Monday, November 17, 2008

iPhone 2.2 Firmware on November 21st?

iPhoneHellas has been told that the iPhone 2.2 Firmware will be released on November 21st. "The iPhone OS v2.2 will be given in circulation on 21 November'08."

They also list some of the new features expected in 2.2...

New Features:
- New look for the Safari with the Google search bar now occupying its own space on the title bar (iPhone v2.2 beta1)
- Add toggle On / Off to disable the auto-correction (iPhone v2.2 beta1).
- 461 Japanese emoji icons (iPhone v2.2 beta1).
- Support for new languages.
- The Line-in audio is activated and can be used through the headphone jack.
- New features of
o Google Street View (iPhone v2.2 beta1).
o Google Transit information - Routes public transport (iPhone v2.2 beta2).
o Walking directions (iPhone v2.2 beta2).
o Location sharing.
- New features of the App Store:
o Ο The sector 'Categories' now shows the icons of the applications instead of the list.
o In each page of the application has been added by a button 'Tell A Friend' & 'Report A Problem'.
o Added the possibility of scoring the application when the user chooses to delete from the device (iPhone v2.2 beta2).
- Added the possibility for direct downloading of podcasts from the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store (iPhone v2.2 beta2).

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