Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th May 2013 16:59 UTC
Apple At the D11 conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook once again took the stage to be interviewed by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. While most of the interview can be replicated by picking and reading 10 random Apple fanblog stories - there were still a number of very interesting things that warrant some closer scrutiny.
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RE[3]: Services
by leos on Thu 30th May 2013 05:18 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Services"
leos
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How? I can't even connect any of my Bluetooth GPSs to any iOS device.


I'm curious. Why would you want to do that? From the reviews of these kinds of apps it seems like it's only useful if your phone has crappy GPS reception. I geocache extensively, and so far my iPhone is always more accurate and faster than dedicated GPS units that other people have.

Nor an ELM327 vehicle interface. Android just works.


I've got a device like this (kiwi), works just fine with the iPhone. Newer devices like the Automatic do the same thing over BT as well for iPhone.

Anyway this isn't the hardware integration I'm talking about. I'm talking about making a device that can completely control an i-Device. I can make an accessory that can access and control tons of functionality on the i-device, including simulating touch and sensor events, launching associated apps, TTS, etc etc. There is tons of functionality there.

They have serial ports they won't let you use.


?

They could have re-enabled the firewire ports for charging with better voltage (so it wouldn't take overnight).


?? Doesn't take overnight, and I'm pretty sure it's not firewire....

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