Best iPhone Apps

Errata for Best iPhone Apps

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page x
1st paragraph

--1st para of page x says "That helps you makes stuff"; should say: "make stuff"

Pmeyers  Jun 29, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
Printed
Page x
1st paragraph

--1st para of page x says "That helps you makes stuff"; should say: "make stuff"

Pmeyers  Jun 29, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 14
Right column

Text for Ambiance app is one line too long (text should not go below page number).

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 28
Right column, app title and two mentions in text

App name should be "Direct Line" (not "Direct Dial").

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 30
Left column

Text for Air Mouse Pro app is one line too long (text should not go below page number).

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 33
Whole page

The Easy Wi-Fi app has been pulled from the app store, since its current version actually prevented hotspot connections in iPhone 3.0. Not clear that the app is really even necessary under 3.0, and so it probably makes sense simply to withdraw this app.

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 66
Left column caption

Company name should be Atebits (not Apebits).

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
Printed
Page 66
1st headline

Apebits should be Atebits (developer of Tweetie)

Karen Shaner  Jul 20, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 70
Left column

Text for Stanza app is one line too long (text should not go below page number).

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 73
Left column in app caption

The company name should be "Things Made Out of Other Things" (missing "other").

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 90
Left column

Text for Instapaper app is one line too long (text should not go below page number).

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 94
Top left section tab

Text of section tab is set too far to the left; should be 1/8" from bleed edge.

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 111
Right column, in app caption

Company name should be: LateNiteSoft

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
Printed
Page 111
1st headline (under Sketches)

LateNateSoft should be LateNiteSoft (developer of Sketches)

Karen Shaner  Jul 20, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
Printed
Page 113
left column, about halfway down

Currently says: "There Undo button is the only way..." Should say: "Their Undo button is the only way..."

Pmeyers  Jul 01, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 113
Left column, halfway down

Should be "The Undo button" (not "There Undo button").

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 134
Left column

Text for Guitar Rock Tour app is one line too long (text should not go below page number).

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 184
Top left section tab

The text of the section tab is set too far to the left; should be 1/8" from bleed edge.

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 194
Left column in app caption

Company name should be Sherwin Williams (not Sherman Williams).

Note from the Author or Editor:
Company name should be Sherwin-Williams (not Sherman Williams).

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 09, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
Printed
Page 194
1st headline

Sherman Williams should be Sherwin-Williams (Developer of ColorSnap). Also, the name should be hyphenated on the icon above "ColorSnap" as well as the other references on the page (2nd graph, COLOR SAMPLES caption, and SPECTRUM OF OPTIONS caption).

Karen Shaner  Jul 20, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 200
Left column

Text for TripIt app is one line too long (text should not go below page number).

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 08, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 206
Headline title

Suggest changing "Guide Book" to "Guidebook," as used elsewhere on pages 206-207.

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 09, 2009  Sep 01, 2009
PDF
Page 209
Headline title

Should be "Best Apps for Looking Up Foreign Words" ("Apps" plural) because it's a reference to a collection of apps.

Josh Clark
Josh Clark
O'Reilly Author 
Jul 09, 2009  Sep 01, 2009