iPhone Live 141: #dickbar

iOS 4.3 is here and we have your walkthrough, your MLB and NBA for Apple TV, and your bad news for Verizon users. Anyone want a 64GB iPhone or an aluminum iPhone 5? Xcode hits the Mac App Store, music re-downloads, Twitter's new #dickbar, and BBM for iPhone? This is iPhone Live!

Show notes and all the week's iPhone news after the break!

iOS 4.3


  • South Korea getting GSM iPhone 4 under SK Telecom network
  • Verizon iPhone Jailbroken and flashed to work on Cricket pay-as-you-go
  • Do you want a 64GB iPhone?
  • iPhone 5 set to abandon glass back in favor of aluminum?


  • Apple releases Xcode 4… via Mac App Store
  • Apple negotiating with music labels to let users download again without paying again


  • Twitter for iPhone updated, #dickbar still mandatory but slightly less intrusive
  • Top 5 Twitter app alternatives for iPhone
  • Google Instant Previews brings visual search results to the iPhone
  • Air Video update, now supports AirPlay with iOS 4.3
  • RIM considering bringing BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) to iPhone?



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Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.