Spotify, the digital music service, announced today the availability of its Spotify App for iPhone / iPod touch at the App Store and the Android at the Android Market. (See demo video to the right for the Android)
The Spotify App is available to Spotify Premium subscribers in the UK, Sweden, Spain, France, Norway and Finland, allowing them to enjoy the music service, previously available only on the desktop, wherever they go. Key features include:
Access to millions of track.
Search and stream music instantly.
Create and synchronize playlists.
Playlists can be downloaded and played in offline mode
AT&T has announced that on September 25 Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) will be available for the iPhone 3G and 3GS. MMS will be enabled through a software update on that day. AT&T have been working for the past several months to prepare their systems and network to ensure the best possible experience with MMS when it launches.
According to AT&T, "We’re riding the leading edge of smartphone growth that’s resulted in an explosion of traffic over the AT&T network. Wireless use on our network has grown an average of 350 percent year-over-year for the past two years, and is projected to continue at a rapid pace in 2009 and beyond. The volume of smartphone data traffic the AT&T network is handling is unmatched in the wireless industry. We want you to know that we’re working relentlessly to innovate and invest in our network to anticipate this growth in usage and to stay ahead of the anticipated growth in data demand, new devices and applications for years to come."
Lingerie Football League is changing the game, both on the field and in the App Store, with the launch of the new Lingerie Football League app. Last year, 52 million people watched the Lingerie Bowl instead of the Super Bowl half-time show. If those numbers are any indication, the new Lingerie Football League app could be one of the hottest new apps in the App Store.
Building on that popularity, the Lingerie Football League (LFL) kicks off its inaugural season Friday September 4, 2009 at the Sears Centre Arena in Chicago, as the Miami Caliente and Chicago Bliss take to the field in the skimpiest of uniforms to play 7-on-7 tackle football.
Featuring sexy women in lingerie playing full contact football, LFL gives sports fans a new entertainment option on Friday nights, and a hot new app for their iPhone or iPod Touch. Fans who don't have an iPhone or iPod Touch can subscribe to the LFL Mobile site by texting "LFL" to 87873.
Did you know you can boost the audio volume on your iPhone without adding any additional power? Our friends over at ThinkGeek.com are selling the Aircurve iPhone Acoustic Amplifier that turns your iPhone into a mini sound system that needs no batteries or adapters. You can also use it as an alarm clock if you need more noise to wake up.
The Aircurve iPhone Acoustic Amplifier features:
Acoustically amplifies your iPhone
Custom-engineered waveguide requires no power
Allows syncing/charging using Griffin Dock Cable or the charge/sync cable that came with your iPhone
Microsoft has released the Bing iPhone and Mac SDK. It is now available for download on CodePlex, open source under the Microsoft Public License (MS-PL). The SDK provides the ability to easily query Bing from within Cocoa or Cocoa Touch application, perform both synchronous and asynchronous queries and search Bing for Web, Image, Video, News, and Phonebook results.
China Unicom has announced that it has reached a three-year agreement with Apple to sell the Apple iPhone in China. The initial launch is expected to be in the fourth quarter of 2009. This will provide Chinese users with a brand new communication and information experience, claimed the company. The announced was published in the company's earnings announcement.
China has more than 670 million customers and mobile phone sales in China are expected to reach 192 million units next year. This is a huge market for Apple.
Using the mobile smartphone platform, onseeker music provides the unique benefit of real-time interaction between fans, artists, and venues using full multimedia profiles, status updates, location-based content, and more. Subscriber artists and venues control content and receive consumer-generated feedback, metrics, and analytics that offer intimate insight into fan tastes and trends previously unavailable.
Rhapsody on-demand streaming music application will soon be available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Rhapsody will soon submit the app to Apple for review.
According to Rhapsody, "the app will be easy and intuitive. You’ll see a menu bar across the bottom of the screen, as is found in many apps. You’ll have the option to check out the queue, your library, browse the Rhapsody library (all 8 million + songs of it), search, and settings. The app has all the functionality of the client, or Rhapsody.com, only super portable." To get a better idea of what the app can do for you, check out the video to the right.
Non-subscribers to Rhapsody will have the opportunity to try the app for a limited time free-trial period. Rhapsody is working on an Android app.
Yulong, a mainland Chinese supplier of high-end smartphones, announced today the launch of its 3G mobile phone, the Coolpad N900. Just as Apple is about to reach an agreement on entering the China market through cooperation with China Unicom, the new Coolpad N900 looms over the sales prospects of the iPhone 3G by winning itself the title "iPhone Killer".
The Coolpad N900, with CDMA2000/GSM featuring dual sim dual stand technology combines the stylish UI interface of iPhone's 3D Touch and is designed according to the usage habits of Chinese customers. As a 3G product promoted by China Telecom and a bestseller in China, the model is especially favored by the Chinese business elite.
According to a report by Ovum, a telecommunication consulting agency, although Apple's iPhone has not officially entered the China market, over one million iPhone handsets have already flowed into China through non-official channels. Besides its cool interface, Chinese consumers have not truly experienced the value-added services offered by iPhone; also, the different usage habits of Chinese and Western users have impeded the using experience of Chinese users.
Iphone Unlocking Ltd have developed the easiest and safest iPhone unlocking software on the market. Since their launch in August, 2007, their software has been downloaded by more than one million customers worldwide located in over 145 countries, and still counting. Their Unlock iPhone Software is compatible with all generations of the iPhone including the latest iPhone 3Gs up to the latest firmware version 3.0.1.
The software also has the amazing feature of enabling the user to relock their iPhone to ensure that the warranty on the iPhone remains valid. This is an unparalleled feature compared to other service providers. If you want to avail the jailbreak facility, simply select the jailbreak option from within the software. The software also unlocks iPhones with beta firmware versions. Unlocking the iPhone is absolutely seamless and safe, with no hazardous risk of bricking your iPhone.
Unlocking Apple's firmware version 3.0.1 was not possible until recently. It was only supported for iPhones operating on AT&T's service, but now, iPhone users hooked to any other service provider "worldwide" can also unlock the iPhone 3.0.1 with this amazing software.