iPhone OS 4.0 “Tentpole” Features from Apple Announcement

iPhone OS 4.0 “Tentpole” Features from Apple Announcement

Okay folks. I’ve been following the live blogging courtesy of Engadget for the announcement of Apple’s iPhone OS 4.0 event.
From the event, Steve Jobs revealed that there are 100 new user features available including the 7 “Tentpole” Features namely:

Credit: Engadget

1. Multitasking
Background audio, VoIP, Push notifications, Local notification, Task completion, Fast app switching.

2. Folder App
Drag Drop UI, Intelligent naming, from 180 to 2160 apps on iPhone

3. Enhanced Email
Unified inbox, multiple exchange accounts, Threaded messages, & Fast inbox switching!

4. iBooks Support
Delightful EBook Reader, iBookstore, Buy once- read anywhere, Sync page & bookmarks, free Winnie the Pooh

5. Enterprise
Data protection, Mobile Device Management, Wireless app distribution, multiple exchange accounts, Exchange server 2010, SSL VPN support.

6. Game Center
Social gaming networking, Invite friends, Matchmaking, Leaderboards, Achievements

and lastly…

7. iAd – Mobile Advertising
Interactive ads, Ads within app, ads built into iPhone OS, Apple sells and hosts the ads, 60% revenue to developers

iPhone OS 4.0 will be released today for dev preview. However, for end users for iPhone and iPod touch- this would be available by summer and for the iPad this Fall.

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Bert Padilla

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