eWEEK Labs Tests the Newest iPhone Features

 
 
By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2008-01-16 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

As announced by Steve Jobs at MacWorld Expo, Apple's new iPhone firmware, 1.1.3, includes features such as location tracking for Google Maps, dashboard customization and multirecipient SMS capabilities. eWEEK Labs put the new features to the test.

 
 
 

iPhone firmware 1.1.3 provides several new features, including Google Maps location detection, SMS (Short Message Service) to multiple recipients and a customizable home page.

 
 
 
 
 
Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for eWEEK.com, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at agarcia@eweek.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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