iPhone OS 4.0

iPhone HD gets caught, gets teardown, deemed legit

iPhone HD gets caught, gets teardown, deemed legit

Somebody over at Apple is going to have an even worse day than they were likely already having.  After leaked photos over the weekend, the device now looking decidedly like the iPhone HD - aka Apple's fourth-gen iPhone - has shown up in the plastic, glass and metal over at Gizmodo.  Among the hardware changes are an improved main camera with flash and an added front-facing camera, a higher resolution display and some serious reworking of the internal components to fit in a 16-percent larger battery.

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Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Responds to Apple’s Latest iPhone SDK

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Responds to Apple’s Latest iPhone SDK

By now you've heard about the ongoing war between Adobe and Apple. You've probably heard about it even if you live under a rock. It's everywhere, and as we expected, it didn't die down after the launch of the iPad. In fact, it seems to be getting worse after the announcement of iPhone OS 4.0. Especially when folks started navigating through the fine print and legal documentation, and we started to learn that Steve Jobs and company had begun a far stricter implementation of the rules for their SDK. More importantly, they tied the noose around Adobe's figurative neck a bit tighter.

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iPhone OS 4.0 wrap-up

iPhone OS 4.0 wrap-up

Apple's iPhone OS 4.0 preview has been and gone, and the aftermath is a much more appealing OS not only for the iPhone but for the new iPad.  As anticipated, the biggest draw of today's event was multitasking, with Apple telling us it's taken them four iterations of the iPhone OS to get it just right.  Elsewhere there's a new social gaming network for competing with both friends and strangers, a unified inbox and folders for better organising email and apps, and a new iAd advertising platform.

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Apple iPhone OS 4.0 SDK Available Now

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 SDK Available Now

If you're a fan of the iPhone OS 4.0 right now, and you've tied to the developer program for Apple's mobile devices, then you can go ahead and have your say with the new mobile Operating System. iPhone OS 4.0 SDK is available right now for developers. This is the first of the Betas, so be sure to keep that in mind. And, as always, Apple suggests that you don't put this on your own, personal device, and keep it on your testing devices, because it is Beta, and bugs do happen.

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Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Introduces Game Center: Social Gaming Network

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Introduces Game Center: Social Gaming Network

One of the best parts of the iPhone, along with the whole phone thing, is the fact that it's got a vast App Store with plenty of games out there. In fact, they've got a monstrous list, at 50,700 total games, and it rakes in somewhere in the ballpark of $500 million in revenue for the company. So, obviously mobile gaming is something that Apple wants to capitalize on, and sure enough, they've introduced Game Center for iPhone OS 4.0.

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Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Introduces iAd [video]

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Introduces iAd [video]

We had heard rumors about it, but now it's official. Apple has pulled the lid off of their own mobile advertisement plans, and have introduced iAd. There's a lot going on here, and Steve Jobs did a great job of showcasing just what the iAd program is all about. But, mostly, the whole point of the last tentpole is to say how all the other mobile advertisers haven't done anything worthwhile, and Apple has found a way to make it all make sense.

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Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Introduces Unified Inbox

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Introduces Unified Inbox

Something else that people have been aching for since the launch of the iPhone, Apple has officially announced the support for a unified inbox, thanks to iPhone OS 4.0. You can also include more than one Exchange account with the introduction of iPhone OS 4.0, which will probably make quite a few people out there very happy. Secondly, if you want to focus on one inbox more than others, you can do that. Also, there's also "fast inbox switching," which does exactly as it sounds.

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Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Introduces Folders

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Introduces Folders

So, the hits just keep coming. Looks like Apple wants to make sure that you don't have to use page after page of endless application icons anymore. If you're someone that likes to keep things simple, then Folders is exactly what you're looking for. It shouldn't be that confusing, as it does exactly what it sounds like. You put applications into a folder, and they're right there for easy access, whenever you need them.

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Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Introduces Multitasking

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Introduces Multitasking

We're live, running with the wolves as Apple introduces the latest build of their iPhone Operating System. This time around, we're at the 4th generation, and this one is definitely the largest milestone for the company by far. After all, they've just announced that the iPhone will now be able to fully support multitasking! Something that people have been craving for since 2007, Apple has finally brought to the table, with a well-rounded amount of applause at the event.

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The Daily Slash: April 7th 2010

The Daily Slash: April 7th 2010

It's Wednesday. And interestingly enough, we're probably not the only ones considering today "the day before." The day before what? Well, it's the day before we get to fire up our legendary, homegrown liveblogging system again. We'll be at the iPhone OS 4.0 event, and hopefully you'll join us as we detail what's going down with the latest software update from Cupertino. Until then, we've got tonight's Daily Slash. As we go forth, we'll look into the best of the best in the R3 Media's network. And in the dredge net, we've got the most notorious eReader rumored to make a retail appearance soon, and we have Nintendo telling the world that the iPad isn't for gaming. Then we've got lightsabers that will save your from the dark. And finally, a cellphone that goes way out of its way to be ridiculous.

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SlashGear’s Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Liveblog: Thursday April 8th at 10AM PST

SlashGear’s Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Liveblog: Thursday April 8th at 10AM PST

Tomorrow marks the unveiling of iPhone OS 4.0, and we know that there's millions of people out there eagerly anticipating what Apple has in store. The rumors are definitely going strong, and we can't say for sure what's coming, at least not on the part of the iPhone, but if we were of the betting kind, we'd be willing to bet that multitasking of some kind will be hitting the platform at some point or another. Then again, Apple could come out and shock us all with nothing of the sort. Either way, SlashGear will be there with our legendary liveblogging coverage of the event, Thursday April 8th.

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