Scott Forstall, Apple VP of iPhone software today announced that 100 new features and 1,000 new APIs are coming to iPhone OS 3.0 this summer.
- New pricing models for subscriptions, additional levels and new content charges within apps
- P2P wireless for iPhone, iPod touch
- Accessories can communicate through the dock
- A2DP -- Stereo Bluetooth
- Push notifications
- Cut, copy and paste
- Landscape mode for Apple apps
- Shake to shuffle iPhone and iPod touch
- WiFi auto-login for hotspots
- Messages app -- MMS
- Voice Memo app -- free?
- Spotlight -- standalone app and integrated search across some apps
- Address Book
- Mail -- can only search email headers, not message content
- Notes -- entire note
- iPod -- music & movies
- third-party apps
- Stocks -- gets more info
- Calendar -- Exchange, CalDAV and calendar subscriptions
- Notes -- now syncs (only with MobileMe)
- Safari -- Anti-phishing, remember login credentials
- YouTube -- log in, share and save favorite videos, subscribe to channels, etc.
- Maps API -- embed maps in apps
- Email sheet -- so apps don't have to quit
- Proximity sensors
- iPod library access
- Streaming audio and video over HTTP -- goes through firewalls
- Data detectors
- VoIP APIs
- Parental Controls extend to movies, TV shows, and App Store Support for more languages, improved keyboard for them as well.
That make the "still missing" features:
- Camera improvements -- video recording, image stabilization
- Voice dialing
- Data tethering over Bluetooth
- Bluetooth keyboard/mouse support
Rumors that didn't pan out:
- Verizon Wireless carrier agreement
- "Velvet Rope" section of the App Store
- Time Capsule interface
How did Apple do?