While you may not be able to watch tonight's V.P. debate on your iPhone, you can sure keep up with the polls.
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If you are on the go tonight and don't want to miss the Vice Presidential debate between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin you can watch it on your mobile phone. But only if it's on Verizon.
The official Obama '08 iPhone application (iTunes link) was launched this morning and is designed to help people become more directly involved in the Illinois Senator's presidential campaign.The app has a Call Your Friends feature that organizes your contacts by key battleground states and adds a field for notes on who you called, who they are supporting and if they want a reminder call on election day.
Everyone probably remembers the mythical NetShare iPhone tethering app that was released briefly by NullRiver. It vanished from the App Store at the end of July when Apple pulled it without explanation.
On Monday Apple shares shed 17.7 percent of their value closing at US$105.
Flash Magazine reports Adobe Systems' Senior Director of Engineering Paul Betlem confirmed that Adobe is developing a Flash Player for the iPhone at the Flash On The Beach (FOTB) conference in Brighton, UK. The only problem is that Apple controls which apps get approved for distribution in the App Store and Flash, unfortunately, isn't going to be one of them.
Apple posted the following note today on their iPhone developer Web site:We have decided to drop the non-disclosure agreement (NDA) for released iPhone software.We put the NDA in place because the iPhone OS includes many Apple inventions and innovations that we would like to protect, so that others don’t steal our work.
Mac Pro owners, listen up. A french newspaper Liberation.
Some naughty developer must have violated their Apple NDA agreement – tsk, tsk.A couple of details have begun to trickle out about iPhone 2.
TUAW posted a rumor Saturday from an "anonymous Apple reseller" who claims to have received an e-mail from Apple asking them to remove all Apple TV displays and literature and to destroy them by September 30, 2008 at 5 PM. The e-mail also references a webcast "kick off" on September 30 – which is tomorrow, and ironically, a Tuesday.