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SoonR announced the SoonR mobile AJAX-enabled interface supports accessing files and applications including mail on a Mac or PC from Apple’s iPhone. “Our vision of the future of mobile applications really shines with SoonR on the iPhone,” said Martin Frid-Nielsen, CEO of SoonR. “Leveraging mobile AJAX and without requiring users to install any software on the phone, SoonR makes the iPhone a platform to deliver compelling business applications.” iPhone for Business Users SoonR’s iPhone users can access the content they need from their computer, anytime and anywhere. Documents, spreadsheets and presentations are rendered especially for the iPhone screen. Over 40 document types can be viewed in an easy-to-use slideshow-style interface that lets the user page through files either to read or present content. SoonR’s Microsoft Out... (more)

Amazon Releases Kindle for iPhone

Amazon has Released Kindle for iPhone - a free download that requires an iPhone or iPod Touch with the iPhone/iPod Touch 2.1 software update installed. Kindle for iPhone lets you buy Kindle e-books on your computer, then transfer them to your iPhone or iPod touch over WiFi. It's a free download via a new Kindle for iPhone page in Apple's iTunes App Store. From a starting-point of just over 500 when it launched in July, Apple's App Store already has about 15,000 applications available and downloads have surpassed 500 million. So it's with a great sense of excitement that SYS-CON... (more)

Vodaphone To Present iPhone Developer Session at AJAXWorld

AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West, which will take place September 23-26, 2007, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, will introduce a new dedicated track for iPhone AJAX developers. Apple's iPhone has been one of the most eagerly awaited consumer electronics items in years. It has also created tremendous excitement within the developer community, who see its potential to receive AJAX-based applications as a unique opportunity. Given Apple's estimates of 10 million units sold over the coming year, the iPhone will be one of the top topics of conversa... (more)

Building an iPhone Application with Adobe AIR

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 ... (more)

What Does Sun Think of How the iPhone Can't Run Java?

Asked at the end of his keynote address on Day Three of AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California yesterday what he thought of the fact that Java doesn't run on the Apple iPhone, Robert Brewin - Sun's CTO and VP of Software - replied that he thought it was "a mistake" on Apple's part and that it would make more sense if Java were able to run on iPhones right from the get-go.| Brewin went on to assert that the reason for Apple's disinclination to embrace Java was that "Fundamentally, they don't like open systems," before touting JavaF... (more)