iPhone OS 3.0, iPhone Firmware 3.0, iPhone 3.0

More Rumors about Apple’s New iPhone

The iPhone rumor mill is working overtime.

Apple's special event to preview iPhone firmware 3.0 has started a flurry of rumors and speculations of the next generation iPhone which is speculated to be released in June.

This week doesn't seem to be any different as Mac Rumors is reporting that they are "hearing whispers" that the new iPhone will support a 7.2Mbit chipset in line with what we had heard last week about Apple's next generation iPhone supporting faster internet connectivity.

iPhone Firmware 3.0 Reveals More Details About Spotlight, Podcast Limits & “Find My iPhone” Feature

iPhone Firmware 3.0 Reveals More Details About Spotlight, Podcast Limits & “Find My iPhone” Feature

When Apple gave us a preview of iPhone Firmware 3.0 which includes more than 100 new features; they also released iPhone firmware 3.0 beta which is available only to developers of the iPhone Developer program.

But during Apple's special event, they showcased only some of the features out of the 100 new features. So it was expected that iPhone firmware 3.0 beta would reveal some interesting details that were not announced. 

The beta version of iPhone firmware 3.0 has already revealed the screenshot which suggests that we could
see video capabilities in the next generation iPhone
and then code
references to new iPhones and iPod Touch
.

Here are some more details about the new features in iPhone firmware 3.0.

Screenshot from iPhone Firmware 3.0 Beta indicates Video Recording Coming to Next Gen iPhone?

Screenshot from iPhone Firmware 3.0 Beta indicates Video Recording Coming to Next Gen iPhone?

One of the major features from our readers iPhone Firmware 3.0 Wish List that didn't make it to iPhone Firmware 3.0 was Video Recording.

However, an interesting screenshot from iPhone Firmware 3.0 beta which is labeled "Publish Video" suggests that video recording and upload capabilities could arrive in the next
generation iPhone
which could be released in June based on iPhone's annual product cycle.

iPhone Firmware 3.0 Beta Reveals New iPhones and New iPod Touch

iPhone Firmware 3.0 Beta Reveals New iPhones and New iPod Touch

Based on Phil Schiller's, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product
Marketing statement to David Pogue of New York Times at Macworld 2009
, I am quite confident that Apple will be announcing their next generation iPhone in June which would come bundled with iPhone firmware 3.0 announced a couple of days back with more than 100 new features.

BGR is reporting that one of their source who was poking around iPhone firmware 3.0 beta currently available only for developers of the iPhone Developer program; found evidence of Apple's next generation iPhone.

iPhone Firmware 3.0 Video Walkthrough

iPhone Firmware 3.0 Video Walkthrough

Did you get the urge to update your iPhone with beta iPhone firmware 3.0 that was seeded to developers of iPhone developer program to checkout the 100 new features that were announced in Apple's next generation operating system for the iPhone? But don't want to take the risk?

Then you should checkout the video walkthrough of iPhone firmware 3.0 to see some of the major new features.

Dev Team Jailbreak Beta version of iPhone Firmware 3.0

Dev Team Jailbreak Beta version of iPhone Firmware 3.0

Would you believe it?

The iPhone Dev Team have done it again, they have already jailbroken the beta version of iPhone firmware 3.0 which Apple started distributing today after their special event to preview iPhone firmware 3.0.

iPhone Firmware 3.0: 100 New Features Including Copy & Paste, MMS, Spotlight, Stereo Bluetooth, Push Notification & More

iPhone Firmware 3.0: 100 New Features Including Copy & Paste, MMS, Spotlight, Stereo Bluetooth, Push Notification & More

Apple announced more than 100 new features for users in iPhone Firmware 3.0 during the special event to preview their next generation operating system for the iPhone today.

iPhone software Senior Vice President Scott Forstall and iPhone Product Marketing Chief Greg Joswiak gave us a glimpse of some of the features we have all been waiting for; like Cut, Copy & Paste, MMS, landscape keyboard support for iPhone apps such as Mail, SMS and Notes, and Push Notification Service. So lets take a look.

Coverage of Apple’s Special Event to Preview iPhone firmware 3.0

Coverage of Apple’s Special Event to Preview iPhone firmware 3.0

Apple's special event to preview iPhone firmware 3.0 should be underway shortly. It is being held at the Town Hall auditorium on the Apple's campus in Cupertino, CA.

We are closely following the event and will keep updating this post with the details as soon as they are announced.

iPhone Firmware 3.0 Wish List

iPhone Firmware 3.0 Wish List

When we broke the news that Apple will be hosting a special event tomorrow (March 17) to preview iPhone firmware 3.0, we had asked our readers the question: What's on your wish list? to find out which features they were looking forward to in the next major firmware update.

We got a superb response to that post and subsequent posts about iPhone firmware 3.0 from you folks. So we have compiled a list of all the features and are calling it the "iPhone firmware 3.0 Wish List".

It will be interesting to see how many features from the wish list actually make it to Apple's next generation OS for the iPhone.

Can we expect these Palm Pre like features in iPhone firmware 3.0?

Can we expect these Palm Pre like features in iPhone firmware 3.0?

You might have read our earlier post about Digg's Kevin Rose providing some details on what to expect in iPhone firmware 3.0 which will be previewed this Tuesday.

One of the interesting things that he mentioned was that as per his source iPhone firmware 3.0 will have Palm Pre like features. But he didn't go into the details, so we decided to figure out the additional features in the upcoming Palm Pre that are currently missing from the iPhone.