You are looking at Apple’s next iPhone. It was found lost in a bar in Redwood City, camouflaged to look like an iPhone 3GS. We got it. We disassembled it. It’s the real thing, and here are all the details.
Gizmodo have seen an iPhone allegedly lost in a bar, and it really does look genuine (and related to the iPad’s industrial design, for sure).
What’s in this update:
* Enhancements to Maps
o Google Street View*
o Public transit and walking directions
o Display address of dropped pins
o Share location via email
* Decrease in call setup failures and dropped calls
* Enhancements to Mail
o Resolved isolated issues with scheduled fetching of email
o Improved formatting of wide HTML email
* Podcasts are now available for download in iTunes application (over Wi-Fi and cellular network)
* Improved stability and performance of Safari
* Improved sound quality of Visual Voicemail messages
* Pressing Home button from any Home screen displays the first Home screen
* Preference to turn on/off auto-correction in Keyboard Settings
iPhone 2.2 includes the functionality to download podcasts direct to the iPhone, both over Wifi (as expected) and over cellular networks (yaay!).
This is the view of podcasts in the iTunes application:
and after searching for a given podcast:
So that was why the Podcaster app was banned… I can see this being oh so useful when stuck on a train or at an airport. Thanks Apple.
The long-awaited new firmware for the iPhone is now available via iTunes: