iPhone NES Emulator Adds Accelerometer Support, Brings Tilt Control to…

The new version of the popular NES emulator for the iPhone and iPod touch now includes accelerometer control for all games. The implementation is very simple: A tilt is equivalent to controlling input in that direction. This means that tilt control can be used in any game loaded into the emulator, but also that some… » 7/28/08 9:40pm 7/28/08 9:40pm

Next Version of Installer.app For iPhone 2.0 Software Looks Like It's…

These screens were released today by the developers of Installer.app showing Installer 4, the next version that will work with jailbroken iPhones running firmware 2.0. By the slick looks of it, it looks like they're getting close. When it's done, it will be multi-threaded (meaning everything doesn't come to a halt… » 7/24/08 7:07pm 7/24/08 7:07pm

Hands-On Google Talk for iPhone (Verdict: Stick with Installer.app)

Google's brand new Gtalk webapp for the iPhone is as crappy as I expected it would be. It has a nice design, and sending messages was easy, but at the end of the day it's still running in Safari—which means if you get a call you are signed out of chat. And unlike other web-based IM apps, Gtalk doesn't work in the… » 7/03/08 2:30pm 7/03/08 2:30pm

TiVoRemote App Updated with Slick GUI and Handy Features

TiVoremote, the iPhone / iPod touch Telnet TiVo Remote app, was finally updated a few weeks ago with an ooey gooey GUI, and some really useful new features. Now at version 0.23, the app can now detect TiVos on your home network, allowing for easy selection of the TiVo you want to control. What's even better is the app… » 6/30/08 5:40pm 6/30/08 5:40pm

Afternoon News: I Hate Vivid, I Like BudCase, Facebook Allegedly…

• Vivid Video is suing PornoTube over copyright infringement. I never thought I'd say this, but I hate you, Vivid Video. [Ars Technica]
• Facebook Beacon isn't only invasive and potentially embarassing, it may also be illegal. [Boing Boing]
• The BudCase stores your ear buds on your keychain. I need this, and for $15,… » 12/11/07 3:59pm 12/11/07 3:59pm