Flash on the iPhone Video
Flash on the iPhone Video Transcript
It's Monday, August 9th. I'm Mark Licea and it's time to get loaded. You can now get Flash on your iPhone, if you have a jailbroken iPhone. The new app that also works on the iPad is called Frash. It comes from Comex, the same people that gave you the JailbreakMe tool. The software is still in its early stages and not all Flash content will work properly. New Yorkers may soon have free Wi-Fi in cabbies. Limores Car and Limo will release 1000 cars with Wi-Fi transmitters by the fall. The connection will have a radius of 200 feet and each car will support 16 separate connections. The company plans to have 20,000 of these Wi-Fi cabs out by 2011. The Saudi Arabian government shut off support to its Blackberry data service over the weekend. The government did this because Blackberry has an encrypted messaging service that cannot be monitored. The service is now up and running, and according to the Associated Press, Saudi officials and RIM reached an agreement that would allow the government some access to users' data by way of a Blackberry server installed inside the country. This would block morally offensive and political content. In other RIM news, rumor is it that the company wants their own tablet on the market. Apple Daily is saying the device will have a 9.7-inch display with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and both front- and back-facing cameras. Quanta is rumored to begin manufacturing the device in September for a November launch. This rumored price for the rumored device, $499. The Blackberry Torch will be the first phone to run the new OS 6.0 and if you get the new Curve 9300 3G, you'll also be able to update to the new OS. The phone has many of the same features as previous Blackberry Curve models, and RIM says the update to the new OS won't be able available until later. The phone comes out this month. Those are your headlines for today. I'm Mark Licea with CNET.com and you've just been loaded.
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