While it looks definite that Vodafone won’t be able to get us the iPhone by Christmas, it has now announced when it will be available next year. The date is set for January 14 2010, the iPhone will cost a reasonable £30 per month on two-year contract, however, this is in addition to a one off handset price of £239 if the 32GB iPhone 3GS is what you want. Otherwise it will just be a one off £59 for the 8GB iPhone 3G. A limited monthly 1GB of 3G data is included, alongside unlimited WiFi.
iPhone 3G S, that’s the name of the new 2009 iPhone we’ve all been looking forward to. S stands for Speed! If you weren’t following us with the live blogging of the WWDC 2009, Phil Schiller has now officially announced the latest iPhone. While having said that the iPhone 3G will still remain on the market, its hoped that the iPhone 3G S will become the most popular camera and video mobile phone to come.
So what will be the specs and features? Many of which were already known through rumors in fact. To be released in black and white, the latest iPhone 3GS will be equipped with a three megapixel camera with autofocus, touch focus, no flash. 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, voice control is a new one, video recording / video camera will also boast editing function. Performance as you would imagine has been much improved with this new iPhone, battery life has also been given a massive boost, with video playback for example now supported for up to ten hours and talk time up to 12 hours on 2G. Also as rumored was a built in compass function, the new iPhone 3GS will of course arrive with iPhone 3.0.
iPhone 3.0 will officially be available to all on June 17th. It will be free for all iPhone customers to update to, while it will cost $9.95 for iPod touch users.
Looks like Vodafone and Orange lost out once again on an opportunity to gaining more customers. The UK’s largest mobile network O2 has won their bid to bring the Palm Pre to the UK. According to the Guardian, with already more than 20 million customers, O2 looks to stock up the device by the coming holiday season.
Last week, Palm announced that the Pre will be available in the US from next month under an exclusive deal with Sprint for $199.99 (£129) on a two-year contract. While its not yet been revealed what pricing will be like here in the UK. It will be
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The new popular upcoming “Tony Hawk: Ride” game as well as its expensive motion sensing skateboard controller was first confused to be an Xbox 360 only exclusive deal. But as things stand at this point, officials from Activision have confirmed that the skater game will be multiplatform and will be available to the PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii.