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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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Tech execs talk up iPhone 'freemium' models

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.

March 30, 2010 in iPhone

Macworld 2010: Controlling a telescope via iPhone

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.

February 11, 2010 in iPhone

Apple introduces iTunes 9

Jeff Robbin, Apple's VP of consumer applications, demonstrates the newest iTunes store and the home-sharing feature, which allows up to five authorized computers in one home to share music, TV shows and apps.

September 9, 2009 in iPhone

Which smartphone platform should developers aim for?

For start-ups without a lot of time or money, is it smarter to develop for the iPhone first or the Android OS? Panelists at the AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford discuss the pros and cons of each platform. With 65,000 apps available, the iPhone may be the most popular smartphone, but that also means that many more apps can eclipse yours. Panelists include Purnima Kochikar, vice president of the Nokia Community and Developer Forum; Dorrian Porter, CEO of Mozes; Simon Khalaf, CEO of Flurry; and moderator Mark Newhall, co-founder of IdealWave Solutions and INmobile.org.

July 30, 2009 in iPhone

CIOs discuss their approach to mobile security

At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Peter Solvik, managing director at Sigma Partners, talks to a panel of CIOs about their how they're making mobile devices more secure in the enterprise and whether their employees prefer the BlackBerry over the iPhone. The panel includes: Matt Carey, chief information officer of Home Depot; Karenann Terrell, CIO of Baxter; and Lars Rabbe, former CIO of Yahoo.

May 8, 2009 in iPhone

Sneak peek at iPhone 3.0

At an Apple event in Cupertino, Calif., Molly Wood gets a firsthand look at the upcoming iPhone OS update. And yes, it includes copy/paste and MMS.

March 18, 2009 in iPhone

iPhone OS 3.0: MMS

The iPhone finally gets multimedia messaging, letting you text message photos, calendar invites, and even contacts to another phone. Apple iPhone software guru Scott Forstall demonstrates.

March 17, 2009 in iPhone

Wozniak on Apple, Jobs, and the iPhone line

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, NPR's Moira Gunn interviews Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak about a range of tech industry topics. He shares his views on the current state of Apple and Steve Jobs' role in the company's turnaround. And Wozniak also tells whether he really did cut in line while waiting for the iPhone 3G.

August 22, 2008 in iPhone

'Kroll' for the iPhone

At WWDC 2008, Xavier Carrillo Costa from Digital Legends Entertainment shows off 'Kroll', a new game for the iPhone. Costa says his team built the game in just two weeks.

June 9, 2008 in iPhone

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