iPhone 3.0

AT&T offering iPhone 3G S full-subsidy upgrades to some early adopters

AT&T offering iPhone 3G S full-subsidy upgrades to some early adopters

While you're waiting for iPhone OS 3.0 to download, sit back and watch AT&T backpedal.  The carrier has announced new upgrade pricing for the iPhone 3G S, in response to complaints from iPhone 3G users.  Now, iPhone 3G users who would be eligible to upgrade in July, August or September this year may now have access to AT&T's "best upgrade pricing" from Thursday June 18th.  They've also confirmed that the iPhone's MMS functionality will arrive in late Summer, and they'll be charging exactly the same per MMS message as they currently do for SMS text messages.

 

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iPhone 3G OS 3.0 unlock video demo; ultrasn0w super-tool imminent

iPhone 3G OS 3.0 unlock video demo; ultrasn0w super-tool imminent

The iPhone Dev Team have released a video demo of their latest unlocking tools, including yellowsn0w, doing its magic on an iPhone 3G running OS 3.0 which is set to be released sometime in the next 24 hours.  They've also revealed the development of a new tool, ultrasn0w, which they claim should be able to unlock any iPhone to-date, running any OS version.

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iPhone remote code security exploit discovered

iPhone remote code security exploit discovered

Security researchers are claiming to have found a way to run non-approved code on iPhones that have not been jailbroken.  Charles Miller, a principal analyst at Independent Security Evaluators, and Vincenzo Iozzo, a student at the University of Milan in Italy, have discovered "more than one" technique for loading an application into a factory iPhone as a non-executable chunk of data, which then flicks over to an executable and could potentially be used to monitor the smartphone, listen in on calls or harvest user data.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2009

After Palm's big moment last weekend, Apple once again seized the headlines with their WWDC 2009 keynote on Monday morning.  We showed up to liveblog the whole announcement, expecting a new smartphone, and the company delivered in the shape of the iPhone 3G S - twice the speed, twice the storage, and the same styling as the iPhone 3G - together with a launch date for iPhone OS 3.0.  However, Apple weren't content with just that: they also brought along a new MacBook Pro range complete with integrated batteries; check out our video unboxing and first-impressions.

iPhone OS 3.0 confirmed for June 17th

iPhone OS 3.0 confirmed for June 17th

If the prospect of an iPhone 3G S doesn't appeal, and you're quite happy with your iPhone 3G or iPod touch, you'll be pleased to hear that as of June 17th iPhone OS 3.0 will be available.  Apple demonstrated the new software update today at their WWDC 2009 keynote, and while much of it was a rework of the original OS 3.0 launch, there were a couple of surprises (plus upgrade costs).  Headline features include tethering, "Find My iPhone" and speedier Mobile Safari.

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Apple WWDC 2009 keynote to be Schiller, not Jobs

Apple WWDC 2009 keynote to be Schiller, not Jobs

Tickets are all sold out, but if you were headed to Apple's WWDC next month in the hope of seeing Steve Jobs take to the stage, prepare for disappointment.  Apple have confirmed that Philip Schiller, senior VP of worldwide product marketing, will be delivering the WWDC09 keynote, while the rest of the week will offer more details and demonstrations of OS X Snow Leopard and iPhone OS 3.0.

Next-gen iPhone to have iMovie Mobile?

Next-gen iPhone to have iMovie Mobile?

Apple are aiming to make the next-gen iPhone into the cellular version of the Pure Digital Flip, according to BusinessWeek, with simple point-and-shoot capture and a one-stop on-device editing studio.  According to sources familiar with the upcoming third-generation iPhone, Apple have developed a mobile version of iMovie that allows for speedy editing.

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