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Topic: iPhone Software 3.0

Apple releases second beta of iPhone 3.0 Software to developers

03/31/2009, 05:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday afternoon provided its vast developer community with a second beta release of iPhone Software 3.0, which arrived alongside a promise by the company to gradually open its live Push Notification service and In-App Purchasing to beta testers in the near term.

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"Jesus Phone 3.0" touches diabetic blogger

03/20/2009, 03:03 am

During Apple's iPhone 3.0 event, the presentation of a mobile-attached blood glucose monitor for diabetic users apparently bored some journalists in the room. However, the demonstration not only revealed Apple's most important leap yet in mobile devices, but also answered the pleas of a diabetic blogger.

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iPhone 3.0 listings show four all-new iPhone, iPod touch models

03/19/2009, 05:03 pm

Tucked within Apple's iPhone 3.0 beta firmware are hardware strings that mention not one but two unreleased iPhone models as well as similar changes in store for the iPod touch.

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Developer shows working iPhone 3.0 tethering over USB

03/18/2009, 06:03 pm

Confirming what Apple had hinted at in its iPhone 3.0 presentation, a developer has successfully, if unintentionally, enabled data tethering on the new iPhone firmware.

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iPhone 3.0 to offer MobileMe users "Find My iPhone" feature

03/18/2009, 02:03 pm

A new feature in the iPhone 3.0 firmware appears to let users remotely pinpoint a lost or stolen phone by securely requesting the device's location via Apple's MobileMe service.

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Apple's iPhone 3.0 expands the 'yawning' competitive gap

03/18/2009, 10:03 am

While the vast majority of smartphone makers are betting that beefed-up handset hardware alone will attract new feature phone users, Apple demonstrated Tuesday that software stands to be the biggest differentiating factor as the market matures, and is further distancing itself from rivals as a result.

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iPhone OS 3.0 first impressions and photos [Updated]

03/17/2009, 10:03 pm

Developers late Tuesday evening are downloading a widely distributed beta of Apple's new iPhone 3.0 software, installing it on their handsets, and weighing in with some first impressions and screen shots, all of which follow. [Updated with video.]

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iPhone 3.0: 100 new features for users; 1,000 new APIs for devs

03/17/2009, 03:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday previewed its iPhone OS 3.0 software which includes over 1,000 new APIs for developers and over 100 new features for end users, including Copy & Paste, multimedia messaging, and a landscape mode for applications like Mail and Notes.

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iPhone 3.0 adds Copy & Paste, MMS, global Spotlight search (photos)

03/17/2009, 02:03 pm

At the preview of the new iPhone 3.0 platform, Apple announced new features for users that include the ability to select text for copy and paste between applications, MMS, and scores of other new features.

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App Store developers show off new features of iPhone 3.0 (photos)

03/17/2009, 01:03 pm

Two weeks ago, Apple presented its new iPhone 3.0 Software Development Kit to a select group of iPhone developers, then allowed them to take the stage and show off what they could create on the new platform.

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iPhone 3.0 to include peer-to-peer support, push notification (photos)

03/17/2009, 01:03 pm

In offering a preview look at the new iPhone OS 3.0 platform, senior vice president of iPhone software Scott Forstall announced that Apple has added over a thousand new Application Programming Interfaces to allow developers greater access to the mobile device's features, from peer to peer discovery to peripheral hardware support to background notifications.

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App Store audience hits 30 million users, 13M iPod touches sold

03/17/2009, 01:03 pm

At its preview of the new iPhone 3.0 platform, Apple has finally revealed sales figures for iPhones and iPod touch units together: 30 million devices. The company noted that it has sold 17 million iPhones, leaving 13 million iPod touch sales.

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