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I’ve risen from my own ashes to bring you today’s remainders—thanks to head honcho Jason Snell for ably filling in while I battled the WWDC plague—so don’t say I never did nothin’ for you. The iPhone is packed full of RAM, Oprah’s got a surprise for her staffers, and you can now carry the soothing tones of Steve Jobs in your pocket—as if you didn’t already. It’s June 17, 2010 and here are the remainders.

iPhone 4 Confirmed to Have 512MB of RAM (MacRumors)

Pointing to a recently released video of WWDC Session 147, Advanced Performance Optimization on iPhone OS (Part Deux), MacRumors says that the forthcoming iPhone 4 has 512MB, or twice as much as the iPhone 3GS and iPad. On the other hand, if you’ve already got both an iPhone 3GS and an iPad, just tape ’em together—job done.

Oprah gives ‘O’ staffers iPads (USA Today)

You get an iPad! You get an iPad! You get an iPad! Everybody gets an iPad! (Sometimes you have to take the softballs when they come along, okay?)

Steve Jobs D8 interview now available for download on iTunes (All Things D)

Previously, clips of Steve Jobs’s recent appearance at the D8 conference were available online, but now you can download the whole shebang as a video or audio podcast. Or, if you’re like me, you can just play the audio on loop while you sleep. What? That’s normal, right?

Apple taking MobileMe down for service (Apple)

MobileMe will have scheduled maintenance starting on June 17 at 10 pm Pacific through June 18 midnight Pacific. The outage affects only the Web-based applications—access via desktop and mobile devices will be uninterrupted. In other words, chances are you won’t notice that it’s gone at all.

Rumor: Pegatron lands CDMA iPhone contract (DigiTimes)

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: supposedly there’s a CDMA iPhone comi—

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