Twittelator Pro 1.3.1 for iPhone/Touch Ships

Stone Design today shipped another update to Twittelator Pro, a feature packed native iPhone Twitter client. With many expert features including multiple accounts, Trending Topics, and Nearby Search for Tweeters, Twittelator Pro is the culmination of the expanding Twittelator customer base's wishes, desires and bug fixes. Version 1.3.1 features a dingbats panel for instant graphic insertion into your tweets, better interaction with TwitPics's and numerous bug fixes including one nasty crasher.

REVIEW: Shades iPhone/iPod Case

The nice folks over at Shades sent us a box of assorted cases for all of the current generation iPods and the First Generation iPhone. I have put them on my iPhone and my parents' iPod Nanos. I also had my very picky brother put one on his iPhone to see what he thought.

Right out of the box I was glad to see that the makers of Shades did not ship me the case with a bunch of hard to open packaging. This is very important to me because when I get something and have a hard time getting it open it just frustrates me. The case is a bit hard to describe but I am going to give it my best shot.

Make Your iPhone an iPod Touch

If you are planning on upgrading from an iPhone 1.0 to the new iPhone 3G and have no clue what to do with your old iPhone AT&T has offered this tidbit that may help you to decide.

From Appleinsider

A spokesperson for the carrier confirmed to AppleInsider that neither AT&T nor Apple will prevent de-activated first-generation iPhones for serving as surrogate iPod touches."If the [original] device is not re-activated as a wireless phone after you’ve upgraded to iPhone 3G, it will still work as an iTunes player and can access Wi-Fi," the spokesperson said.That means old iPhones can [...]

New Google Reader for iPhone

Last night I was going through my feeds and came across this post from Google.

Google has introduced a new RSS Reader for the iPhone and In the normal Google fashion, it is a Beta. To use it all you will need to do is open mobile Safari on your iPhone or if you want to see what it might look like on your computer before you try it on the iPhone use this tip to do so. (Want To See What an iPhone Only Website Looks Like without an iPhone)

The new reader makes mobile RSS reading even better by showing you the titles in a list view, and instead of opening a new link when you click [...]

Instant iPhone and iPod touch jailbreak! Just navigate to jailbreakme.com

This new one-touch jailbreak opens your iPhone for full disk access and installs Installer.app so you can add pretty much any third party application you like. All you have to do is navigate from your iPhone or iPod touch to the page, read the directions, scroll down, and tap the button. Wait until the "slide-to-unlock" screen appears (30 secs)

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iPhone and iPod Touch SDK in February

"Third Party Applications on the iPhone

Let me just say it: We want native third party applications on the iPhone, and we plan to have an SDK in developers’ hands in February. We are excited about creating a vibrant third party developer community around the iPhone and enabling hundreds of new applications for our users. With our revolutionary multi-touch interface, powerful hardware and advanced software architecture, we believe we have created the best mobile platform ever for developers.

It will take until February to release an SDK because we’re trying to do two diametrically [...]

One way to sync Address Book smart groups to iPods etc.

For all of you who use your iPods to get you address book contacts here is a way to get the smart groups on them.I got my iPod touch last week, and I realized that, even if it can sync my contacts and groups correctly from Address Book, it cannot sync smart groups.... Then use this script:tell application “Address Book” repeat with the_person in every person in group “SMyGroup” add the_person to group “SMyGroup” end repeat save addressbook quitend tellRepeat those steps for each smart group to be put into a standard group, and in the AppleScript, just add more repeat loops. [...]