iPhone OS 3.1 now available

iPhone OS 3.1 now available
Apple has just released the OS 3.1 for the iPhone which brings myriad bug fixes and a host of new items to the touchscreen device. The new OS brings with it a ringtone store for the handset that offers over 30,000 ringtones at a price of $1.29 for each one. A new application called "Genius" will recommend apps to iPhone users based on the software that they have already downloaded onto the phone.

Some of the fixes in 3.1 include improved syncing for music, movies, T.V. shows, podcasts and photos, warn you when you are browsing and you come upon a phishing site, fix issues that made icons display incorrectly, allow you to paste phone numbers into the keypad, improved Wi-Fi performance when using Bluetooth, redeem iTunes gift cards, codes and certificates in the App Store, and an option to "Save as a New Clip" when trimming a video on the 3GS. A complete list is available at the sourcelink. If you have downloaded the new 3.1 OS on to your iPhone, drop us a line and let us know what has changed with your handset.

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source: AppleInsider via EngadgetMobile

iPhone OS 3.1 now available


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14 Comments

1. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

I love new software updates.

2. gba2000

Posts: 49; Member since: Dec 28, 2008

I thought it vibrated when you make the icons shake, they didnt

3. bana17a

Posts: 19; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

i thought it's supposed to come with MMS? does anyone know if this would reset the APN?

5. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

September 25th

8. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

what ever happened to "the end of summer"...where i live the summer has been gone a long time ago.

11. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

still no MMS????? holy ***......ok every1 thinks that the iphone is revolutionary and taht it is so awesome when it can't even support one of the most basic cellphone functions???? whatever...........

14. alux0417

Posts: 15; Member since: Jul 07, 2009

pretty sad for you, cuz in this side of the world, iphone mmses... for the record, it was not apple's fault you guys don't have mms on the iphone. it's because of ATT. (thought you knew that)

4. coasterfanryan

Posts: 24; Member since: Jul 05, 2008

I have updated my iPod touch. Even thought it isn't an iPhone it runs great. It feels snappier and when using the accelerometer it switched way faster. I like it!

6. MTLance unregistered

It's about time, although I wonder where is there a redsn0w tool for this yet.

7. euroegyptn

Posts: 7; Member since: Apr 09, 2008

Works great....Thank you Apple...Great work...Keep the updates coming :-)

9. YouLostTheGame

Posts: 441; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Is the only way to put ringtones on an iPhone through a "proper" source like itunes? Or can you make and create your own and send them to yourself like on a BB? I'm not buying an iPhone as long as it's on ATT, but was just curious about the ringtone ease/access.

13. alux0417

Posts: 15; Member since: Jul 07, 2009

yes you can do it on the iphone. but it's not explicitly accomplished. at least you don't have to jb your iphone to do it.

10. coolchris1400

Posts: 7; Member since: Apr 11, 2008

Thanks apple for bricking my phone!!!!!

12. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

its pretty funny about 2-4 weeks ago there were things on apple.com that you could download OS 3.0 to your ipod touch for $10 n im thinkin "HELL NO!!!" (i don't have one though, lol) but now look and it says all itouch purchased after 9-9-09 includes OS 3.1 lol sorry bastards just wasted 10 bucks :) hehehehehehehhehehhe and i been lookin at apple.com thinkin bout gettin an itouch cuz i heard its way better now............ OS is better and the Genius application is implemented into itunes really well and Genius mixes/playlists? awesome do u need an apple account for the genius mixes anyone????????

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