Seriously. Did you ever have a ridiculously good-looking friend who was also brilliant and talented, but they made some really bad choices and threw it all away? Victor Frankenstein is like that. This movie has so much going for it, and just fritters it away, like a goddamn frittering machine.
Finding an easier way to mow the lawn is not a new concept, but this is one of the first to throw an ATV into the mix.
MobileMe will die someday. Just not anytime soon, since apple will keep MobileMe operational until June 30, 2012. But now that iCloud is here (and free), all MobileMe subscriptions from the last year, will be free until they expire.
Serious Twitter heads might be rejoicing that @mentions now get pushed to your phone via text—but some of us don't want to be bothered. Here's how to easily opt out of the potentially-aggravating service, if you so please.
Blackberry's push notifications are now available to any developer who'd like to stick 'em in any Blackberry app. Since battery-friendly push is the best part of owning a Blackberry, this update sounds fantastic.
Push. It's not just a verb that sends people careening down a flight of stairs. It's also not just for guys in suits diddling on BlackBerrys. You hear it featured on new iPhone apps every week. So, what is it?
According to developer Till Schadde, random people may be receiving your AIM messages if you have a jailbroken or unlocked iPhone. In fact, anyone with a jailbroken iPhone may be getting them, according to his testing: [Update: Confirmed]
My biggest disappointment with iPhone 3.0 is there's still no push Gmail. (Probably due some to contractual BS, but whatever.) GPush is a 99-cent app that almost fixes it by sending you push notifications whenever you get a new message.
Tapulous has issued an update to their Tap Tap Revenge rhythm game which includes working push notifications, despite the fact that iPhone OS 3.0 isn't officially available for two more days.
Apple just sent out an email to MobileMe subscribers to let them know of some new(ish) features. The biggest bullet point is the fact that push is back.
If you are a Google Apps junkie like I am, chances are that your iPhone (or WinMo) experience has been lacking. Luckily, Google has released Sync support to instantly coordinate your Google Calendar and Contacts.