If you liked the iPhone invisibleSHIELD video but can't believe the price, less expensive options are available.David Berg from the Philadelphia PowerBook User Group (PPUG) wanted to know what the plastic stuff was really made of and wondered if he could buy it in bulk.
The Apple Core
Apple technology keeps gaining respect in the executive suite, with businesses and in the data center. Jason O'Grady and David Morgenstern deliver critical news and penetrating analysis that managers need to succeed.
Jason D. O'Grady
Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 18 years.
David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.
If iPhone's screen is its most revolutionary feature, then the on-screen, virtual keyboard has to be the most controversial.The keyboard gets plenty of criticism for not working in landscape mode (in applications other than Safari) and for being difficult to use for people with big thumbs - but I'm sure that it will improve as time goes on.
Easily the best iPhone feature is its gorgeous 3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen multi-touch display.
As sure as the iPhone was going to ship, you could expect a flood of accessories to follow. If the iPod is any indication, the iPhone accessory market is surely going to be a big business in the weeks and months to come.
Besides gadget freaks, the other big group clamoring for the iPhone has been hackers. Since the Apple TV was hacked so easily it has given hackers an extra incentive to take a shot at opening iPhone's closed fortress.
Apple's been pretty straight with us from the beginning about iPhone accessories. They said that some accessories will work, but others - especially those that send a signal, like FM transmitters, or that receive a signal, like voice recorders - will not.
Apple has answered one of my burning requests for the iPhone: a built-in RSS reader. Kinda.
What a ride. The iPhone is truly an amazing device.
Universal may not renew their contract with Apple to sell their artist's music on the iTunes Store according to The New York Times' Jeff in Apple Faces Rebellion Over iTunes:The Universal Music Group of Vivendi, the world's biggest music corporation, last week notified Apple that it will not renew its annual contract to sell music through iTunes, according to executives briefed on the issue who asked for anonymity because negotiations between the companies are confidential.
After an admittedly rough start with the AT&T network my phone number port from Verizon Wireless (VZW) was completed at 9:00 a.m.