iPhone OS 3.1 Is Live: iTunes App Management, MMS, Better Syncing

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It's not a huge release by any means, but if you want bask in the myriad joys of iTunes 9, you need it. iPhone OS 3.1 is live in iTunes right now, along with iPod OS 3.1.1, so have at it folks.


# mproved syncing for music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, and photos
# iTunes U content organization
# Redeem iTunes Gift Cards, codes, and certificates in the App Store
# Display available iTunes account credits in the App Store and iTunes Store
# Save video from Mail and MMS into Camera Roll
# Option to "Save as new clip" when trimming a video on iPhone 3GS
# Better iPhone 3G Wi-Fi performance when Bluetooth is turned on

* Remotely lock iPhone with a passcode via MobileMe
* Use Voice Control on iPhone 3GS with Bluetooth headsets
* Paste phone numbers into the keypad
* Option to use Home button to turn on accessibility features on iPhone 3GS
* Warn when visiting fraudulent websites in Safari (anti-phishing)
* Improved Exchange calendar syncing and invitation handling
* Fixes issue that cause some app icons to display incorrectly

Genius Recommendations for Apps

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Genius Mixes

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Download Ringtones Wirelessly

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Organize Apps in iTunes

Use iTunes on your computer to drag apps onto virtual Home screens, then sync them to your iPhone.

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