Apple iPhone users now get a hands-free method to speak to their iTunes. VoiceSignal, a company known for voice recognition software on many mobile cellphones, has released “proof-of-concept applications” for the iPhone. Other cellphone manufacturers that VoiceSignal supports for its speech recognition software on are Motorola, Samsung, Nokia, BlackBerry and Palm’s Treo.
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European iPhone carriers have agreed to give Apple up to 10% revenue share as recently reported from Financial Times. Rumors about what AT&T and Apple agreed to are varied. The FThowever, reported that Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile in Germany will share 10% of its ongoing revenue for rights to market and sell the cellphone.
Apple iPhone users who are avid golfers which are tired of carrying around those pesky little pencils and scorecards now have an option. The Safari golf scorecard website allows people to enter up to four player names and keep score for either nine or 18 holes.
Simply tap in the names of the people playing and then tap in the players’ score for each hole. The Apple iPhone keeps everything online.
Apple’s iPhone receives another firmware software upgrade making this version 1.0.2. As the previously released version 1.0.1, included bug fixes ans security changes, the new version 1.0.2 includes only “bug fixes” in its description above.
Apple and European cellphone operators reportedly agreed to terms on sell the iPhone according to FinancialTimes. According to the FT, “Apple has succeeded in committing European mobile phone operators that want exclusively to sell its new iPhone to share parts of their revenues with the technology group.”
Apple introduced a new addition to their online store. The iPhone cell phone has been added to other Apple products being sold under the refurbished title. As predicted back on July 2nd of 2007, the iPhone was going to be available in the refurbished area of the store within six months time.