Apple shows where iPhone OS is headed (video roundup)

CEO Steve Jobs shows off some key new features that will be included in the next generation of Apple's iPhone OS--namely, multitasking. Here is a roundup of video clips from his presentation.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs answered many an iPhone user's prayer on Thursday, as he showed off some of the key new features that will be included in the next generation of Apple's iPhone OS--namely, multitasking. Here is a roundup of video clips from his presentation.

iPhone OS 4.0 revealed
Apple announces multitasking, Game Center, iAds, and more. We recap all of Apple's iPhone OS 4.0 announcements from Apple headquarters.

Apple unveils iPhone OS 4.0 with multitasking
At an Apple press event, Jobs announces multitasking support in the newest iPhone operating system. Users will finally be able to switch back and forth between applications like Pandora and Skype without having to shut down the app entirely to enter a new one.

iPhone OS 4.0 brings folders for apps
Jobs demonstrates folder creation for organizing apps in the new iPhone operating system due out in the summer.

iPhone OS 4.0 unifies in-box, enables threads
New iPhone mailbox features allow users to organize multiple e-mail accounts and individual messages by thread.

Apple takes on Google in the mobile-ad business
Jobs says iAd, a new mobile-ad platform, will enable developers and corporate marketers to include interactive ads in iPhone applications. App makers get a 60 percent share of advertising revenue. Apple gets the rest.

 

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