Apple has just released iPhone 4.1 firmware update for iPhone 4 3GS 3G and iPod Touch 3G 2G while iPod Touch 4G is being shipped with 4.1 update preinstalled. iPhone 4.1 beta was revealed months ago and it has progressed through different stages. It is the first major upgrade by Apple since release of iOS4 although iPhone 4.0.1 and iPhone 4.0.2 update were released but they contained solely bug fix for signal calculation formula and JailbreakMe respectively.
Let’s see what is worthy in iPhone 4.1 upgrade and explore the features.
iPhone 4.1 Fixes Several Bugs:
Apple has long due bug fixes since 4.0. The most irritating for some iPhone 4 users was regarding proximity sensor. iPhone 4.1 attempts to solve the bug for iPhone 4 users. Despite unavailability of multi tasking feature on 4.0 firmware, it has performed very poor on iPhone 3G. Reportedly, there are some improvements. There was also some issues reported about Bluetooth connection which have been resolved in iPhone 4.1 update.
Game Center in iPhone 4.1 Update:
Game Center establishes Apple’s efforts to promote iPhone as a Mobile Gaming Console. Game Center brings Multiplayer Gaming to iPhone users. iPhone 4.1 update brings the prime time emergence of Game Center.
iPhone 4.1 Introduces HDR Photographs:
Apple just brought the support of High Dynamic Range photography in iPhone 4.1 update. It is a real treat for photography enthusiasts and professionals although it is for iPhone 4 users only.
Rich Featured Audio Playback based on Bluetooth in iPhone 4.1:
iPhone 4.1 introduces full AVRCP Bluetooth playback.
Email based FaceTime begins in iPhone 4.1 update:
With introduction of FaceTime in iPod Touch 4G, the users need to FaceTime without a phone number. Therefore, Email based FaceTime is supported for in iPhone 4.1 firmware.
iPhone 4.1 adds FaceTime in Favorites:
This is a helpful feature brought by iPhone 4.1 update. The user can now add FaceTime contacts in Phone Favorites. The user can fast forward or reverse the track using Bluetooth.
Camera and FaceTime Controls:
iPhone 4.1 makes it easier to navigate in landscape mode of FaceTime or Camera thus making it more user friendly
Disable Spell Check in iPhone 4.1 update:
If you were not happy about Apple’ Spell Check then you can disable it under Settings/General/Keyboard.
Block FaceTime and Game Center:
If you are a parent or just don’t want other users to use features like FaceTime and Game Center on iDevice. You can do this under Settings/General/Restrictions in iPhone 4.1 update.
We are sure that almost all the features stick in iPhone 4.1 update have been mentioned. To download iPhone 4.1 update, here are the links
Download iPhone 4.1 update for iPhone 4
Download iPhone 4.1 update for iPhone 3GS
Download iPhone 4.1 update for iPhone 3G
Download iPhone 4.1 update for iPod Touch 3G
Download iPhone 4.1 update for iPod Touch 2G
Download iPhone 4.1 update for Apple TV 2G
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