SoonR announced the SoonR mobile AJAX-enabled interface supports accessing
files and applications including mail on a Mac or PC from Apple’s
“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 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
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
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)
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.
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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)