The updated O2 UK iPhone plans has added “video calls” in their list of “Key Features”, hence strongly suggesting that the next-gen iPhone will support video conferencing of some sort come this June. The said option can be seen in the screenshot below, or on the O2 UK site here.
The biggest barrier to iPhone adoption has always been the cost of the hardware, along with the service charges that comes from the carrier’s plan. According to Katy Huberty from Morgan Stanley - an industrial analyst, the hardware cost stops about 85% of people from buying the iPhone while the service plan stops about 66%. But all this is said to change come this June, when Apple is expected to unveil the next-gen iPhone.
An anonymous tipster has just dropped us a tip which reads “Apple will demo iPhone OS 4.0 on March 14th”. Digging for more info on this, we found out that Cult of Mac also received a similar a tip yesterday but since 14th March happens to be a Sunday, it is highly unlikely that Apple is going to demo or unveil their new OS on a Sunday morning.
An iPhone repair site by the name of iResQ today has received some iPhone parts, which they claim are from the upcoming next-gen iPhone which is expected to launch in summer of this year. The interesting bits which they found from this new iPhone 4G shell are as follows.
We all know that the fourth generation iPhone is already in the pipeline. The real question is that when will it make an appearance? and what features will it have on offer. There has been all sorts of rumors lately revolving around hardware and software capabilities of the next generation iPhone. Some of them make sense, others don't.
According to the latest report from Apple Insider, the Cupertino based company has ordered large amount of LED camera flash components for 2010 calendar year. The same source has also learned that Philips LEXEON LED flash technology may have already got the contract for what looks like to being featured on the next-generation iPhone 4G, when it is released in summer of this year.
Last week we informed you about the first evidence, which hinted towards the possible existence of iPhone OS 3.1.3, and iPhone 4.0 firmware. Today, MacRumors has been tipped by a developer who has spotted a single instance of iPhone OS 4.0 being used in his application’s Pinch Media analytics data. This discovery corresponds to the discovery of “iPhone 3,1” (the next-gen iPhone 4G model), which was spotted by the developer of iBart app last month.
Mascone Center’s summer schedule has revealed a “Corporate Event”, which is booked to be held between Monday, June 28, 2010 to Friday July 2, 2010. This is usually the time slot when Apple holds its annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC). WWDC event, for the last two years has been home to new iPhone (hardware + software) announcements.
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