Apple’s trademarking its famous iPhone catchphrase, the mythical Verizon iPhone gets a cool new mythical capability, and another edition of iPhoooooones innnnnnn spaaaaaaaaace. Strap yourself in and prepare for the remainders for Monday, October 11, 2010.
There’s an app for that (Trademarkia)
Last December, Apple filed a trademark application for its “There’s an app for that” slogan; that application is now being reviewed by an examiner, but pretty soon it could become Apple’s property. Which means if you misuse it, there’s a slap [on the wrist] for that. *rimshot*
Verizon iPhone rumors continue apace, with AppleInsider suggesting that Apple may be the first company to use a CDMA chip that supports concurrent voice and data connections (a feature to date possible only on GSM-based networks and phones). Well, sure, as long as we’re speculating wildly, I will go out on a limb and say that it will also be the first CDMA-based phone that makes waffles.
We’ve all had this problem, right? We want to watch a video while we’re surfing the Web, but all we have is our iPad and our iPhone. Sure, we could look back and forth between the two devices, but oh, the neck strain! So one inventive fellow created a bracket to clip his iPhone to his iPad—or, as it is known to some of us, the seventh sign of the end times.
Father and son film outer space, do-it-yourself style (Yahoo Green)
iPhones sure seem to like to go into space, huh? This time it’s a father-son team who have launched one into the heavens, attached to a weather balloon. Now, who will be the first to launch an iPhone into space to take a picture of another iPhone launched into space?