It's iPhone 5 day, and Apple Stores around the country opened its doors an hour early to greet hoards of diehard Apple devotees with a new handset. It's a fairly exciting sight to see: people line up early in the morning -- some even camp out for days -- for the chance to be one of the first to get an iPhone 5. Those who were queued downtown at the San Francisco Apple Store, where I participated in the iPhone launch, had lined up on a whim early in the morning without a pre-order to guarantee them a unit. The person at the very front of the line, however, wasn't there for his own iPhone, but to wait in line for someone else. And he was paid to do it.
Apple's media event at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco has offered up a new iPhone 5, release date information for iOS 6 and a preview of a new version of iTunes launching in October -- as well as new iPods.
Following a rousing introduction by CEO Tim Cook, senior marketing VP Phil Schiller takes the stage at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco to announce the iPhone 5, which pretty much matches to a tee what has been leaked and rumored in recent weeks.
The day is finally here, and Apple executives are taking the stage at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco to announce its latest cool products. And as usual, the festivities kicked off with a volley of Apple updates.
Shucks, it almost feels like a Tuesday "app-ageddon" here today, with the tabletized version of Google+ finally arriving alongside a fresh new Twitter and Readability updates. And if that's not enough, Dropbox Pro is doubling its storage tonight, making it a better deal than ever. Overwhelmed by all that app-tastic news? We're here to make sense of it all, so keep reading and find out the latest for this Tuesday, July 20, 2012.
Developers, start your engines: Apple has finally announced a date for its 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, where we’ll presumably get a peek at iOS 6 and perhaps even a near-final version of OS X Mountain Lion.