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If Homer owned an iPhone…

Is there anyone on Planet Earth who still doesn’t acknowledge the mass-market, mainstream adoption of the iPhone? For cryin’ out loud, even Homer Simpson has one! Me likey this Simpsons intro – it crams a lot into 10 seconds: The fun of apps, the alluring god-complex of being lord and master of your environment (even if it is an iPhone…

De Blob Revolution game demo

PhoneArena uploaded a vid demoing De Blob Revolution for the iPhone, a new version of the De Blob game from THQ Wireless. Simply put, it looks crazy fun. De Blob makes his way through buildings where ‘graydians’ are trapped by the evil I.N.K.T. Corporation. You help your Blob find his way out while saving the graydians along the way. Rescue them all…

Apple’s hiring, as stores prep for iPad launch

So here’s another snippet of iPad news to keep our Todays iPhone readers up to date: The website ifoAppleStore, a site dedicated to news about Apple retail locations, has just reported that staff hiring is underway in preparation for the iPad’s arrival. I’m guessing lines won’t be too ridiculous for the iPad’s inaugural release, with Apple…

Is that a sausage stylus, or are you just happy to see me? (part deux)

My brethren in South Korea are pretty… well, let’s just say creative. I mean, c’mon! Who else would use a sausage as an iPhone stylus? (Apparently, frozen sausages from a company called CJ Corporation are electrostatically compatible for use on an iPhone screen, so this has become the input tool of choice for some users who don’t want to take…

Sanity Breaks: iPhone Diversions

Come on, we all need ’em from time to time. You know, those completely simple diversions that bring a little clarity back into an otherwise insane day. I used to feel guilty popping one of these apps open when there was so much “work” to be done around me. If I was going to play a game, shouldn’t I at least be exercising my mind a bit – learning while…

Video calls on iPhone?

Over the past few days, the news circulating here in the UK has again been rumor-spinning around the awaited iPhone 4G. O2, (the once exclusive holder of iPhones in Britain), posted details of video call pricing on its website, stating they would cost the same as a voice call outside of the tariff’s allowance. I have to admit that once I saw this,…

AT&T restricts Backflip apps, is iPhone to blame?

Hey, fellow iPhoners. If you’ve endured any kind of heat or Apple backlash in the blogosphere, take note: Things might get a little worse. Looks like AT&T is following the Apple/iPhone playbook when it comes to installing apps on its first – and currently only – Android smartphone. Moto Backflip users will be restricted to using Android Market…

App Review: Farm Frenzy 2

Category: Games Price: $2.99 TiP Rating: 3.5/5 Release Date: 2/20/2010 Version: 1.3 Seller: Alawar Entertainment Rated: 4+ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch, requires OS 3.0 or later. App Store Description: The fun never stops as you grow grass, feed chickens, collect eggs and take your produce to market. From there you’ll spend…

First official iPad ad on Oscars night

Before yesterday a good majority of the public knew what the iPad was, after yesterday it seems everyone will know it’s out on April 3. During the Oscars Apple proudly showed it’s latest innovation to the world via a 30 second TV commercial, and in case you missed it, here it…

AT&T to take on new data pricing plan

On March 2nd, 2010, AT&T Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson told investors with Morgan Stanley in San Francisco, CA, that metered pricing for heavy internet users was coming. Not sure what metered pricing is? Let me break it down for you, fast-food style. Right now, AT&T subscribers all pay a flat rate for our data usage – $30.00 for…

Will you somersault for a Backflip?

Word has it that the Motorola Backflip will be available on Sunday at a price of $99.99 on contract. With so many other phones on the market, and such a diverse plethora to choose from, what differentiates this one? Quite simple really. It will be the only phone currently available to AT&T customers with Android, and to be more specific, the only…