Apple App Store Is Live But Where Is iPhone 2.0 Software?

apple-app-store-is-live-but-where-is-iphone-2-softwareApple’s App Store is now live with over 500 native applications for iPhone 3G, iPhone and iPod Touch. These applications however require iPhone 2.0 Software, which is not released yet. iPhone 3G which will be on sale tomorrow will have iPhone 2.0 Software as default. Existing original iPhone and iPod touch will need to upgrade to iPhone 2.0 Software to run these software.

You can access the App Store now via iTunes Store with the new iTunes 7.7 release. You can also access AppStore directly on your iPhone 3G, and on your original iPhone/iPod touch with the iPhone 2.0 Software installed. Over 125 of the applications are free download, and most pay apps cost less than $10 with the most expensive being ForeFlight Mobile at $69.99. Apple chief executive Steve Jobs has mentioned that 90 percent of the pay applications will cost just $9.99 or less.

Some of the free applications include Apple Remote for iTunes, AIM instant messaging, Twitterrific client for Twitter and Google Mobile. Example pay applications include Sega’s Super Monkey Ball, Apple’s Texas Hold’em, Pangea’s Enigmo, Pangea’s Cro-Mag Rally and Freeze Tag’s Etch A Sketch.