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  • Pantone offers myPANTONE iPhone app
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    Pantone offers myPANTONE iPhone app

    By 21 September 2009

    Pantone, "the global authority on colour", has announced the availability of myPANTONE, an iPhone app that gives access to Pantone's colour palettes. But, it's not just a digital versions of the colour charts, the app also offers options for finding colours...

  • Noel Edmonds to offer Cosmic Ordering iPhone app
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    Noel Edmonds to offer Cosmic Ordering iPhone app

    By 21 September 2009

    TV celeb Noel Edmonds is soon to launch an iPhone application based around his beliefs of "Cosmic Ordering". Although there's no doubt more to it if you care to investigate, Cosmic Ordering appears to be a shopping list of wants that you literally ask...

  • Google: Apple lied to FCC over Google Voice App
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    Google: Apple lied to FCC over Google Voice App

    By 18 September 2009

    Google has accused Apple of lying to the US government over the Google Voice application being rejected for inclusion in Apple's App store. The claims come as Google backtracks on its FCC filing over the incident asking for previously redacted content...

  • iGAME FAMILY TV dock borrows from iPhone, Wii
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    iGAME FAMILY TV dock borrows from iPhone, Wii

    By 15 September 2009

    Elonex is to launch what it says is the world's first TV games dock, the iGAME FAMILY, that plays non-app iPod content as well as apes the Nintendo Wii. Designed in the UK, the iGAME is described as a "convergence product that takes the best functionality...

  • Ralph Lauren offers design-your-own Rugby shirt iPhone app
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    Ralph Lauren offers design-your-own Rugby shirt iPhone app

    By 11 September 2009

    Ralph Lauren has launched an iPhone app that lets American consumers design their own unique rugby shirt on their handset, and then order the garment to be made up for them. The "Rugby App" follows the previous release of the Ralph Lauren Collection App,...

  • CoPilot Live iPhone satnav app gets a free update
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    CoPilot Live iPhone satnav app gets a free update

    By 9 September 2009

    The first update for CoPilot Live iPhone satnav app has been released. Available for free to existing users, the automatic update claims to bring a number of improvements and new features including safety camera alerts, the ability to dial a point of...

  • The Apple iPod rumour round-up - 09.09.09
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    The Apple iPod rumour round-up - 09.09.09

    By 9 September 2009

    Yes, it's 09.09.09. The day has arrived. The day The Beatles digitised 14 of their albums for download and the day Apple refreshes its iPod range at a press conference in San Francisco to be beamed around the world. The internet rumour mill has been churning...

  • CoPilot LIVE intros European maps for iPhone, still keeps price cheap
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    CoPilot LIVE intros European maps for iPhone, still keeps price cheap

    By 31 August 2009

    CoPilot Live makers ALK have launched a new European version of its GPS software for the iPhone App Store. The new version, priced at £59.99 will offer UK and European maps and be the same price as the TomTom and Navigon UK offerings. In an attempt to...

  • VIDEO: Rightmove offers free iPhone app
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    VIDEO: Rightmove offers free iPhone app

    By 5 August 2009

    Property website Rightmove has launched an application for the iPhone and iPod touch that's free to download and use. The app is location-aware, so can offer search results of properties nearby which are available to rent or buy in a user's location....

  • Pre-schoolers get iPhone colouring-in app
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    Pre-schoolers get iPhone colouring-in app

    By 3 August 2009

    A new iPhone app aimed at pre-schoolers has been launched in the US, ever-widening the scope of such applications. Obviously designed to be downloaded to a parent's iPhone or iPod touch, PBS KIDS is offering the "Curious George Coloring Book App". It's...

  • VIDEO: Barclaycard Waterslide iPhone game sees 3 million downloads
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    VIDEO: Barclaycard Waterslide iPhone game sees 3 million downloads

    By 30 July 2009

    In what's clearly a lesson of how to get it right as far as apps that advertise go, Barclaycard's "waterslide" iPhone game has seen 3 million downloads in just 13 days. The app, that supports Barclaycard's current ad that sees an office worker sliding...

  • Apple's "Only on the iPhone" claim cleared by ASA
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    Apple's "Only on the iPhone" claim cleared by ASA

    By 30 July 2009

    The Advertising Standards Authority has cleared an Apple ad that saw ten complaints for its "Only on the iPhone" applications boast. The advert in question, that most TV-watching Brits will have seen at some point, was the iPhone TV ad that stated: "If...

  • O2 launches Litmus comp to find best new iPhone app
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    O2 launches Litmus comp to find best new iPhone app

    By 20 July 2009

    In a slightly convoluted move, O2 has announced it is launching a competition to find the best new iPhone app for its customers. Via O2's "Litmus" online app store, the "O2 App Showdown" comp will offer a £10,000 prize for the best new application idea,...

  • Amazon-owned Kindle rival reveals iPhone app stats
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    Amazon-owned Kindle rival reveals iPhone app stats

    By 15 July 2009

    Amazon-owned Lexcycle has announced that its Kindle-rivaling iPhone app has seen considerable success. As well as two versions of the Kindle ebook reader on the hardware front, Amazon also offers a Kindle iPhone app, so a direct rival to the "Stanza"...

  • iPhone gets first aid and CPR app
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    iPhone gets first aid and CPR app

    By 10 July 2009

    The iPhone's list of available applications is getting ever longer and ever diverse with the news that the American Heart Association has released the new Pocket First Aid & CPR app for the iPhone platform. The association's first iPhone-themed offering,...

  • Apple celebrates App Store's first anniversary
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    Apple celebrates App Store's first anniversary

    By 7 July 2009

    Apple is gearing up to celebrate the first anniversary of the iTunes App Store. The App Store went live on 10 or 11 July last year (depending where in the world you were) and has arguably seen major success over the last 12 months. Apple hit the one billion...

  • First iPhone porn app sells out
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    First iPhone porn app sells out

    By 26 June 2009

    The iPhone's first porn application, thought to be okayed thanks to the new 17+ rating and parental controls, went live this week in Apple's App Store, only to be yanked 24-hours later due to the fact that it "sold out". Hottest Girls, a $2 widget that...

  • First 17+ iPhone app launches
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    First 17+ iPhone app launches

    By 19 June 2009

    With the iPhone 3.0 OS update came the option of creating age restricted applications for the phone and the iPod touch, opening up the App Store to a possible flood of adult-themed content. The first "17+" iPhone app has now gone live via the Apple App...

  • Documents To Go now available on iPhone
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    Documents To Go now available on iPhone

    By 18 June 2009

    DataViz has announced that it's releasing "Documents To Go" for the iPhone. It's an all-in-one application that'll let you edit Word documents from your handset. Support for file formats is pretty comprehensive, the application will run Word, Excel &...

  • Tweetdeck launches on iPhone
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    Tweetdeck launches on iPhone

    By 17 June 2009

    Popular desktop Twitter client Tweetdeck has announced the availability of an iPhone version of the software. The news follows Digg founder Kevin Rose reporting on his blog that he had a beta version working. It features the same column-based structure...

  • VIDEO: Apple's App Store wall at WWDC
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    VIDEO: Apple's App Store wall at WWDC

    By 10 June 2009

    Apple has created an interesting display for the developer attendees at its WWDC event. A "wall", made up of a bank of twenty edge-to-edge 30-inch Apple Cinema Displays, is offering a visualisation of live downloads of 20,000 of the most popular iPhone...

  • WWDC banner revealed in spy-shots
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    WWDC banner revealed in spy-shots

    By 3 June 2009

    See it like pleasantly reassuring deja vu, or the horrible realisation that we're all trapped in the cyclical nightmare that is the consumer tech industry - we're obviously opting for the former - but WWDC banner pics have been spy-shotted and posted...

  • Sky News launches iPhone app
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    Sky News launches iPhone app

    By 27 May 2009

    Following the launch of its "Remote Record" app for the iPhone that's hit a quarter of a million downloads, Sky has announced it's now offering a Sky News app for the iPhone. The free to download application for the iPhone and iPod touch claims to deliver...

  • Wi-Fi-only SlingPlayer Mobile launches for iPhone
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    Wi-Fi-only SlingPlayer Mobile launches for iPhone

    By 13 May 2009

    Sling Media has finally announced the availability of a Wi-Fi-only version of its SlingPlayer Mobile application for iPhone and iPod touch. Rather than offering over-the-air streaming, when in a Wi-Fi enabled area connected to a Slingbox SOLO or PRO,...

  • Apple rejects "Me So Holy" iPhone app
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    Apple rejects "Me So Holy" iPhone app

    By 12 May 2009

    Apple has rejected another iPhone application because of worry that it could be "objectionable" to owners of the company's smartphone. The app was to allow users to put their face on the bodies of various religious figures and add captions. According...