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June 2008 Archives
Apple may have found a way to prevent unlocking of the upcoming 3G iPhone in the United States. A detailed look at the iPhone 3G specifications:
It's time to bury the OS X licensing speculation. Prior to this year's WWDC people speculated that Apple may begin to license Mac OS X due to banners failing to mention 'Mac'. The omission of 'Mac' from the banners generated a slew of buzz as many people began to speculate that Apple was thinking about licensing their operating system.
At WWDC 2008, Apple provided developers with a preview of 'Snow Leopard', the next major version of the Mac OS X operating system. Instead of focusing on new features, Apple states that Snow Leopard will enhance the performance of OS X, set a new standard for quality and lay the foundation for future OS X innovation. Snow Leopard "dramatically reduces the footprint of Mac OS X" thus, making it more efficient.
On Monday June 9, 2008 the kickoff day of WWDC 2008, Apple announced MobileMe, the new service that will replace .Mac (dot Mac). The new service provides Push Email, Push Contacts and Push Calendar for iPhone, iPod touch, Macs and PCs and also provides a suite of elegant web applications that deliver a desktop-like experience from any modern browser.
Following several months of anticipation and widespread rumors, Apple announced "iPhone 3G" iPhone was during the Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote. The new iPhone combines the revolutionary features of the iPhone with 3G networking that is twice as fast as the first generation iPhone. It will be available for purchase on July 11, 2008.
Apple has announced the 2008 Back-To-School promotion. Qualified students, faculty, and staff can get a free iPod touch or iPod nano when they purchase a new MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac (17" model excluded) or Mac Pro.