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Apple iPhone OS 4.0 unifies in-box, enables threadsApple CEO Steve Jobs announces new iPhone mailbox features that allow users to organize multiple e-mail accounts and individual messages by thread.
>> Now let's go to tent pole number 3. Tent pole number 3 is an enhanced mail. We've added a lot of great features to mail, a lot of suggestions and requests from our users that we've been able to get into this new mail on iPhone OS4. The first unified inbox. Customers have really wanted this so that you can have multiple email accounts, say a Mobile Me 1, a Yahoo 1, an exchange 1 and all the incoming mail will be put into one inbox. Right so you don't miss anything and we've made it so you can have more than one exchange account as well which has been another big request so all of that in the new mail client, unified inbox. Now if you want to focus on just one account we've added fast inbox switching. So with just a few taps you can move between one inbox or another if you just want to focus on one. In addition, we've added the ability to organize by thread so you can follow email conversations and conversations and discussions much easier. So as an example we'll look at the second message down. You'll see that it's got a 3 and a double chevron right there. That says there's 3 messages inside there and when we go in there you'll see the three messages, the most recent one on top that hasn't been read yet but you can follow that conversation all along by easily looking at the prior messages, they're all bundled in one place, organized by thread. And open attachments, the ability to get an attachment in email, tap on it and open it with an app from the App store. This is really great in this case it's Omnigraph and I can just tap it, it'll open with the app. So some new features in mail. There's lots more but the biggest ones are the unified inbox with multiple exchange accounts, fast inbox switching, threaded messages and you can open attachments with apps. ^M00:02:09 [ applause ] ^E00:02:14