As you are probably aware, Steve Jobs is set to deliver a keynote at WWDC 2010 today. Unfortunately, we couldn't be there this year, thought not for the same reason as Gizmodo. Several blogs, such as Engadget or Boy Genius Report, are posting live blogs of the keynote, and we will be posting updates as we find out the important news of the day.
Be on the lookout for a new iPhone (HD, A4 Chip, Video Chat), and a late rumor that Safari 5 might be introduced as well.
Much to the disappointment of iPhone users everywhere, Apple's Tim Cook and Peter Oppenheimer stated today at Apple's quarterly earnings call for Q2 that the company has no intentions to change their exclusivity partnership with AT&T. The executives said during the call that they believe AT&T has done well with promoting the iPhone, and that they hope to continue their partnership.
Engadget has confirmation from Apple that the rumored September event will indeed take place on September 9th. According to the invitations, sent out to select publications, the event will take place at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco on September 9 at 10:00 a.m. At the event, we'll likely see new iPods, and possibly the rumored "Kevin Rose" iPod nano. Other items likely to make their way into Steve Jobs' presentation are the long awaited 2.1 software update, updated iPod touch, and Apple-branded jet packs (or not). Some are already deeply analyzing the invitation for any clues which it may hold. The most obvious hint, it seems, is that we'll see something having to do with the iPod. Invite below:
Apple has announced that their new MobileMe service will launch on July 9th at 6PM (Pacific Time), just before the sales of the first iPhone 3Gs in New Zealand on July 10th at 5AM Pacific Time. The new service will be including web-based email, calendar, address book, photo gallery and storage capabilities, as well as "Push" sync services to between the cloud, desktop, and iPhone/iPod touch.
Apple has posted more information on the process of upgrading from an original iPhone to the new 3G model. They have posted a new support document titled "How to replace an original iPhone with an iPhone 3G" that explains the process of how to do the upgrade if you're keeping the same carrier. The document lists 6 basic (but noteworthy) steps to make sure that all of your information is ported from your old iPhone to your new one.