Tuesday's News Bits
This article contains unofficial information.
- Apple’s App Store is getting close to its 1st anniversary! The App store was born on July 11, 2008, with the release of the iPhone OS 2.0 and has turned to be the largest mobile application storefront to date. Let’s say “Thanks!” to all the developers who contributed to the richness of the catalog!
- An unboxing video of the BlackBerry Onyx 9020 has been posted. The smartphone looks really nice and seems to come bundled with all the regular stuff like data cable, software CD, earphones, etc. The Onyx should be a renewed and more compact version of the Bold and is expected to become available through AT&T.
Gmail with push notification is coming to the iPhone… or at least, we hope so. A simple application, called GPush, has been developed that seems to utilize iPhone OS 3.0 push notification support. You just need to start the app, type in your Gmail username and password and you’re game! The only thing left is the Apple´s approval. If things go well, the app is expected to cost just $0.99.
- The Trimble Outdoors app is now available for the T-Mobile G1. The applications allows users to use their smartphones as GPS navigator and geotagging tools for hiking, fishing, backpacking and other outdoor activities. Trimble Outdoors is available through Android Market at a promotional price of $19.99 for the first 30 days.