Apple Announces iPhone OS 3.1, iTunes 9 App Management
Today Apple announced a new software update for the iPhone and iPod Touch that offers several new features. The first is a Genius feature that will recommend new applications based on the applications that users have already downloaded and installed. Apple is also now offering ringtones through the iTunes Music Store for $1.29. Apple said that over 30,000 ringtones are available from all four major labels. OS 3.1 also brings support for voice control over Bluetooth, pasting phone numbers into the dialer, and keeping a copy of the original video when trimming videos. The 3.1 software upgrade is free and is available today. Apple also introduced iTunes 9. One iPhone-related feature of iTunes 9 is that iPhone owners will be able to arrange their iPhone applications using a tool within iTunes, rather than on the device itself. This will make it easier to customize the iPhone's desktop.
Apple Releases Apple Music for Android
Apple today published a beta version of Apple Music in the Google Play Store. The app offers owners of Android handsets Apple's monthly music service.
Apple Unbundles Huge Number of Apps from the iPhone, Allows Users to Delete Them
Apple today pulled a number of its own, core apps out of iOS and dumped them into the iTunes App Store. Apps such as FaceTime and Mail — made by Apple — have only received updates once per year when Apple updates the entire iOS.
Twitter Adds Landscape Support to iPhone 6 Plus
Twitter updated its iOS application today and the chief new feature is landscape support for the iPhone 6 Plus. Owners of Apple's larger iPhone will now be able to use the app when holding their phone in either portrait or landscape orientation.
Apple Overhauls Productivity Software for iOS and Mac
Apple has released new versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for both its iOS and Mac platforms. The iOS apps gain 3D Touch for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, and split-screen multitasking on the iPad.
iPhone Owners Can Now Make Payments via PayPal
PayPal today announced that it has added support for Apple accounts. The change means people who use the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and other Apple devices will be able to make purchases from the App Store, Apple Music, iTunes, and iBooks using their PayPal account.
I always laugh that every one thinks this phone is amazing and it can't do simple things like mms.