail could soon run offline on mobile browsers compatible with HTML5, including the iPhone's mobile Safari browser.


Turn-by-turn GPS iPhone driving app on display at MWC

02/18/2009, 01:02 pm

A company versed in downloadable GPS driving apps for smartphones is showing off a turn-by-turn solution running on the iPhone at this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.


Four third-party Web browsers appear on Apple's App Store

01/14/2009, 11:01 am

After denying entry of rival web browsers into its App Store for quite some time, Apple appears to have had a change of heart this week with the approval of four third-party browsers, each of which are now available for download.


Briefly: A look at the Macworld App Store announcements

01/07/2009, 04:01 pm

While no one app demonstrated at this week's Macworld is dominating coverage, several do offer VoIP calling, TV watching, and more. Here's a brief rundown of some of those offerings, including SlingPlayer, Truphone, Fring, StarPlayr, and Eye-Fi.


Mini-review: Rolando rolls onto the App Store

12/18/2008, 02:12 pm

It's not an exaggeration to say that Rolando ($9.99, App Store) was one of the most hotly anticipated games for the iPhone, and that it could easily be perceived as the iPhone's first "killer app".


Dining out with iPhone: Zagat and OpenTable hit the App Store

11/21/2008, 04:11 pm

The calls of iPhone-wielding foodies have been answered. In the last two weeks, the App Store has seen the addition of the two premier dining resources for U.S. residents -- Zagat, the de facto restaurant rating guide, and OpenTable, the real-time online reservation service. We take a closer look at both.