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  • iPhone 3.0 Announced and Detailed. Everything you wanted except Flash.


    We've known the 3.0 iPhone firmware announcement was coming for a few days now. Today at the Apple town hall event, details were released... and they are glorious.

    Coming "this summer," iPhone OS 3.0 will have over 100 new features, including some ones we've been asking for quite a while.

    Here's the highlights:

    Copy/Paste.


    (image care of to Gizmodo)

    Copy/Paste FINALLY arrives in full Apple-implemented regalia. It will work in all apps (whose devs allow it) and is activated by double-tapping the screen, then dragging either way in the text to expand the selection. Cross-application copy/paste will work fine unless app devs specifically disallow it. Oh - and it works with photos as well.

    Spotlight. Search anything.


    (image care of to Engadget)

    Including Mail. At the moment you'll only be able to search message headers, not content - although that may come later. And you'll be able to search ANY local data, whether in an Apple application or AppStore app.

    MMS

    Complete. Working. MMS.

    Landscape keyboard.

    This will work in Mail, Notes, etc.

    3G Tethering.

    We've been the main host for all jailbreak iPhone tethering applications, and Apple is now introducing an official way of doing so as well. Tethering allows you to use your iPhone's data connection with your laptop or computer for full net on the computer.

    Stereo Bluetooth Audio.

    Connect any Bluetooth audio device that supports stereo, and your iPhone will blast two-channel goodness right into your wireless ears.

    Sync your Notes with iTunes.

    Automatically get those Notes to your computer, instead of having to email them each time you want them local.

    Turn by turn GPS directions.

    xGPS, hosted by ModMyi and created by xWaves, has already filled the turn by turn GPS hunger for us jailbreakers, and Apple is now announcing the same feature built right into OS 3.0.

    In-app Purchasing.

    Developers can now sell items directly through their apps (kinda like some of those Mafia apps already sneakily do) using features in the new SDK that will be shipping for 3.0. (Developers already have access to test it out!)

    Push Notification.

    Promised months and months and months ago... Apple is finally delivering on Push notification for your device come OS 3.0.


    Whew... there's even more features (check out Apple's event video for more info), but the good news is this - there's a lot coming in the summer.

    via Apple, Gizmodo, Engadget
    This article was originally published in forum thread: iPhone 3.0 Announced and Detailed. Everything you wanted except Flash. started by Kyle Matthews View original post
    Comments 335 Comments
    1. jpepster's Avatar
      jpepster -
      I am hearing that since the new os 3.0 will be released
      this summer, that the postponement on the new 3g iphone will be delayed until the holidays.
    1. CaptainChaos's Avatar
      CaptainChaos -
      Quote Originally Posted by jingram20 View Post
      omg I don't think I have ever seen so many pissed off people about an update.

      So what so you wont have mms on the 1st gen now wait a minute over half of you complaining say you have swirly mms now look thats free while us upgraders of the 3g will probably have to pay for the extra service.


      So sit back shut up and stop complaining if you want mms so bad just email the pics to you're friends there a writeup about every service email address for example att [email protected] that is att default gateway for mms and for people that don't know the x's are the phone number.


      So please either upgrade, continue useing swirly, or 3 shut the hell up about it you should have upgraded anyway allready most the time when new things come out they are better and I can tell you one thing the 3g is way better it's a cleaner look, in my oppion 3g is the best and seeing's that im a truck driver I go thru 3g areas all the time and love it.



      so please stop complaining this is the worst complaining thread I have ever seen ( and i looke at alot of threads all over the web to do just about anything and everything) so stfu please for all of are sakes if you cant say anything nice don't speak at all.



      o ya go beg you're mommy for the iphone 3g lol
      Your email theory has a huge hole in it namely that it does not work with all carriers. I have tried it. MMS is crap IMO, but people seem to have an affection for it so they should have it...whether they use it every day or never at all.

      The 3G areas you speak of are few and far in between. AT&T's 3G network is pitiful.

      Quote Originally Posted by iphonekid View Post
      I got a g1 for christmas and really dont like it and was looking at blackberrys
      I had the iphone before i got the g1 and my dad never canceled the account for at&t
      3.0 makes me want the iphone back
      I have a ipod touch 2g
      Should i keep the g1 , go back to the iphone, or get a blackberry
      I know the iphones the best choice but i have a ipod touch!
      help
      Sell your touch and get the phone This way you only need to carry around 1 device.
    1. Happy Noodle Boy's Avatar
      Happy Noodle Boy -
      Quote Originally Posted by rickyscivic View Post
      whats push notifications?
      Here's an idea. It's crazy I know but just listen to it.

      USE GOOGLE TO FIND OUT.
    1. c0smo kram3r's Avatar
      c0smo kram3r -
      Wait, I have a iPhone 3g. But in my area, I do not have 3g coverage. MMS will still work over standard EDGE, correct?
    1. cpjr's Avatar
      cpjr -
      ^Yes, just like it does on every other phone.
    1. varsityanchor's Avatar
      varsityanchor -
      I'm new to the site but i have just successfully loaded the 3.0 firmware onto my phone so i thought i would share some picture with everyone.


      Home Screen




      New Messaging app with Landscape View, MMS Support, and Cut Copy Paste
      MMS is currently not functional in iPhone 3.0 (7A238j) Beta Build.



      Landscape View in Contacts Search, More Detailed Contact Info.

      General Info.
      So this looks pretty promising so far. The OS is a little buggy but it has so many more features. I enjoy using it. If there are any pictures you'd like me to post just PM me.
      Cheers!
    1. jpepster's Avatar
      jpepster -
      Black and white screen. Terrible where is the color?
      Weak
    1. varsityanchor's Avatar
      varsityanchor -
      Quote Originally Posted by jpepster View Post
      Black and white screen. Terrible where is the color?
      Weak
      i dont understand what you mean by black and white, looks color to me besides that it is not jailbroken. Do u have access to a jailbroken ipsw for 3.0?
    1. equlizer's Avatar
      equlizer -
      Show us the tethering program and the new blutooth protocols. Other than that i dont really believe you. I can make my firmware say ver# 3.0 too if i like with firmware faker on cydia.
    1. varsityanchor's Avatar
      varsityanchor -
      Quote Originally Posted by equlizer View Post
      Show us the tethering program and the new blutooth protocols. Other than that i dont really believe you. I can make my firmware say ver# 3.0 too if i like with firmware faker on cydia.
      Did you see the other screen shots or did you decide to pick one thing out and criticize it? Since I am not a programmer and don't personally know how to enable tethering since its locked by apple, i cannot get pictures of it. As far as blue tooth, I don't use it and don't plan on it. The screen shots i posted are sufficient proof of 3.0. Thanks for the warm welcome I'm sure people like your friendly comments on here.
    1. cpjr's Avatar
      cpjr -
      ^We do appreciate the screenies, some people dont have very good manners (cough equlizer cough)

      And why not believe him?? Theres alot of people running 3.0, hell I've got it on one of my phones, runs pretty decent for a beta.
    1. varsityanchor's Avatar
      varsityanchor -
      Quote Originally Posted by cpjr View Post
      ^We do appreciate the screenies, some people dont have very good manners (cough equlizer cough)

      And why not believe him?? Theres alot of people running 3.0, hell I've got it on one of my phones, runs pretty decent for a beta.
      Glad to hear it! Thanks for the support CPJR! Cheers! I'll post more if i find anything interesting!

      -Varsity
    1. brett k's Avatar
      brett k -
      HUH! If you're reading from the end of this thread dont bother reading the middle parts, it's a big waste of time

      Well I'm sad that I wont have stereo bluetooth on my 1st gen phone, but I'll probably get the new iphone when it comes out, plus I just ordered some matadors from Aerial7.com - The Artistry of Sound
      I'll let youse know how they are (I got the black ones, not the ones that look like a starburst commercial)
    1. rwin84's Avatar
      rwin84 -
      My prayers have been answered! all the wonderful new features and its already jailbroken... my life is complete... NEW PHONE PLEASE!!!
    1. ajl917's Avatar
      ajl917 -
      Quote Originally Posted by equlizer View Post
      Show us the tethering program and the new blutooth protocols. Other than that i dont really believe you. I can make my firmware say ver# 3.0 too if i like with firmware faker on cydia.
      lol. With all of the people offering to add phones to the developer program, its pretty easy to get to 3.0. BTW, thanks for posting the screenshots varsity...

      Also, for MMS, go to this post. http://www.modmyi.com/forums/iphone-...ml#post3651531
    1. rico002's Avatar
      rico002 -
      is there an actual ipsw for 3.o or like a beta?


      OK SORRY, there is a beta...just wanted to make sure. i wasnt sure, cuz i got one but didnt know if it was real lol, but idk much about it. sry again
    1. varsityanchor's Avatar
      varsityanchor -
      Quote Originally Posted by rico002 View Post
      is there an actual ipsw for 3.o or like a beta?
      There is an actual Beta 3.0 ipsw file. You can download it almost anywhere since its been out for a few days now.

      I wouldn't recommend updating to Beta 3.0 unless you know what you are doing and also have access to a iphone UDID dev list.

      Warning**
      If you update to 3.0 and are not on a dev list you will not be able to use your phone. iTunes will not activate it. The only thing you could do from there is get on a dev list or downgrade which is not fun from what people have been posting.

      Cheers!
    1. rico002's Avatar
      rico002 -
      Quote Originally Posted by varsityanchor View Post
      There is an actual Beta 3.0 ipsw file. You can download it almost anywhere since its been out for a few days now.

      I wouldn't recommend updating to Beta 3.0 unless you know what you are doing and also have access to a iphone UDID dev list.

      Warning**
      If you update to 3.0 and are not on a dev list you will not be able to use your phone. iTunes will not activate it. The only thing you could do from there is get on a dev list or downgrade which is not fun from what people have been posting.

      Cheers!
      so how do i get one? or does anyone have one? i have the 3.0 ipsw
    1. jlr27886's Avatar
      jlr27886 -
      Can someone help me bypass activation with the 3.0 verion iphone 16gb please?

      how do you downgrade from 3.0?
    1. cpjr's Avatar
      cpjr -
      ^You cant bypass activation on 3.0