TouchMyApps » iPhone http://www.touchmyapps.com All Things iPhone and iPad for those who like to Touch. iOS App reviews, News, New Apps, Price Drops and App Gone Free Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:08:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.3 iOS 6.1 Security Hole Found: Access phone module from locked screen http://www.touchmyapps.com/2013/02/14/ios-6-1-security-hole-found-access-phone-module-from-locked-screen/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2013/02/14/ios-6-1-security-hole-found-access-phone-module-from-locked-screen/#comments Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:22:43 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=71939 Remember the major security hole found in iOS 4.1 from a few years back that would allow someone to access your contacts even though the phone was locked with a passcode? Well it appears someone has figured out another way to exploit a serious flaw in iOS 6.1 that would enable them to have access … Read more]]>

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Remember the major security hole found in iOS 4.1 from a few years back that would allow someone to access your contacts even though the phone was locked with a passcode? Well it appears someone has figured out another way to exploit a serious flaw in iOS 6.1 that would enable them to have access to your phone module – where they can then view/edit contacts and make calls. As per Gizmodo:

First you have to pretend to turn the phone off, then make an aborted emergency call, then a quick bit of off button and cancel pressing. That boots you into the full phone app where you can pretty much call or message anyone you like.

Until Apple patches this in a future update, your safest best is to keep your iPhone close by 24/7. Check out the video on how the hack is done after the break.

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iOS 6 is now available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/09/19/ios-6-is-now-available-for-the-iphone-ipad-and-ipod-touch/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/09/19/ios-6-is-now-available-for-the-iphone-ipad-and-ipod-touch/#comments Wed, 19 Sep 2012 17:49:25 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=69903 Apple’s latest mobile operating system – iOS 6 – is finally available to the masses. Available either as a download over-the-air and directly from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch (go to Settings –> General –> Software Update), or by plugging it into your computer and updating via iTunes, iOS 6 contains over 200 new features, including Apple’s … Read more]]>

Apple’s latest mobile operating system – iOS 6 – is finally available to the masses. Available either as a download over-the-air and directly from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch (go to Settings –> General –> Software Update), or by plugging it into your computer and updating via iTunes, iOS 6 contains over 200 new features, including Apple’s all-new maps app, Passbook, an improved Siri and more. We previous posted about its most notable new additions, as well as a list of features that are/aren’t compatible with older iDevices. For the complete scoop on the latest OS, hit Apple’s iOS 6 page, or start updating your iPhone/iPad to see first hand all the new goodies that are included.

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5 Years of the iPhone: 250 million units shipped and $150 Billion in Revenue http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/06/27/5-years-of-the-iphone-250-million-units-shipped-and-150-billion-in-revenue/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/06/27/5-years-of-the-iphone-250-million-units-shipped-and-150-billion-in-revenue/#comments Wed, 27 Jun 2012 15:36:52 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=68764 With a blink of an eye, the iPhone will turn 5 this week. First officially launched in the US on June 29, 2007, the iPhone entered the mobile phone market at a time when RIM and Palm (remember the Palm Treo?) were still at the top of their game. To mark the occasion, research firm Strategy … Read more]]>

With a blink of an eye, the iPhone will turn 5 this week. First officially launched in the US on June 29, 2007, the iPhone entered the mobile phone market at a time when RIM and Palm (remember the Palm Treo?) were still at the top of their game. To mark the occasion, research firm Strategy Analytics have gathered some staggering numbers in their latest report: 250 million iPhones shipped and $150 billion in revenue for Apple.

Neil Shah, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics, offers, “Apple’s first iPhone was launched commercially in the United States on June 29, 2007. Between June 2007 and June 2012, we estimate the iPhone family of models has generated US$150 billion of cumulative revenues worldwide for Apple. This is an impressive achievement and it illustrates just how popular the iPhone has become during the past five years”.

Neil Mawston, Executive Director at Strategy Analytics, adds, “The iPhone portfolio has become a huge generator of cash and profit for Apple. A quarter of a billion iPhones have been shipped cumulatively worldwide in the first five years since launch and Apple reaches its fifth birthday at the top of its game. However, there are emerging signs that the iPhone’s next five years could get tougher. Some mobile operators are becoming concerned about the high level of subsidies they spend on the iPhone, while Samsung is expanding its popular Galaxy portfolio and providing Apple with more credible competition.”

In the previous quarter alone – when Apple posted revenue of $39.2 billion and a net profit of $11.6 billion – 35.1 million iPhones were sold (an increase of 88% compared to the previous year).

And as noted by VoucherCodes, there are more iPhones sold per day than there are babies born around the world. Now that’s impressive.

Check out the infographic below, as well as the keynote during the 2007 Macworld event where Steve Jobs first unveiled the Apple smartphone that would eventually alter the mobile landscape.

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The gTar uses the iPhone to teach you how to Jam http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/05/22/the-gtar-uses-the-iphone-to-teach-you-how-to-jam/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/05/22/the-gtar-uses-the-iphone-to-teach-you-how-to-jam/#comments Tue, 22 May 2012 18:12:04 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=68243 If you’ve just started out learning how to play the guitar (or it’s something you’ve always wanted to do), this Kickstarter project is definitely worth keeping an eye on. Dubbed the gTar, this Digital Guitar was designed to work in unison with your iPhone, teaching you how to play songs with a fretboard that lights … Read more]]>

gTar - Guitar made for iPhoneIf you’ve just started out learning how to play the guitar (or it’s something you’ve always wanted to do), this Kickstarter project is definitely worth keeping an eye on. Dubbed the gTar, this Digital Guitar was designed to work in unison with your iPhone, teaching you how to play songs with a fretboard that lights up. It’s similar in concept to the Fretlight Guitar, but now with the added convenience of having the notes and songs imported over from the iPhone and gTar app. Here’s how it works:

While most guitars have pickups to amplify the sound of vibrating strings, the gTar has none – instead, we’ve designed the gTar with sensors that detect exactly what you’re playing in real-time and relay each note to your iPhone, which then produces the actual sound.

With 3 levels of difficulty, the gTar will be versatile enough for different levels of guitar players when playing a song. On Easy, all you need to do is pluck the string associated with the note, and the gTar will do the rest. On Medium, you’ll need to play the string and the correct note on the fretboard (with aid of LED lights). And for Hard mode, the LEDs will light up, but you can play along however you want.

Having first played the guitar at the age 14, the gTar appears to be an awesome tool for learning – be it for chords, progressions, solos, improvisations and more. At least I wouldn’t have had to spend hundreds of dollars on guitar books and other materials in my quest to become the next Eric Clapton (clearly, that never quite materialized). The gTar would have done most of that for me, and it’d probably been a lot more fun as well while getting a grip on the basics.

You can still pledge $399 for a white gTar (Sept 2012 delivery date); it’ll retail for over $450 once it’s released to the masses. If you’re interested, don’t procrastinate as there’s a limited number of spots for pledges. Once sold out, you may be out of luck and have to wait until it hits retail stores in the near future. Currently, there are over 400 backers and the project has already reached its goal of $100,000 (now at $153,000+).

Check out the video below and the gTar Kickstarter page for more info.

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Tether back for iPhone, now as an HTML5 app http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/03/12/tether-back-for-iphone-now-as-an-html5-app/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/03/12/tether-back-for-iphone-now-as-an-html5-app/#comments Mon, 12 Mar 2012 16:16:40 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=67003 iTether, the iPhone app that was released last November and subsequently pulled from the App Store for being a “burden to the carrier network”, is now back for the iPhone — this time as an HTML5 app, and thus bypassing Apple’s approval process. Now simply called Tether, the service lets users tether their Windows/Mac laptops … Read more]]>

iTether, the iPhone app that was released last November and subsequently pulled from the App Store for being a “burden to the carrier network”, is now back for the iPhone — this time as an HTML5 app, and thus bypassing Apple’s approval process. Now simply called Tether, the service lets users tether their Windows/Mac laptops to their cellphone data plan via an Adhoc wireless network. This is especially handy for those without a jailbroken iPhone and/or wish to avoid any potential carrier fees associated with tethering.

From the Tether blog:

“It was clear from our initial application iTether, there was enormous demand within the iPhone ecosystem,” says Tim Burke, CEO of Tether. “It was unfortunate that Apple decided to remove our application, only 20 hours after we launched. However, this caused us to innovate. Our underlying patent-pending technology behind Tether for iPhone is unlike anything on the market.”

Tether’s new version for the iPhone is purely based on HTML5 and creates a completely wireless connection over AdHoc. This circumvents the need of buying the application directly from Apple’s App Store and allows any iPhone or iPad with a data connection to allow tethering.

Frequent travelers in particular love Tether because it works all over the world, no matter what network or carrier is available at the time. There’s no need to worry about reconfiguring the Internet connection from network to network.

Tether can be ordered online and will cost $30 per year, though with the current promotion the first year is now only $15.

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Flipboard now available for iPhone and iPod Touch http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/12/07/flipboard-now-available-for-iphone-and-ipod-touch/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/12/07/flipboard-now-available-for-iphone-and-ipod-touch/#comments Wed, 07 Dec 2011 15:58:24 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=61942 Flipboard, a highly popular social magazine app for the iPad, has finally made it ways onto the iPhone. Named Apple’s iPad App of the year and one of TIME’s Top 50 Innovations, Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you, from Instagram photos and Facebook updates to Tumblr posts and articles … Read more]]>

Flipboard, a highly popular social magazine app for the iPad, has finally made it ways onto the iPhone.

Named Apple’s iPad App of the year and one of TIME’s Top 50 Innovations, Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you, from Instagram photos and Facebook updates to Tumblr posts and articles from your favorite publications. Fill Flipboard with the things you like to read, from the smallest blogs to publications like Rolling Stone or Vanity Fair, and use Instapaper or Read It Later to save articles to read later. Connect Flipboard to all your social networks, and you’ll have a single place to enjoy, browse, comment on and share all the news, photos and updates that matter to you.

The eagerly awaited iPhone app also includes a brand new feature only exclusive to the iPhone and iPod Touch – Cover Stories. With Cover Stories, you can quickly browse the most interesting articles and photos being shared with you right now. It’ll apparently get “smarter” every time you use and interact with it. Like the iPad version, Flipboard is completely free to download. Flipboard’s new iPhone ad and more can be found below.

Update: If you’re having troubles building your first Flipboard and receiving the “Couldn’t build your Flipboard. Please check your internet connection and try again.”, you’re not alone. A number of people are also having difficulties getting started. It’s possible that the Flipboard servers are hammered at the moment with the influx of new iPhone users. Hopefully this is won’t last too long and that you’ll be able to actually use the app shortly.

Flipboard Flipboard Inc., Flipboard, – Free

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Photojojo iPhone SLR Mount turns your iPhone into Nikon or Canon mirrorless camera http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/07/07/photojojo-iphone-slr-mount-turns-your-iphone-into-nikon-or-canon-mirrorless-camera/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/07/07/photojojo-iphone-slr-mount-turns-your-iphone-into-nikon-or-canon-mirrorless-camera/#comments Fri, 08 Jul 2011 02:14:01 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=54607 Photojojo’s new iPhone SLR Mount may just turn  your iPhone into the elusive (and rumoured) Canon/Nikon mirrorless camera system. It is a case, threaded filter ring, extension tube with aperture coupling and included Nikon or Canon mount. It is fair to guess that since the lenses share no electronic coupling with the iPhone itself, you’ll have to … Read more]]>

Photojojo’s new iPhone SLR Mount may just turn  your iPhone into the elusive (and rumoured) Canon/Nikon mirrorless camera system. It is a case, threaded filter ring, extension tube with aperture coupling and included Nikon or Canon mount. It is fair to guess that since the lenses share no electronic coupling with the iPhone itself, you’ll have to meter, guess at apertures, and experiment like the very oldest of days. Thankfully, you’ll have at least 8GB of space to do it with as the iPhone SLR Mount works with the iPhone 3G/3GS or iPhone 4. A tripod mount fits the butt of your iPhone 4 or iPhone 3G/3GS, but the weight of the entire unit with a lens might be a stretch for the Turtle Back (the threaded mount) unless you use a Voigtlander pancake.

Hit the gap for more from Photojojo.

The mounts themselves are pretty dear, weighing in at 249,00$ for the iPhone 4 mount and 190,00$ for the iPhone 3G/3GS mount.

Which is cool if you’re an avid iPhoneographer that just has to attach your bulky SLR lenses to your iPhone. Photojojo tout manual controls and depth of focus as two endearing features of the SLR mount. I don’t blame them. Your electronic zooms will be as manual as the beautiful old Nikkors that still had depth of focus scales carved into their frames. It looks as if aperture adjustment can be done on the barrel for electronic lenses. As for depth of field, that tiny sensor in the iPhone should crop everything but the hazy bits right out at any aperture.

I’m not sure whether this is practical or not, but it sure is cool. Photojojo haven’t released hi-res JPEGs taken from the iPhone. I think we can all expect these glass adapters to perform well well below their SLR equivalents, but that isn’t the issue. I mean, you can attach you old Nikkor 28mm AiS lens to your freaking iPhone, not to mention all the third party lenses designed for Canon and Nikon mounts. Practical? Pshaaaw, who knows. Cool? Hell yes.

Photo sites are up in arms, panning everything scientifically, calling potential buyers ‘hipsters’; iPhone rumour sites are up in arms to show off their photography know how. And no one anywhere has the device to actually use. I’d say the iPhone SLR Mount is as polarising as Sigma’s SD1 announcement and subsequent 4x price rise.

From Photojojo’s website:

Ever since the iPhone camera was invented, it’s aspired to be what it simply never quite could be: a DSLR. Sure, apps have helped your camera phone inch forward with simulated focusing and faux filters.

Faux no more. The iPhone SLR Mount gives you the real thing. It’ll set your phone photos apart from everyone else’s on Instagram in an unprecedented way (#nofilter)!

This case-adapter combo lets you mount your Canon EOS or Nikon SLR lenses to your iPhone 4 giving your phone powerful depth of field and manual focus.

Telephoto, wide angle, macro, or your fixed-fifty lenses all attach to this mount giving you a full range of lenses at your iPhone lovin’ fingertips. Heck, you could even throw on a Diana adapter!

Plus, you’ll be putting the SLR lenses you already have to use with the camera you always have with you — your phone.

Two loopholes on each end of the case let you tie on a camera strap, so you can hang it around your neck just like your real DSLR.

Now that your favorite camera has it all, what’re you going to do with your DSLR?

Want to go straight to the iPhone SLR Mount photos page? Click here.

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Mint.com Personal Finance – The easiest way to manage finances on your iPhone http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/03/15/mint-com-personal-finance-the-easiest-way-to-manage-finances-on-your-iphone/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/03/15/mint-com-personal-finance-the-easiest-way-to-manage-finances-on-your-iphone/#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2011 14:16:11 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=49594 Mint.com is a (free) web-based financial management tool for users to manage all their finances in one place. It is one of the easiest applications to use within the sector and also the one that I trust for our family finances.  I’ve had experience using Quicken, Money, and Excel to manage our money, and while these … Read more]]>

Mint.com is a (free) web-based financial management tool for users to manage all their finances in one place. It is one of the easiest applications to use within the sector and also the one that I trust for our family finances.  I’ve had experience using Quicken, Money, and Excel to manage our money, and while these tools can be very powerful and are highly customizable, they don’t compare favorably to Mint.com when it comes to getting a full picture of your finances with maximum ease.

How Mint.com works both within the website and the accompanying iPhone app is the user first sets up an account using an email address and password.  Do make sure you use a complex, hard to guess password since it will have a TON of personal financial data that I’m sure you’ll not want unauthorized users to get their hands on. On the iPhone, you should also set-up a pass code, since anyone with access to your iPhone will otherwise be able to open up the app. When a user account has been established, you can simply add financial accounts by logging into your various financial institutions (banks, brokerages, credit cards, etc) and grabbing your account activity. Each time you log into Mint.com via either the website or the app, your financial data will get updated. It’s that simple.

The moment you get the data into the app, you can change how the specific transactions are coded.  There are approximately 20 categories of transactions and each have sub-categories, so you can set-up how you want to do the reporting. You can also create more categories or sub-categories if you wish.  Mint.com will automatically assign a transaction type to each transaction that is downloaded. However, I have found this to be wrong about 40% of the time. It would indeed be splendid if Mint is smart enough to “remember” a specific category I assign a particular item/purchase (say a restaurant I frequent), just so I don’t have to manually do it every time. Once a month, I spend about 30 minutes going through my transactions and re-assigning the wrong or “uncategorized” ones.

Once you’re comfortable with how your transactions are categorized, you can set-up budgets for each of your major categories. My suggestion is to keep it simple and only monitor categories that you truly care about. If you really want to see how much you spend on candy bars each month, you can split up each transaction into small chucks, but I certainly don’t care down to this level of detail. At the end of each month, I’ll review my budget to actually see how we did and I’ll track it against previous months. If needed, I’ll update the budget to something more realistic or I can think about ways to cut back in certain areas.  Additionally, if I’m spending more on say shopping this month than my trending has been for the past 3 months, I will get alerts on my iPhone.

There are also several features that are available (though I don’t make use of), like actively monitoring trends across multiple months. Mint.com also allows users to set-up goals such as paying off debt, buying a home or saving for retirement that can be tracked via the website.

One of my favorite views from my iPhone is simply the front end login page. It displays an overview of my cash balance, budget performance, cash flow, alerts, and my investments. When I’m on the go, all I need to do is open up the app, let it sync for about a minute, and get a 100% up-to-date view of my financial picture.

The reason why I didn’t really differentiate between the app and the website is that 95% of what I can do on the web, I can also perform within the app. The only items that I don’t think is available are the ability to set-up new accounts and new transaction categories. Otherwise, it’s pretty much the same set of features.

Mint.com has been designed from the ground up to be as user friendly as possible. The financial tool focuses on usability and improved visibility into the user’s finances without being the bloat-ware that Quicken and Money have become. Both the website and iPhone app are super easy to use and the feature set is just right for people who want to monitor and track their finances without spending too much fiddling with the software.

Grab It Rating - 4/5

App Summary
Title: Mint.com Personal Finance Developer: Mint.com
Reviewed Ver: 1.9.34 Min OS Req:
Price: Free App Size: 9.22MB
  • Most user friendly financial management software out there
  • iPhone replicates nearly all of the functionality of the website.
  • Let’s you manage your finances in minutes each month
  • It’s Free!!
  • Doesn’t remember how the user codes transaction to category assignments each month
  • Doesn’t pull in details of check-based transactions
  • iPhone app only provides for pass code based security, which isn’t as secure

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iPhone umbilical cord charger mains like a baby… http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/10/01/iphone-umbilical-cord-charger-mains-like-a-baby/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/10/01/iphone-umbilical-cord-charger-mains-like-a-baby/#comments Sat, 02 Oct 2010 02:02:20 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=40609 Cult of Mac were right, this is disgusting, but I am strangely drawn to it, drawn to it, drawn to it… … Read more]]>

Cult of Mac were right, this is disgusting, but I am strangely drawn to it, drawn to it, drawn to it…

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1 Million iPhones sold in South Korea since November 2009 http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/23/1-million-iphones-sold-in-south-korea-since-november-2009/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/23/1-million-iphones-sold-in-south-korea-since-november-2009/#comments Thu, 23 Sep 2010 09:25:49 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=40101 Just in case you didn’t know, South Korea finally opened its economic borders in 2009. In April, the country finally allowed the first foreign mobile phones into the country. Yes, you read that right: Korea was locked into Korean-only handsets till 2009, a fact that was indicated no more clearly than the completely bass-ackward ergonomics … Read more]]>

Just in case you didn’t know, South Korea finally opened its economic borders in 2009. In April, the country finally allowed the first foreign mobile phones into the country. Yes, you read that right: Korea was locked into Korean-only handsets till 2009, a fact that was indicated no more clearly than the completely bass-ackward ergonomics of their handset. In November of the same year, South Korea also opened up to smart phones and later allowed the iPhone into the political island. Yes, you read that correctly – every single legal handset in the country was just that, a dumb phone. Now, after only 9 months on the market, the iPhone has sold 1 million units. In a highly populated nation like South Korea, it’s its easy to bump into iPhone users. 45 million people live in a space smaller than Iceland. A few weeks ago, Korea made the news again with incredible iPhone 4 pre-orders. If anything, we’re starting to see the shackles of anti-competitive industry fall off this nation – hooray!

Thanks Yonhap News

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Fanboi VS Fanboi – there is no middle ground http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/08/30/fanboi-vs-fanboi-there-is-no-middle-ground/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/08/30/fanboi-vs-fanboi-there-is-no-middle-ground/#comments Mon, 30 Aug 2010 07:39:42 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=38501 Get over it Fanbois, you can’t separate your favourite product from the pile of others. Security this, security that, market penetration, user base – irrelevant to proving which product is ‘better’. Want to talk about app numbers? About OEM growth? Go ahead. But no matter how you crack it, you’ll only prove one point: that … Read more]]>

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Get over it Fanbois, you can’t separate your favourite product from the pile of others. Security this, security that, market penetration, user base – irrelevant to proving which product is ‘better’. Want to talk about app numbers? About OEM growth? Go ahead. But no matter how you crack it, you’ll only prove one point: that you are capable of only proving one-sided points.

In this article, I will aimlessly rail on the sort of clueless fanbois blogger we see around the net.

In the eternal iPhone VS Android debate, we as fanbois of either platform are too self-serving. We see our two platforms as locked in a perennial struggle. It is good VS evil to the end. This line of thinking is archaic and stupid, especially when dedicated to hand held devices. Pretty soon, fanbois diarrhoea will explode all over the net with another entry: Windows Phone 7. The new platform is bound to build its own customer base, and hopefully offer something for homeless Windows Mobile refugees.

In computing, you can argue that one platform is better than another, that it is more secure than another; but then you can also argue that gold is a better colour than blue. True from one viewpoint or not, nothing will change. Fanbois will rush out to by the product they’ve always leaned against. Others may buy with their purses, or go for the most colourful item, the one with the handsomest model, or any host of other reasons.

Fanbois: simply owning and loving a product does not make you a fanbois. There is no reason to bash a user. Bash instead the marketing, the stereotypes, the image; but by all means, stay away from the user. The platform with the most zealots will accrue the most hatred.

Zealotry is natural; I’m not asking you to drop that. But drop human-bashing when what you really hate is the competition’s evil practices, their platform, their hardware, their apps, their style, their features, their DRM, their dominance, their fecundity, etc. Fanbois-written articles are the worst: they ignore reality for the small pleasures of venting. It should be small consolation that there are others, like you, who loathe something. Anyone can add their opinion to anything. Facebook allows you to like the whole of the bloody internet.

But as many fans as there are, there are detractors, too. You too can join their ranks thanks to comment sections on blogs, to nigh-anonymous posting on forums, and to the strength lent opinions from keyboards. This isn’t the dark ages of the 1980′s anymore. If you hate someone or something, you visit their blog and rail; or you post about them on your site. You find similar-minded people and lump peanuts at them from your salty gallery. You join the ranks of insult-driven drivel, foraging for falsehoods and rooting facts for the sake of ‘+1+ whuffie.

Here are some helpful hints for the burgeoning fanbois:

  1. Spout opinion
  2. Focus on stereotypes, they are important
  3. Ignore facts (especially from the other side) at all costs
  4. Make conjecture
  5. Quote irrelevant articles
  6. Use conjunctions such as ‘if’, and modal verbs like: ‘could’, ‘might’
  7. Never support anything from the ‘other side’
  8. Give props to like-minded individuals
  9. Never concede

There you have it. Now you too can write attention-grabbing, comment-grubbing, click-craving posts too. Oh yes, if you need a model, you’ll have lots to love at ComputerWorld’s blog section. I recommend Fanboi falsehood #1: “Mac security better than Windows”

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iApps for Students – Best bang-for-the-buck back to School Apps http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/08/26/iapps-for-students-best-bang-for-the-buck-back-to-school-apps/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/08/26/iapps-for-students-best-bang-for-the-buck-back-to-school-apps/#comments Thu, 26 Aug 2010 13:18:01 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=38331 As summer draws to a close, there’s a bigger and better reason for going back to school this September – shiny new apps for your shiny new iPad and iPhone 4. Check out the ongoing sale at iApps for Students and take a pick from a wide selection of useful apps for school for your … Read more]]>

As summer draws to a close, there’s a bigger and better reason for going back to school this September – shiny new apps for your shiny new iPad and iPhone 4.

Check out the ongoing sale at iApps for Students and take a pick from a wide selection of useful apps for school for your Mac, iPhone and iPad – massive discounts ranging from 20 to 99% off will certainly make app shopping easier on the wallet. These apps make student life a little easier with its selection of educational, personal finance management and notetaking tools, with games, entertainment, photography apps thrown in.

You might want to revisit last year’s cream of the crop back to school app roundup by TMA and check if you have these recommended apps in your collection already. So it’s time to shine that gorgeous new baby of yours and go back to school with a bang!

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