iPhone 2.0 Video Walkthrough and iTunes 7.7 Confidential Screenshots

I have tried the iTunes 7.7 confidential pre-release-which will be required to install the new iPhone OS-and the latest iPhone OS 2.0 release: 5A345. After a few days of heavy use, I can tell you that both versions are rock-solid. As you can see in the video, the App Store is there-although it's not active yet-along… » 7/02/08 9:00am 7/02/08 9:00am

Video: iPhone GPS, Live Tracking, Traffic, and Geotagging

The 3G iPhone's second most persistently rumored and desired feature (or not), GPS is built in for location service hotness, which Steve says is "gonna explode." Location data comes from a combo of cell towers, Wi-Fi and GPS. Google Maps is still the default interface. Wilson says that's it's probable Telenav will… » 6/09/08 2:40pm 6/09/08 2:40pm

iLounge 3G iPhone Mockups Run Gamut From Marvelous To Meh

We already have a pretty good idea of how the iPhone will work, from GPS, to faster network speeds, to how it will help raise you kids (lower prices), but it's always fun to see the crazy ideas people had in their heads for what they thought the new design should be. Wired roped up seven of the best, worst and… » 6/08/08 12:00pm 6/08/08 12:00pm

iPhone 2 Rumor Round-up. Verdict: Don't Believe Everything You Read

So yesterday you saw our iPhone 2.0 wishlist, packed with things we'd love to see. But the new iPhone has really had the intertubes throbbing with rumors, as people desperate to get their hands on the new tech dig up info. Or at least, desperately look for info in the strangest places, and invent wishful stories.… » 6/06/08 1:00pm 6/06/08 1:00pm

Our iPhone 2.0 Wishlist

Sometimes reading rumors about the second iPhone is exactly like reading a wishlist of features people want. Whether it's subconscious or not, the rumors do get us thinking about what we want from a 3G iPhone. In short, we want an iPhone done right. Here's what we want to make the 3G iPhone faster, better and stronger. » 6/05/08 12:01pm 6/05/08 12:01pm

Me.com Could Be Apple's Rebranded .Mac Mobile Me Site

How's this for an Apple coup? On Friday Mark reported that Apple could be positioning .Mac for a serious overhaul, which was known in rumor mill circles at the time as Mobile Me. Today we received another update as MacRumors discovered that the Netcraft page for Me.com lists Kenneth Eddings, the official technical… » 6/01/08 6:00pm 6/01/08 6:00pm

More iPhone 2 Details: 3G, GPS, Back in (Glossy) Black and a Little…

Ryan at Engadget says they've been chatting up one of the divinely chosen to lay eyes on the second-gen iPhone, and they're claiming a couple details we haven't heard before, as well as the by-now familiar: 3G and real GPS—expected, and hoped for. Metal backing out, glossy black is in, with chrome volume buttons,… » 4/25/08 4:40pm 4/25/08 4:40pm

Apple iPhone 2.0 Patent Shows Dual-Touchscreen Flipphone

It's rare that Apple's patents actually show the exact form factors of devices they have in development, but this "dual sided trackpad" patent for a phone seems to definitely show that they've got some flipphone version coming up. The patent itself outlines a phone that has two multitouch sensors, both on the "bottom"… » 3/17/08 12:45pm 3/17/08 12:45pm

UBS Analyst Starts Countdown for iPhone 2, Reckons Spring 2008

UBS analyst Ben Reitzes reckons there will be a new version of the JesusPhone before Spring has sprung next year. "Our contacts in the supply chain," he claims, "point toward a new iPhone model to be release by March." A report from UBS Investment Research has raised Apple stock to an estimated $220, and author… » 10/25/07 7:13am 10/25/07 7:13am