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  • 3.0 June 17th. Or Today.


    3.0 chatter has been going on a while now (and is already jailbroken and officially has Cydia ready and released for it, you faithful hackery types), and WWDC marked the official date announcement - June 17th (pf.edit, thanks guys - not the 19th). Developers were given out the gold master today - bye bye betas.

    We've already been over most of the 3.0 improvements, and Apple tossed us a couple bones as well:
    • MMS supported from 29 carriers as of game day, although AT&T will get that to us "later this summer". Thanks, AT&T.
    • Safari has got some solid speed increases - JavaScript 3x faster, HTML 5 support, HTTP streaming a/v, and auto-fill (nice).
    • Tethering supported from 22 carriers. Of course AT&T won't be on that list, but are sure they'll get to it soon.
    • You can now RENT and PURCHASE movies from the iPhone through iTunes, including audiobooks.

    iPod Touch users save your pennies - the upgrade will be free for iPhone users, but $9.95 for iPod Touch folks, same as 2.0 was.

    gizmodo
    This article was originally published in forum thread: 3.0 June 17th. Or Today. started by Kyle Matthews View original post
    Comments 629 Comments
    1. zerobrand's Avatar
      zerobrand -
      if i have the 3.0 GM is it going to say i need to upgrade or i'll need to do a full restore? +_+
    1. acascio05's Avatar
      acascio05 -
      13:06 est and still no dang 3.0.......wtf apple
    1. pony23's Avatar
      pony23 -
      yeah, its downloading...
    1. steadler's Avatar
      steadler -
      i have it now in the UK, on my touch 2g.
    1. TM74's Avatar
      TM74 -
      It's availabe via itunes update!
    1. corizzle's Avatar
      corizzle -
      Where's it at?
    1. C00per's Avatar
      C00per -
      it works!!!!!
    1. Nefarious's Avatar
      Nefarious -
      grabbing it now in itunes!
    1. Quick5oh's Avatar
      Quick5oh -
      downloading now... can't wait!
    1. RonHC's Avatar
      RonHC -
      its downloading right now in the US, Its installing in my iphone
    1. Silverado87's Avatar
      Silverado87 -
      its out it took me a second but its out. let the flooding begin
    1. modesto83's Avatar
      modesto83 -
      downloading yesssssss
    1. rawhog's Avatar
      rawhog -
      What!!!
    1. bscott05's Avatar
      bscott05 -
      this is ridiculous!!!!

      i want this so i can play around with it at work...
      i can go another full day at the office without it!.. hmm i think im feeling sick
    1. zerobrand's Avatar
      zerobrand -
      i ain't downloading jackshit here in canada
    1. sogo's Avatar
      sogo -
      Dl'ing right now

      Laughing out Loud at Canada!
    1. lord1700's Avatar
      lord1700 -
      Wow...dats cool...3.0 is out...

      i click at 'Check for update' at 1.18Am GMT+8...n suddenly 3.0 is avaiable....already finish downloading...n now updating my iphone...
    1. Nefarious's Avatar
      Nefarious -
      installing now.
    1. bite the curb's Avatar
      bite the curb -
      i has it in atlanta!
    1. 0Milk0's Avatar
      0Milk0 -

      ZOMG ITS here Check my Screen shot!!!