The iPhone OS 4 preview page on Apple’s websites states that not all features are compatible with all iDevices and points out that the multitasking feature won’t be available for iPhone 3G and the second-generation iPod touch users.
Steve Jobs had also clarified in the Q&A session during the iPhone OS 4 special event that Multitasking won't be available on iPhone 3G as the hardware just couldn’t support it.
The web browsing app had received a lot of rave reviews prior to its launch thanks to claims that the application would offer a lightening fast web browsing experience compared to the iPhone's native Mobile Safari web brower.
In case you haven't noticed, Google has updated its Gmail web application that is aimed at simplifying the Compose Page.
In a recently published blog post, the Mountain View based company has elaborated on the newly introduced changes. These changes are part of what Google calls the 'Iterative Web App series', an initiative that started in April 2009 to release new features for Gmail for mobile.
Steve Jobs also responded to a user to confirm that iPhone OS 4 won’t work with the original iPhone and iPod Touch.
ITWorld is reporting that Apple-Adobe standoff is going to get uglier.
According to their sources, Adobe will be suing Apple in the next few weeks for banning applications built with cross-compiler programs such as Adobe's Flash-to-iPhone packager in its Flash Professional CS5, which was released earlier in the week.
Following Apple's successful launch of the iPad earlier this month, several players in the technology space are reported to be working on their own tablet devices to take on Apple.
Last week, PC manufacturer HP offered a sneak peek into the HP Slate which was described by the company as a device that will not only enable media consumption like the iPad, but will also improve content sharing among users.
For a long time, Microsoft was rumored to be working on its new line of mobile phones. The company has finally removed the wraps on "Project Pink" with the launch of two new devices – Kin One and Kin Two. Unlike popular perception, these devices are not exactly smartphones and are based on a Silverlight-based platform. The Kin series is expected to be targeted at the young social networking audience.
When Steve Jobs gave us a preview of Apple's next generation iPhone OS – iPhone OS 4, he talked about only 7 major features such as multitasking, folders, better mail app, iBooks, New Enterprise features, Game Centre and iAd out of the 100 new features.
But the fun part is to discover the features that Apple didn't mention. So in case you haven't stumbled upon them already, checkout some of the hidden features in iPhone OS 4.