I’ll take that bet….

IDC claims that Windows Mobile will overtake iOS and become the #2 smartphone platform in 2015. “By 2015, IDC expects Windows Phone to be number 2 operating system worldwide behind Android.” Anything is possible, and of course, with IDC using the smartphone label, they discounting all the iPod Touches and iPads in the mobile space. … Read more…

AT&T moves to metered data for iPhones

Well, at least we now know how AT&T plans to fix it’s network woes…by limiting the amount of data iPhone users can use. From the press release: DataPlus. Provides 200 megabytes (MB) of data – for example, enough to send/receive 1,000 emails (no attachments), plus send/receive 150 emails with attachments, plus view 400 Web pages, … Read more…

Apple now rejecting Desktop-like apps for iPad

Austrailian iPhone OS developers Shifty Jelly have found their app MyFrame rejected by Apple, after it was previously approved 3 times. The reason seems to be it’s Dashboard like functionality, giving it a “desktop” like feel. From their blog: Just yesterday the company that I work for (Groundhog Software) got a phone call from Apple, … Read more…

iPad apps: Get ready for the second wave

Andy Ihnatko: The brilliance of the iPad is the understanding that many notebook features aren’t relevant in a slate computer. I’m likely to use external hard drives and printers with a notebook. Not so with a slate. So why bother cutting three USB ports into it, and adding all kinds of troublesome third-party device drivers … Read more…

Search Warrant for stolen iPhone unsealed

You can read it here in all it’s glory. Highlights: Hogan (the “finder” of the protoype) was turned in by his roommate. Hogan’s roommate tried to talk him out of selling the iPhone to Gizmodo, by arguing that it’s sale would ruin the career of Gray Powell (the engineer that lost it). Hogan’s response was … Read more…