Sources have mentioned that Apple has finished beta testing for iOS 4.3 and the code has been finalized. The 4.3 software is said to most likely include support for Wifi Hotspot for iPhones on the AT&T network. Currently only the Verizon iPhones support Wifi Hotspot. This is yet another way
When Stanford announced that they would be holding a course specifically on iPhone application development before Apple lifted their NDA on SDK material, many an eyebrow was raised. Since then it's been lifted, and the students of the Stanford course have created a site to show off the projects they worked on as part of their training.
iPhone Dev Camp Colorado has been officially announced by the Dev Camp event organizers. The event will take place on February 20 and 21, (Friday evening and Saturday) at the id345 co-working space on Larimer St. in Denver, CO. They haven't finalized all the details yet, so be sure to keep an eye on their site or follow them on twitter @iPhoneDevCampCO for more details.
Ideaswarm has announced AppViz, a cool new application for the Mac that "helps iPhone developers download and visualize their application sales." Instead of downloading statistics manually every day, AppViz obtains them with the click of a button.
Officially speaking, Apple says the iPhone and iPod touch don't have video-out support, but Erica Sadun's iPhone framework-dumping skills have uncovered a hidden feature added in the latest update to the software and SDK for the iPhone 3G. After tinkering with it, she has managed to get the iPhone to send a live video feed from it's camera to her TV.
Got an awesome idea for a new app and some money, but no coding skills? Are you a developer in need of inspiration for an iPhone app? iPhoneFreelancer.com is a website that aims to bring people with ideas looking for developers and freelance developers with a lack of ideas together.
Those of you looking to get into the iPhone app developing biz might find this useful. It's a book called "Beginning iPhone Development: Exploring the iPhone SDK" by Dave Mark and Jeff LaMarche, which was published recently and is now available in hard copy or eBook form for $39.99 and $27.99, respectively. Starting with a basic knowledge of Objective-C, it walks the reader through making increasingly complicated apps. You can grab it at Apress.com.
Along with the 2.2 Software update for the iPhone (and iPod touch), Apple has released a new version of their SDK that includes some additions that are specific to developing for the new software. The SDK is available to registered developers only, and can be downloaded form the iPhone Developer's Connection, as usual.
You may know Steve Demeter as the developer of the hit App Store game Trism, but lately he's been working on something a lot cooler that could be a game changer in the ever-growing iPhone game industry. It's called Onyx Online, and it's an a score keeping service that lets users keep an online profile with their scores in different iPhone games, as well as track of their scores of their friends.
Those of you in the UK looking to get started in iPhone development may be interested to know that Intrinsic Development Corp. Limited has announced an iPhone Developer Training Course that will offer "opportunities for discussion, interaction, and learning about the platform, frameworks, tools and languages that are used to create applications for this amazing new platform."