Using your iPhone while driving, regardless of whether or not you are using a headset, may soon become illegal across the United States, thanks to a new safety proposition by the National Transportation Safety Board.
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In the days of Windows 95, I used to spend the afternoons as a youngster flagging bombs and carefully completing levels. Minesweeper Q Premium has reignited a bomb detecting desire deep in my childish heart.
Following last week’s release of Logic Pro on the Mac App Store, and the discontinuation of Logic Express, Apple has released one last update to the app, Logic Express 9.1.6. Apple has also released updated drivers for Brother and Lexmark printers.
In what must be one of the most impressive Apple-related Christmas displays I’ve ever seen, Ignited has assembled 64 iPhones to form the Ignited Digital Choir, and has them sing a rousing chorus of Deck the Halls.
The Verge’s Dieter Bohn has put together an impressive visual timeline of how Apple’s mobile platform progressed from the small unknown “iPhone Software 1.0″ to today’s iOS 5, offering plenty of insight along the way.
Google has just released a significant upgrade to their Gmail app for iOS, bringing nested label improvements, mobile signatures, a vacation responder, a new whiteboard feature and more.
Siri, can you rap? As it turns out, yes, she can – and quite well. At the Music Hack Day 2011 competition in London, Hacker Robert Boehnke used SiriProxy to create a delightful rendition of Hypnotize by Notorious B.I.G.
Frozenbite has officially released Trine 2 – the highly-anticipated sequel to the original action fantasy game, featuring online co-op multiplayer, gorgeous new graphics, and more.
TeleNav, a large provider of turn-by-turn GPS solutions for mobile platforms, has announced that they will soon launch a new free voice-guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation service for use in mobile apps and websites.
Netflix has just released version 2.0 of their iOS app, bringing a slick new iPad interface, support for streaming in Latin America, and other general stability and performance improvements.
UltraLingua has released their all-in-one French-to-English language suite on the Mac App Store (the first of many languages to come), providing an excellent language reference, and a simple way to learn a new language.
T-Mobile has released a new comparison video between the iPhone 4S and the HTC amaze 4, and this one is especially disturbing, as T-Mobile has pulled out all the stops and gone with the “all-out stupid” approach.
According to the latest report from mobile security firm Lookout, malicious and dangerous apps on the Android platform have more than doubled in the past six months alone.
According to new blog posts from notable iOS hacker Pod2G, the Chronic Dev Team has now finished coding for an untethered iOS 5 jailbreak on all A4-powered devices. A public release will likely occur in the near future.
Samsung plans to turn up the volume on its efforts to compete with Apple’s iTunes by directly providing content to customers who buy its TVs, smartphones and tablets.
Steve Jobs has been snubbed for TIME’s Person of the Year award. It was previously rumored that Jobs might be up for the award, and would have become the first ever person to receive the award posthumously.