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Thoughts on the iPhone OS 4 Launch: Data Crunch and False Multitasking

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Yesterday, Apple announced their OS 4 for the iPhone. We wrote about the upcoming news a couple days ago, and both BlackBerry and iPhone users alike were all over the comments with their two cents. Regardless of what you may think of the iPhone vs BlackBerry debate, it’s clear that smartphone users are very passionate about their devices. So now that we’re out of the rumor mill, I thought I would put together some thoughts on the iPhone’s OS 4 announcements, and put them in a broader context of how they compare to BlackBerry.

It’s important to note that everything that was announced yesterday won’t be available until the summer, and it will only work with the iPhone 3GS and 3rd generation iPod Touch.
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Adobe “On the Verge” of Delivering Flash for BlackBerry

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The CTO of Adobe, Kevin Lynch, said that they are “on the verge of delivering Flash Player 10.1 for smartphones with all but one of the top manufacturers. This includes Google’s Android, RIM’s Blackberry, Nokia, Palm Pre and many others across form factors including not only smartphones but also tablets, netbooks, and internet-connected TVs.” The missing manufacturer is of course Apple.
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WWDC is today: do you care?

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Apple WorldWide Developer Conference

Many people in the BlackBerry Nation don’t know anything about WWDC, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. However, today just might be a good day to start learning, considering the ENTIRE FREAKING INTERNET is waiting on a 3G iPhone announcement that should be coming today from Mr. Jobs himself. Considering how hyped you all seem to be for 3G, and how iPhone vs. BlackBerry has always allowed for endearing saber-rattling, I must ask the question: are you in any way planning to follow today’s WWDC news?

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