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September 27, 2007

iPhone firmware updated for WiFi iTunes

Apple has finally pushed out the WiFi iTunes iPhone firmware promised by Jobs several weeks ago and Pogue a couple of hours ago. Fire up your desktop iTunes and connect your iPhone to download and install the update. And be prepared to wait, as this firmware takes several minutes to download and install. Far longer […]

April 3, 2007

Of iTunes, EMI, and Carnival 67

Carnival of the Mobilists #67 is out just in time to revisit (yet again) the iTunes juggernaut. Click here to read some of last week’s best coverage of wireless technology, business, and cultural developments. My “Apple’s three screens opportunity” got the nod with Wap Review commenting: Apple has become a content distribution powerhouse with iTunes. […]

November 1, 2012

Launch RunKeeper from your own iOS app

Are you a Health Graph (@healthgraphapi) partner with an iOS app of your own? And do you encourage your users to track their fitness activities using the RunKeeper (@runkeeper) app? If you do and you want a way to ease their transition from your experience into RunKeeper tracking, we’ve got just the ticket! We’ve added […]

November 2, 2011

Fleetly delights users via Health Graph integration

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Geoff Pitfield (@gpitfield) of Fleetly (@fleetly) about his company and their new Fleetly app release which now includes support for RunKeeper users via Health Graph (@healthgraphapi) integration. Here’s an inside look at how one developer keeps their users happy and healthy with the Health Graph. Bill Day: […]

October 31, 2011

RunKeeper adds auto-pause, heart rate zones, and more!

We’ve been hard at work adding features users have been requesting to the RunKeeper app! Now available in both iPhone and Android versions: Auto pause – RunKeeper can automatically pause tracking when you stop moving Heart rate zone – RunKeeper can chart information from compatible heart rate monitors; can also provide audio cues to help […]

July 29, 2011

PayPal Mobile for iPhone updates

PayPal has updated their iPhone mobile app which I’ve written about previously here and here. According to the PayPal Blog post: It features some great enhancements based on feedback straight from our users and general fixes for an even smoother experience. The post goes on to say: Our latest research findings indicated that our customers […]

June 29, 2011

Alternative Payment Systems, Part 4: Dwolla

Welcome to part four of my multi-part series comparing alternative payment systems to the PayPal X Platform and each other. Part one introduced Amazon’s Flexible Payments Service, part two discussed Facebook Credits, and part three focused on Google Checkout. This time we’re going to examine the Dwolla platform (@dwolla) for sending and receiving cash. We’ll […]

June 16, 2011

iPhone app review: AT&T Code Scanner

I recently had occasion to procure a shiny new iPhone 4 (read: old iPhone died) and have been trying out all kinds of apps given all the space I now have to fill.  I’ve been looking at iOS payments, finance, investing, shopping, and marketing apps in particular. Based upon my investigations, and building on the […]

May 1, 2011

Notes from the week of 2011-05-01

PayPal X Platform New @PayPalX series: "Integrating Payments into WordPress, Part 1: Features and Getting Started" # Part 2 of my "Integrating Payments into WordPress" series focuses on @PayPalX plugins # Comments from @factual CEO in "An iTunes model for data" echo my @PayPalX data markets series # How @PayPal can […]

April 28, 2011

Who will corner the market on mobile card readers?

Mobile credit card reader competition continues to heat up. Square credit card readers are now being sold directly by Apple in their retail stores and online.  Square readers also work on iPad and iPod touch (i.e. any current iOS-based device) as well as Android devices.  The readers connect using a mobile device’s headphone jack. It’s […]