Up until now, blogging on the go wasn't too user-friendly using the popular platform, Wordpress. The lackluster app, the horrible mobile solution to navigating around WP-admin, and the inability to efficiently upload a picture all coalesced to make the whole blogging experience a terrible, non-ideal one. Thankfully, if you're into blogging while on the go, you'll be pleasantly excited to learn that you'll soon be able to upload media to Wordpress from your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad kudos to Apple's upcoming iOS 6 firmware upgrade.
On Tuesday, accessory maker iLuv announced the release of its App Station, an alarm clock controlled by an iPhone/iPod touch app. Once synced, the app allows users to control the alarm clock's settings and appearances. The clock also rotates to the user's preferred orientation via the app.
Television network HBO announced the release of a its iPhone application [App Store, free] on Tuesday. The app currently offers schedule information, behind-the-scenes videos, and direct links to iTunes for purchasing content. Other features include the ability to scroll through programming schedules, view short form video clips and episode guides, create reminder alerts for programs of interest as well as purchase full-length episodes and other content on iTunes and Amazon.com.
Additional features include the ability to automatically view program schedules based on their location, as well as offering Facebook and Twitter integration to allow users to share information from the app with others.
French video sharing web site Dailymotion released its first iPhone application [App Store, $6] on Monday. The app arrives in two versions, the first being free but ad-supported while the second version without ads costs $6. Users of either can search for videos, browse channels, and see popular or featured highlights. iPhone 3GS owners have the further option of recording and uploading their own clips.
We're going with "cool and geeky" today as NASA announced the new version of its free iPhone application. Version 1.1 of the app, which allows users to track the positions of the International Space Station and Space Shuttle to see if you may be in the vicinity for a visible sighting opportunity of either one also introduces a high-resolution option for images and a sleep mode on/off toggle (so you can keep your device from going into sleep mode while you track launches). Both of these features can be configured in the iPhone's settings for the app.
If you dig the BBC's stuff, you'll like this. The network, which has been working on a native iPhone iPlayer client, recently released a presentation of October iPlayer figures, within which can be found a mockup of an iPhone app. Beyond simplifying and accelerating iPlayer for Apple handhelds, the app would appear to support downloads, as well as sending messages to show hosts. Users would likely continue to need a TV license