New Zealand’s estimated 20,000 iPhone owners can now access the Yellow business directory. The Yellow iPhone app is free to download from the App Store. It uses the iPhone’s GPS and Google Maps to locate businesses and give you walking or driving directions on how to get there. Tap to call, add to your contacts or send deets via email. Smart cookies.
Speaking of iPhone, is this a prototype of a future model?
The news this week of veteran news heads Mark Jennings and Tim Murphy launching a news service was widely celebrated across journalism circles, with many applauding the arrival of a publication dedicated to, as Murphy said, focusing on quality and “doing the news”. But was that excitement a bit pre-emptive? And – the question of the ages – how is it going to pay for it all?