Tag: iPhone

5 Political Apps for iPhone

Thanks to some genius apps, voting and political life just got a little easier. Here are 5 apps to download that promise to make the election more fun.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Trends in Music and Society

Phanatic Phish iPhone App Funds Music Education

Mr. Trey Anastasio could have a lot more free time on his hands. From now on, all he’ll need to do to generate a setlist is give the Phanatic iPhone app a quick shake, as I just did, and – voilà – an imaginary setlist like this will be generated: Set 1 Mike’s Song Weekapaug…

Posted in Trends in Music and Society

Apple Rejects Single-Payer iPhone App

A free iPhone application – iSinglepayer – that compares the cost of health care around the world, documents insufficiencies in the U.S. health care system, uses the phone’s GPS to determine users’ local congresspersons, and displays how much each member of congress has received from the health sector was rejected by Apple on the grounds…

Posted in Health Care Reform

Happy Birthday Apple App Store

The Apple App Store celebrates its first birthday this week by gathering some of its favorite games and apps on iTunes. Among the top of the list are apps for Pandora Radio and the Midomi Music Identifier and Search, both clutch for music fans. The store’s official launch date was July 11, 2008 following some…