Gallery: Apple adds multitasking to iPhone 4.0

Gallery: Apple adds multitasking to iPhone 4.0

Summary: Steve Jobs announces new features to iPhone 4.0 - the biggest is multitasking for the iPhone, iPod and iPad.

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  • Forstall moves on to new features for enterprise users, noting that 80 percent of Fortune 100 companies are using iPhones.

    New features include:

    * Better data protection. Encrypt all your e-mail, including attachments with PIN codes.

    * Mobile device management. Letting IT managers deploy iPhones and manage them remotely.

    * Wireless app distribution. Companies can push out custom apps over the air instead of relying on an iTunes sync.

    Photo credit: James Martin

  • Forstall talks about a new developer preview called "Game Center,:" a "social network for gaming." It offers matchmaking, friend invites, leaderboards, and achievements.

    Photo credit: James Martin

  • Jobs announces a new platform called "iAd,"--mobile advertising that's built into OS 4.0.

    Apple wants to help developers make money off their creations, Jobs says, but "most of this mobile advertising really sucks, and we thought we might be able to make some contributions."

    Photo credit: James Martin

Topics: iPhone, Apple, Hardware, Mobility, Smartphones

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