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2009: A year in review, June

2009: A year in review, June

By 29 December 2009

Two events of large and massive significance happened in June - the Apple WWDC took place as did the launch of the iPhone 3GS and the legend that was Michael Jackson passed away. Whereas the Internet was on tenterhooks as the Apple Store went offline... >>

VIDEO: Apple's App Store wall at WWDC

VIDEO: Apple's App Store wall at WWDC

By 10 June 2009

Apple has created an interesting display for the developer attendees at its WWDC event. A "wall", made up of a bank of twenty edge-to-edge 30-inch Apple Cinema Displays, is offering a visualisation of live downloads of 20,000 of the most popular iPhone... >>

Rebellion over O2 iPhone pricing

Rebellion over O2 iPhone pricing

By 9 June 2009

One of the downsides of bringing smartphones to the mass market is that you have to deal with that mass market, and its rage whenever you put the slightest foot wrong. O2 and Apple executives no doubt lingered a little longer in bed this morning, not... >>

Carphone Warehouse reveals iPhone 3GS pre-order plans

Carphone Warehouse reveals iPhone 3GS pre-order plans

By 8 June 2009

Following Apple's launch of the iPhone "3GS", official UK retailer Carphone Warehouse has confirmed pre-order plans for the new handset. Due to launch in the UK (as well as in the US) on 19 June, eager iPhone-owner wannabes will be able to pre-order the... >>

O2 prices iPhone tethering and MMS

O2 prices iPhone tethering and MMS

By 8 June 2009

O2, the exclusive UK carrier of the iPhone, has announced its pricing for the new iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G in the UK. The operator has confirmed it will be offering both MMS and iPhone tethering for the launch of the new iPhone handset on the 19 June,... >>

Apple launches iPhone 3G S

Apple launches iPhone 3G S

By 8 June 2009

As had been heavily rumoured, Apple has announced the launch of a next-gen version of the iPhone at its WWDC event - the iPhone 3G S - although Apple will still offer the iPhone 3G alongside the new model. As with the upgrade from the iPhone to the iPhone... >>

Apple confirms iPhone 3.0 release date

Apple confirms iPhone 3.0 release date

By 8 June 2009

Apple has confirmed that the new iPhone 3.0 operating system will be available for iPhone 3G and iPhone users from 17 June. The new OS update will be free to all users, however as previously revealed, it will cost £5.99 in the UK and $9.99 in the US... >>

TomTom navigation and car kit coming to iPhone

TomTom navigation and car kit coming to iPhone

By 8 June 2009

TomTom has confirmed that it will release its TomTom navigation service on the iPhone. But, rather than just a new application that gives you turn by turn directions, the company has announced new hardware as well. This comes in the form of a new windscreen... >>

Apple offers "Find My iPhone" feature

Apple offers "Find My iPhone" feature

By 8 June 2009

Apple has launched a new feature for iPhone owners at its WWDC event - a "Find My iPhone" function that works in a similar way to Palm's "remote wipe" feature on the new Palm Pre. For those moments where you get that sinking feeling realising you've misplaced... >>

Apple says iPhone and iPod touch sales hit 40 million

Apple says iPhone and iPod touch sales hit 40 million

By 8 June 2009

At the WWDC Apple event in San Fran, Scott Forstall, the senior vice president of iPhone software for Apple, revealed that there are now over 50,000 apps on the App Store. Stating it's been an "incredible year for the iPhone", Forstall announced Apple... >>