Two days ago CNBC aired the documentary Planet of the Apps on television. This documentary can now be viewed on YouTube. And we posted the documentary here on iPhoneFreakz.com. Planet of the Apps is 40 minutes long, divided in 5 parts, and shows how the ‘app-madness’ changed the mobile industry. There’s an app for everything. A so called app-expert, founder of 148Apps, shares his opinion. Several developers explain what you need to develop an app. Very nice documentary! » iPhone Apps Documentary: “Planet Of The Apps”
The iPhone causes a big increase in the worldwide mobile datastream because of the many iPhone applications that makes use of the internet. Because of that O2 “a British iPhone Provider” has experienced downtime problems for almost 6 months. O2 apologised to customers in an interview with Financial Times and said they are upgrading its network to solve the downtime problems. » O2 Can’t Handle iPhones DataStream
DailyMail posted some information about the UK mobile phone operator O2. They’re said to spend ‘hundreds of millions of pounds’ in 2010 to prevent a repeat of service outages suffered by customers in 2009.
Earlier this year, several pieces of evidence from the internal computer sales system for Canada’s Rogers Wireless suggested that an 8 GB iPhone 3GS was in the works, although Rogers representatives claimed that the listing was an error and no such model has appeared in the months since. Early last month, a new report claiming that AT&T was looking to deploy an 8 GB version of the iPhone 3GS before Christmas also surfaced, but again nothing materialized. » Possible 8GB iPhone 3GS Next Year?
Six days ago we saw a demo about the Unreal 3 engine running on an iPhone, but Steve Perlman, CEO of the OnLive service, has shown a demo of the popular game Crysis running on an iPhone. This game requires high-end computers to run properly, so how can the game be working as smooth as possible on an iPhone? OnLive managed to get this game to work on the iPhone by using the gameservers of OnLive. » Demo Of Crysis On iPhone
MobileCrunch reports on data from mobile analytics firm Flurry showing very strong App Store download performance coming from iPod touch devices, suggesting a strong holiday season for Apple’s premier iPod line. On Christmas Day, Flurry’s data saw download volume from iPod touches increase nearly 1,000% from pre-Christmas levels, spiking well above comparable iPhone downloads, which typically lead iPod touch sales by a considerable margin. » Strong iPod touch Sales
There are many iPhone stands from various brands, but what about the LEGO brand? You can build a lot of things with Lego and it is also possible to build a stand for the iPhone. The picture shown above shows the iStand and is created by the 11 years old kid Ted Jarvis Ang. He wanted to build a stand that is either simple and elegant as well as useful and functional. The iStand tilts, swivels, has shock-absorbers and is easily reconfigurable. » “iStand”: How To Build A LEGO iPhone Stand