iPhone 5, or iPhone 4S? Here’s what we expect to see from Apple

Expectations are extremely high for Apple’s new iPhone event tomorrow, where the company will unveil its latest flagship mobile device. Apple’s new chief executive, Tim Cook, will also be under pressure to repeat the success of the company’s last CEO, Steve Jobs, who left the company in August. Janney Capital Markets analyst Bill Choi said today that he expects Apple to sell around 107 million iPhones this year.

What WebOS can teach the iPhone, Android and the rest

HP has been in the news a lot lately touting its vision for a WebOS-filled future. While it’s debatable if we’re in the “post-PC” era, there is no doubt that we are indeed still at the early stages of mobile application development. A quick glance at the mobile platform landscape has my company, the interactive agency POP, learning from our first Windows Phone experiences, continuing to sharpen our skills on iOS…

envIO reveals "most-recommended" iPhone apps

Chorus is an iPhone application that uses social data to help you find other iPhone applications — the idea is that you can find apps that you’d like by seeing the ones that your friends download and recommend. Now envIO, the company that created the app, has released some lists of Chorus’ top apps for November.

Bitmob’s Budget Game Bonanza: The Freebies Part 1

A couple weeks ago, we asked you to tell us about your favorite $10-and-under games. We’re all feeling the money crunch these days, so we decided to pool some of our favorite cheap games with write-ups from the Bitmob community and their favorites. We’re happy to say that you guys delivered big time.

RoamBi rethinks corporate data display on the iPhone

It’s now a given that many sales people, bizdev managers, and other road warriors want to use their iPhones for work, rather than toting a company-issued handset they don’t truly love. Many are leaving their laptops behind, using the iPhone as a pocket Mac.  But how do you look at spreadsheets on an iPhone’s smaller screen?

MG's ten favorite iPhone apps of 2008

Now before I write anything else, let me just say that these are my ten favorite iPhone applications of 2008 and not necessarily what I think are the ten best iPhone apps — because really, there are so many diverse apps, how can one judge which are the best of them?

Apple's 2008 ad budget: Nearly a half billion dollars

There’s been a lot of talk recently about how much money Microsoft is spending (and some would say wasting) on its new advertising campaigns to promote its brand. Of course you’ve seen them: The Bill Gates/Seinfeld ads and the newer “I’m a PC” ads. But there hasn’t been much focus on how much Microsoft rival Apple is spending on its advertising. You might think it’d be hard to get a figure out of the ever-secretive company, but BNET’s Technology Industry Blog was able to dig the figure up from Apple’s 10-K filing.