Browsing All posts tagged under »iphone«

Why I’ll be keeping my Blackberry for now.

July 12, 2008

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After this weekend, I’ll be relinquishing the new 3G iPhone to the rest of the Shiftworkers, for it’s actual purpose: development testing for mobile web sites and apps. So now that I’ve declared myself a fan of the iPhone, why will I be keeping my Blackberry Pearl? Because the Blackberry is a better phone and […]

The iPhone 3G really is that good.

July 12, 2008

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I was the first in line at Auckland’s Queen St Vodafone store on Friday morning. I know the hardcore were there for the 12:01 opening, but I was happier to queue in double-digit temperatures. The new iPhone is bloody good. While it’s wider and taller than my Blackberry Pearl, it’s slightly slimmer. I know it’s […]

Multi-touch precedents

May 30, 2008

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With Microsoft’s demonstrations of Windows 7’s multi-touch support, the battle is joined with Apple to define the standard for multi-touch gestural interfaces. Apple is already patenting specific multi-touch gestures, as enabled on the iPhone and newest MacBooks. All of this reminds me of some demos I tried over 10 years ago at a OzCHI conference […]

RIM-style network for iPhone?

February 9, 2008

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With the announcement of the 1.1.3 iPhone unlock, I’m again considering getting an iPhone — just for research purposes, you understand. But as I explained in an earlier post today, I love the way email on my Blackberry just works with our company’s Exchange server. So I’m looking at the iPhone, and wondering: does anyone […]