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    Apple shows off iPhone OS 4.0


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    iAd - now we know why they've added multitasking.

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    its going to make my 3G one feel older. because some sites say only the 3GS and ipod touch 3rd Gen and above are getting the multitasking features.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andy_nic View Post
    its going to make my 3G one feel older. because some sites say only the 3GS and ipod touch 3rd Gen and above are getting the multitasking features.
    Yup, that's right. I'm not complaining, though. I'm quite happy to quit an app to open an new one. Not a problem. Besides, my contract ends in September so I'll either go to the 3GS or the (possible) new one out in summer.

    I think the most beneficial feature for me will be the ability to create folders on the Home Screen.

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    As a dev ... i'm liking OS4 already ... although i have a 3G so no multitasking

    infact i was so much of a geek i actually installed it last night .. was up till midnight re-syncing

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    I dont see the point, they are adding features I have had on my JB for months

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    Quote Originally Posted by WithoutMotive View Post
    I think the most beneficial feature for me will be the ability to create folders on the Home Screen.
    That's something my G1 has been able to do since it's birth years ago! Wonder what else my phone can do that yours can't.....


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    That's something my G1 has been able to do since it's birth years ago! Wonder what else my phone can do that yours can't.....
    I'm not an impatient person so don't mind waiting for these things... plus, I'm not in competition with anyone to see who has the best phone. At the end of the day, it's making life easier. Don't give a hoot what anyone else has.

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    i've noticed my disk size has gone down now :/

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    Shame you need the 3GS to multitask but that said, I've lived without it, so I'm sure I can continue rather than spend hundreds on a new iPhone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    Shame you need the 3GS to multitask but that said, I've lived without it, so I'm sure I can continue rather than spend hundreds on a new iPhone.
    My thoughts exactly. It's not like I've been cursing my iPhone since I bought it because it couldn't multitask. If I needed multitasking, I'd have bought another phone. Happy to wait

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    Multiple Exchange accounts is nice though. Unless you need an iPhone 3GS++ to run that too.

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    I resisted the urge to buy the 3GS .. i will wait with anticipation to see what the new hardware will be come June

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    So you're running it on a 3G? What exactly is and isn't supported then DanW?

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    did you get the os4 from the iphone development program or is it availiable elsewhere?

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