BGR found out that the latest iPhone version now recieves video SMS’s. More and more, this iPhone release seems to be about Video capabilities. Will other video tricks follow?
Google is not only the king of search but it is the undesputed leader in April Fool’s day gags.
Quallcom is putting wireless transmitters in birds.
Macworld UK is reporting Steve Jobs is in an ice skating contest.
Gizmodo looks like it got taken over by a pre-teen alien conficker virus.
Reddit looks more like some other site.
ThinkGeek has some good stuff on their site today.
TUAW is going back in time.
Even Microsoft has gotten into the act. Sorta.
The Guardian is moving to Twitter.
Tivo is recording ahead of time now.
We’re sure there are many more. Hook us up in the comments, we’ll post.
Redmond’s copy machines are still going full-bore.
That being said, refunds are a nice addition. Also, Blackberry’s marketplace is also going live today.
We are probably falling into a trap but the purple kinda freaked us out…any one else? Purple Rain build? As a few commenters pointed out, there is now a Store option in Settings. Also, you now have two more pages of Apps screens available (now 11) which allows 180 Apps total.
Funky Apple. Funky.
Update: Skype over 3G and Tethering still work properly.
Along with the SDK, iPhone 3.0 Beta 2 Build: 7A259g is also released. It comes in at 228 MB.
We are, as you can see, downloading them both now and will report on any improved snappieness™.
We just found something very interesting. When you install Skype on a 3.0 developer preview iPhone, you can use AT&T’s connection to make and receive calls. It even works pretty well over EDGE. Skype treats AT&T’s WWAN like a Wifi connection. I did a quick video and posted it below:
Update:we just made a Skype call over 3G to another 3.0 iPhone using 3G. The sound quality was as good, if not better than normal AT&T. (Thanks Josh!!)
BTW, if you are commenting that it doesn’t work for you and you don’t have the 3.0 developer preview, you are missing the whole point of this post.