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9:25 AM ET, June 8, 2010

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Apple:
Apple WWDC 2010 Keynote Address  —  Watch Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduce the new iPhone 4.  See the video-on-demand event right here, exclusively in QuickTime and and MPEG-4.
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Brian Barrett / Gizmodo:
Watch the Apple Keynote's Network 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.
Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
Steve Jobs Survives Gizmodo, But Not MiFi
Discussion: Velocity, jkOnTheRun and Phones Review
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
iPhone 4 Impressions and Observations  —  Apple had a demo area for the media after the keynote, so I got to spend some time hands-on with the iPhone 4.  The resolution of the “retina display” is as impressive as Apple boasts.  Text renders like high quality print.
Discussion: VentureBeat
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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
Rene Ritchie / TiPb:
iPhone 4 vs Droid Incredible vs Android Evo 4G vs Nexus One tech specs  —  We've once again taken our good buddy Phil Nickinson's Android Central tech spec sheet featuring the Droid Incredible, Evo 4G, and Nexus One, and added in Apple's just-announced iPhone 4 and we gotta tell ya — smartphones have never been this good.
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
iPhone 4 first hands-on! (update: FaceTime video demo)
Apple:
Apple Presents iPhone 4
Jonathan Hirschman / CenterNetworks:
10 Apple iPhone 4 Game Changers
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Apple Posts iPhone 4 Feature Video
Discussion: TiPb
Apple:
Apple Releases Safari 5  —  Apple® today released Safari® 5, the latest version of the world's fastest and most innovative web browser, featuring the new Safari Reader for reading articles on the web without distraction, a 30 percent performance increase over Safari 4 …
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Lee Mathews / Download Squad:
First impression of Safari 5: meh.
Discussion: TUAW and The Tech Update
Jason Moore / The Windows Blog:
Office is now live on SkyDrive!  —  Over the last few months, we've gotten incredible feedback from the hundreds of thousands of users in our Office Web Apps Technical Preview.  We've been busy incorporating much of that feedback, and today, Office Web Apps on SkyDrive are now available to everyone in the US, UK, Canada, and Ireland.
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Pulse iPad App Gets Steve Jobs' Praise in Morning...Then Booted From App Store Hours Later After NYT Complains  —  Yesterday morning, the pair of Stanford University graduate students who made the hot news-reading iPad app, Pulse News Reader, were ecstatic to be mentioned …
Paul Bryan / The Windows Blog:
Windows Phone 7 Means Business  —  Microsoft's annual TechEd Conference started today and we're taking this opportunity to share more about what Windows Phone 7 means to business through keynotes, sessions and product demonstrations.  I thought I'd take a few minutes to share an overview of what attendees are hearing.
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Mark Knichel / Gmail Blog:
Google Maps previews in Gmail and Google Buzz  —  I often receive emails containing addresses in them — where to meet for dinner, the location of my friend's new apartment, etc.  To find out where these places actually are, I have to copy the address, open up Google Maps, and paste it in.
Harry McCracken / Technologizer:
Still More on Android Fragmentation  —  In an item on his personal blog, Dan Morrill, the Google program manager who I thought was insufficiently concerned about Android fragmentation, has followed up on his original post.  He mentions my take, and while he says he found it somewhat histrionic, that's okay-he also says he liked it.
Discussion: only rainwater …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Apple's Matrix-Style App Wall Reloaded  —  A year ago, I did a post highlighting Apple's awesome-looking App Wall.  The wall was a series of Apple monitors set up to show the App Store in a Matrix-like way.  Arranged by color, each time an app was purchased, it would pulse.
Discussion: Mashable!, MacStories and MacNN
Philbo / Bogle's Blog:
Code Reviews at Google  —  I wanted to share a little bit about how Google does code reviews, because both the infrastructure and the philosophy are potentially useful to developers in many companies.  —  Google tries to do as much as possible through the browser, and that extends to code reviews.
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear:
Adobe releases Lightroom 3  —  Adobe has released Photoshop Lightroom 3, the popular photo manipulating and management tool.  It's been in beta for a while, so none of the features will be particularly shocking, but the final version being made available today does have a few tricks up its sleeve.
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
iTunes 9.2 Coming Alongside iOS 4 — Yes, It's Still Called iTunes  —  It shouldn't be a huge surprise to anyone, but alongside the new iOS 4 (formerly iPhone OS 4) software launching on June 21, Apple will be releasing a new version of iTunes.  I was told as much by an Apple employee during …
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Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
iOS 4 gold build now available to iPhone Developer Program members
Robin Goad / Hitwise Intelligence:
Social networks now more popular than search engines in the UK  —  Social networks now receive more UK Internet visits than search engines.  During May, social networks accounted for 11.88% of UK Internet visits and search engines accounted for 11.33%.  May was the first ever month …
Jason Kottke / kottke.org:
David Foster Wallace on iPhone 4's FaceTime  —  The recently announced iPhone 4 includes a feature called FaceTime; it's wifi videophone functionality.  In Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace wrote that within the reality of the book, videophones enjoyed enormous initial popularity but then after a few months, most people gave it up.
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Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee:
Did Apple's iPhone 4 Just Kill the Flip?  —  Apple CEO Steve Jobs just announced the highly anticipated fourth-generation iPhone at WWDC, and the device is bound to make some people at Cisco pretty nervous: The iPhone 4 features 720p HD video recording at 30fps, an LED flash that doubles …
Discussion: GigaOM
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Andrew Nusca / ZDNet:
Why Apple's new iPhone 4 is not a Flip mini camcorder killer
Discussion: GigaOM, Crave and CNET News
 
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