Thursday, April 08, 2010, 04:00 pm PT (07:00 pm ET)
On-demand video of Apple's iPhone Software 4.0 event now availableApple has published a standard-definition QuickTime video stream of Thursday morning's iPhone Software 4.0 preview event hosted by Steve Jobs, Scott Forstall, and Phil Schiller.
A high-definition version of the video stream will likely appear after traffic to the company's servers dies down.
The hour-long event at Apple's campus gave way to the first previews of iPhone OS 4.0, which included 7 new 'tent pole' features, including Multitasking, Folders, Improved Mail, iBooks for iPhone and iPod touch, New Enterprise Features, Game Center, and the company's new iAd advertising service for apps.
Due this summer, the release will also include dozens of other feature additions such as File & delete Mail search results; Search SMS/MMS messages; Web search suggestions; Choose image size in Mail messages; Bluetooth keyboards; CalDav invitations; Larger fonts for Mail, SMS & alerts; Cell data only setting; Spell check; Persistent Wi-Fi; Gift Apps; Birthday calendar; Recent Web searches; Create Playlists; Top Hit in search; 5x digital zoom; Nested Playlists; CardDav; Tap to focus video; Upload workouts to Nike+; Places in Photos; iPod Out; Home screen wallpaper; Search SMS/MMS messages; and Wake on wireless.
Coverage from today's event
Apple iPhone OS 4.0 to ship this summer with multitasking support
Apple adds seven major features, 100 minor features in iPhone 4.0
Apple iAd program to monetize iPhone apps with interactive media
Apple's Game Center aims to be like Xbox Live for iPhone OS
Apple's iPhone Software 4.0 suggests next-gen iPhone will have camera flash
iChatAgent, Note syncing over MobileMe discovered in iPhone 4.0
Steve Jobs admits Apple tried to buy AdMob, warns of porn on Android
Apple's iPhone Software 4.0, multitasking demoed in videos
Apple's iPhone 4 SDK license bans ported Flash, Java, Mono apps
Apple sells 450,000 iPads in 5 days, users download 3.5 million apps
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