iPhone Widgets Uncovered?

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ahduke99

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would be nice to fill the bottom row with those. i wish one of those was ichat, but that may be incorporated in the sms section. radio would be neat, but without an antenna, i don't understand how we could get stations.
 

Alexander

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would be nice to fill the bottom row with those. i wish one of those was ichat, but that may be incorporated in the sms section. radio would be neat, but without an antenna, i don't understand how we could get stations.
I wouldn't count on this REALLY meaning anything. I wouldn't count on iChat not coming just because these are already here. The article actually says that if radio were incorporated, it would probably be streamed (as in over EDGE).
 

Brandon!

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would be nice to fill the bottom row with those. i wish one of those was ichat, but that may be incorporated in the sms section. radio would be neat, but without an antenna, i don't understand how we could get stations.
My old Nokia phone required that my handsfree set was plugged in to my phone to use the radio. The headset actually doubled as a radio -- it was pretty cool. But I'm okay without the radio. Its an MP3 player after all....
 

Alexander

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If we have contacts why would we need an address book?
Yeah I'm thinking these may of possibly been a previous idea. Like Apple initially had an address book widget and changed their minds.

All in all, I sure HOPE these aren't the widgets they plan on adding...
 

antithetic

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I don't think the radio refers to an FM radio. I think it would use EDGE or Wi-Fi to use the streaming stations found in the iTunes Radio.
The Radio isn't in the "widget" namespace. I believe it's the interface to the GSM radio. Remember that in the cell world, the term radio is also used to describe the cellular portion of the device (GSM/CDMA/etc) not AM/FM/Internet.
 

Alexander

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The Radio isn't in the "widget" namespace. I believe it's the interface to the GSM radio. Remember that in the cell world, the term radio is also used to describe the cellular portion of the device (GSM/CDMA/etc) not AM/FM/Internet.
I think the official conclusion they found out about the radio widget was that it was a part of the FieldTest.app
 

PhatKid

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The radio widget icon also shows http instead of an FM radio frequency which also gives evidence of a web stream instead of airwaves.
 

antithetic

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The radio widget icon also shows http instead of an FM radio frequency which also gives evidence of a web stream instead of airwaves.
They added to the confusion by using that image.

If you read at the bottom of the article you'll notice the text ... "* Note that the icons on the first image above are not the actual icons. Those icons were captured from Mac OS X Tiger widgets."
 

Alexander

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They added to the confusion by using that image.

If you read at the bottom of the article you'll notice the text ... "* Note that the icons on the first image above are not the actual icons. Those icons were captured from Mac OS X Tiger widgets."

Correct. But it isn't to say people shouldn't just try actually READING the articles before posting. I even included that in my 3 setence or so summary.

Oh well.