The next generation iPhone could have tactile feedback, according to
Palluxo.com. Apple and Immersion, creators of haptic and
force-feedback technology, have been secretly meeting and could be
close to sealing a deal to include tactile response on future iPhones.
Renowned filmmaker Spike Lee has announced an intriguing partnership for his next project - Nokia. Lee wants to create a full-fledged movie using scenes shot entirely with mobile phone footage. People from across the world will be able to shoot video and submit it for inclusion in the final product.
Opinion - Apple’s confirmation that it would acquire PA Semi prompted a wave of
speculation that Apple has decided to drop the idea of an Intel Atom
iPhone and go instead with PA Semi. But I wonder: How can Apple
consider using a processor design that uses more than 12 times the
power of Atom? Why use a processor design that is not nearly small
enough to fit even in MIDs? And how can Apple drop the idea of an Atom
iPhone, if Atom has never been considered for the iPhone in the first
place? There must be a completely different idea behind the PA Semi
Walter Bender, the number 2 person at the One
Laptop Per Child Foundation and longtime MIT colleague of founder
Nicholas Negroponte has quit. Bender worked with the organization for
two years and was instrumental in developing and championing the open
source desktop software used on the $188 green laptop.
Consumers who buy a new Nokia phone will be able to download as many Sony BMG songs as they want for a year, as part of an expanding promotional program from Nokia's recently launched music service. Nokia launched the "Comes With Music" campaign last year, allowing buyers of certain handsets to have "all you can eat" access to Universal Music tracks. Sony BMG has now joined in as well.
Best Buy expanded its EeePC portfolio with two Windows XP versions of the cheap notebook. The price remains the same: $399.99.
As we are heading into another week of what we expect to bring new
information and speculation about Apple’s 3G iPhone and iPhone 2.0, we
felt that it was time to separate fact from fiction. There is quite a
bit of reliable information that outlines the specifications and
enables us to draw conclusions what the new generation iPhone will
offer. We will update this article as new information becomes
available. Read on to get up to date on the Apple 3G iPhone
specifications as of today.
Fring is the first company that is offering an all-in-one solution to
combine major IM and VoIP services into a single and free iPhone
application. Fring as well as the expected Apple iChat
VoIP/videoconferencing solution are just a taste of upcoming always-on
communication solutions for the phone iPhone and other networked
devices that will make more and more use of Wi-Fi and, in the not too
distant future, WiMax. But we wonder: Why should we care about tools
such as Fring, especially if Apple is working on its own VoIP iPhone