The network folks say that in the first two weeks of the iPhone’s release we saw 124 people with iPhones authenticate to our campus WiFi network, which they need to do to access off-campus resources. Given that it’s summer, that’s a pretty quick ramp-up for a new device. The breakdown was about two-thirds employees, one-third students.
There’ve been reports of iPhones causing network problems at Duke University – we’re not seeing those problems here, so it may be specific to some types of network equipment in use at Duke.
Jason Ediger from Apple points out these iPhone Tech Talks that Apple is hosting – none in Seattle yet, unfortunately.
Josh Larios showed me the site for WebShell, an ajax-based ssh client for the iPhone. I haven’t got it to work yet.
There’s another twitter client designed for the phone, this one from thincloud.
Gizmodo likes JiveTalk as an IM client for the iPhone – does AIM, iChat, MSN, Yahoo!, GoogleTalk, ICQ, and Jabber – currently in a free alpha.
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