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So when and what time is WWDC 2010?





WWDC 2010 is today, June 7. Here is when Steve Jobs keynote will start:

  • 07:00AM - Hawaii
  • 10:00AM - Pacific
  • 11:00AM - Mountain
  • 12:00PM - Central
  • 01:00PM - Eastern
  • 06:00PM - London
  • 07:00PM - Paris
  • 09:00PM - Moscow
  • 02:00AM - Tokyo (June 8th)

We expect to see new iPhone, new iPhone OS 4, new MAC OS X 10.7, new iPhone apps, Safari 5 and Apple TV. We'll cover the event here, on iPhoneRoot.com.




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Korean have full-parts of iPhone HD from production line



Couple hours away from Steve Job's WWDC Keynote one Korean claim to have full-parts of iPhone HD (iPhone 4G) from the production line today. He uploaded few images shots:

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Monday, June 7th, 2010. 17:24

WWDC 2010 Rumors Roundup Video



The WWDC ‘10 keynote and the next iPhone are just a couple of hours away now. Here is a nice video with the most popular rumors surrounding this Monday’s event.

via AppAdvice




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Monday, June 7th, 2010. 16:47

Apple released official app for WWDC attendees



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MacStories resource reveals that new app has a searchable list of sessions at the conference and allows organizing an individual schedule. When the app is launched, user can see currently running events or take a look what is available later. The information is updated regularly so you can be sure that the content is up-to-date.

It is interesting that the application has a “Places” tab. It gives information on locations that can be helpful in San Francisco, like parking and Apple Stores.

To download the app visit this link, but it is available only for those who used his own account to purchase the ticket for WWDC.




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Monday, June 7th, 2010. 0:45

Banners at WWDC focus on iPhone OS features and AppStore



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As you remember, tomorrow is the day when the WWDC officially starts, but some guy named Adam Jackson made photos of inner banners at Moscone Center in San Francisco (where the conference is held).

As you can see from the photos, the main banner features the slogan “The center of the app universe”. Other banners are focused on iPhone OS and its new features. One of them reveals applications Evernote, Bento and Air Sharing gathered in one folder named “Productivity” and the slogan “Drag. Drop. Organize”.

Other banners emphasize the popularity of Apple’s App Store. “4 Billion Apps Downloaded”, «200,000 Apps on the App Store» - these are the slogans found on the photos.

The last banner has the word “appvertise”, which means it is focused on iAds, new advertising technique in iPhone OS 4.

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iPhone 4G: aluminum cover shown on video



By now you all have seen the iPhone 4G prototype and several photos from Gizmodo and Vietnam. Here is a new video that shows an aluminum cover of future iDevice:

As you can see the central body is different from that of iPhone 3G/3GS. We have to wait another week to know the whole truth. The iPhone 4G (iPhone HD) is expected to be announced on June 7th during Apple WWDC conference.




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Next-gen Apple TV Will Cost $99 And Will Be Based On iPhone OS



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Today Engadget revealed new information on the next-gen Apple TV that was received from sources close to Apple.

The architecture of the upcoming device is based on iPhone OS 4, which means it will have the same hardware (A4 system-on-chip) with 16 GB of flash memory, video out and power socket. It will be 1080p HD capable, and will look like "an iPhone without a screen".

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will not speak at WWDC Keynote



Ballmer had been rumored by Wall Street analyst Trip Chowdhry to be making an appearance at WWDC. He was expected to announce Microsoft's Visual Studio 2010 with support for iPhone OS and Mac OS X development.

Here is an official tweet from Microsoft:


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Friday, May 28th, 2010. 16:52

Piper Jaffray: Apple Will Not Surprise Customers at WWDC2010



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Gene Munster, who is an analyst at Piper Jaffray, told yesterday that Steve Jobs won't allegedly make a surprise with presentation of the next generation iPhone at the WorldWide Developer Conference 2010. Because of numerous prototype leaks everybody expects the iPhone 4G to have thinner design, front-facing camera, improved battery and 5MP rear camera. But Gene claimed people should not expect that a Verizon-compatible model will be presented.

"We believe that it is unlikely that the next generation iPhone will be available at Verizon (or Sprint) at launch; rather, it is more likely that it remains exclusively available at AT&T in the U.S. at launch".

He also said Apple may start selling iPhone 3GS for $99 instead of iPhone 3G and provide a "limited demo" of new version of Mac OS X (10.7), that has all chances to support multi-touch technology as a key feature. But as we wrote before it looks like WWDC2010 will focus mainly on iPhone OS 4.0 so the preview of Mac OS X 10.7 will not allegedly happen.

Gene is assured that the presentation of iPhone 4G will have a positive influence on Apple's stock.

"...the new iPhone will likely drive unit sales beyond Street expectations, providing a positive catalyst for shares of AAPL in the coming months."




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Steve Jobs will start WWDC 2010 with his keynote



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Today Apple announced that its annual WWDC conference will start with a keynote from Steve Jobs on Monday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. It is rumored that Apple CEO will finally introduce iPhone 4G.


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Foxconn will ship 24M iPhone 4G/HD in 2010



According to Digitimes senior analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 4G (iPhone HD) manufacturer Foxconn will ship at least 24 million units of the device this year. The shipments will start in June.

4.5 million units are scheduled for the first half and 19.5 million units for the rest of 2010. Apple is expected to present the new iPhone on June 7, 2010 during Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.

The new device will adopt IPS (in-plane switching) panels with FFS (fringe-field switching) technology and a 960x640 resolution, Kuo said, noting that LG Display and Prime View International are the panel suppliers. By incorporating FFS technology, which enables a wider viewing angle and clearer visual quality under in sunlight, Apple is aiming to improve the handset's e-book reader features and promote its iBooks Store.

As for internals the iPhone 4G will run on the Arm Cortex A8 processor and will have 512MB memory module from Samsung Electronics, doubling the memory capacity to enable better multi-tasking.

iPhone 4G will have a bigger battery supplied by Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology. This will be achieved by reducing the panel width by 33%.




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Apple develops Gianduia - an alternative to Flash



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As you remember, last week Steve Jobs posted a letter about his thoughts on Flash and that same day Adobe’s CEO commented on it.  Sometime later chief technology officer Kevin Lynch also expressed his opinion on the situation:

"It's not about HTML5 vs. Flash. They're mutually beneficial. The more important question is the freedom of choice on the Web."

In the meantime, Instead of using plugin-based technologies like Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight, Apple created a new client-side framework Gianduia to produce quality online applications for retail users.

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AT&T Prohibited Taking Vacations In June



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Multiple sources from AT&T told Boy Genius Report resource that their company has prohibited taking vacation in June for all of its employees. It is obvious that such an order indicates the launch of iPhone will be in June.

"Same story as last year and the year before, but we've confirmed with multiple AT&T sources that the carrier has now put a block on employees taking vacations in June. The only time AT&T does a straight block like this is for iPhone launches."

Last years Apple showed new versions of iPhone at Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Few weeks later the device was selling in the U.S. This time the date for WWDC has still to be announced, but a number of rumors and hints points that event will be in late June, so we may expect a short interval of time between device introduction and its shipping date.




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Monday, April 19th, 2010. 17:41

Apple continues new firmware 4.0 testing



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We published several news about new firmware 4.0 and even new iPhone 4 hardware. Recently one more iPhone developer has noted a single instance of iPhone OS 4.0 being used in their Pinch Media analytics. While such data can still be faked, it seems less likely to be. Testing of iPhone OS 4.0 may correspond with reports of new iPhone hardware also being tested. Any new iPhone would require a new version of the iPhone operating system to support the new hardware.

We can not yet imagine the features of this new OS or the new device. Apple is widely expected to release a new iPhone in the summer around WWDC 2010.




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Asphalt 5 trailer [Video]



Gameloft has just released the video movie trailer for the game Asphalt 5, that will be available soon in the AppStore.

Asphalt 5 was first presented during the final keynote at WWDC 2009 conference.




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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009. 2:12