In the latest Stevemail, Jobs wants iPhone users to be less concerned about the multitasking features and just learn to love them. MacDaily is reporting that in a latest email to a MacDailyNews reader inquiry, Jobs simply replied, "People shouldn't have to understand multitasking. Just use is [sic] as designed, and you'll be happy. No need to ever quit apps."
It's being called the "Death Grip" in the blogosphere, and rumor has it that Apple may be taking more notice beyond its CEO saying that one is simply holding the device wrong. A possible iOS update may resolve the problem come early next week.
Monday's iOS 4 upgrade should have patched about 65 different vulnerabilities within the iPhone's operating system. However, the iPad may actually be susceptible to a number of those 65 software vulnerabilities. The bug count is actually a record for the iPhone, which far exceeds the high count of 46 bugs found in last summer's iPhone OS 3.0 update.
Computer World is reporting that iOS 4 actually included patches for 35 different bugs, which averages out to a total of 54% of the purported vulnerabilities fixed. Most of the patched bugs were actually issues with WebKit, the open-source browser engine that fuels browsers like mobile Safari.
Well, well. Looks like a few lucky Apple fans are getting their iPhone 4s delivered just a bit early. The first shipments of the iPhone 4 are actually showing up on doorsteps a bit earlier than the early-arrival warning issue yesterday. Several Apple faithful are already touting around their new toy.
Monday, June 21 is coming up in a few days, and with it Apple will bring the iOS 4 update for existing iPhone 3G/3GS and iPod touch (second & third generation only) devices. That means that iOS 4 compatible updates are starting to appear in the App Store, and among them is Dropbox, now at 1.2.2.
For developers and consumers alike, this is really good news. Video export will hopefully be available on opening day in iOS 4. Currently, iPhone users only have the ability to export video to MobileMe or YouTube, as well as send it as an email attachment or a video message.
From inspecting the code, it appears that 480 pixels will be the maximum height of the video, with a cap out at 30 frames per second.
Apple released information to developers today via e-mail and their News and Announcements for iPhone Developers news feed asking for them to begin the submission of iOS 4 compatible apps. If you are a developer all you have to do is log into your iTunes Connect account to get started. Once completed your app will be available for downloading after the release of iOS 4 on June 21st.
On the heels of yesterday's somewhat awkward Safari 5 release, there are now speculations that iTunes is the next piece of Apple software in line for an update. Developers say that Apple is very close to releasing iTunes 9.2 and that there is apparently a "Golden Master" copy existing somewhere that proves the software update is near close to being completed.