Synthetic GPS for your iPhone

There's a Navizon application available with installer.app on the iPhone now. It triangulates your location based on known cell tower positions and updates the map on the iPhone.

Pretty sweet. (Courtesy iPodHacks)


In other news, cold fronts moving in in hell...

Sun to Become Windows Server OEM.

Seriously, don't they remember what happened when SGI released windows boxes?

Well, their motto doesn't mention anything about not being evil, so I guess it's ok...

Nice blog entry on zdnet about how, even if you have a system explicitly set to not update automatically, Microsoft will silently update your machines with no notification or asking permission.



Extra Apps for iPhone

To sum up:
Installer.app is a UIKit based package manager for the iPhone. It works by downloading packages over WiFi (wireless networking) or EDGE. It supports installing, updating and uninstalling applications from multiple sources.

Very painless, very cool.

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