Maybe you couldn’t make it to MacWorld this week but that doesn’t mean you can’t be privy to some of the cool announcements being rolled out for Mac and iPhone users… read on for several interesting roll-outs announced today.
iMacworld iPhone Application Version 1.1 Now Available – iMacworld 1.1 is a full-featured revision of its application for iPhone and iPod Touch devices designed to help attendees navigate Macworld Expo, the largest gathering of Mac enthusiasts in the world. The new revision puts exhibitor listings, a show floor map, a conference session guide, and show communications directly into the hands of attendees. iMacworld 1.1 is available as a free download from the AppStore.
Boingo Brings Wi-Fi Connections to Mac and iPhone Users – users can use the new Boingo application to log into more than 100,000 locations around the world; the cost of the Boingo application in the iTunes store is free, while the monthly cost for worldwide access with Boingo Mobile is $7.95 per month. see http://www.boingo.com
Skype Calling and Instant Messaging for iPhone and iPod – Truphone today debuted the ability to make and receive Skype calls and instant messaging (IM) to the entire Skype user base from its iPhone and iPod touch applications. The service is scheduled to be available to all customers during the week of Jan. 12. see www.truphone.com/pricing
PDF Shrink 4.5 Optimizes PDFs for Viewing on iPhone, iPod touch – PDF Shrink is a Mac OS X utility that can reduce most PDF files-including those created by Mac OS X iLife and iWork applications, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Word and PowerPoint-by as much as 90% of their original size. The latest update enables Mac users to shrink PDFs, making the entire file-including images-viewable on Apple’s popular handheld devices. see www.apago.com
Refurbished iPhone 3G Now Available at Best Buy Mobile – Beginning today, 350 Best Buy Mobile stores are selling the Refreshed iPhone 3G at $149 (US) for the 8GB model and $249 (US) for the 16G model, both require a two-year service contract. New iPhone 3Gs currently retail for $199 (8G) and $299 (16G) at Best Buy Mobile. see www.bestbuy.com