iPhone OS 3.0 Software Update

iPhone OS 3.0

As mentioned during WWDC09, iPhone OS 3.0 Software Update is available today for all iPhone models and iPod touch users.

iPhone OS 3.0

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iPhone 3GSiPhone OS 3.0 Software Update is a major update, it contains more than 100 new features including the following:

  • Cut, Copy & Paste with shake to undo
  • Landscape keyboard in key applications
  • Enhanced Messages application
    - Send and receive photos, contacts, audio files, and location via MMS*
    - Forward and delete single or multiple messages
  • Added search feature in Mail, Calendar, Notes and iPod
  • Spotlight search across iPhone
  • Support for CalDAV and subscriptions in Calendar
  • Improvements to Safari
    - Performance
    - HTML 5 support
    - HTTP Streaming audio and video
    - Auto-fill usernames and passwords
  • New Voice Memos application
  • Sync Notes with a Mac or PC via iTunes
  • Internet Tethering over USB and Bluetooth*
  • Browse and download movies, TV shows, and audiobooks from the iTunes Store**
  • Stereo Bluetooth***
  • Wi-Fi auto login
  • Enhanced Stocks application
  • More Parental Control options for Apps, Music, Movies and TV Shows
  • iTunes account creation and login**
  • YouTube account login and access to subscriptions, ratings and favourites**
  • Shake to shuffle
  • New languages, dictionaries, and keyboards
  • Find my iPhone and Remote Wipe via MobileMe (subscription required)**
  • Support for more Exchange policies
  • Create and send Exchange meeting invitations
  • Search mail on server (Exchange SErver 2007 and supported IMAP servers)
  • Search LDAP company directory
  • VPN on demand and VPN proxy support
  • Encrypted configuration profiles
  • Encrypted iTunes backups
  • 1,000 new developer APSs, including:
    - In App Purchases
    - Apple Push Notification Service
    - Accessories support
    - Pear to Pear Connectivity
    - Embedded Maps
    - iPod Library Access
  • Bug fixes

* Compatible only with iPhone 3G and iPhone 3G S and requires support from your wireless provider.
** Not available in all regions or in all languages.
*** Compatible only with iPhone 3G and iPhone 3G S.

iPhone How ToApple posted a comprehensive iPhone How-To Guide online, we recommend you take some time to read it, so you can use the most out of your iPhone.

For feature descriptions and complete instructions, please refer to the user guide for your iPhone.

iPod touch software 3.0 is also available for iPod touch users for $9.95 upgrading fee.

invisibleSHIELDWe recommend getting invisibleSHIELD for your iPhone 3G, iPhone, iPod touch and all your gadgets to prevent ugly scratches. invisibleSHIELD does not add the usual bulky thickness like other skins/cases to your gadgets.

We do not recommend hacking/‘jailbreaking’ your iPhone or iPod touch.

link: New features in iPhone OS 3.0 Software Update (Apple.com)

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