Posts Tagged ‘ ipod touch ’

Satellite Radio Faces Sirius Problems

May 7th, 2009 | By | Category: iPhone, The New Media Update

Satellite radio network Sirius XM Radio released grim first-quarter results today, with a drop in both subscribers and revenues. Sirius has recently created a new service that can stream radio content via Apple devices like the iPhone and the iPod Touch, but that innovation may be too little, too late, to staunch the hemorrhage of […]

$5.99 App Turns iPhone Into Pro Audio Field Recorder

Apr 24th, 2009 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting Software

Audiofile Engineering has released a new application that turns the iPhone and iPod Touch into a professional field recorder. Called FiRe [iTunes App Store link], short for Field Recorder, the application boasts some serious capabilities for its $5.99 price. According to Audiofile Engineering, FiRe is the first iPhone (iPod Touch) application to display an accurate […]

Stanford Podcast Teaches iPhone App Development

Apr 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Educational Podcasts, iPhone, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting, Video Podcasts

Apple Insider reports that Stanford University will be publishing a video podcasts and slides from its “iPhone Application Programming” course via iTunes U beginning this week. Official, for-credit enrollment in the class is limited, but the public may “audit” the class via podcast for free. Required “school supplies” for the class include an Intel-powered Mac, […]

iPhone App Records Geo-Tagged ‘Geocasts’

Apr 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting, Podcasting Software

Applications developer Car29 has launched a new iPhone application, GPS StoryRecorder [iPhone App Store link], which allows users to record location-specific “geocasts” to share with others. GPS StoryRecorder works on both the iPhone and the iPod Touch (2nd generation) to record whatever the user says, and save it to the user’s exact geographic location. The […]

SlingMedia Mobile App for iPhone

Mar 27th, 2009 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

From the We Can Hardly Wait Department: Sling Media is announcing a mobile player for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. The mobile app would allow iPhone (or iPod Touch) users to watch television content on their mobile devices. The company says, “We’ve been working hard to bring the SlingPlayer Mobile experience to the iPhone […]

iPhones Set To Stun: CBS, Share ‘Star Trek,’ ‘CSI’ Episodes

Feb 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

The New York Times jokes that CBS is “taking the iPhone where no iPhone has gone before.”  The announcement must be the inspiration for a million bad Star Trek jokes, but today, CBS Interactive released an iPhone application for its site. The new application lets users view full episodes of TV series, ranging from […]

Apple Working On Kindle-Killer?

Oct 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

John Markoff at the New York Times writes that there’s evidence that Apple is working on a Kindle-killer.  According to Markoff, his contact at a search engine company has “spotted Web visits from an unannounced Apple product with a display somewhere between an iPhone and a MacBook. Is it the iPhone 3.0 or the NetMac 1.0?” […]

i.TV Brings TV Guide To Your iPhone, iPod touch

Oct 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

i.TV has launched a free movie and TV guide service (App Store link) for the iPhone and iPod touch. In a nutshell, it’s an interactive, mobile TV Guide.  Here’s a rundown on i.TV’s features: TV and movie listings based on your current location and other customizable profile settings. The service provides rich background information for most […]

Free iPhone Application Pwns The Kindle

Oct 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

Last year, we called the Kindle “this year’s Zunetanic, an over-hyped iPod-wannabee.” A little harsh, maybe, but the prediction is panning out to be true.  Since then, Amazon has dropped the price for the Kindle, announced a lot more books for the device and sold in modest numbers, leading Amazon to admit that the device was […]

Banned Podcasting App Available Using Ad Hoc Approach, Limited To 100 People

Sep 15th, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone

Alex Sokirynsky, developer of the banned iPhone app Podcaster, is using the little known “ad hoc” method to distribute his software, via the site NextDayOff. Podcaster is designed to let you subscribe, manage, stream and download podcasts directly to your iPhone and iPod Touch. Some, like Read Write Web‘s Sarah Perez, think this may let developers […]