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A study of the iPhone UI and rebuilding it in AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) using Adobe Flex 3. AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) is a cross-operating system runtime that allows developers to use their existing web development skills to build and deploy Rich Internet Applications to the desktop. With the WebControl component in AIR which is powered by WebKit it will allow you to build and test iPhone Applications. Also, I will be showing a component that will give the ability to make and receive calls, record/send and receive voicemail, as well as add and manage contacts. Speaker Bio: Flex developer, information architect, roller hockey goaltender. Joe Johnston has worked with Flash and other interactive tools for over ten years, starting his career at Crowe/Horwath. AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West will take place on September 23-26, 2007, at the Santa Clara Con... (more)

Web 2.0 Vendor Etelos Announces AJAX-Based iPhone Support

Etelos announces a new way for people to access their Customer Relationship Management System - through their iPhone. "Etelos CRM works great on the iPhone" Etelos CEO Danny Kolke said. "It allows you to get access to your tasks, projects, appointments or any of your other business processes while you're away from the office. It's almost as good as carrying a laptop." The Etelos CRM suite gives users contact, task, group, sales and project management, as well as group messaging and reporting functionality in one easy-to-use interface that is now compatible with the iPhone's Safari ... (more)

AJAXWorld Conference Adds "iPhone Developer Track"

SYS-CON Events announced today that the AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West, which will take place on September 23-26, 2007, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California will offer a new dedicated "iPhone Track." Another dedicated track will offer a comparative education opportunity for conference delegates on emerging RIA tools such as Adobe Flex, Microsoft Silverlight, and Sun JavaFX. The world’s leading Rich Internet Applications & Web 2.0 event is expected to attract more than 2,000 i-technology developers. AJAXWorld grew from a single track, ... (more)

iPhone - Apple Briefly Turned to Pulp Then Restored to Glory

Wall Street got vicious and took nigh on to a $9 bite out of Apple on Tuesday, the stock's worse day in seven years, after AT&T, the iPhone's sole carrier, reported that only 146,000 of the gadgets were activated in the first 30 hours of sales. That was the 30 hours before the second quarter closed shut, and the number was far below the market's opium eaters-like expectations of hundreds of thousands moving. The news hit a day before Apple reported its own quarter and was aggravated by a report from CIBC World Markets saying iPhone demand had been in "significant decline" for 10... (more)

iPhone Is Safe No "gPhone" Coming From Google

The on-again, off-again Google Phone or "gPhone" rumors are likely to come to halt for the forseeable future. That's because Google's Head of Research since 2006, Dr Peter Norvig, has told journalists in the UK that he doesn't think Google has any research ambition toward hardware, saying: "You know we want to work everywhere and be neutral. That neutrality is important." Norvig said in an interview that the biggest projects Google Research has right now are in machine translation and speech recognition, computer vision and face recognition, team recognition and so on. gPhone or no... (more)