following the last declarations from Steve Jobs at its press conference, the new firmware update iOS 4.1 will be made available for download next week, Wednesday September 8 precisely.
As a reminder, this update will bring its share of corrections relating in particular to proximity sensors (which previously prevented reaching the screen during a call) as well as to Bluetooth connectivity supports. “All bugs reported to us by email have been fixed”, said Steve Jobs, and continued, "We believe we have fixed a significant number of bugs in this version of iOS 4.1 and we hope that it will give you a good experience".
Regarding new features, this version 4.1 of iOS will finally bring the availability of functionality “Game Center” which will allow users to play while enjoying increased interactivity with other players: score sharing, possibility of being in the same game, unlocking certain elements or accomplishing certain missions thanks to the multiplayer mode.
Functionality “HDR” (High Dynamic Range) will also be on hand for photos taken from the iPhone. A type photo “HDR” is an image mixing 3 images under different types of exposure: dark, normal and overexposed brightness. This helps to highlight certain elements in the photos to make them even more striking. When you take a photo under iOS 4.1, you will be able to choose whether you prefer the normal photo or the one with the processing “HDR”. One thing is certain, it will be about storing even more content on your iPhone.
Example of photo taken with treatment “HDR” in iOS 4.1:
The iOS 4.1 will also exclusively allow the iPhone 4 toupload videos in HD format via Wi-Fi.
The new iOS 4.1 firmware will also make it possible to give more endurance to the iPhone 3G that had been returned "slower" in performance since iOS 4.0.
Finally, it should be noted that the new iPod Touch which will “Expdi” as of next week and will integrate iOS 4.1 automatically
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