Conclusion - 3:05PM I wish I'd unlocked and sold my iPhone 3G yesterday. It's resell value just dropped :-(
3:02PM New iPhone 3gs does not look different - same glossy back panel as current iPhone 3g
3:02PM iPhone 3gs in first markets june 19, next markets june 26, more markets in july
3:01PM Current 8gb iPhone 3G drops to $99 on contract, as expected
3:00PM iphone 3gs: $199 for 16gb, $299 for 32 gb, on AT&T with contract. Both come in black and white.
2:59PM iPhone 3gs has improved battery life and is more eco-friendly, according to apple
2:58 Why does Apple hate dedicated camera buttons? I really don't get it. Pre does't have one either. It's a nice feature to have.
2:57PM iphone 3gs with digital compass app, integrated with maps, supported by APIs
2:56PM iphone 3gs supports ipod voice control. THAT is a nice feature. Can ask it "What's playing now?" lol.
2:56PM iphone3gs with voice control. crowd oohs &ahs like EVERY OTHER SMARTPHONE doesn't already have this. still, apple makes it pretty
2:56PM iphone3gs supports photo and video sharing, "If your carrier supports it." Yay for the non-US world. Boo for AT&T
2:52PM iphone 3gs: 30fps VGA video capture with audio.
2:52PM iPhone 3gs: 3mp camera w/video, autofocus, no flash. tap-to-focus, other enhancements.Automacro. Again, nothing new to smartphones.
2:52PM iPhone 3GS has OpenGLES v2.0 ... 7.2Mbps HSDPA
2:51PM iPhone 3GS ... S stands for Speed ... Same design, but what's inside is entirely new.
2:51PM Oh, first Apple dis of Palm! 50,000 apps for iPhone, only 18 for "Somebody else ... I can't read it, it's too small" (Phil Schiller).
2:49PM iPhone 3GS ... S stands for Speed ... Same design, but what's inside is entirely new.
2:48PM iPhone 3GS has OpenGLES v2.0 ... 7.2Mbps HSDPA
2:44PM It's 11:43 (PST). New iPhone/iPod Touch hardware will come now. Keynote will end by noon.
2:43PM iPhone OS 3.0 available June 17. Free for iPhone owners, $9.95 for iPod Touch owners. Devs get golden master today.
2:42PM Somewhere Steve Jobs is fuming at the #fail of iPhone OS hardware accessory demos today.
2:41PM What's interesting is that live demos of software-enhanced iPhone accessories have all failed. Complex technology = more
2:40PM Line6 demoing remote iPhone control of digital modeling amps and guitars. So far the demo is failing, big time.
2:37PM ZipCar for iPhone OS 3 includes remote car locator and unlock. If this gets hacked, ZipCar's fleet gets stolen & they go bankrupt :-P
2:33PM Pasco's demo of "Balloon Burst" was a total #EPIC #FAIL ... but they handled it well and with humor
2:29PM too bad the ngmoco female producer is an insanely annoying speaker :-P
2:28PM ngmoco showing Star Defense for iPhone OS. BTW, the game's producer is the ONLY woman to take the stage thus far, if memory serves.
2:26PM iPhone gets proper navigation services: Tom-Tom onstage at #WWDC App and car kit with dash/windshield mount, dock, speaker, mic, etc
2:23PM ScrollMotion talking e-reader features aimed at students & educational space. There's GOTTA be iPhone OS tablet for back to school.
2:21PM ScrollMotion launches In-App bookstore for iPhone OS 3: 1 million+ books, 50+ magazines, 170+ daily newspapers
2:19PM Apple going after medical market - demoing AirStrip Critical Care for iPhone 3. Push notifications and remote monitoring of patients
2:15PM Gameloft launches Asphalt 5 for iPhone. Showing off a virtual Audi R8 - car stereo playing music from the device's iPod
2:13PM iPhone Push Notifications shown off using the ESPN Sportscenter custom alert sound (with text alert). Clever.
2:11PM Apple showing off software support for new hardware accessories. This will be the big news going forward for iPhone OS. Trust me.
2:09PM Thing is, Apple is SO GOOD at consumer marketing, they really do make old tech look shiny new again. Hence my sarcasm & my admiration.
2:08PM Apple re-invents more old tech: Find My iPhone supports remote wipe and "please return phone to me" alerts. Huge fanboy cheers.
2:06PM "Find My IPhone" promo using 30 Rock clip :-) And iPhone OS 3 supports more than 30 languages with portrait and landscape keyboards.
2:02PM iPhone tethering announced - Mac/PC, USB/Bluetooth. Lots of carrier support, but ... Hear that? NO MENTION OF AT&T!
1:59PM No MMS yet, but iPhone owners can rent movies. Want to communicate? Get a Pre. Want to be entertained? Get an iPhone.
1:58 PM AT&T will support iPhone MMS LATER THIS SUMMER? BOO! FAIL! Seriously? I just booed out loud.
1:58PM Again, Apple "reinvents" old tech: MMS! Oh my gawd! Threaded integrated messaging! How'd they do it? Still, it's good stuff.
1:56PM Apple going over iPhone OS 3 stuff we already know about. Cut, paste, shape, dev APIs for pasteboard. Landscape mode (Finally).
1:51PM Apple is showing video depicting how iPhone lets people save babies, make games, & otherwise grow food where soil has long been barren
1:49PM Apple: 40 Millon iPhone OS devices sold. Over 1 Billion Apps downloaded in 9 months.
1:48PM And here comes Scott with the iPhone portion of the keynote
1:47PM Snow Leopard: $49 Family Pack FOR LEOPARD USERS. Ships in September. Dev Preview today.
1:46PM Snow Leopard: $29 FOR LEOPARD USERS ... Huge fanboy cheers
1:46PM Here comes cheaper Snow Leopard pricing
1:44PM OS X Exchange support looks typically Apple slick and easy
1:41PM Snow Leopard gains Exchange Support for Mail, iCal, and Address Book apps. Oh yeah, Apple to MSFT: "VIsta Sucks. Nyah nyah"
1:38PM OMG, Steve Jobs is here! Kidding :-)
1:38PM OMG, Brett Favre is here! He's dating Jon Mayer AND Jen Aniston! Kidding :-)
1:33PM iPhone news coming last, apparently - no surprise
1:33PM Lots of quicktime video features been shown off
1:33PM Makes me think iPhone video will be hyped like nothing else
1:15PM The new MacBook Pros ship today / I'll unbox one if you send some cash my way ;-)
1:15PM 13" MacBook is now called Pro / Starts at $1199, oh dig damn, whoah!
1:12PM All new MacBooks can handle 8 gigs of RAM / The new 13" has Firewire 800 - SHazamm!
1:12PM New 13" MacBook is comin up next / I'm gonna tell you all about it in rhyming text
1:11PM SD Card slot is Apple's new feature / I've alreayd got that in my $200 netbook creature
1:10PM MacBook pro for 1699 / Is still expensive but I want to make it mine!
1:05PM New MacBook has SD Card slot / It's like Apple just invented technology that everyone else has already got #WWDC
1:04PM Oh snap a new 15" MacBook Pro / Apple fans cheer as their credit card bills grow!
1:01PM Introducing some peeps, but none are Steve / I wonder what is up Phil's sleeve?
1:00PM Phil Schiller's onstage, toutin his stats / "OS X, iPhone is where it's at!"
12:50PM iPhone 3 Launch?: Live From Apple's WWDC Keynote