14:51:17 - Steve wishes everyone well. The lights go up.
14:49:28 - WWDC: Steve shows the ad again.
14:48:13 - The iPhone will be available on July 11th, 2008 in 22 countries. maximum price around the world is $199 USD. Now an ad plays.
14:47:14 - $299 16GB white version will be available as well.
14:46:31 - Now price. The iPhone 3G 8Gb model will be $199.
14:45:34 - 70 countries in all.
14:43:34 - Steve shows off all the countries the iPhone 3G is going to be available in.
14:40:07 - iPhone 3G has GPS.
14:39:19 - 5 hours of 3G talk time for iPhone. Other phones 3 -3.5 hours.
14:38:14 - Approaches Wi-Fi speeds. 36% faster than Nokia and Treo
14:37:05 - 3G vs. Edge - 3G 21 seconds to load. Edge 59 seconds.
14:35:56 - "How does iPhone 3G tackle things?" first, the browser...
14:35:04 - solid metal buttons. same display. full black back, thinner at edges. flush headphone jack. improved audio.
14:33:27 - "Today we're introducing iPhone 3G."
14:33:05 - 1 - 3G. 2- Enterprise. 3- make it more affordable.
14:32:27 - WWDC: Apple figured out their next challenges to reach the next level.
14:31:44 - 6 million phones sold until Apple ran out a few weeks ago.
14:31:27 - Steve now talks about the iPhone's birthday...and how well its been received. Everyone loves it.
14:29:48 - A 60-day free trial will be available along with the iPhone 2.0 software in early July. Mobile Me replaces .mac - .mac subscribers will be automatically upgraded.
14:25:26 - demoing push email and contacts.
14:23:49 - iDisk app allows files to sent to people right through the app. Phil demos over the air functionality.
14:23:15 - The calendar app looks like iCal, the photo app works like iPhoto, mail app works like Mail. Very impressive.
14:20:24 - iDisk is integrated into Me.com as well. Phil is now demoing.
14:19:37 - Web app looks fantastic.
14:18:32 - Includes a Web 2.0 app to provide a desktop-like expeirence on the web to work with the data. me.com
14:17:59 - It works over the air, works with native apps including Outlook on Windows.
14:16:26 - It works like Activesync, push email, contacts, and calenders. everything up to date, where ever you are. Syncs between iPhone, Mac, and PC. Data syncs automatically both ways.
14:15:14 - Now for something new entirely - MobileMe. Exchange- for the rest of us. Phil is on stage to demo.
14:14:45 - Adding a third way to distribute apps -- Ad Hoc. Apps can be distributed in any way up to 100 authorized iPhones.
14:12:32 - Enterprise can create apps just for employees that can be distributed through intranet.
14:11:42 - Avaialble in 62 countries. Apps 10MBs or less over cell - all others have to be through iTunes or wi-fi.
14:10:50 - Goes over the App Store deal again. 70% of revenue, FairPlay wrapped, no charge for free apps.
14:10:11 - Parential controls and language support round out the new features. Available in early July. Free for iPhone owners, $9.99 for iPod Touch owners.
14:08:53 - also, bulk delete/move, saving images from your email to your photo library, and a scientific calculator.
14:08:18 - Steve talks new features: first is Contact Serach. Second is full iWork document support, read - not edit. Word, Powerpoint and Excel too.
14:06:24 - The push functionality will be available in Sept. but will seed to developers soon. Steve's back.
14:05:50 - Apple will maintain a persistent IP connection to the phone. Devs can push badges, sounds, and customer text alerts.
14:04:23 - So Apple has come up with a push notification service for all developers.
14:03:52 - says the wrong solution is allowing background processed that are bad for better life and performance.
14:02:53 - Thanks developers for their hard work. Says that background support has been developer's #1 request, and Apple wants to solve that problem.
14:02:10 - The game looks seriously impressive. Like a Nintendo DS or PSP game.
14:00:45 - The game is a 3D fantasy adventure. It uses OpenGL and touch controls. It will be ready in Sept.
13:59:20 - Last App from Digital Legends Entertainment
13:55:50 - Second medical app is from MIMvista.
13:55:20 - Modality is showing off a medical learning application.
13:53:44 - Next up is Modality.
13:53:13 - Next up is MLB.com. App shows todays games with live detailed scoring. Real-time video highlights right after the PLAY, it's available at launch.
13:51:28 - Band will be out "in a few weeks time".
13:49:47 - Band has a virtual piano, drums, bass, and a "blues instrument". You can play them and record.
13:47:36 - Next is an indy developer from the UK with an App called Band.
13:47:21 - Next is Pangea Software. They have ported Enigmo, and Cro-Mag Rally where the iPhone is the steering wheel. $9.99 each at launch.
13:44:03 - Their app is called the Mobile News Network, it will also be free at launch. It allows video and photos to be viewed directly through the app, and uses the location API to pull in nearby sources.
13:40:25 - Typepad will be free at the launch of the App store. Nexst is the Associated Press.
13:39:00 - Next up is Typepad. Its a mobile blogging app, of course.
13:37:36 - Loopt will work with users of other platforms and will be available for free at launch.
13:35:39 - Next is Loopt - a location aware social network. App displays a map with pins showing you where your friends are.
13:33:28 - Next up is eBay. The began development 5 weeks ago. They are demonstrating Auctions on the iPhone.
13:31:51 - Super Monkey Ball is in the App Store at launch for $9.99
13:30:30 - Super Monkey Ball now has over 100 levels.
13:29:05 - First up is Sega.
13:28:26 - Now he's inviting developers on stage to demo their apps.
13:27:40 - demo over, Scott now reads quotes from developers about how great the SDK is.
13:26:30 - Scott continues to show us how to build an app by loading it onto his iPhone - he's created a full blown app in under 10 minutes.
13:23:17 - demo...Scott shows us how easy it is to build a UI by making an app called "Nearby Friends"
13:21:20 - Scott goes over xCode, Interface Builder, iPhone simulator, Instruments...demo time...
13:20:02 - talking about Cocoa Touch, Media, Core Services, Core OS...same API that they use internally...etc...
13:18:48 - Scott is going over much of the same stuff from the "Roadmap event" explaining the SDK and how it works.
13:17:16 - Steve introduces Scott Forestell to demonstrate the iPhone SDK
13:15:22 - Higher education has participated as well with fantastic feedback, a video runs.
13:12:55 - 35% of Fortune 500 companies have participated in the iPhone Enterprise beta.
13:12:27 - Starting with enterprise - Exchange support out of the box -- push email, contacts, calanders, auto-discovery, global address book, remote wipe.
13:11:43 - 3 parts to the iPhone 2.0 - Enterprise, SDK, and new end-user features.
13:11:17 - ...Bertrand Serlet will give you a sneak peak of the next version of OSX -- called Snow Leopard.
13:09:43 - "As you know there are three parts to Apple" - Mac, iTunes and iPod, and iPhone. "I'm going to take this morning to talk about the iPhone.
13:08:46 - 52,000 attendees at WWDC this year.
13:08:22 - Steve is on stage, says they've been working real hard on some great stuff that "we can't wait to share with you"
13:07:41 - lights are dimming....crowd getting excited....
13:04:19 - Announcer asked for cellphones, iPhones, and PDAs to be turned off. The program will start in a few minutes.
13:02:23 - Still waiting. There are two iMacs on stage, and classic rock has been playing.
12:52:08 - Less than 10 minutes to go...
12:09:06 - .Mac mail service appears to be down as well. I can't send any email, and I'm getting reports on twitter that others are having the same problem.
11:55:49 - Apple Stores are down worldwide. Coverage begins soon.
10:40:10 - Live coverage begins later today!