Apple announces iOS 4.0

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Today, Apple has officially announced their next release of the iPhone operating system, dubbed the iOS 4.0 at WWDC 2010.  Apple has yet to announce the release date, but will be available for the iPhone 3G, 3GS, iPod touch 2G and 3G.  iPad customers will need to wait till the fall for iOS 4.0.  Apple has discontinued support for the iPhone 2G and iPod touch first generation.

New Features
The iOS 4.0 will support multitasking, allowing for multiple applications to be run at the same time.  The long awaited feature will be native to the iPhone 3GS and the iPhone 4 but will not be supported on the iPhone 3G.  Users will be able to run applications in the background while using another app, receiving updates and notifications without having the application displayed.

Multitasking will also support fast switching, allowing users to see a list of applications already running in the background, and select which ones to launch.  Users will be able to play music in the background while surfing the Internet.

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iOS 4.0 will also support wallpaper images, something only previously available to jailbroken phones.  Users will be able to use the same lock screen wallpaper behind their icons, but will only be supported on the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4, and not the iPhone 3G.

The next version of the operating system will also support folders, allowing you to sort your applications into folders, removing the clutter on your home screen.  The iPhone will also have a native games folder, displaying all your games with a touch of the folder.

The Mail.app is getting a big update, unified mailboxes.  The new unified email inbox will allow you to add your gmail, hotmail, exchange and any other accounts into a threaded inbox.  The unified mailboxs will also support multiple exchange accounts and fast inbox switching.

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Camera and Video
Only available for the iPhone 4, iMovie allows you to capture and output 720p at 30fps.  The software allows you to splice, merge, transition, titles, themes and add photos for given effect.  Geolocation is also included, to remember where and when you filmed your video. 

iMovie will sell for $4.99 in the AppStore.

Search
Apple has also included Bing as one of the default search engines for Safari.  You can now choose between Google, Yahoo or Bing.

iBooks
Apple is expanding its iBooks market, adding a PDF reader (sorry, no Adobe!), allowing you to browse the iBookStore right from your iPhone.  The online book store is accessible wireless through your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, allowing you to purchase and download a book.  If you have previously purchased it on another device, you can redownload it free of charge.

iAd
Apple has introduced iAd for developers, allowing them to replace AdMob, currently acquired by Google, inside of their applications.  Apple developed a solution for all developers to include advertisements inside their applications.  iAds will launch on July 1st for all iOS 4 devices.

Available
iOS 4.0 will be available for free on June 21, 2010, and fully support the iPhone 3GS.  The iPhone 3G and iPod touch (excludng first gen) will have limited feature support.

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so many people here think they are entitled to everything for free, should try visiting the real world once in a while.

i'm still undecided on what phone to get, upgrading from a n95i 8gb iphone vs android based mobile

decisions decisions

.hasan said,
so many people here think they are entitled to everything for free, should try visiting the real world once in a while.

i'm still undecided on what phone to get, upgrading from a n95i 8gb iphone vs android based mobile

decisions decisions

I recently changed from a long line of Nokia's - in recent years the N series. Had N95, N85, N82 and a couple of others.

Nokia have let themselves down so badly in the UI stakes it's untrue. After playing with a iPhone 3GS and a HTC Desire I opted for the Desire for two reasons:

1. Less restricted. I can get apps from anywhere, and run any app I like. Have the BBC iPlayer as an app that will work on any network and can download offline content. Can't do that on an iPhone. Can install apps on the SD card with the new version of Android, change change the maps application, or music player... or anything! It's MY handset. Plus I don't need to use bloody iTunes - I don't use anything at all!

2. Costs. HTC Desire was going to cost me less money.

Interface on both platforms are beautiful - something Microsoft, RIM and Nokia should be very embarrassed about. However I think the iPhone is looking a bit old in terms of the UI, and in terms of smoothness and speed the Desire has the edge.

More open, quicker, just as easy to use and cheaper. Desire has it for me.

(Not saying the iPhone sucks - just that once you take out the Apple fashion element and look at areas side-by-side, the iPhone isn't really that special if other phones can compete on the interface - which finally they are.)

"Users will be able to play music in the background while surfing the Internet."

Wow, just like my 5yr old phone... Apple is so awesome - if you have been locked in a nut farm or a cave for several years.

thenetavenger said,
"Users will be able to play music in the background while surfing the Internet."

Wow, just like my 5yr old phone... Apple is so awesome - if you have been locked in a nut farm or a cave for several years.

Ummm, I was able to do that with my old iPod Touch - why is it new?

thenetavenger said,
"Users will be able to play music in the background while surfing the Internet."

Wow, just like my 5yr old phone... Apple is so awesome - if you have been locked in a nut farm or a cave for several years.

That's always been a feature of the iPhone.. since day 1. I'm not even sure why it's touted as a new feature. The iOS could always multitask; the SDK just prevents user apps from running in the background. All Apple apps always could (Safari + iPod app, in this case). I'm sure you knew this already, though.

- Kaboose - said,
sucks being a 3G owner, Apple.......

Why? Did the 3G not do what those users needed it to do at that time. A two year old phone not getting every feature of the latest version should be expected. How else would you encourage people to upgrade?

seriously i love how people are annoyed at how they 2 or 3 year old phone now doesnt support all the latest features.

guys remember back 3 or 4 years ago when you were lucky to get a software upgrade on a phone that fixed bugs let alone added features.

My blackberry pearl 8100 doesnt support OS5
My old sony w890 wont run android
my old XDA Orbit wont run windows 7

Stop digging at apple their old phones have had 3 software upgrades the HTC HD2 wont get upgraded to windows 7 mobile and HTC Hero wont be upgraded past Android 2.1

DEAL WITH IT!

MurrayF1 said,
seriously i love how people are annoyed at how they 2 or 3 year old phone now doesnt support all the latest features.

guys remember back 3 or 4 years ago when you were lucky to get a software upgrade on a phone that fixed bugs let alone added features.

My blackberry pearl 8100 doesnt support OS5
My old sony w890 wont run android
my old XDA Orbit wont run windows 7

Stop digging at apple their old phones have had 3 software upgrades the HTC HD2 wont get upgraded to windows 7 mobile and HTC Hero wont be upgraded past Android 2.1

DEAL WITH IT!

Amen! Sure, it's unfortunate I won't be able to multitask on my iPhone 3G, but I find I don't really need it anyway!

As for the iPhone 4 itself, I dig the new design. However, I'll probably wait until my contract expires next year before replacing my current phone. F***ing Canadian wireless carriers and their 3-year contracts!

MurrayF1 said,
seriously i love how people are annoyed at how they 2 or 3 year old phone now doesnt support all the latest features.

guys remember back 3 or 4 years ago when you were lucky to get a software upgrade on a phone that fixed bugs let alone added features.


My blackberry pearl 8100 doesnt support OS5
My old sony w890 wont run android
my old XDA Orbit wont run windows 7

Stop digging at apple their old phones have had 3 software upgrades the HTC HD2 wont get upgraded to windows 7 mobile and HTC Hero wont be upgraded past Android 2.1

DEAL WITH IT!


murryF1 - you need to be worrying why your 2-3 year old phone doesnt have the latest features

what a load of **** no wallpapers on 3g, i'll wait untill its jailbroken to upgrade, so sick of apple products, can't wait untill my contract is up to get a HTC

tidygrant said,
So its got all the things that it should of had since day 1! pathetic apple. HTC all the way

HTC Heap of Total Crap.

tidygrant said,
So its got all the things that it should of had since day 1! pathetic apple. HTC all the way

Since when does HTC develop their own OS?

tidygrant said,
So its got all the things that it should of had since day 1! pathetic apple. HTC all the way

Enjoy whatever HTC phone you have which will be rendered obsolete within 3 or 4 months by HTC. Oh and good luck updating your wonderful HTC phone in a year.

asdavis10 said,
Enjoy whatever HTC phone you have which will be rendered obsolete within 3 or 4 months by HTC. Oh and good luck updating your wonderful HTC phone in a year.

Got that right, anyone remember all those idiots buying HTC hoping to get a free upgrade to Windows 7 Phone? Reminds me of those getting phones with Android 2.1 - do they really think they'll get a free upgrade to 2.2 based on HTC not committing to ship Windows 7 Phone for their hardware.

rawr_boy81 said,

Got that right, anyone remember all those idiots buying HTC hoping to get a free upgrade to Windows 7 Phone? Reminds me of those getting phones with Android 2.1 - do they really think they'll get a free upgrade to 2.2 based on HTC not committing to ship Windows 7 Phone for their hardware.

What on earth are you talking about?

Brought my HTC Desire (Android 2.1 with HTC Sense) 2 months ago, and apart from the fact that it's far more advanced, powerful and customizable than iOS4, HTC have also confirmed that my handset will be getting Android 2.2 by the end of the year.

Plus - with it being an open handset I could just open it up and run a different ROM entirely - including future Android releases.

People guessing that HTC would provide updates are idiots - but that's because they brought a product based on future speculation about updates.
They are not idiots for buying HTC. If anything they get credit for not following the rest of the herd and drinking the Apple Kool Aid.

MurrayF1 said,

HTC Heap of Total Crap.


blah blah blah ur all apple whipped bunch of tossers, block me, barr me from this site i really dont care all u apple lovers are stuck in the dark ages and love to suck off steve jobs and have your tongue so far up his ring ......mmmm appley

whilest iv been typing this iv managed to drag and drop any file on to my phone and use it, bluetooth some porn to my mate and set any ringtone i like all at the same time, what have you been doing? wishing you could multi task...awww bless didums
murryF1 - you need to be worrying why your 2-3 year old phone doesnt have the latest features

just funny to wind you all up.

rawr_boy81 said,

Got that right, anyone remember all those idiots buying HTC hoping to get a free upgrade to Windows 7 Phone? Reminds me of those getting phones with Android 2.1 - do they really think they'll get a free upgrade to 2.2 based on HTC not committing to ship Windows 7 Phone for their hardware.

since when has there been mention that id like to upgrade to W7 looks wank anyway

tipically apple! they said not all feature will work on all devices... so I tried to find what features are not supported... and found in the apple website this:

Not all features are compatible with all devices. For example, multitasking, custom wallpaper, and Bluetooth keyboard support are available only with iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and the third-generation iPod touch (32GB and 64GB models from late 2009).

Why cant i have custom wallpaper for example in and iphone 3G or ipod touch 2G??
this is abusse of power

bluarash said,
At least your device is supported. There are a number of original customers that are SOL.

boo hoo a 3 year old device is no longer supported.

next you will be moaning that your VCR wont play blueray.

MurrayF1 said,
boo hoo a 3 year old device is no longer supported.

next you will be moaning that your VCR wont play blueray.

QFT +1

calarez said,
tipically apple! they said not all feature will work on all devices... so I tried to find what features are not supported... and found in the apple website this:

Not all features are compatible with all devices. For example, multitasking, custom wallpaper, and Bluetooth keyboard support are available only with iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and the third-generation iPod touch (32GB and 64GB models from late 2009).

Why cant i have custom wallpaper for example in and iphone 3G or ipod touch 2G??
this is abusse of power

Custom Wallpaper seems like a minor thing, but I actually agree with Apple for disabling it on 3G as there are technical reasons behind it.

MichaelEaton said,
Any news on iOS application development on windows? I read somewhere that might happen, or am I clutching at straws?
not going to happen

MichaelEaton said,
Any news on iOS application development on windows? I read somewhere that might happen, or am I clutching at straws?
It was a rumor that Visual Studio was going to support it, but that rumor got shot down by Microsoft. Too bad, because I'd love to use Visual Studio.

medium_pimpin said,
Best moment was when someone shouted 'Try Verizon' when the iPhone4 wouldn't connect.

It is funny given the fact that he wasn't even using AT&T, it was the wireless network that was clogged with the bloggers, which is fine.

I bet apple is going to have their own Wi-fi for Steve next time! lol

chisss said,

It is funny given the fact that he wasn't even using AT&T, it was the wireless network that was clogged with the bloggers, which is fine.

I bet apple is going to have their own Wi-fi for Steve next time! lol

I imagine they did have their own wifi, it's more a case that the channels were clogged as 2.4GHz has limited bandwith and there was something like 500 base stations in that room.

Everything sounded great except for the iads. I'd rather pay some $ for an ad-less app personally. And you know some pay-for apps will have ads, regardless. iAds + data caps = poopoo.

Also, no mention of the new iPhone coming to other providers in the states. :-(

Shadrack said,
Everything sounded great except for the iads. I'd rather pay some $ for an ad-less app personally. And you know some pay-for apps will have ads, regardless. iAds + data caps = poopoo.

Also, no mention of the new iPhone coming to other providers in the states. :-(

I think the iAds will be in place if the app is free. I don't believe Apple will allow on paid for apps.

We'll see

iOS, urgh- don't like this name one bit! Does the iPod Touch 1G not get the update at all then?
It's funny because my 1G Touch definitely outperforms my iPhone 3G...

acnpt said,
haha.....I wonder if any money had to change hands for that.

probably though i find it amusing that people think they "copied" as if apple went out and said, we cant think of a name for and OS that runs on iDevices..... iOS is a very logical choice for the name.

SputnikGamer said,

probably though i find it amusing that people think they "copied" as if apple went out and said, we cant think of a name for and OS that runs on iDevices..... iOS is a very logical choice for the name.

Logical yes, but the fact is it is already an existing operating system, which has been around for MANY years... Internetwork Operating System (IOS) is a very well known name, and someone else just using it could create harm for cisco's trademark..

neufuse said,
next up iCopied the name from Cisco

They bought it from Cisco.

It's not like Apple own the iPod/iPhone/iPad trademarks in every country in the first place, they just waited until they could buy those names for a reasonable(and must be pretty substantial as well) price.

We might have overloaded the acronym a bit, but I don't think we have to worry about confusion on this matter. If you know what IOS is, you know Apple didn't make it.

random_n said,
We might have overloaded the acronym a bit, but I don't think we have to worry about confusion on this matter. If you know what IOS is, you know Apple didn't make it.

+1

actually as a small developer its good for me because i can get my apps for free out there and not charge 99c so that more people can download it which mean higher revenue for me....

TechDudeGeorge said,
What the the limited features on the iPod Touch? We know it has multitasking for the 3G and such.

no multitasking for the 3g

TechDudeGeorge said,
What the the limited features on the iPod Touch? We know it has multitasking for the 3G and such.

the Newest ipod touch will support all non camera related features of ios4.

TechDudeGeorge said,
What the the limited features on the iPod Touch? We know it has multitasking for the 3G and such.

I think we can safely assume almost every new feature the iPhone 3GS has will be available to the 3rd gen iPod touch, they are almost identical in hardware specs.

I feel Apple gives more support than HTC or Google.
Those phones tend to be forgotten about after a year.

HTC doesn't announce, just leaks vague estimates.

acnpt said,
I feel Apple gives more support than HTC or Google.
Those phones tend to be forgotten about after a year.

HTC doesn't announce, just leaks vague estimates.


I don't mind vague estimates. If you give a set date, it's sure to be delayed anyways.

acnpt said,
I feel Apple gives more support than HTC or Google.
Those phones tend to be forgotten about after a year.

HTC doesn't announce, just leaks vague estimates.

As apposed to Apple who announce a date for the next OS upgrade?!
Yeah, Apple - known for being open, transparent and fair!!!

HTC have confirmed various handsets this year will get Android 2.2 free of charge and a new version of Sense UI.

Should also point out that Apple have their OWN platform, and they have 5 supported handsets. (iPhone3G, iPhone3GS, iPhone4, iPad and iTouch). HTC have dozens, and it's not their own platform.


Apple has also included Bing as one of the default search engines for Safari

How can multiple search engines all be default? One is, the other two aren't.

k7of9 said,

How can multiple search engines all be default? One is, the other two aren't.

Default search engines are the ones that are bundled with the browser, while additional (non-default) search engines can be installed.

"A default, in computer science, refers to a setting or value automatically assigned to a software application, computer program or device, outside of user intervention. Such settings are also called presets, especially for electronic devices."

So, with iAd in apps all apps will be free, right? I mean the ads will be paying the developer so they should end up on our phones as a courtesy? No? Intrusive ads, paid for by the consumer? Stupid.

badldragon said,
So, with iAd in apps all apps will be free, right? I mean the ads will be paying the developer so they should end up on our phones as a courtesy? No? Intrusive ads, paid for by the consumer? Stupid.
Ads aren't required to be in apps. They're an option for the developers. It's the same on all platforms.

Simon said,
Ads aren't required to be in apps. They're an option for the developers. It's the same on all platforms.

Aye, sorry I mistyped. I meant Those apps that have iAd in them should surely be free of charge.

badldragon said,
So, with iAd in apps all apps will be free, right? I mean the ads will be paying the developer so they should end up on our phones as a courtesy? No? Intrusive ads, paid for by the consumer? Stupid.

Nice discussion with yourself hehe.

badldragon said,
So, with iAd in apps all apps will be free, right? I mean the ads will be paying the developer so they should end up on our phones as a courtesy? No? Intrusive ads, paid for by the consumer? Stupid.

It will be up to the developer to decide whether to put an ad(or iAd) in their apps, Apple don't have a restriction about this(yet). Personally I wouldn't put any of those in my paid apps, but I could imagine some developers will do. Feel free to boycott those apps though.

actually i have the iphone 3g and i am a developer and yes i have 4.0 on it now... no multitasking no wallpaper and a little slow but folders works awesome .....

silverboy31 said,
actually i have the iphone 3g and i am a developer and yes i have 4.0 on it now... no multitasking no wallpaper and a little slow but folders works awesome .....

Disappointed about the no-wallpapers.

silverboy31 said,
actually i have the iphone 3g and i am a developer and yes i have 4.0 on it now... no multitasking no wallpaper and a little slow but folders works awesome .....

Wow. folders. Only Apple could bring so much innovation.


but will only be supported on the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4, and not the iPhone 3G.
...
but will not be supported on the iPhone 3G.

Apple releases new software all the time, and most of the time, it has great improvements and new features. But one thing that always gets me, and makes me do somewhat not-supported things to my devices (jailbreaking, modding, whatever you want to call it) is the fact that they only introduce all these new and funky features to their very latest products.

Granted, some features will require new and proprietary hardware (like the multitasking thing, clearly it would need some more processor power), but the stuff like custom backgrounds and this new folders thing, you can't tell me you need a special processor or something for that stuff.

It's clearly a money grab to get people to upgrade to their latest devices. C'mon now...

The main picture also says "More Enterprise Supp<ort>" - does this mean they are going to try and take on the Blackberry?

Conjor said,

Apple releases new software all the time, and most of the time, it has great improvements and new features. But one thing that always gets me, and makes me do somewhat not-supported things to my devices (jailbreaking, modding, whatever you want to call it) is the fact that they only introduce all these new and funky features to their very latest products.

Granted, some features will require new and proprietary hardware (like the multitasking thing, clearly it would need some more processor power), but the stuff like custom backgrounds and this new folders thing, you can't tell me you need a special processor or something for that stuff.

It's clearly a money grab to get people to upgrade to their latest devices. C'mon now...

The main picture also says "More Enterprise Supp<ort>" - does this mean they are going to try and take on the Blackberry?

The older models don't get folders?

Conjor said,
It's clearly a money grab to get people to upgrade to their latest devices. C'mon now...

Agreed. But they are a hardware company. Just like how MS strip features out of Windows to sell different versions of it rather than just one Ultimate version.

Conjor said,

Granted, some features will require new and proprietary hardware (like the multitasking thing, clearly it would need some more processor power)

How? Just how do you think multitasking requires 'new and proprietary' hardware? Fact of the matter is that you phone already multi-tasks (has to) it's just Steve doesn't want you to have that "feature".

My SPV E200 with its might crap 180Mhz Omap TI processor and 64MB of ram used to bleeding multi-task (albeit rather poorly) .

Zerosignull said,
How? Just how do you think multitasking requires 'new and proprietary' hardware? Fact of the matter is that you phone already multi-tasks (has to) it's just Steve doesn't want you to have that "feature".

My SPV E200 with its might crap 180Mhz Omap TI processor and 64MB of ram used to bleeding multi-task (albeit rather poorly) .

And poorly is what Steve doesn't want to happen; it either does it very well or doesn't do it at all; its called making a quality device instead of a half baked compromised piece of crap.

Conjor said,

New from Apple: the iAnnoy, the iDontcare, and the latest iAmOverpriced

First, it's their lineup model... get used to it, second I reaaaaallly don't think the iPhone 4 is overpriced at all considering what it has now...

Ridlas said,
Why they do have to include the i in front of everything. Gets annoying.

Apple = i
Linux = k or g
Microsoft= windows

everyone has their own annoying branding.

dotf said,

Apple = i
Linux = k or g
Microsoft= windows

everyone has their own annoying branding.

Prefixing every word with the letter "i" is getting rather annoying now.

Saying that, this new iPhone does look very promising and I would like to see what android phones pop up to compete with it.

Does this retina display have anything special to do with it, or is it just a high resolution IPS panel? They say it's better than oled, but that is old technology now, what about Super AMOLED? I'm pretty sure that has a higher contrast ratio, doesn't need a backlight, has a higher visability in sunlight, has a high viewing angle like IPS etc...

Edited by Minimoose, Jun 7 2010, 8:00pm :

johnnyq3 said,
I fogot about the Windows Zune and Windows Xbox 360

Don't forget: Windows Office 2010, Windows Mice, Windows Keyboards, Windows streets and trips, and most of all, Windows Bing

Ridlas said,
Why they do have to include the i in front of everything. Gets annoying.

It's called branding... and boy has it worked for them over the past decade+. Consider your question answered. I'm by no means an Apple fan - Windows thru and thrU, but by God how can you ask when compared to Microsoft's branding strategy? Microsoft Office System Word Enterprise Deluxe Edition Server 2007, nope, we've changed back to number so it's 14, nope we're sticking with years so its 2007.

scorpio_on_blue_moon said,
Are there any existing iPhone/iPad owner feels being cheated now ???

Nobody has any rights to feel cheated, they knew there would be a new iPhone.

They'll be a new iPhone in 2011, 2012, 2013 and each of those will be better then the last one.

scorpio_on_blue_moon said,
Are there any existing iPhone/iPad owner feels being cheated now ???

Nope. I have an original iPhone, and gave up on being treated fairly by Apple and it being a good device a long time ago.

scorpio_on_blue_moon said,
Are there any existing iPhone/iPad owner feels being cheated now ???

Why would I be cheated i bought a 3gs last year and ios4 ifully supports my phone.

Phantom Helix said,

cheated how exactly???

Cheated by having all these features come only to the newer generation of devices, and not being introduced to some of the older devices.

Jan said,

Nobody has any rights to feel cheated, they knew there would be a new iPhone.

They'll be a new iPhone in 2011, 2012, 2013 and each of those will be better then the last one.

+1. Exactly. If you feel cheated then you have a warped unrealistic sense of entitlement.

Conjor said,
Cheated by having all these features come only to the newer generation of devices, and not being introduced to some of the older devices.

You expected to have every single new feature of the new OS on your two-year-old phone? Really? A lot of phones in the market have to wait a minor update for months, not to mention many never got updated at all.

scorpio_on_blue_moon said,
Are there any existing iPhone/iPad owner feels being cheated now ???

Haha, no. I have a 3GS.

Even if I were on a 3G, I'd be "OK" at least. The only thing I'd miss would be multitasking, but then again... If I had that feature on a 3G, I'm not sure I would've liked the results. (read: performance issues)

scorpio_on_blue_moon said,
Are there any existing iPhone/iPad owner feels being cheated now ???

So every company can release a revision of a device, but not Apple. Sorry Apple, you can't. Your users will feel cheated.

Oh and you can't release a new OS that's gonna be free to iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone users. Nope. Your software and hardware is doomed to remain the same for eternity. Take all your engineers and developers and throw them to garbage.

Conjor said,
Cheated by having all these features come only to the newer generation of devices, and not being introduced to some of the older devices.

Tell me, how many companies do you know that fully support three year old phones and still update their software features?

.Neo said,

Tell me, how many companies do you know that fully support three year old phones and still update their software features?

So what that 3 years have passed? IPhone is more than a phone and people should realise that! Would you love if windows 7 wont work on pc you bought 2 years ago?
Apple is an idiotic company!
Luckily though iphone 2g still works fine for me, and i hope maybe someone will crack iOs to work on iPhone 2g.

Conjor said,

Cheated by having all these features come only to the newer generation of devices, and not being introduced to some of the older devices.

The moment a device is released, it is on its descend. All that's left is support. A better device is always coming. The device that you bought did what you needed it to do at the time. No one should feel cheated. Maybe you should always wait for the latest and best device and tell me what exactly you'll ever own.

Conjor said,
Cheated by having all these features come only to the newer generation of devices, and not being introduced to some of the older devices.

So Apple can magically transform existing hardware into supporting features that they can't support natively? I'd love for you to explain to this forum how to undertake such an extra-ordinary feat.

rawr_boy81 said,

So Apple can magically transform existing hardware into supporting features that they can't support natively? I'd love for you to explain to this forum how to undertake such an extra-ordinary feat.

Easy. Screen resolution, camera lenses and and processes can all be updated with firmware.


/sarcasm (so the sarcasm impaired know)