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  • iPhoneOS 4.0 Finally To Be Revealed Thursday


    At long last, the elusive, highly-rumored-about iPhone OS 4.0 is to be unveiled this Thursday at 10 AM PST (1 PM EST). Apple has sent out invitations to various media sources about the keynote, so you can expect many Apple liveblogs, like Gizmodo, Engadget, and MacRumors to cover the event as it unfolds.

    If you've been around the iPhone scene since last year, you'll remember that Apple surprised quite a few of us with some features we began to think may never hit the iPhone, like copy/paste, MMS, and stereo Bluetooth. Could multitasking be that big ball-drop this year? We'll just have to find out!
    This article was originally published in forum thread: iPhoneOS 4.0 Finally To Be Revealed Thursday started by n00neimp0rtant View original post
    Comments 194 Comments
    1. EddieLeonard's Avatar
      EddieLeonard -
      Quote Originally Posted by Jahooba View Post
      Man, Apple sure knows how to stay in the news
      yep they sure do
    1. aimetti's Avatar
      aimetti -
      Quote Originally Posted by rpgpromaster View Post
      think if apple where going to enable multitasking with app store apps don't you think that they would have don it on the iPad that is way faster and has more ram?.
      I am 90% certain that flash will not be in iPhone 4.0 and 5.0 maybe even 6.0.
      sure i agree.

      if its not on there than i wont be upgrading. Personally i doubt any 4.0 software will be better than my current 3.1.2 jailbroken.

      We shall see
    1. moneybanks14's Avatar
      moneybanks14 -
      if multitasking is unavailable in the new os then im gunna opt for a sony xperia 10 and flog the 3gs.
    1. z3r01's Avatar
      z3r01 -
      Yessir
    1. harrison0550's Avatar
      harrison0550 -
      Quote Originally Posted by iGarza View Post
      my main man fuzzy slippers said Steve was going to get da moet from da liqua shack and pull out the Jammie fast blast mossy.

      thats just what a heard of course.
      I have no idea what this says?
      Translation:
      My good friend Mr Slippers said that Steve is going to get a mullet from the liquor store and......... I give up?

    1. n00neimp0rtant's Avatar
      n00neimp0rtant -
      Quote Originally Posted by moneybanks14 View Post
      if multitasking is unavailable in the new os then im gunna opt for a sony xperia 10 and flog the 3gs.
      If Apple breaks my jailbreak, I'm getting a Nexus One. A Nexus One and a jailbroken iPhone are two comparable smartphones. A Nexus One and a non-jailbroken iPhone are nothing to be compared. Without jailbreak my phone would be useless and stupid.
    1. Zeal's Avatar
      Zeal -
      Quote Originally Posted by EdmundGerber View Post
      I bet this release is less about features WE want, and more about protecting Apple's precious devices.
      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    1. Cyruss1989's Avatar
      Cyruss1989 -
      Thats it, I really hate Apples way of dealing with the User, I wonder what the iPhone 4.0 will look like, if its no major update I think of getting myself an Android Phone, probably a HTC Desire.
    1. hnic247's Avatar
      hnic247 -
      @n00neimportant 3.2 for the IPHONE was released to devs a couple days ago my man
    1. Cyruss1989's Avatar
      Cyruss1989 -
      Quote Originally Posted by hnic247 View Post
      @n00neimportant 3.2 for the IPHONE was released to devs a couple days ago my man
      Really?

      Haven't heard of it...
    1. southfrisco's Avatar
      southfrisco -
      Quote Originally Posted by glassJAw View Post
      All I really want is to respond to a text without quitting the app i'm in,(multitasking I know) I mean how does apple not see that as an inconvenience!?
      Just as how they don't see pop up alerts as an inconvenience. They built it and their customers will take what they give them.

      @hnic247, OS 3.2 for the iPad is iPhone OS. Devs have had that OS (beta builds and gold) for some time now.
    1. ady199's Avatar
      ady199 -
      Will it be available on Thursday? or just be told what it includes?
    1. hnic247's Avatar
      hnic247 -
      I'm pretty sure let me double check
    1. rhekt's Avatar
      rhekt -
      one step closer i guess
    1. MetallicaFan1991's Avatar
      MetallicaFan1991 -
      Who says there's no 3.2 for iPhone? I'm pretty sure i read on iClarified that it's been released to devs or something.

      Flash isn't going to die anytime soon fyi. iPhone 4th gen better be a good update and OS 4.0, if not I'll be sticking with my 3GS or getting a HTC HD3.
    1. hnic247's Avatar
      hnic247 -
      Yup there is a 3.2 iPhone ..was released on Saturday
    1. iGarza's Avatar
      iGarza -
      they are just making an announcement about the OS and what it will include. im sure it will be just as boring as the iPad announcement with no information on the new iPhone.
    1. n00neimp0rtant's Avatar
      n00neimp0rtant -
      Of course there's a 3.2 SDK for iPhoneOS, the iPad runs on it. But 3.2 will NOT be released to iPhone users. 3.2 is an iPad-exclusive system update.

      For the skeptics, send me a PM once you update your iPhone to 3.2. We'll see how many PMs I get.
    1. cheesehotdog's Avatar
      cheesehotdog -
      Ill buy it :d! Multi sound good! ~
    1. moneybanks14's Avatar
      moneybanks14 -
      i think i might join you on that purchase of an htc hd3 actually the specs are absoloutly stunning.

      * 4.5″ AMOLED screen with 1280800 resolution
      * 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
      * 1080p HD video playback
      * 720p HD video recording
      * 8 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash
      * Multi-touch screen
      * Super-thin – just 10mm thick
      * WiFi, Bluetooth and 3G connectivity
      * 4G connectivity for for blisteringly fast downloads that are over ten times as fast as today’s HSDPA phones
      * 1GB onboard RAM
      * 1GB onboard
      * 32GB external memory
      * 3.5″ headphone jack
      * HDMI output for connecting to your HDTV or monitor
      * 1800mAh battery for super-long battery life
      * Bigger screen than the HD2, but a smaller overall physical size: 115mm x 65mm x 10mm

      i hope the next iphone packs a punch as good as this as i really do enjoy a jb 3gs but the above stats will take some beating