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More Mature iPhone Apps Coming Soon

Rumor has it that iPhone OS 3.0, which should be released this summer, will allow for more “mature” apps. Apple has improved the parental controls, which in theory will let parents better control the apps their children are able to download and the content they have access to on the device. Although the responsibility of content filtering will be on the parents, Apple may have to work in a ratings system so parents can judge whether their kids should be allowed to have a particular app on their phone. But don’t expect to be inundated with “adults-only”-themed apps. A ton of X-rated content wouldn’t necessarily fit Apple’s corporate image. [The Apple Blog] Keep reading »

Lucky Makes Shopping Even Easier

Even though its sister magazine Domino folded last week, Lucky will continue to bring readers their shopping fix, and now they’ll even do the legwork for you. Today the magazine launched a free iPhone application, Lucky at Your Service Digital Concierge, that helps you find clothes featured in the magazine at a store near you. Right now, the application features the more than 70 shoes listed in its March shoe guide and lets users shop by type, brand, color, and size. After you’ve found something you want, just click the “Find It Near You” button and it will either use GPS or a ZIP code to determine a where your shoe of choice is available. You can even call and have them put on hold. Just one way Lucky is trying to do their part to help the economy bounce back! (We just hope that giving away the service for free doesn’t put the magazine out of business.) Keep reading »

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