Apple Inc. previewed the next generation of its iPhone software. Apple showed only a handful of the “100 new features” in iPhone 3.0 more will be announce when the company launches the update this summer.
IPhone 3.0 will be a free update to iPhone owners, but it will cost iPod Touch users $9.95, the same price that Apple used when it rolled out iPhone 2.0 last year.
- MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service)
- Turn-by-Turn Directions
- Spotlight (Device Wide Search function)
- Landscape mode in every iphone app
- Full Bluetooth support
In addition, Apple has beefed up its server-side infrastructure to support a new push notification that mimics background processing.