Posts tagged "Microsoft Courier"

Ambitious Developers Want to Turn Your iPad Into a Dual-Screen Microsoft Courier

A duo of developers is looking to recreate the unique experience that Microsoft’s dual-screen tablet would have by bringing it to the iPad. They would do so with an app that encompasses many of the same features that were seen in mock-ups for the highly-anticipated Microsoft device that ultimately never

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Watch And Listen To Large iTunes Podcasts Over 3G (or EDGE)

You've been able to directly download podcasts on your iPhone for quite some time now, but to download anything over 10MB requires that you be connected to WiFi. However, it's incredibly easy to get around this arbitrary limit. Instead of tapping the "download" button on a podcast, simply tap the episode. Your iPhone will begin playing it right away, completely ignoring the limit. If you're streaming audio, you can continue listening even if you exit the iTunes app.

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Podcast Directory Coming In 2.2, Over-The-Air Downloads Confirmed

According to screenshots posted by the German Blog Schimanke.com, Apple will indeed be adding over-the-air podcast downloading in the next iPhone update. Shedding more light the feature's implementation, the screenshots show that Apple will be including the iTunes podcast directory in the iTunes mobile app. The directory will be available over cellular and Wi-Fi networks and both audio and video podcasts will be available. Podcast downloads will be limited to 10MB over the cellular network.

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Direct Podcast Downloads Coming In 2.2 Update?

TUAW has received screenshots from a tipster which show what looks to be another new feature in the upcoming iPhone 2.2 Software Update. It now appears that new podcast episodes will be able to be downloaded directly to your iPhone (and possibly iPod touch) without the need to sync with iTunes. According to the tipster, the "Get More Episodes" button doesn't do anything at the moment, although it's likely due to the software's beta status. Screenshot follows below:

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