Apple upgrades the iPhone

Just 10 days 'til i-Day and the final iPhone pieces are being put in place. Today Apple has announced that the touchscreen wonder won't be leaving the

Just 10 days 'til i-Day and the final iPhone pieces are being put in place. Today Apple has announced that the touchscreen wonder won't be leaving the factory gates with a cheap plastic screen but with a scratch-shy glass one instead.And there's been a significant boost to the battery life too. It'll now see us through eight hours of yakking, six hours of Stuff.tv browsing, three screenings of Mel Gibson's 2 hour 18 minute long Apocalypto or a whole 24 hours of iTunes playback.Steve Jobs reckons it's the best battery performance of any smartphone. One thing's for sure – it whips the pants off our thirsty Nokia N95.EssentialsApple iPhonePrice: £TBA ($500, $600 in US)On sale: Q4 2007 (29th June in US)Contact: AppleRelated stories:iPhone will be contract-only in UKWWDC SPECIAL: Leopard loose, Windows on Safari and iPhone appsiPhone countdown begins