Avid iPhone users, rejoice. Now you too can own a pair of jeans with a pocket dedicated to the legendary Apple product. And it will only set you back a cool $160.
Coder’s Coffee is an iPhone app that allows coders to get connected in with founders of startups. The app empowers both groups: Founders can get connected with talented developers with the skills they need, and developers looking for great startups to join can see who’s hiring.
It’s a simple idea but solves a huge need. For founders, this could be more effective than going through referrals (limited network) or through recruiters. And it opens up a slew of new opportunities that may be overlooked for the coders.
Plugging in your iPhone in the dark can be a pesky problem. Look no further.
Cordlite, an illuminated charger cable for the iPhone, is currently on Kickstarter and accepting backers. By simply picking up the cable, the lights at the end of the cable illuminate, allowing the user to plug in an iPhone with no hassle.
The project has raised $6,340 to date and is looking to raise $70k with 38 days to go.
That mockup on the left: Yes, I want it right now.
Who knows if there even will be a 4-inch screen — but gotta love these mockups commissioned by MacRumors.
The worst thing about AT&T’s throttling is that there is no specific amount of data that notifies the user what constitutes the Top 5%. If you’re going to throttle the top data users, it’s important that users understand what “heavy usage” means to the company.
Heavy data users on AT&T’s network could always switch over to Sprint, which offers (and has constantly pushed) unlimited-everything on their network. But with analysts calling for the end of unlimited data for smartphone users on Sprint’s network, it looks like data usage will only shrink from here on out.
A few months ago, I deactivated my Sprint mobile hotspot when the company began to cap 3G and 4G data at 5GB a month. As someone who had used the hotspot as a replacement for home wireless, the device essentially had no further value to me.
While AT&T says that this decision would only affect jailbreakers, some people are complaining that they received this message after consuming as little as 2.5GB of data.
Something seems a little fishy to me.
Business Insider recently published results from their massive smartphone survey, which polled over 2,000 people.
Some of the most interesting findings:
- Most participants say “features” and “platform” are the most important factors when choosing a smartphone. App selection is also important, but not as important as most people think.
- Most Android users say they won’t consider buying an iPhone because they “hate” Apple.
- Almost no participants are planning to buy a BlackBerry, a Windows Phone 7 phone, or Palm.