The other shoe has dropped and Apple has announced the rate plans for iPhone. The iPhone plans are metioned in the activation and sync video and in an Apple press release and are relatively affordable.
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Apple today posted a new Activation and Sync video. Activation is handled via a new version of iTunes in the comfort of your own homeor office.
Although it's not a built-in application, it looks like I can remove one of my "Final Four" iPhone applications from my list. Scenario Poker (US$10) has announced that they're developing an iPhone-capable version of the Texas Hold'Em game for the iPhone.
It appears that the AT&T Wireless online store is down for maintenance. Gee, I can't imagine why...
Can't get enough iPhone news? AT&T is offering SMS updates on the iPhone ("up to five per week.
With only four days to go before the iPhone feeding frenzy I wanted to take a look at what will certainly be a popular accessory: the Jawbone bluetooth headset (US$119) from Aliph.The Jawbone is being carried by AT&T wireless and can also be purchased direct from Aliph and from various Internet retailers.
Can't wait the seven remaining days until Apple's iPhone is released? Well Apple has come to your rescue with the iPhone Guided Tour - a 20 minute video presentation of the device.
A rumor over at 9 to 5 Mac says that iPhone will ship with two previously-unannounced features when it ships next week: a VPN client: The iPhones will have the standard OSX VPN client when they ship next week. This will allow connecting to Macintosh and Windows VPN Servers on L2TP or PPTP over IPSEC.
The first Leopard iChat demo video from Macworld Expo in January Apple shows a feature called “display sharing:”Narrator: Screen Sharing lets you remotely observe and control your buddy's display from the other room or another time zone. Initiate a screen sharing session and iChat immediately kicks off an audio chat so that you can talk through simultaneous control of a single Mac desktop.
Aren't Over-The-Air (OTA) firmware updates convenient? I have a sneak feeling that Apple could add up to four more applications to the iPhone by the time it ships.