Download iPhone OS 3.1! Yes, Apple has made available iPhone firmware 3.1 for download as we announced earlier.This is a free update from apple for all iPhone and iPod Touch users.
iPhone Firmware 3.1 Features:
Though the features are not as major as compared to OS 3.0, the objective behind iPhone firmware 3.1 is clear and it is to “Promote the usage of App Store”.
Here are a few new features introduced in iPhone OS 3.1:
- You will get recommendations for apps that you might like based on apps you’ve already downloaded.
- The latest version of iTunes will also automatically create mixes based on what’s already in your media library.
- From this version, you will be able to use iTunes to sync apps from the computer to your iPhone by simply dragging them on to the virtual Home screens.
- Going forward, iPhone users can also buy and download ring-tones Wireless.
- Firmware 3.1 also introduces improved syncing capabilities for all entertainment content such as music, movies, TV shows, podcasts and photos.
- It is also now made easy to redeem iTunes Gift Cards, codes, and certificates at the App Store.
- You will also get to know the iTunes account credits in the App Store and iTunes Store.
- Whenever you receive any video through mail or MMS and you wish to save it, you can now do save it into Camera Roll.
- iPhone OS 3.1 also makes it easy to trim any video on iPhone 3GS and save it as a new clip, by providing the option “Save as new clip” while trimming the video.
- The OS also provides improved iPhone 3G Wi-Fi performance when you turn on Bluetooth.
- You can also remotely lock an iPhone by sending a passcode through “MobileMe”.
- If you own iPhone 3GS, you can also use voice control in it using Bluetooth headsets.
- The OS also provides the ability to paste phone numbers into the keypad.
- You also now have the option to turn on accessibility features in iPhone 3GS using the Home button.
- When you use Safari browser on your iPhone, you will also be warned of any fraudulent websites.
- The OS also provides significant improvements in syncing of Exchange calendar and in handling of invitations.
- In addition to the above new features and improvements, iPhone OS 3.1 also fixes several issues including the issue that cause some app icons to display incorrectly.
Download iPhone firmware 3.1 and enjoy. However, before you install it, ensure that you Download iTunes 9 and update your iTunes.