Hitting The Streets: Apple iPhone App Store

Exciting news for both iPod touch and iPhone users! The long awaited Apple “App” store is finally here. Both iPod touch and iPhone users can now download applications straight to their devices. The App store contains a widespread of applications, a user can opt to use free applications such as AIM, Myspace mobile, Facebook mobile, or purchase games such as Super Monkey Ball, Enigmo, Texas Hold’em etc.

In order to take advantage of the applications and all other 2.0 features, you need to update your version of iTunes to version 7.7 and update your first-generation iPhone or iPod Touch to 2.0 firmware. The firmware isn’t free it will cost you $10 bucks. Only problem is, their is a problem with the link that Apple provided making the update temporarily unavailable.

It has been a crazy day for Apple today. Many sources have reported Activation servers being down, which makes it impossible for iPhone 3G customers to activate their brand new iPhone. This isn’t the best move made by Apple. Let’s see what they can do to keep their customers happy!

Hitting The Streets: AOL Offers iPhone Radio

AOL is finding ways to stay relevant in the tech world of today. The Internet Service Provider is launching an AOL Radio application for the iPhone. The application will connect to AOL’s servers by the way of Wi-Fi connection or over the EDGE & 3G network. The 3G iPhone GPS will monitor signals form satellites 12,000 miles in space in order to determine your location. This will automatically determine your location and tune to the digital stream from the nearest CBS station. The AOL Radio service will provide 200+AOL radio stations and 150 CBS Radio stations.. The service will be free to users, with minor audio advertising inserted in the radio streams. AOL unveiled this application at the Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco this week and won the award for “Best Entertainment Application”. Look out for the application sometime next month.