Speculation Mounts with Apple Preview of iPhone 3.0 Software Next Week

by admin March 13, 2009 at 6:50 pm

Apple is holding an event next week to preview its forthcoming iPhone version 3.0 software…and feature speculation has already reached a fever pitch.

Apple will be holding a press event March 17 to preview its forthcoming iPhone 3.0 software, and already speculation is reaching a fever pitch as to what features and capabilities Apple has planned for the iPhone.

It’s not unfair to describe the rest of the mobile industry as still trying to catch up with Apple’s iPhone 2.0 software, which debuted with the iPhone 3G in mid-2008: Microsoft, Palm, RIM, and the Android community are all in the process of rolling out their own application stores to compete with Apple’s wildly successful App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch. Apple sold some 13.7 million iPhones during 2008, and in January said more than 500 million applications had been downloaded from its App Store. That Apple is already read to begin showing iPhone 3.0 just puts that much more pressure on its competitors to bring something truly compelling to the mobile arena.

Read more: digitaltrends.com