3.1 Firmware Available Today – Genius and Ringtones

Apple Apple has just announced at the “It’s only rock and roll, but we like it.” event that the 3.1 firmware will be available today in iTunes. The update will be free for all iPhones and for iPod touches that are already on the 3.0 firmware. The 3.1 firmware includes a few new features however, they only touched on a few which include; Genius and Ringtones.

The Genius feature will make recommendations for new apps based on the apps you already own. It will give you a list of recommended apps and why they have recommended them. The Genius section will be located in the App Store application in the Features option. At the top of the Features page it will now have tabs for New, What’s Hot and Genius. [Read more…]

RemindYou 1.0.2

RemindYou RemindYou is another lockscreen app that displays your upcoming events on your wallpaper. This app is a great concept but still has some work to do. Right now it actually writes the events on the .png file for your wallpaper. This means that if your wallpaper is landscape instead of portrait it doesn’t fit. Also, if you’re using SummerBoard and have wallpaper on your springboard the text shows there too. The app updates the info every 15 minutes. If you change your wallpaper you have to open the app and hit “Apply Changes” for it to appear again, otherwise it’s blank until it updates at the 15 minute mark. [Read more…]