Apple has released a table showing features of firmware 3.0 that all three iPhones support: iPhone, iPhone 3G and iPhone 3G S.

Here is the comparison:

These are more of software restrictions. Like the 1st gen iPhone can support MMS and Tethering, but Apple has disabled it to bring out more differences in the iPhones.

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The DevTeam has finally released the PwnageTool for Firmware 3.0. You can now Activate, Unlock and Jailbreak your iPhones and iPod touches to firmware 3.0

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Apple has just released the most-awaited firmware 3.0 !


iPhone (1st gen) - No MMS
iPhone 3G - No Video recording
iPhone 3GS - Complete compatibility!


• Cut, Copy & Paste with shake to undo
• Landscape keyboard in key applications
• Enhanced Messages application
- Send and receive photos, contacts, audio files, and location via MMS*
- Forward and delete single or multiple messages
• Added search feature in Mail, Calendar, Notes and iPod
• Spotlight search across iPhone
• Support for CalDAV and subscriptions in Calendar
• Improvements to Safari
- Performance
- HTML 5 support
- HTTP Streaming audio and video
- Auto-fill usernames and passwords
• New Voice Memos application
• Sync Notes with a Mac or PC via iTunes
• Internet Tethering over USB and Bluetooth*
• Browse and download movies, TV shows, and audiobooks from the iTunes Store**
• Stereo Bluetooth***
• Wi-Fi auto login
• Enhanced Stocks application
• More Parental Control options for Apps, Music, Movies and TV Shows
• iTunes account creation and login**
• YouTube account login and access to subscriptions, ratings and favorites**
• Shake to shuffle
• New languages, dictionaries, and keyboards
• Find my iPhone and Remote Wipe via MobileMe (subscription required)**
• Support for more Exchange policies
• Create and send Exchange meeting invitations
• Search mail on server (Exchange Server 2007 and supported IMAP servers)
• Search LDAP company directory
• VPN on demand and VPN proxy support
• Encrypted configuration profiles
• Encrypted iTunes backups
• 1,000 new developer APIs, including:
- In App Purchases
- Apple Push Notification Service
- Accessories support
- Peer to Peer Connectivity
- Embedded Maps
- iPod Library Access
• Bug fixes

Just connect your iPhone to iTunes !

The long awaited WWDC 09 was yesterday. And it brought the anticipated news with it. To cout it short, I'll list the main WWDC highlights first and then to the iPhone updates!

WWDC 09 - What it was about

  • Safari 4 - Worlds Fastest Browser
  • SnowLeopard OS with SnowLeopard Server
  • MobileMe Updates
  • Firmware 3.0
  • The iPhone 3G S
And now for the iPhone News

Here are the MobileMe updates:
  1. Locate your iPhone on a map.
  2. Display a message or play a sound on your lost iPhone.
  3. Remote Wipe iPhone using MobileMe
  4. View iDisk files on your iPhone

Firmware 3.0 (Due June 17th):

  1. iTunes U and Movies
  2. Improved Parental Controls
  3. Tethering
  4. Optimized Safari
  5. HTTP Streaming Audio and Video
  6. AutoFill Support
  7. Addition Language Support
  8. Find My iPhone
  9. HTML 5 Support
  10. Copy & Paste
  11. Push Notification
  12. Landscape View
  13. Picture Messaging
  14. In-App Purchase
  15. Peer-to-Peer Connectivity
  16. Embedding of Google Maps
  17. Spotlight Search
  18. Voice Memos
  19. New Options for Accessories
  20. Turn-by-Turn Directions
  21. Scaling Video Streaming
  22. Emailing Multiple Photos
  23. CalDav Support
  24. Notes Sync
  25. Stereo Bluetooth

The new iPhone 3G S:
  1. 3.0 Megapixel Camera
  2. Video Recording and Editing
  3. Voice Controlled
  4. Compass Navigation
  5. Better Battery Life
Here is the new iPhone 3G S: