Apple Debuts Upcoming iPhone 3.0 Software

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minted methodshopYesterday, Apple disclosed some details about the new iPhone 3.0 operating system, due this summer. The beta release, now available to registered developers, will deliver 100 new features, including:

  • cut, copy and paste (was it really that hard?!)
  • MMS (finally!)
  • landscape view for Mail
  • Text and Notes
  • stereo Bluetooth
  • Notes syncing
  • shake to shuffle
  • parental controls for TV shows
  • movies and App Store apps
  • a new Voice Memo app
  • automatic login at Wi-Fi hot spots.

Apple also disclosed some stunning figures about the iPhone platform. There have been more than 800 million apps downloaded; there are now more than 25,000 apps to choose from at the App Store and over 50,000 companies have joined the developers program to date.