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3:25 PM ET, June 7, 2010

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Paul Miller / Engadget:
iPhone 4 announced, launching June 24 for $199 with new FaceTime video chat  —  Apple has unveiled its new iPhone 4 after a couple wild, unprecedented months of leaks.  Sure, it looks exactly like we expected it to (Steve compares it to an old Leica camera), with a glass front and back, but it's what's on the inside that counts, kids.
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John Biggs / MobileCrunch:
iPhone OS 4.0 - now iOS - is here  —  The second biggest news out of San Fran today?  The announcement of iPhone OS 4.0, Apple's biggest improvement to the iPhone OS since, well, 3.0.  This new version includes multi-tasking (although backgrounding would be the proper term), app folders …
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
iPhone 4: The Definitive Guide  —  We already showed you the new iPhone from every angle, inside and out.  Today, Steve Jobs re-revealed it, telling us about the remaining details.  Here's the exhaustive guide to all the features of the new iPhone 4.  [Updating live]  —  Hardware technical features
AppleInsider:
Apple unveils iPhone 4 with 326ppi display, A4 chip, gyroscope  —  Calling it the biggest leap since the original iPhone, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs introduced the new iPhone on Monday, complete with an all-new, thinner design, camera flash, front-facing camera, a second noise-canceling microphone …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Netflix app headed for the iPhone  —  After two months of burning up the iPad, Netflix is ready to devour its latest platform: the iPhone.  Just like the iPad app — where it reigns as the number one downloaded entertainment app, Netflix will have you know — it's free …
Vladislav Savov / Engadget:
iPad corners 22 percent of ebook market, gets PDF viewer
Discussion: AppleInsider, App Advice and Gizmodo
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo:
What Is the iPhone's Retina Display?
Discussion: New York Times and VentureBeat
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Deja Vu: Apple's New iOS Brand Is Already Used By Cisco
Discussion: TechCrunch
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
Apple Adds Bing To The iPhone (MSFT, AAPL, GOOG)
Apple:
Apple Presents iPhone 4
Discussion: MediaPost Raw
Darren Murph / Engadget:
AT&T: upgrade to iPhone 4 up to six months early
Discussion: MacRumors
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
FaceTime video calling added to iPhone 4... and it's WiFi-only
Discussion: VentureBeat
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Steve Jobs live from WWDC 2010  —  11:55AM And that's all she wrote!  Thanks for reading, and thanks to Justin Glow, Dan Chilton, and the Blogsmith and Netops teams for keeping us afloat!  — 11:55AM “And all the rest of the family that just supports us in a thousand ways... awesome job.
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Ryan Block / gdgt live:
Live WWDC 2010 keynote coverage  —  Manual updating, hit F5!  —  9:42AM - Louis Armstrong setting the mood while thousands of developers funnel in.  Just a little more than 15 minutes to go!  —  9:27AM - Alright, we're in!  This is actually the earliest I've ever seen Apple seat the press …
Gizmodo:
Watch the Steve Jobs Keynote Meltdown  —  WWDC keynotes are usually carefully orchestrated affairs.  This one?  Not so much.  You've read in our live blog how Steve Jobs had to bail on a demo because of network trouble.  Now you can watch how uncomfortable it all was.
Gizmodo:
This is Gizmodo's liveblog for the Apple WWDC Event on 6/7.  —  Here are some quality liveblogs: gdgt, Ars Technica, Ubergizmo, Mac Rumors, Wired, Technologizer, NYT, Mac Life, and Apple Insider.  Check Gizmodo.com for more news — Jason Chen: There are currently 8500 native iPad apps.
Gizmodo:
iMovie for iPhone is Coming  —  Along with HD video recording, the iPhone 4 is getting a way to edit it right on the phone itself: iMovie for iPhone.  —  Obviously, it's pretty basic video editing, as its on a phone.  But you're able to combine various clips, add music, photos, titles and transitions as well as basic effects.
Discussion: App Advice and AppleInsider
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Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee:
Did Apple's iPhone 4 Just Kill The Flip?
Discussion: GigaOM
Felix Salmon:
How Sequoia forced Tony Hsieh to sell Zappos  —  I just found Tony Hsieh's astonishing book excerpt in Inc, entitled “Why I Sold Zappos”.  It makes for very sad reading.  Hsieh starts by explaining that he never wanted to sell to Amazon: … But then Amazon came calling again:
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Ashlee Vance / New York Times:
Hewlett-Packard Wants to Print for Smartphones  —  SAN DIEGO — Vyomesh I. Joshi, the head of Hewlett-Packard's $24 billion printing empire, relaxes by taking long walks on the beaches near his home here.  And, for a while, it seemed as if he might end up spending more time strolling the sand than moving ink and toner.
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Apple's Magic Trackpad revealed?  —  Of all the surprises we expected to hear about in the WWDC keynote, a multitouch trackpad peripheral didn't exactly pop into our brains.  But — whoomp — here it is.  What we appear to be looking at is a brand new input device that Apple has dreamed …
Paul Boutin / VentureBeat:
Jobs predicts iAds will steal 48% of mobile advertising market  —  Move over, AdMob and Millennial.  Apple CEO Steve Jobs presented a slide at this morning's Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco that claims that 48% of spending on mobile advertising in the United States …
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Seth Weintraub / Fortune:
HTC EVO 4G sets new sales records for Sprint  —  The EVO eclipsed the sales of the Palm Pre and Samsung Instinct, Sprint's previous record holders, by a huge margin.  —  A Sprint press release this morning tried to quantify the amount of EVOs sold: … So, take the two previous record holders …
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile:
HTC spends $13 million to buy French software firm Abaxia; HTC looking to attract operators  —  HTC purchased French software development firm Abaxia for 11 million EUR ($13 million) according to Digitimes.  The official press release is here, but does not mention the financial details.
Vladislav Savov / Engadget:
Motorola Milestone XT720 announced: 8 megapixel cam, 720p video, and Droid heritage (update: video!)  —  Motorola has just outed a Europe-bound Milestone XT720, a handset intended to grab the attention of camera lovers with an 8 megapixel sensor, 720p / 24fps video and — a first for Android handsets — a xenon flash.
 
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