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Old 10-02-2009, 06:41 PM   #856
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Does anyone have a lightweight sports score app? I want to be able to check scores while at a sports game. I find when I am at the ballpark or stadium that there is too much network traffic for the apps that usually use to connect and download data. I have MLB At Bat 2009 and ESPN's Sports Center app. As soon as you get a few thousand AT&T customers in one place (like at a baseball or football game) both apps go into the toilet.
Hey, I just wanted to point out that it would not be the apps that are "going into the toilet" while at a place with thousands of people, its the data bandwidth. Meaning any app that transfers a decent amount of info via your cell network is going to slow down.

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nevermind,, after reading your post again I see that you understand this. :-)
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Old 10-03-2009, 05:23 AM   #857
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Can anyone recommend a good address book / contact directory for the iphone?
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Old 10-03-2009, 07:08 AM   #858
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Can anyone recommend a good address book / contact directory for the iphone?
Since I've got a Mac at home, I just use the Mac's native address book and it sync's with the iPhone automatically with MobileMe. Love it.
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Old 10-03-2009, 03:33 PM   #859
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Can anyone recommend a good address book / contact directory for the iphone?
What is wrong with the address book that comes with the iPhone?

I use GMail and sync my GMail contacts with my iPhone. I have all my contacts both "in the cloud" and also on my iPhone.

I do the same with my mail and my calendar.

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Old 10-03-2009, 06:14 PM   #860
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I've had my iphone for a week and I can say I'm fully indoctrinated into the collective....lol...a couple of cool apps I've come across:

Both Topple and Topple2+ (both currently free) - fun stacking game
Rock Climber lite (free) - fun climbing game....I'm going to eventually buy the paid version
Droplets (free)
Worldview (free) - app that allows you to view video cams from around the world (I have bookmarks set for the panada cam at the San Diego Zoo, TheEiffel Tower, Brandenburg gate in Berlin etc)
Ibowl (free)

I can't belive I waited this long to get one....yesterday I got stuck in the doctors office waiting for an appoitnment which ended up being 1.5 hours late...pulled out my trusty iphone, played games for a bit, checked email, and then started watching a tv show I had downloaded for free from itunes (first episode of mercy)
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Old 10-04-2009, 08:42 AM   #861
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Can anyone recommend a good ($100 or less) docking station? I need one to take to work so I can listen to my iPhone while I am there and still have battery to operate my phone when I leave work.
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Old 10-04-2009, 10:20 AM   #862
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I have had my itouch for less than a week and loving it. I'm new to apple and resisted a long time because ipods were always more expensive than other mp3 players. However, the itouch is so much more than just a player that I feel it is a good deal.

So far I have:
Blue Block- a "traffic jam" slider puzzle game.

Betty Crocker Cookbook- it has 30,000 recipes in it and you don't have to be online to read them. You can search by ingredients and/or meal.

iheartradio- this one lets me listen to radio stations around the country. I have a favorite, KFI, that I like from SoCal, and now I don't have to be next to my computer to listen. I can take this with me around the house in my iHome2go ( looks like a tiny boombox- sounds great, and you can also hook up mp3 players to it).

Stanza and Kindle- both are book readers. I have to say I've used Stanza more and haven't downloaded any Kindle books. Stanza has a large collection of free book that Kindle charges a dollar or two for. ( Those classics now in public domain) But when I find a book I want to buy I will use Kindle because I trust Amazon more with my purchases.


I will be getting the TSMM game, of course.

I haven't even put any music on it because I've been playing with all these other things.

I'm looking through the apps other people like. It would be nice if they had a little description next to the less obvious ones. Then people would know if that was something they were interested in or not. Anyway, these lists are a good starting point for me. And I would be interested in a good docking station too.
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Old 10-05-2009, 11:44 PM   #863
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Ok I am not very far into this thread yet.
I will get caught up by the end of the week.
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Old 10-06-2009, 05:31 AM   #864
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I will have to read this thread more when I have time. I have upgraded my Ipod Touch to the Iphone. I am still getting use to the added features that come with the phone.
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I will have to read this thread more when I have time. I have upgraded my Ipod Touch to the Iphone. I am still getting use to the added features that come with the phone.
Congratulations on your purchase Tracey!
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Old 10-06-2009, 09:49 PM   #866
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locking your phone

For those of you that lock your iphone. How do you do it? Is it something that is already on the phone or an app. My last phone was a palm so I could secure specific entries with a pass word. What are my options? If I use something like this will I have to enter a password to take a call? TIA for any details.
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Old 10-07-2009, 07:28 AM   #867
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Old 10-07-2009, 07:38 AM   #868
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For those of you that lock your iphone. How do you do it? Is it something that is already on the phone or an app. My last phone was a palm so I could secure specific entries with a pass word. What are my options? If I use something like this will I have to enter a password to take a call? TIA for any details.
It's under >Settings >General, near the bottom of the screen Passcode Lock.

You can set up your numeric passcode. IIRC I've taken a call while I had it on, after the call the screen went dark. I put it on at first but then don't bother anymore since it's an extra hassle. However, reading that someone here had theirs snatched away while on public transit makes me think I should use it more often

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Old 10-07-2009, 09:20 AM   #869
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It's under >Settings >General, near the bottom of the screen Passcode Lock.

You can set up your numeric passcode. IIRC I've taken a call while I had it on, after the call the screen went dark. I put it on at first but then don't bother anymore since it's an extra hassle. However, reading that someone here had theirs snatched away while on public transit makes me think I should use it more often

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Same with me. I had it's locked for a few weeks till I noticed the only person it was keeping out was me.

I use it so much that it was become a hassle.
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Old 10-07-2009, 05:54 PM   #870
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Same with me. I had it's locked for a few weeks till I noticed the only person it was keeping out was me.

I use it so much that it was become a hassle.
Thanks for the instructions. Maybe I will lock it sometimes. I would only like to lock a few things not really the whole phone, I use it a lot too.
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