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New iPhone category added… July 12, 2007

Filed under: Business,mac,mobile,News,society — meetadeveloper @ 2:15 pm

It appears my initial iPhone hints assessment was wrong — I thought we’d only see a handful of iPhone tips and then it would fade into the background. Instead, there are now 15+ iPhone-related tips in the queue after only a week. I do expect things will slow down as we move forward — just like anything new (iTunes 7, etc.), the iPhone is getting a lot of attention right now. However, I felt that this volume of tips merited a new iPhone section, to make it easier for folks to either see just the iPhone tips, or to not see them at all.

You can use the Hints by Topic drop-down in the sidebar to easily see just the iPhone tips. If you’re at the other end of the spectrum (and you’re a registered user), you can set your preferences so that you never see iPhone tips. Just visit your account’s Preferences screen, and place a checkmark next to iPhone in the Excluded Items section of the page, then click Save Information.

And yes, I’m very much looking forward to October, when I expect we’ll start seeing a flood of hints on Leopard, iLife 07/08, and iWork 07/08 (assuming those are also released with/near 10.5). But after 26 months and 938 tips on 10.4, there’s just not a lot of top-secret 10.4 information to be found. So until 10.5 comes out, we’ll have the usual mix of application tips, AppleScript and Unix tips, and yes, now iPhone tips as well



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