Apple's iPhone 3G Goes on Sale

<a href="">Macworld</a>, <a href="">Mercury News</a>

Jim Manico, OWASP Global Board Member

July 11, 2008

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As expected -- and greatly anticipated by crowds of excited customers -- Apple's latest iPhone went on sale today, the first going to a student in New Zealand who waited on line 60 hours.The iPhone, which lets users download cheap or free applications from Apple's new App Store, runs on AT&T's 3G network (a two-year contract is required) and includes built-in GPS and business email capability. Its price: $199 for an 8-GB model and $299 for a 16-GB model. The iPhone requires in-store activation, which, according to reports, has hit a few snags with servers going down due to volume.

The launch also marks the first time the phone has been made available in Japan.Macworld, Mercury News

About the Author(s)

Jim Manico

OWASP Global Board Member

Jim Manico is a Global Board Member for the OWASP foundation where he helps drive the strategic vision for the organization. OWASP's mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed decisions about true software security risks. OWASP's AppSecUSA<> conferences represent the nonprofit's largest outreach efforts to advance its mission of spreading security knowledge, for more information and to register, see here<>. Jim is also the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He has a 18 year history building software as a developer and architect. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices and is a member of the JavaOne rockstar speaker community. He is the author of Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications<> from McGraw-Hill and founder of Brakeman Pro. Investor/Advisor for Signal Sciences.

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