iPhone 3.0 Software Update review
So the Apple iPhone 3.0 software update has finally arrived. The iPhone 3.0 software update introduces a slew of new features (over 300 according to Apple) and looks set to take the phone in several new directions.
As with other upgrades, the installation of the iPhone 3.0 software update is performed via iTunes. You will require > iTunes 8.2, which was also recently released by Apple. iTunes 8.2 is installed via the Software Update feature in Finder; whereas the iPhone 3.0 software update is accessed inside iTunes itself.
It’s a fairly hefty download and it adds a raft of new functionality to the phone. Keen-eyed readers will find little that wasn’t announced by Apple at its iPhone 3.0 Preview event that Apple held on 17 March; but there are a few features that were previously only known through various rumours.
Having said that, there are such a range of new features available that you’re bound to find something you haven’t heard about yet. Before we get to some of the most esoteric additions, let’s take a look at some of the main attractions:
The new iPhone 3.0 home screen with Voice Memos app and new look icons