WWDC: iPhone Release Time, Developer Access
Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced at the end of the WWDC keynote that the iPhone would be released on June 29th at 6pm at AT&T and Apple Stores in the United States.
Also announced was that Apple was making it possible for developers to write small, Widget-like programs for the iPhone. A demonstration was given showing a corporate LDAP directory lookup application. All such applications will run within Safari to maintain the security of the iPhone.
The New York Times had previously reported that a developers kit would be forthcoming.