Just lately, NPR News for iPhone and iPod touch has been close at hand, especially late at night or in bed. An excellent way to catch up with news and discover a wealth of information, it seamlessly blends words and audio into one user-friendly application. Listen live or to archived snippets, it makes light work of often heavy news.
The work of iPhone applications and mobile solutions developer Bottle Rocket, it's both priceless and free from the Apple iTunes App Store. NPR News, which broadcasts news, current affairs and all things cultural across the US via around 800 public radio stations, is one of several excellent applications from the company. Macworld caught up with Bottle Rocket's Calvin Carter to find out more about the iPhone developer.
Q. When people come to you to create an iPhone application do they have a clear idea what they want?
A. Most companies and individuals that contact us about a custom iPhone app have a good...comment