Join Herbie and the Beat Sneak Bandit to recover all of the clocks that have gone missing hence causing havoc all over the stylish world of Simogo's newest quirky titles. Before, you were protecting tiny planets from incoming sports equipment and were helping a car run onward by tweaking the path and elevation of the road in their previous games - now it's reacquiring clocks in this new music-savvy game that shows an awing amount of potential.
According to developer Joe Hewitt, the next major version of the Facebook app for the iPhone and iPod touch, v3.1, will add push notifications. Currently, the official Facebook app allows users to do things like check and update news feeds, manage their media and other content.
The makers of Boxcar [App Store, Free], an application for pushing notifications from Twitter, Facebook, and Email, have announced that they are dropping their $2.99 price to free, now only charging for additional services. Initially, they charged $2.99 for the app itself and $0.99 for each additional service. Now they are offering the app free with one service, and an extra $1.99 for every additional one.
i.TV version 2.0 [App Store, Free] was released this week with some incredibly compelling new features. For those unfamiliar with the app, i.TV allows you to browse TV listings and new movie releases. In this latest release, i.TV now sports a significantly updated user interface along with a nice performance increase. Likely the most talked about feature will be its new remote capability which allows it to control any network-based device with the proper integration. TiVo is the first to introduce a soft remote for i.TV, although other manufacturers are welcome to add support for their devices. Jump down for a quick 2.0 intro video and screenshots!
Web auction site eBay's iPhone application [App Store] has been updated to version 1.4.0, the new version sporting push notifications as well as the ability to purchase items with PayPal directly from the app. According to MacRumors, the new push notification feature can let users know when they have been outbid or when the auction of a watched item is about to end.
If you're using a jailbroken or unlocked iPhone, you might want to think twice about sending anything over AIM that you don't want everyone to see. Equinux founder Till Schadde has found a bug that may be sending your AIM messages to random recipients without you ever knowing it.
Czech-based PoweryBase is reporting that users of their NotifyMe app with "hacktivated" phones may be blocked from using Apple's push notification server. The NotifyMe [App Store] program is a simple Push-based application available on the iTunes App Store which reminds users of personal tasks and appointments using the Apple Push Notification Service.
Right now one of the biggest things MobileMe has going for it is push email, but if something like Gmail, a free, hugely popular email service, were to get push capabilities, it would be a big game changer. There's an app in development that does the next best thing. It's called GPush, and it sends you push notifications right from your Gmail inbox.
For a long time now, Growl has been making it easy to keep track of what your applications are up to on the Mac. In case you haven't heard of it, Growl is an open notification platform on the Mac that creates a pop-up notification on your screen whenever one of your apps does something important. Now, a new app called Prowl merges this functionality with the iPhone's Push Notifications service to let you keep an eye on things from anywhere.
An update to BeejiveIM has been released today which includes support for push notifications and iPhone 3.0. The release comes nearly two weeks after it was submitted to the App Store during WWDC. The update also includes a ton of additions, changes, and tweaks. Other than push, it also includes support for meta contacts, an updated look, and improved scrolling performance. You can check out our full review here and grab the update in iTunes. If you haven't purchased BeejiveIM, you can get it for $9.99! [App Store] Additionally, AIM has also been updated to include push notifications. Both the free [App Store] and paid [App Store] versions include push and are available now.