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iPhone OS 4.0 Allows Users To Transfer Files

May 5th, 2010 05:49 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

New features in iPhone Os 4

iPhone OS 4.0 beta 3 is available to developers of Apple's iPhone Developer program once again after it was removed soon after it was released yesterday due to issues with the installation of revised iPhone SDK tools.

As we had noted yesterday, the new beta version includes screen orientation lock and quicker access to iPod controls as part of the multitasking functionality. 

Folks at Boy Genius Report have now noticed couple of more interesting features in the latest beta version.

File Sharing:

It is now possible for users to transfer files between their iPhone and computer. This is done by connecting the iPhone to iTunes and selecting the 'File Sharing' option that is available under the Apps tab. BGR however notes that the feature is buggy that prevents it from working properly. 

New features in iPhone Os 4

Task Manager:

Multitasking is one of the major features in iPhone OS 4.0. However, app management seemed difficult in earlier beta versions as it did not offer a satisfactory solution to close active apps running in the background. The earlier beta release required users to press and hold the Home button in order to individually select and close apps. In the latest beta version, all you need to do is tap, hold and tap icon of one of the active iPhone apps in the multitasking task bar and tap close to shutdown the iPhone app as seen in the screenshot below. This is very similar to the way users delete iPhone apps from their iPhone Home Screen.

New features in iPhone Os 4

Features like file sharing are pretty nifty additions to the impressive line-up of new features available in iPhone OS 4.0

[via Boy Genius Report]

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