iPhone 3.0 delivers 100+ new features and 1,000 new APIs
Apple (AAPL) held a live event today at their Cupertino headquarters to unveil over 100 new iPhone features in the third major revision of the iPhone’s basic operating system. The release will be available later this Summer. What do we have to look forward to?
- “Push notification” often used by businesses or to keep current with news or sports events
- Copy and paste (“cut and paste”) across applications
- Multimedia messaging service (MMS) for sending IMs, photos or voice memos
- Landscape viewing when the iPhone is turned sideways
- The ability to search key words in Mail, Calendar and other apps
- Improved calendar functions
- Stereo Bluetooth for wireless earphones
- And much more ….
Here is the iPhone 3.0 summary via CNN Fortune:
- Live blog coverage of 3.0 event by Fortune’s Jon Fortt > HERE
- Summary of 3.0 OS features by Fortune’s Apple 2.0 Editor Philip Elmer Dewitt > HERE
iPhone software developers >Learn more about the iPhone SDK for iPhone OS 3.0 beta