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Topic: iPhone Hardware 3.0

New 16GB, 32GB iPhones appear in Carphone Warehouse systems

06/04/2009, 02:06 pm

Carphone Warehouse, the largest independent European mobile phone retailer and an official iPhone reseller, added four placeholders to their inventory list for new iPhone models earlier today, sources tell AppleInsider.


Apple's next-gen iPhone may add radio tagging, Nike Sport Kit

06/03/2009, 02:06 pm

A new version of Apple's iTunes software released Monday includes code strings that hint at a couple of new features likely to make their debut alongside new iPhone models this month, namely radio tagging capabilities and support for the Nike+ Sport Kit.


First photos from Apple's WWDC site highlight App Store success

06/03/2009, 08:06 am

With roughly five days to go before Apple kicks off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, signage spotted around the Moscone Center can already be seen paying homage to all things App Store.


Photos purport to show new iPhone's autofocus camera, compass

05/30/2009, 10:05 pm

A chinese blog has blurry photos that appear to show an iPhone -- possibly the next-generation model -- using autofocusing with its camera, movie recording and the digital compass.


Briefly: Canada gets HD TV shows; illuminated iPhone logo; more

05/28/2009, 02:05 pm

Canadian iTunes users are seeing the first wave of HD TV shows crop up on the localized version of the digital download service. Meanwhile, a new report claims that the Apple logo on the third-gen iPhone will illuminate just as the iPhone maker is said to be taking receipt of logic boards for the new handsets ahead of production.


Online vendor claims sale of first third-gen iPhone parts (photos)

05/28/2009, 09:05 am

A parts vendor based out of Hong Kong recently updated its product catalog with a front display bezel and LCD screen that it claims will be part of Apple's third-generation iPhone and has put them up for sale. [Updated with artist's rendition of third-gen iPhone.]


AT&T deploying HSPA 7.2 mobile service ahead of new iPhones

05/27/2009, 01:05 pm

AT&T has formally announced plans for deploying its 7.2 Mbps mobile data service upgrade this year, which will support faster iPhone models expected to be released this summer.


Another firm sees Apple selling existing 8GB iPhone 3G for $99

05/27/2009, 12:05 pm

With more and more evidence pointing to Apple's 2009 iPhone lineup consisting of three distinct models, the Royal Bank of Canada is the second investment firm to predict that one of those models will be a repackaged version of the existing 8GB iPhone 3G that will see its price tag lopped in half.


Apple prepping iPod nano with camera, three new iPhones - report

05/26/2009, 12:05 pm

Apple will introduce a new version of its iPod nano with a wider screen and built-in camera later this year after first introducing three new iPhone models distinguished by their network hardware, according to a new report.


iPhone 3G discontinued in Oz as report backs third-gen rumors

05/22/2009, 10:05 am

One of Apple's authorized wireless carriers said this week that the high-end iPhone 3G has been end-of-lifed. Meanwhile, a new report appears to be backing rumors of several features due in next-gen models expected to arrive shortly.


Apple's future iPhones may leverage ARM's v7 Cortex designs

05/21/2009, 01:05 pm

With Apple's first proprietary system-on-a-chip designs still rumored to be under active development, the iPhone maker may turn to ARM's standard v7 Cortex designs for multi-touch devices it plans to launch this year before building off the platform next year.


Japan's Asahi Kasei to supply magnetometer for next-gen iPhone

05/20/2009, 04:05 pm

Apple will tap Japan's Asahi Kasei to provide hardware support for the "magnetometer" -- or digital compass -- that's slated to make its debut in the company's next-generation iPhone handset, AppleInsider has learned.


Apple execs disclose options for boosting iPhone market share

05/15/2009, 02:05 pm

Apple executives said this week they believe the iPhone remains in its infancy and went on to -- somewhat uncharacteristically -- reveal a series of strategic measures they may employ in the near term to help grow the handset's share of the booming smartphone market.


Apple's future iPods rumored to get cameras like iPhone

05/15/2009, 12:05 pm

Apple may be planning to add camera functionality to a couple of its next-generation iPod models, according to a new report, which also claims that upcoming iPhones will retain the handsets' existing form factor.


iPhone speculation heats up around mysterious Best Buy entries

05/15/2009, 10:05 am

With Apple-related news grinding to a halt near week's end, some are scraping the bottom of the barrel and pointing to some unusual entries in Best Buy's inventory system as potential placeholders for Apple's next-gen iPhones.


Chinese rumor claims 2009 iPhone will be modest upgrade

05/11/2009, 07:05 pm

A forum thread on a Chinese Apple fan site is generating some interest by AppleInsider readers because one commenter claims to have used prototypes of Apple's next-gen iPhone because he purportedly has a friend working at the company's manufacturing partner Foxconn.


TomTom iPhone app; iPhone magnetometer; Boot Camp in 10.6

05/08/2009, 01:05 pm

Turn-by-turn GPS device maker TomTom is reportedly recruiting developers to help churn out an iPhone app. Meanwhile, next-gen iPhone hardware should include a digital compass. And Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard will reportedly allow Windows partitions running under Boot Camp to read Mac partitions.


Briefly: iPhone Software 3.0 taking better camera snapshots

05/05/2009, 12:05 pm

Beta versions of Apple's iPhone 3.0 software are consistently producing clearer, more detailed photos when running on the same iPhone 3G hardware as the latest public release of the software, new tests show.


Apple's proprietary iPhone chips may not surface till next year

04/30/2009, 08:04 am

Apple's fairly public plans to design a family of exclusive chips to power its next-generation iPhone and multi-touch handheld products may not fully materialize until sometime next year, according to the Wall Street Journal, which provides an overview of the matter with a few additional details.


iPhone Software 3.0 may offer voice control, dialing - report

04/21/2009, 10:04 am

A new report is backing rumors of Voice Dialing support inside betas of Apple's iPhone 3.0 Software but adds that capability may be just one of several features included in a new Voice Services framework that may also facilitate voice control of the new OS.