WWDC 2009 Live Blog

Apple iPhone SchoolHere’s where we will be writing about all the new info coming in from WWDC 2009 where we are very sure the new iPhone will be revealed. You will need to refresh the page to see new info. I will put the newest info at the top so you don’t have to scroll down.

2:05 – Sounds like it’s over, no front facing camera, no tablet, no new iPod Touch

2:00 – 16GB iPhone 3GS is $199, 32GB iPhone $299, Current iPhone 3G is $99, iPhone 3GS is available June 19th!

1:58 – More battery life: The 3G got 6 on Wi-Fi, 7 on Video, 24 on Audio, 10 on 2G talk and 5 on 3G talk. 3gS gests 9 on Wi-Fi, 10 on video, 30 on audio, 12 on 2g talk and 5 on 3g talk.

1:57 – Nike Plus

1:55 – digital compass:

1:54 – Voice Control, voice dial, hold home button to get this screen:

1:51 – It also capture Video! 30 frames per second, share with youtube, mms, email, mobile me. Trim video with tap of finger.

1:49 – 3MP camera, auto focus, tap to focus, Auto Macro (10cm)

1:48 – So far we know it’s FASTER!

1:47 – New iPhone 3GS

1:45 – Apple just called other devices, “Crappy devices” Here’s why:

1:42 – iPhone 3.0 firmware will be free for iPhones, $9.99 for iPod Touches. All on June 17th NEXT WEDNESDAY!

1:38 – Demo of Guitar App, control effects from iPhone, tune

1:36 – Demo of Car Rental App, finds car, unlocks it from the iPhone.

1:33 – Lots of signs showing that the firmware won’t be out today…

1:32 – Demo of a kids science experiment results showing up live on the iPhone.

1:29 – Now we know why Star Defense delayed launch. It is launched today.

1:27 – TomTom accessory (window mount)

1:23 – They are showing TOMTOM!

1:23 – Text books on the iPhone :)

1:21 – Book publisher showing in app purchases for books.

1:18 – Doctors can see realtime data from patients.

1:14 – Developers are demoing apps that use the new 3.0 firmware.

1:13 – Push Notifications with badges, custom sounds and text alerts.

1:12 – Turn by turn can be built into apps. Like TomTom.

1:11 – iPhone can connect to accessories over bluetooth

1:10 – talking about new features we already know like peer to peer connectivity over bluetooth for games and file sharing

1:08 – remote wipe, easy restore

1:07 – Mobile Me users only – locates iPhone on a map, makes it make noise, even on silent, send message to iPhone.

1:06 – Talking about a new “find my iphone feature”

1:05 – New languages, greek, hebrew, thai, arabic

1:03 – Video streaming adapts to web connection

1:03 – Safari is 3 times faster

1:02 – AT&T not supporting Tethering until later this year.

1:01 – Tethering, share internet with you laptop USB or Bluetooth

1:00 – finegrade parental controls over specific apps & movies.

1:00 – Rent and purchase movies from your iPhone, tv shows, audio books, iTunes U.

12:59 – Talking about Spotlight, search for your iPhone

12:58 – MMS will not be out for AT&T until later this summer!! Boo!!!

12:57 – MMS, already know this too…

12:56 – They are talking about new 3.0 firmware like copy and paste. We already know this though.

12:49 – 40,000,000 iPhone OS Devices sold

12:49 – More than 50,000 apps in the App Store

12:48 – iPhone is next!

12:47 – Snow Leopard update is $29.

12:30 – Lots of features of Snow Leopard. We’ll wait till there is more iPhone info…

12:25 – Safari for OS X has Crash Resistance

12:25 – Safari 4 is faster, claimed to be 7.8x faster than IE8.

12:23 – You can spell Chinese on you trackpad

12:22 – After you install Snow Leopard, you recover 6GB of space on your hard drive.

12:20 – Apple’s Finder has been rewritten

12:19 – They are making fun of Windows :)

12:16 – Macbook Air updates – price drop,

12:13 – 13 inch gets Pro features, firewire, starts at $1199, available today

12:12 – 17inch drops to $2499 with 7 hour battery life, 13 inch gets update too, 7 hour battery

12:06 – New version of 15″ MacBook Pro, 5 year battery, 7 hours runtime, SD slot, up to 8GB Memory, 3.06 GHz, 500GB or 256GB SSD, start at $1699

11:59 – One Minute

11:51 – Apple store is down.


11:10 – We are now livestreaming from my desk… Yeah, I know, I’m not there. But now you can feel like part of the team :) It will be in the upper right corner of the website or you can go to Justin.tv/appleiphoneschool. It will be muted until the event begins.

10:56 – More photos of the lines. This one from Engadget. Check out the sign. 64-bit. Is the 2nd Gen iPhone already 64-bit? Or will the 3rd Gen be 64 bit? Anyone?

10:50 – Pictures inside from @stroughtonsmith
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  1. I’ll be ready and waiting. :) The Apple Online Store is now down.

  2. yeaaaah wohoo lets start!

  3. im pretty sure the latter poster (64-bit) is referring to osx 10.6 (notice all the apps, programs, uis, etc. none are related to the iphone but all have to do with the new SL)

  4. miamihacker says

    come on let get this thing started

  5. Safari on windows makes my pc crash.

  6. How long do these usually last?

  7. Patrick Cretan says

    No MMS and Tethering until later in the year is just sooo typical when it comes to AT&T.

  8. Hi Doug,

    Are You watching WDCC now? How come? Is there a time difference between de USA and Europe? And is it tuesday where you live now; Its monday-evening here in the Netherlands.
    Looking forward to all the new things for the iPhone

  9. WHATTT!!! 3.0 isnt even availble yet!!! whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy i was excited all day, please tell me its out today

  10. “1:33 – Lots of signs showing that the firmware won’t be out today…”


  11. June 17 :(

  12. 3.0 not out until June 17th while MMS and tethering won’t be available until later this year for AT&T customers. Wow, glad Apple got us all jazzed up for nothing today!!!

  13. LOL. Wendsday is not a far stretch. Mms on my phone is great. At&t is a joke.

  14. Stop crying!

  15. Ifonefox says

    I hope I don’t need to get a new plan to use tethering . Also, I’m very dissapointed that I can’t record video on my iPhone 3G


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