Upgraded firmware for the iPhone that looks to be legitimate has leaked on to the Internet, and even though it's only a .1 upgrade some of the new features might make a big difference to users.
While the version of 1.1.3 obtained by Gear Live may not be the final, it still reveals lots of important changes, and probably paves the way for installation of third party applications via the SDK that Apple has promised to release early this year.
MacRumors has heard reliable confirmation about some features in upcoming Apple notebook due at Macworld San Francisco 2008.
According to Net Applications’ December 2007 market share data for operating systems, MacOS has hit a new high in terms of usage with 7.31%. At the same time, the iPhone OS hit a high of .12%. These were up from 6.80% and .09%, respectively, in November.
Check out the iPhone numbers: that indicates 1 out of 1000 people browsing the Internet are using an iPhone.
Of course, Windows is still the dominant OS, with 91.79% of the market, but Windows’ market share has been in a pretty constant, though slow, decline since late last 2006. Of course, 90+% is nothing to sneeze at.
The highly anticipated Modbook from Axiotron will begin to ship, and the first fully functional Apple-authorized tablet Mac solution also holds the honor of being the only one in the market at time of publishing. Axiotron's Modbook integrates a Wacom digitized pen-sensitive LCD slate-style display with Apple's legendary ease-of-use as well as design sensibility, making it easy for artists and design-oriented professionals to perform all their writing and drawing in a breeze.
We've been hearing rumors for months that Apple is working on some kind of tablet PC, most likely an ultramobile PC (UMPC) of some kind. One of my colleagues, Mitch Wagner, thinks that Apple has no plans for a tablet. Other industry insiders, like futurist Mark Anderson, think Apple is about to enter the UMPC market just as this device category hits the tipping point. So which is it?