Apple's iPhone reinvented the smartphone market, made apps commonplace and brought millions of customers to AT&T. And the iPhone platform, which accounts for a big chunk of Apple's profit, keeps improving as multiple rivals target the device.
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces multitasking support in the newest iPhone operating system. Users will finally be able to switch back and forth between applications like Pandora and Skype without having to shut down the app entirely to enter a new one.
At mediabistro.com's Freemium Summit in San Francisco, mobile phone developers discuss how they’re using a freemium business model to attract users and monetize revenue to their iPhone apps. The freemium model is well suited to the mobile platform because Apple allows for the implementation of microtransactions inside their apps, the execs add.
At Macworld 2010, Gregg Fiddes and David Halpin of Quickoffice demonstrate the company's new mobile productivity application for Apple's iPhone. Users are able to read and edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents and access cloud services like Dropbox, Google Docs, and Box.net.
At Macworld 2010 in San Francisco, Tim DeBenedictis, product architect of Carina Software, unveils the company's SkyVoyager iPhone app, which enables users to find stars, clusters, and galaxies in the night sky. He also demos SkyFi, a device that offers users the ability to use their iPhone as a telescope controller.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz discuss the new Droid phone set to release in early November. Diaz also previews the upcoming Salesforce.com conference and weighs in on whether consumers will buy Windows 7 during the holiday season.