Friday Poll: What else should iPhone OS 4 get?

Rumors say the new OS will get the ability to multitask; an updated interface with widgets in addition to apps; speed improvements; and more. What else should Apple include?

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What else should Apple's iPhone OS 4 get?

New camera app ensures pals never look better than you
Smart address book won't let you text ex after 12:30 a.m.
Universal-remote app for all Wi-Fi equipped TVs
Google Maps update shows where the hotties are
Easy toggles for Wi-Fi, 3G, and that ex-texting thing above
A Blue Screen of Death interface when apps freeze
A return of all those "sexy" apps

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Right now the Interwubs are all a-flutter with rumors about the forthcoming version 4 of the iPhone OS. Chief among these tittle-tattles is that it will include the ability to multitask , something other advanced phone operating systems can do that the iPhone can't, much to the chagrin of its users.

Other rumors include an updated interface with widgets in addition to apps; speed improvements; and a lock screen that displays texts, e-mails, and other alerts.

There are more things Apple could do to the OS within the constraints of the current hardware, and we'd like to know what you, the reader, would like to see.

Vote in our poll, or feel free to add your own ideas in the comments section below. We know His Steveness reads Crave many times a day, so who knows? Maybe you'll have some influence.

About the author

    With more than 15 years experience testing hardware (and being obsessed with it), Crave freelance writer Matt Hickey can tell the good gadgets from the great. He also has a keen eye for future technology trends. Matt has blogged for publications including TechCrunch, CrunchGear, and most recently, Gizmodo. Matt is a member of the CNET Blog Network and is not an employee of CBS Interactive. E-mail Matt.


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