TiPb Presents iPhone Live! #19 -- Pre-Sync Down!

Join Dieter and Rene for iPhone 3.1 Beta 2, iTunes 8.2.1, Palm Pre Sync no more, and all the latest news, views, and how-tos. Listen in!

Rene showed off the Plantronics Voyager PRO Bluetooth Headset and Dieter rocked the Griffin PowerJolt Reserve Backup Battery


  • Apple releases iPhone 3.1 Beta 2
  • iPhone 3.1 Beta 2 Breaks AT&T Tethering Hack, Allows Wi-Fi Testing, Intros Augmented Reality APIs?
  • Apple also releases iTunes 8.2.1 and...
  • iTunes 8.2.1 kills Palm Pre sync dead!
  • iTunes Goes Back to the Future with D45s - 2 Songs, 1 Lower Price
  • App Store One Year Later: 65,000 Apps, 100,000 Developers, 1.5 Billion Downloads
  • Apple Trumpeting iPhone App Store a Gut Punch to Microsoft and Verizon?
  • Rumor: $800 iTablet to Use Custom Apple Chipset?
  • TiPb iPhone App Picks of the Year!
  • Hockenberry on How the App Store has Changed, and What Still Needs to be Changed
  • iPhone 3GS Doesn’t Support HSUPA for High Speed 3G Upload
  • iPhone 3.0: HTTP Streaming Media
  • Will Apple’s iPhone Surpass Nokia by 2012?
  • Google Announces Chrome OS, Should Schmidt Leave Apple Board?

Help and How-to


  • iTunes 8.2.1 Update Breaks Palm Sync, AT&T & MMS, Palm Users, New Applications


Thanks to the the iPhone Blog Store for sponsoring the podcast, and to everyone who showed up for the live chat!

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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.