These days I think its impossible that if you don’t know someone who has a iPhone or a iPod touch. This is probably a reason as to why the organisers of the WebDU conference in Bondi Beach have decided to release an iPhone web application to browse the content of the upcoming conference. Continue reading →
I was thinking recently. The new $30 AT&T iPad plan which gives you ‘unlimited’ internet usage could easily become a interesting way for people to torrent while on the move;).
However the main hurdle is that apple doesn’t allow Torrent applications into the app-store. I say, who cares!… Why doesn’t someone with bit of experience using c/objective c port the open-source torrent client Transmission to a publicly accessible repository where developers can compile it themselves and run on their own provisioned devices/their friends devices. Yea sure theres always the possibility of someone releasing a jailbroken application on cydia, but I am against the use of jailbroken devices due to some bad experiences I have had with the hardware playing up and the reliability of cydia in the past.
If your a fellow student at CSE UNSW, check out iConnect! Its a web application that i created almost 6 months ago that allows you to access many of the commands like ‘friends’, ‘labs’, ‘pp’ and ‘whichprinter’ on any web browser. I’d recommend using a iPhone though;)