Some people just hate the iPhone’s touchscreen, period. Now, why they would even buy one, I don’t know but according to our poll from a few weeks ago, a small minority of our readers prefer an external keyboard over the virtual one currently on the iDevice. These same number of
Now, why someone normal (I’m not normal, evidently) would actually purchase one of these is completely past me, but they are pretty darn cool. ThinkGeek’s Cube Laser Keyboard, made especially for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, retails for $170 and is a gizmo for people who like virtual keyboards,
Writer Michael DeLisi and I are curious to see how many of our readers actually like the iPhone’s virtual keyboard. I, personally, have heard tons of complaints about the keyboard being “too small”, “too responsive”, or something else of the same nature. Me? I love the virtual keyboard currently on
I for one, never really enjoyed the original SimCity for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It just didn’t live up to all of the hype, like it was supposed to. People say that the new version, SimCity Deluxe poses a great improvement compared to the first, but who wants to
Russian iPhone website GooDiPhone has published video footage of an iPhone that is successfully running a Windows 95 emulator. Functionality is still very rudimentary and not very good, but it does show that such a thing can potentially be done. They say that performance would be improved if they had an iPhone 3G for testing. Check it out after the break.
The guys with Citrix were present at Macworld Expo, showing off XenApp, their version of the XenDesktop thin client that lets you run Windows on your iPhone. While we didn't manage to catch up with them, iPodNN was able to get a demonstration on video, which showed the iPhone running several Windows apps smoothly.
Steve promised a lot of cool new features with iTunes 8, but Windows Vista users that upgraded to the new version were in for an unpleasant surprise. Users on the Apple Discussions running the latest 'doze in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are reporting getting nothing less then the blue screen of death each time they plug in their iPhone or iPod.
Remember that time Apple was trying to push Safari on people updating their iTunes software? It looks like Apple is at it again. They just can't leave those Windows users alone. This time they're spamming them in the iTunes 7.7 update with an unwanted MobileMe control panel that gives the user the ability to open a MobileMe account. They're none too happy about it, either.
Feeling left out because Mac users have the Pwnage Tool for 2.0 but WinPwn for 2.0 isn't out yet? Not to worry. A method has been found for jailbreaking your first-gen iPhone (sorry 3G owners) running the new 2.0 software with a Windows machine. The people at iUnlocked.org have posted a step-by-step guide to jailbreaking your 1st gen iPhone with the 2.0 software. (Keep in mind that we haven't tried it ourselves, so do this at your own risk, etc.) You can see the full guide at iunlocked.org.
Windows may be your operating system of choice or it may be forced upon you, but there's some good news if you're an iPhone owner. On Thursday, software company Mark/Space introduced a Windows version of its Missing Sync for iPhone software.