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May 19, 2010

IPhone -iPod Touch (with 2-Meg Camera!) Pics Leaked in Vietnam


Tinhte, an upstart company based in Vietnam, reportedly has published the first photos of the iPod Touch. And it has a two-megapixel camera!

One caveat: Engadget reports that the “DVT-1” stamp on the back makes it clear that this is an early design verification test unit undergoing product testing.

 In other words, the media outlet reports, this might not be the final design whenever Apple (News - Alert) chooses to announce it, rumored to be on June 7th.

In other Apple gadget news, a report on Gizmodo states that beta version of the next operating system for Apple’s iPhone (News - Alert), OS 4 beta 4, released to developers yesterday, includes an option for Internet tethering. This indicates that AT&T is finally ready to support this option.

The option, found in Settings > General > Network, allows users to share the iPhone’s Internet connection with a computer via Bluetooth or USB. AT&T (News - Alert) will reportedly charge extra for this feature, as you’ll have to buy another data plan.

According to another blog post on ZDNet, AT&T first promised the tethering option last summer, but for whatever reason the option never materialized.

‘Now you can share the fast 3G connection on your iPhone with your Mac or PC and connect to the Internet from just about anywhere - no WiFi (News - Alert) required,’ a page on Apple’s website.


Marisa Torrieri is a TMCnet Web editor, covering IP hardware and mobility, including IP phones, smartphones, fixed-mobile convergence and satellite technology. She also compiles and regularly contributes to TMCnet's gadgets and satellite e-Newsletters. To read more of Marisa's articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Marisa Torrieri
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