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Old 15.12.2008, 11:36
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

Check out Boingo (www.boingo.com) - they now offer their (relatively) low-priced WiFi hotspot access for the iPhone as well. The app's available in the App store.

For those who have a small data allowance, the app could be a money saver as it allows you to surf on a huge number of hotspots in Switzerland and around the world for about 8$ per month. Switzerland has a massive number of supported hotspots (more than Germany, for example). In Basel alone, there are 60 Boingo hotspots, including some whole-area zones like the Clarastrasse.

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Old 15.12.2008, 12:02
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I would love it if IMDB released an official mobile version of their movie database. In the meantime however, there is this rather spartan iPhone web version here
yes, thats a very good idea... imdb app would be cool indeed.
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Old 15.12.2008, 20:06
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

It's killer app time. And this one is on a par with Google Earth - Seadragon
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Old 16.12.2008, 10:00
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

i cannot see how it is a killer app at all. it is just a clever way of compressing image data.
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Old 16.12.2008, 10:11
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i cannot see how it is a killer app at all. it is just a clever way of compressing image data.
So, you weren't evenly slightly impressed as to how quick this managed to zoom in on a tiny portion of the screen? You didn't think about the potential of this way of viewing images? Imagine if this was combined with google earth or maps??
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Old 16.12.2008, 10:37
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

you are right, if it can make zooming in to things like google earth a smoother experience then it will be very cool. i think my perception of an app is something direct and which can be used directly... like the facebook app. i can see the worth of seadragon, but only when combined into a variety of apps.
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Old 16.12.2008, 10:39
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you are right, if it can make zooming in to things like google earth a smoother experience then it will be very cool. i think my perception of an app is something direct and which can be used directly... like the facebook app. i can see the worth of seadragon, but only when combined into a variety of apps.
Ok, maybe its the incredible potential of this thing that I was excited about. Especially if I can work out how to format flickr feeds to use with this. If anybody can shed some light on this that that would be awesome.
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Old 16.12.2008, 12:34
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Ok, maybe its the incredible potential of this thing that I was excited about. Especially if I can work out how to format flickr feeds to use with this. If anybody can shed some light on this that that would be awesome.

Haven't got this to work yet, I take it only works on wireless networks...

Still, looking through the settings, there's an option to add RSS feeds, all the photo sets, and your photostream, have RSS feeds in Flickr. It's a bit of a pain to type in, but seadragon seemed to recognise the feed.
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Still, looking through the settings, there's an option to add RSS feeds, all the photo sets, and your photostream, have RSS feeds in Flickr. It's a bit of a pain to type in, but seadragon seemed to recognise the feed.
It recognises it, but doesn't see any of the pictures on it.
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Old 18.12.2008, 14:01
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Excellent, Simcity will soon be here, another great timewaster.
Simcity is now available for download at 11CHF, good reviews so far from what I can tell.
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Old 18.12.2008, 14:01
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It recognises it, but doesn't see any of the pictures on it.
Couldn't get it to work either.
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Old 18.12.2008, 14:45
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

Tramdroid: awesome app for those zurich lovers! Gives up to date tram details, check it out.

http://mobile.netcetera.ch/tramdroid/
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Old 18.12.2008, 23:34
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

Has anyone tried any of the apps regarding learning german? I've got a couple of the free ones,lastminute.com german and the language translator by codesign. There are some ok podcast- Flavor of German and Stephan Wiesner learn german for free. I'm now ready to shell out a few CHF and was wonder if any one could recommend a app they are using. Thanks.
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Old 20.12.2008, 17:11
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

Jailbroke using quickpwn 2.2 the other day, in order to install an app I decided I couldn't do without:

Intelliscreen (USD9, I think) - turns the unlock screen into a "today" round up, similar to Windows mobile (the ONLY thing I miss since switching from WM6). Highly configurable to include calendar appointments, weather, RSS feeds etc.

Also installed Cycorder (free, requires jailbreak), which turns the iphones static camera into a video camera, with surprsingly reasonable quality.

Quickpwn jailbreak 2.2 is reasonably straightforward if you unload the iphone's applications first and then reinstall them via sync after jailbreak. It doesn't seem to work otherwise, if you have a lot of apps.

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Old 03.01.2009, 21:50
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

i need an app to find free hotspots, zh, ch...best would be europe/worldwide.
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

Ten most awesome iPhone apps of 2008 according to Wired magazine.
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Old 07.01.2009, 18:14
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

http://www.lars.com/iPhone/

found wifinder today. lets see hows working...
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Old 13.01.2009, 13:30
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Tramdroid: awesome app for those zurich lovers! Gives up to date tram details, check it out.

http://mobile.netcetera.ch/tramdroid/
I hate to quote myself, but anyone who regularly uses public transport in zurich should definitely check out tramdroid... its seriously cool.

For me, it is one of the most fluent and well designed apps of the iphone... and it is specifically for zurich public transport!!!

Brilliant.
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Old 20.01.2009, 15:33
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

Just got the SwissSnow app, comprehensive breakdown of snow reports at all Swiss resorts, even the small ones.

Seems to have every possible stat related to snow possible, and has a favourites function too, to quickly access your local ones.

Free
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Old 20.01.2009, 15:53
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Re: iPhone application recommendations

Here are my favorite iPhone apps:

SBB Timetable: Train, Tram, Bus schedules, great!
AP Mobile News: World News on your iPhone
Fring: MSN, Skype, GTalk all in one app
Express: Your daily horoscope
FlyCast: Thousands of radio stations, works with Wi-Fi connection
Currency: Great to convert CHF to $, euros and many other currencies
Live Poker: Play online FREE, lots of fun.
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