Apple distributed invitations Thursday for a March 17 special event in Cupertino, Calif., to discuss the iPhone 3.0 software and a new software development kit.
Next Tuesday's event will comeafter Apple unveiled the original SDK at , setting the stage for over 25,000 iPhone applications to make their way onto the App Store. Speculation about a new iPhone had mostly centered on , rather than software upgrades, but it seems Apple has something up its sleeve.
The invitation did not say who would be leading the event, but with CEO Steve Jobs on medical leave, marketing chief Phil Schiller or iPhone software guru are likely bets, unless Jobs plans on making a surprise appearance. We'll be there.