Daily Debrief: Preparing for iPhone madness Video
In two weeks, Apple fans will finally be able to get their hands on the iPhone 3G. In Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the phone's new activation process and other rumors swirling around out there in the blogosphere.
A little more than six months after Apple initially offered its software development kit for the iPhone, the company has decided to remove the non-disclosure agreement. On Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss why this move is actually a three-way win for Apple, software developers, and most importantly, you, the consumer.
In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News reporters Kara Tsuboi and Erica Ogg discuss the scarcity of the iPhone. Several dozen AT&T stores are reportedly sold out, forcing customers to wait as long as three weeks for new shipments. Apple stores are getting regular orders, but customers should continue to expect long waits in line.
This fall, smartphone veteran Palm will release the Treo Pro, its latest and long-awaited offering, into the crowded market. In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Senior Editor Bonnie Cha discuss what consumers can expect from this sleek, updated model and whether this handheld will help the company refresh its image.
In Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Jim Kerstetter discuss the digital retouching of classic film The Godfather. Hear exactly what director Francis Ford Coppola requested from the technicians cleaning up his masterpiece.
In time for the holiday season, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new iPod hardware and software upgrades. In Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the event and the latest announcements. Expect sleeker body iPod designs, enhanced iTunes features, and a software upgrade intended to fix some iPhone glitches.
On Wednesday, October 22, American consumers will be able to get their hands on the G1, the smartphone that runs the Google Android operating system. On this edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks with CNET Reviews Associate Editor Nicole Lee to find out if we can expect the same kind of fanfare at T-Mobile stores that we saw for the iPhone releases.
On Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET reporters Kara Tsuboi and Elinor Mills discuss Knol, Google's new competitor to Wikipedia. Mills points out key differences between the sites, like citing authorship on Knol, and describes the process of writing her first entry on pit bulls.
BlackBerry fans rejoice. For the holiday season, Research In Motion and Verizon Wireless will sell their first touch-screen offering, the Storm. In Wednesday's Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks with CNET Reviews senior editor Bonnie Cha about its innovative typing features and how it measures up to Apple's iPhone.
In Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the long-awaited Google smartphone. Google is not making the hardware, but rather, the operating system called Android, which will be compatible with a number of manufacturers and carriers. The FCC has just green-lighted maker HTC for a November release.