iPhone OS 4.0 Features Revealed: Bluetooth Keyboards, Customize Homescreen Wallpaper, Multi-Core Support

BY Jason

Published 8 Apr 2010

iPhone OS 4.0

iPhone OS 4.0 Beta that has been seeded to developers of iPhone Developer program has already revealed features such as digital zoom, spell checker etc that Apple had not announced at today’s iPhone OS 4.0 event.

Developers continue to discover more features in iPhone OS 4.0.

Bluetooth Keyboards:

As you can see from the screenshot below, iPhone and iPod Touch will finally be able to pair with a Bluetooth keyboard. Apple had introduced this feature for the iPad in iPhone OS 3.2.

iPhone OS 4.0

Customize Homescreen Wallpaper:

Users will also be able to change the wallpaper on their iPhone homescreen in iPhone OS 4.0 (screenshot below).

iPhone OS 4.0

Multi-Core Processors Support:

MacRumors is reporting that they’ve discovered references, which indicate that Apple could use the multi-core processors in future iPhones.

MacRumors reports:

Apple has also integrated Grand Central Dispatch into the iPhone OS — a technology introduced with Snow Leopard to ease the use of multi-core processors. The current iPhone currently only has single core processors, though there have been long-standing rumors that Apple might use the multi-core Cortex A9 in the future.

iPhone OS 4.0 looks fantastic. Let us know what you think in the comments.

[via MacRumors, TUAW]