It's been some time since we last gave away goodies here at iPhone Alley, but today we're back to run yet another contest for our readers. Here's your chance to win a $30 iTunes gift card for use in conjunction with any of Apple's three media content marketplaces: the App Stores, iTunes and iBooks. Click above for more information on how you can win!
As was widely speculated this morning, Apple has launched its annual Back to School program for the year of 2012. Education discounts are available for most new Mac machines and also for the new, third-generation iPad device.
If you live in Japan, and you're heading off to college hence you're going to purchase a spanking new Mac soon, you'll also get an accompanying iTunes giftcard in light of Apple's annual Back to School Japanese promotion. Running from today till May 22nd, the new promotion sets students up with a good backing before heading off to college.
Readdle is back with another app perfectly suited for business and professional users. Have you ever lost an important business card? Or were given too many to count in a day containing information about contacts you need to follow up with? If the answer is “yes” to either of those
Just like last year when Apple gave away a $10,000 iTunes giftcard to the person who downloaded the 10 billionth song, they are doing it this year too. With a little twist, this time its going out to the app-buyer rather than the music-buyer. The app store is amazingly huge,
A new service and free iPhone application is set to bring e-textbooks for students right to their fingertips. CourseSmart is a service that allows students to "rent" ebook editions of over 7,000 textbooks. The application allows them to view these textbooks on their iPhone or iPod touch, and could have a significant impact on the textbook industry as a whole.
The University of Florida will be requiring students to own either an iPhone or iPod touch to enroll in their PharmD curriculum this fall, the school announced recently. "All entering PharmD students must have a iPod touch (or iPhone) and a computer meeting minimum UF and College of Pharmacy (COP) requirements," they said in an announcement on their website.
Classes on developing for the iPhone in one way or another have been popping up around the US, even though the strict NDA attached to the iPhone SDK remains in place. The NDA indirectly prohibits the sharing of information on how to write code for the iPhone, but that's not stopping North London's Qantm College from introducing their own iPhone Game Development course.
Abilene Christian University, the school that promised all of their new freshmen this fall would be getting either an iPhone 3G or an iPod touch as part of their tuition, is getting ready to make good on their promise this weekend. New students will be starting what they call their "mobile learning experience" on August 16, using the device for maps, real-time in-class surveys and quizzes, and probably a lot of Facebook and Super Monkey Ball.
With all of the buzz around developing for the iPhone, it's understandable that those preparing to enter the software development industry will want to prepare for developing on the new platform. Stanford seem to be trying to meet the demand. TUAW discovered that they're offering an entire computer science course starting this fall devoted solely to programming on the iPhone platform. Given that Apple has yet to lift the NDA for app development, we're not sure how they're going to pull it off.