iOs 4.1 official download is available for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch2G, iPod Touch 3G users. The new operating system is quite a coveted one and offers many fixes that were waiting since long. This new operating system will also come standard on Apple’s recently released 4th generation iPod touch too. Apple is providing mainly three major fixes through this new OS. These three major issues were known to all in iOS 4.0/4.01/4.02. Importantly most troubling issue of iPhone 4’s proximity sensor issue can be very well addressed through this. Another fix is for Bluetooth connection issue and this is also can be very well addressed through this. A bug that makes the iPhone 3G slow can be rectified through running iOS 4.1. Apple conducted enough tests and trial about effective running of this new version OS, especially in the Google Maps and Messages applications.
Let us go through in detail about this software update and its effects:
Game Center is Apple’s social gaming network and through this players can play together for multiplayer games. April was the first time to launch these services and now ready for primetime with a slew of supported games ready to launch.
HD Video UploadinG;
This is a much awaited feature and now became a reality through the new iOS 4.1. Through this HD videos can be easily uploaded from iPhone 4 or 4th generation iPod touch. Wi-Fi is mandatory to avail this feature. Earlier this was used done through sync to computer.
High Dynamic Range Photography (HDR):
HDR is completely a new feature and many people are still not aware of this new thing from iOS 4.1. This feature will snaps three stills and combines them to create a perfect photograph through adjusting lighting, shadows and other important elements of the photo. Through clicking HDR button above to the camera, this feature can be brought into availability. This feature is compatible only with iPhone 4 and not for the iPhone 3G and 3GS users.
Face Time in iPhone Favorites:
Through this feature a user can now easily add Face Time numbers and e-mail addresses to the favorites bar. Through this accessibility can be made easy and simple through pal’s faces.
E-Mail Based Face Time:
Through this application iPhone and iPod touch users can avail Face Time connection through sending request to an e-mail address. The recently introduced iPod Touch is equipped to avail this facility.
Landscape Camera and Face Time Call Controls:
Apple tends to port of their portrait features to the landscape orientation from time-to-time and in iOS 4.1 they made Face Time controls as well as the controls in the camera app easier to navigate in landscape.
$.99 TV Show Rentals in iTunes:
Already all aware of Apple’s announced 99 cents TV show rentals for the users in US in iTunes. This renting can be made easy through this iOS 4.1. Go to the TV show section, then to favorite show, then double click on an individual episode. From there a user can choose to own it or rent it for 48 hours (user must watch it within 30 days) for less than a buck.
Ping Support in iTunes:
Ping, the Apple’s new musical social network got its way to the mobile iTunes, but doesn’t lose a beat. Through this a user can follow, comment, and reap up up the feed.
Disable Spell Check:
Apple iOS 4.1 got another best addition for its users. This addition can allow user to disable spell check under settings/General/Keyboard. This spell check is different than auto-correction feature.
Face Time and Multiplayer/Game Center Restrictions:
This is another best addition for the parents that are wanted their kids away from some of the features. Face Time or Play Games with people on the internet can be restricted through this iOS 4.1 feature. Go to Restrictions menu, set a password, and disable them as shown in the below picture.
AT&T Carrier Settings Shift to version 8.0:
iOS 4.1 is now included with an updated version of the AT&T carrier firmware.
Over the air Nike + Submissions:
Originally in the betas of iOS 4.0 was the option to submit your Nike + Workout information to the Nike + Website, over the air. After being pulled from 4.0′s official release for unspecified reasons, it is now back in 4.1.
These are the in-depth details about the recently released Apple’s iOS 4.1 .