Apple Conceals Shipping Records for iPad

Captain Richard Rodriquez of the Bitter End blog points us to TUAW.com, where they have the details of how Apple has taken steps to conceal its bills of lading and other import records from public access for the highly anticipated release of the new iPad. Philip Elmer-DeWitt over at Apple 2.0 is reporting that Apple has taken steps to hide ocean shipping data for its iPad. … [Read more...]

Top 10 iPhone Apps When You Are Adrift At Sea!

Here is a great list of useful iPhone Apps from gCaptain's author on everything DP, Sean Hogue.  You can find the original of this along with some all the latest DP news at his site, www.DyanamicPositioningNews.com. If you have any recommendations on other apps, let us know in the comments.  Also, be sure to check out gTrax, AIS Vessel Tracking For The iPhone... … [Read more...]

Coracle Online First to Launch Line of Maritime iPhone and iPod Touch Applications

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjgsVni6inA Coracle Online was one of (if not the first) company in the maritime and shipping industry to get into iPhone and iPod Touch application development.  Their first application, The Maritime Glossary, provides instant access to over 9,000 nautical terms and abbreviations for anyone with an interest in international trade and the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Free iPhone 2.0 Applications For Mariners

Photo from New Launch Even if you are thousands of miles from the nearest land you probably didn't miss the big news in the technology world this week; the launch of iPhone 2.0. The secret, however, is that you don't need a new 3G iPhone to get the best features. Simply connect your existing iPhone or iPod Touch to iTunes and click update. Once completed your firmware … [Read more...]