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The Achilles Heel of the iPhone

The one thing that really bothers me about the iPhone has nothing to do with the multi-touch interface, software, functions or AT&T. Its the headphone jack. Just a little simple thing: It is too recessed to allow a normal plug. So my two great Sony headphones don’t fit. And I hate earbuds, they hurt my […]

Posted on June 30, 2007 at 10:12 am by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Answers for iPhone Day

So I’ve had my iPhone for a few hours now, and here are the answers to my earlier questions. We’ve also posted a ton of video to MacMost.com. 1. How fast or slow is the EDGE network? Not bad at all. Much faster than on my old SideKick. Not nearly as fast as using the […]

Posted on June 29, 2007 at 10:41 pm by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · 7 Comments
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Questions for iPhone Day

So, I’m getting ready to begin my wait in line at the local Apple Store. We’ll be producing video for MacMost.com, and hopefully purchasing an iPhone at 6 o’clock. Once I get one, the big questions I have are: 1. How fast or slow is the EDGE network? I’m used to surfing via my phone […]

Posted on June 29, 2007 at 6:36 am by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · One Comment
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I Just Made Some iPhone Games

I Just Made Some iPhone Games. Or, at least I think I did. I thought of two ways that I could make games that will work on the iPhone. The first way is to build JavaScript games. Tough to do. Even tougher to make good ones. But I built a Match Three game and a […]

Posted on June 26, 2007 at 5:34 pm by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · 7 Comments
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ActionScript 3.0 Games Book Complete!

I’ve been busy writing a new book for the last few months. This one is called “ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University” and it is about — you guessed it — AS3 games. It will be from QUE/Pearson and available in a few months in stores and online. So why did I come out of book […]

Posted on June 22, 2007 at 8:04 am by Gary Rosenzweig · Permalink · One Comment
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