Apple iPhone 7: Are You F#$king Kidding Me?
Let me get right to the point. The new iPhone 7 is a fantastic, awesome,
incredible, spectacular iteration of the iPhone 6. Great processor (a
quad-core, 64-bit A10 Fusion), outstanding rear-facing camera (12 MP), a new
wireless chip (W1) to facilitate Bluetooth connectivity, iOS 10, a
pressure-sensitive home button, and taptic feedback. Oh, yeah, there’s one
more thing …
There’s no headphone jack.
Calm down, fanpeople – I’m going to make my case.
It would have been fine to replace the 3.5 mm jack with an additional
lightning port. If the iPhone 7 had two lightning ports, you would be able to
do all of the following:
Listen to Music While Charging Your iPhone Talk with Wired Headphones While
Charging Your iPhone Use a Payment Dongle While Charging Your iPhone Do
Anything Other than Charge Your iPhone While Charging Your i... (more)
Recently I used a great new facility on LinkedIn and started a poll. For this
poll I posted a discussion link that stated "What will be the widestly
adopted Enterprise Mobile Device in 2009?". Quite an emotive question in the
mobile arena, I'm sure you would agree, but I placed it on various groups I'm
a member of such as...
Enterprise Mobility Mobile Architects Mobile Developemnt Professionals
The poll is still ongoing but here is a snapshot of the results last week.
It also brought a very interesting comment from Vernon Germano, CIO
Innovative Medical Software... whic... (more)
Mastek, the global provider of vertically focused enterprise technology and
platforms, has announced the completion of its iPhone and Blackberry Mission
Leadership® app project on behalf of global business execution consultancy
McKinney Rogers. Mastek had been tasked with delivering iPhone and Blackberry
apps as well as Offline apps with synchronisation specifically designed to
assist senior executives and enhance business intelligence across the
organisation especially while they are in transit (i.e. in-flight) and on
location where online connectivity may not be possible.
The ... (more)
Radware, a provider of application delivery and application security
solutions for virtual and cloud data centers, on Monday announced it has
joined the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit organization
dedicated to promoting a new approach to networking called Software-Defined
As a member of the ONF, Radware will contribute its views and the company's
expertise in areas that include:
How application delivery controllers (ADCs) can be integrated into
next-generation data centers and take advantage of the OpenFlow/SDN
supported networks, How network ... (more)
DocuSign announced the release of ESIGNControl, a new AppleiPhone application
from Smart Mobile Solutions. Available now from the iTunes store,
ESIGNControl enables DocuSign customers to use their iPhone to track, view
and control documents sent for electronic signature. Smart Mobile Solutions,
an ISV that specializes in applications for mobile devices, created
ESIGNControl using DocuSign’s software development kit (SDK) and through
active participation in the DocuSign DevCenter. By using DocuSign’s
developer resources Smart Mobile Solutions blended its expertise in mobile
iPhone Developer Summit on Ulitzer
iPhone installable application development and a professor in the Computer
Information Technology Department at Brigham Young University - Idaho, will
be giving a session at SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit entitled "Rapid
Application Delivery - Going Hybrid."
The Summit is being held in conjunction with the second day (November 3) of
SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, being held at
the Santa Clara Convention Center.
Barney's session will di... (more)