Yesterday, 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.
Frank Wilson is a retired teacher with over 30 years of combined experience in the education, small business technology, and real estate business. He now blogs as a hobby and spends most days tinkering with old computers. Wilson is passionate about tech, enjoys fishing, and loves drinking beer.