Raven Zachary helps people create, develop, and launch iPhone products and services. He also is a Contributing Analyst with The 451 Group, an IT industry analyst firm. Raven works with O'Reilly Media on iPhone and mobile technology related events and coverage, and is the founder of iPhoneDevCamp, a not-for-proﬁt iPhone developer conference. He is currently advising a number of companies on iPhone strategy and product development. Raven has directed the launch of two Top 20
iPhone applications, Obama '08 for Obama for America and Nearby for
Platial. He is regularly quoted by the press about the iPhone and is a
frequent conference speaker on the topic. Ravenís iPhone pursuits can
be viewed at raven.me and he can be followed on Twitter, @ravenme.
This is the biggest week of the year for iPhone users, as Apple released iPhone OS 3.0 on Wednesday and will be launching the new iPhone 3GS on Friday. The iPhone OS 3.0 Software Update provides a significant number of enhancements to the operating system including spotlight search, cut, copy,… read more
2009 marks another year when Macworld and CES are scheduled for the same week. It'll be a great week for product announcements, but it'll also be a week of information overload. RSS feeds will overflow with gadget coverage. For those of us covering technology, it presents some logistical challenges, too.… read more
Two services that track the iPhone App Store - AppShopper and 148Apps, announced on Saturday that there have been over 10,000 iPhone applications released on the US App Store. The number of currently available applications is just shy of 10,000 due to discontinued apps and a few that have been… read more
With all the news on Friday about Apple's release of iPhone OS 2.2, there was another iPhone news item that got less attention than it deserved. Two young iPhone developers, Danielle Cassley and Jason Citron, released the sequel to their much-acclaimed iPhone puzzle game, Aurora Feint. Aurora Feint II: The… read more
The third calendar quarter of 2008 (Apple F4Q08) was a record for iPhone sales. 6.9 million iPhones were sold from July through September, more than the 6.1 million iPhones sold in prior quarters combined. Steve Jobs mentioned during Apple's most recent quarterly earnings call (transcript) that the company had even… read more
Please welcome Raven Zachary, an iPhone maven and the chair for our new conference. He will be blogging on Radar about iPhone and mobile issues. -- Brady I am pleased to announce the launch of a new O'Reilly Media conference focused on the emerging iPhone ecosystem - iPhoneLive. Apple's iPhone… read more
Webcast: A Preview of iPhoneLive October 14, 2008
In this live, online event, Bill Dudney and Raven Zachary share a preview of the presentations they'll give at the upcoming iPhoneLive Conference taking place November 18 in San Jose. Following this preview, you'll have plenty of time to ask questions...