Its Sunday and that time of the week to checkout the weekly (18th May – 24th
May 2008) news, posts and rumors roundup on the iPhone from here at
iPhone Hacks and also from around the web that did not make it here
after the jump.
The pre-release version of iPhone firmware 2.0 had confirmed that 3G
iPhone was coming soon. We now have Gizmodo reporting that "sources
close to the 3G launch" have confirmed that the iPhone 3G will be
announced at the WWDC 2008 Keynote on June 9th.
Zinio have extended their content offering quite a bit this week with the addition of 20 new titles for the iPhone and now includes popular titles like Playboy, Penthouse, Popular Mechanics, Readers Digest, PC Magazine.
Rich Mogull over at Securosis.com has come to the rescue and has published a method that should wipe out almost all your personal data to prevent it from being recovered later.
Apple has been quitely rolling out some interesting new features with each beta release of their iPhone SDK. The latest pre-release version of iPhone firmware 2.0 included with SDK has added geo-tagging to the Camera application feature.
FlyTunes one of the popular iPhone web apps which brought internet radio to the iPhone and iPod Touch has just got better. They have recently added video and audio podcasts, a new user interface, and a customizable channel guide to their iPhone app.
Refurbished iPhones might be a good deal for the new owners, but it
might come as a rude shock for previous owners to know that iPhones
they had sold and now available as refurbished units might still
contain their personal data.
iPhone News & Rumors from around the web
So word on the street (literally) is that a large number of people are queuing in line outside of Apple’s flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York City (see above) — keep in mind the Cube is open 24 hours a day.
As a consumer, it’s hard to understand why it’s taking so long for Apple and the music labels to hash out agreements on wireless music downloads on the upcoming 3G iPhone.
You will find all the weekly news and rumors roundups under the iPhone Roundups category.
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