T-minus 3 days..

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by mtfield, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. mtfield macrumors 6502

    Jan 9, 2008
    so with a little under 3 days left till the presentation on the sdk; what are you guys expecting to see??? Do you think the 3rd party apps iTunes section will go live thur? Or do u think we will just hear about the future??? All I know is I've held off this long, but if I dont seem some apps on thur. I'm jailbraking this sucker!
  2. cjandnw macrumors 6502

    Jun 11, 2007
    South Jersey
    I've held out on jailbreaking this long as well. But I definitly feel you...
  3. senorFunkyPants macrumors 6502


    Jan 6, 2008
    Being able to run proper GPS software like Tomtom with a bluetooth GPS receiver would be brilliant.
  4. AMoeini macrumors member


    Dec 25, 2007
    I'm excited to see if it actually gets launched, and the "Roadmap," whatever that may be. (I know its where the iPhone is headed, but I can't wait to here the specs! 3G?!)
  5. peterjeter26 macrumors member

    Nov 8, 2007
    knowing apple

    apple always has restrictions. (wi-fi music store) come on let us use EDGE!!!! i dont care if its too slow its worth the wait!
    there probably gonna be a little apps that arent even that much fun. plus its prob going to either be wi-fi only or itunes. this is not going to be enjoyable. jailbreak it cuz this hyped up SDK will not be as good as installer.
  6. thedoctorlee macrumors newbie


    Sep 30, 2007

    Wishful thinking... I know, but I have my fingers crossed for:
    32GB $499
    16GB $399
  7. Pees330 macrumors 6502

    May 26, 2006
    Las Vegas, NV
    It may be a little too soon for that. I would say when they announce 3G integration these will be the new sizes. Whenever that may be.
  8. aneftp macrumors 601

    Jul 28, 2007
    This will never happen. I finally figured out Apple's tactics. They are almost as bad as Microsoft.

    Apple wants revenue. There's not much revenue in letting TomTom or Garmin or etc into the Apple Ecosystem.

    So the only way to enable GPS would be to have sometype of TeleNav locked-in software (where you would be required to use your data minutes)

    3G for the next iPhone is a definite YES. GPS capability for next iPhone (NO WAY) unless Apple gets a cut of the revenue.
  9. gusapple macrumors 6502a


    Jan 29, 2007
    The alphabetically sixth to last state.
    Ha ha! That would be a huge disaster! Last time that happened, a ton of people got way mad.

    I am hoping for... Some unexpected app that nobody saw coming. (Like "Back to my Mac"?) Or something. I would also hope that Apple does not limit developers as to which applications will be let on the iPhone. (But please do not turn this into a fight over weather or not they will!)
  10. senorFunkyPants macrumors 6502


    Jan 6, 2008
    Maybe...however adding proper (Tomtom style) GPS mapping to the iPhone would greatly improve its desirability = more sales, more network contracts = more Apple revenue. I don't see how Apple can ignore such an important function when surely all the major mobile manufacturers are R&Ding iphone clones and they won't be leaving out full GPS support.
  11. Buschmaster macrumors 65816


    Feb 12, 2006
    Apple can't cut prices anymore because their loyal customers get pissed. :rolleyes:

    Two days and we'll all know the tale. I'm not jailbreaking if I don't see apps on Thursday because I can't afford to have something go wrong and end up having to buy a new phone.
  12. drb6 macrumors regular

    Jul 22, 2005
    Boston, MA
    Hopefully sooner rather than later. I would think end of summer would be a safe bet for Apple. Six months since the 16gb upgrade and about a year since the original release. Would make sense, but only if the 3G technically is ready.

    Plus doesn't this pattern fit the iPod release pattern too. Release a new version and about halfway through the cycle till the next release, make some kind of upgrade...capacity or price? Or downgrade in price I guess
  13. JD914 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 24, 2007
    Dutchess County NY
    Having a jailbroken unlocked phone since September I really could care less about the SDK release. What can the SDK offer that jailbroken phones haven't had already?
  14. spyz88 macrumors regular

    Jan 29, 2008
    Programs that dont suck?
  15. BIrwin49 macrumors member

    Feb 25, 2008
    Hope not. I just bought an 8gb iPhone a little over two weeks ago.

    If so, maybe they will give that discount like they did when they got rid of the 4GB.
  16. L3X macrumors 6502a

    Oct 18, 2006
    Chesapeake, VA
    exchange support is what i want. Mail, calender, contacts syncing.

    My work has an exchange server and I will not get an iPhone until then.
  17. Daremo macrumors 68020


    Jul 3, 2007
    AMEN brother!

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