Apple Announces iPhone Software Update & SDK Release Date

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    Apple announced a number of updates to the iPhone platform today. The iPhone has sold over 4 million units since going on sale 200 days ago. That averages 20,000 iPhones sold per day. In its first quarter shipping, the iPhone garnered 19.5% of the US Smartphone market (2nd only behind RIM's BlackBerry).

    iPhone SDK Release scheduled for February

    New Software today
    Available today as a free update to all existing iPhone users.

    Many of these features were recently previously rumored.
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    Glad to see this, but I was underwhelmed by the Keynote.

    I was hoping for an early release of the SDK.
     
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    Mike Teezie

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    Wow, pretty much exactly what was leaked?

    Looking forward to getting it.
     
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    i will be upgrading my iphone when it's available
     
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    @twoodcc & CWallace - Same here!

    I almost thought that GearLive was faking the whole new 1.1.3 update with screenshots. But now I just can't wait to download it!
     
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    ImNoSuperMan

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    GENTLEhackers start your engines.

    Please I have 2 locked 1.1.2 iPhones eating dust:(:(. Please.
     
  7. macrumors regular

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    Keynote was bad, Every bit of it was previously leaked. when can i get this today, im impatient
     
  8. macrumors regular

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    BTW, Thanks apple for making the touch virtully the same as my iphone now. "oh its got 2-4 times as much storage and all the same features as your iphone except for the camera and phone appn now, we dont care" hahaha!!! apple jerks
     
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    where is it!!!!!??
     
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    Wasn't that the point of the touch, an iphone without the phone?
     
  11. macrumors 6502

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    Happy to see the software upgrades, but sorry that there were no hardware upgrades to go with it. My money was on a bump in memory and a second iPhone design. Looks like my bank account is safe for a few months.
     
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    Downloading now! The update is live....
     
  13. macrumors member

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    Downloading now..

    Looks like its now available to d/l.
     
  14. macrumors regular

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    clicking at the check for update button in itunes is not working!!!!!!:mad:
    when is this going to be up????isn't there like a download page from apple:cool: I'd happily do it manually if i have to, to get it now!!!:D:apple:
     
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    Lame!

    The new software updates for my iPhone are cool, but I was hoping for an anouncement for upcoming hardware changes, ie Larger Storage Capacity or perhaps plans for a 3G iPhone. Grr....
     
  16. Ike
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    is there anywhere you can download it - without the use of itunes?
     
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    Nicolasdec

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    The update is live.....
     
  18. macrumors newbie

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    i'm downloading the update right now through "check update" in itunes... i have 60 seconds remaining on the download!!!
     
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    162.1 MB. Hmm...
     
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    I want to hear more about this iPhone SDK, hopefully more will be revealed sooner rather than later.
     
  21. macrumors regular

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    Keep trying to look for an update, it's there.
     
  22. macrumors Core

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    all good improvments.

    its a good thing that apple are moving forward with improving the iPhone as much as possible from a software standpoint, rather than locking a set of features to hardware upgrades. (as they've done with the iPod in the past, no?)
     
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    I got it updating now :D
     
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    Nice turn around time apple... its downloading now!
     
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    Live for me...

    1.1.3 is live (DLing now) for me (NYC/Verizon DSL).
     

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