Apple: Labs Gallery: In Further Tests with Apple iPhone 3.0, Little Things Mean a Lot

 
 
By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2009-06-18
 
 
 

Labs Gallery: In Further Tests with Apple iPhone 3.0, Little Things Mean a Lot

 

Labs Gallery: In Further Tests with Apple iPhone 3.0, Little Things Mean a Lot

Start Search

Flicking the home screen from left to right brings up the Spotlight search interface. As soon as I started entering information, possible results started to appear.

Start Search

Search Completed

Hitting the Search button retracted the keyboard and yielded the results shown. Tapping on a result brought me directly to the information. The process was almost instantaneous.

Search Completed

Landscape E-mail

I find reading and typing in landscape easier than in portrait mode; this refinement makes an app I use every day much more convenient to access.

Landscape E-mail

Voice Memos

The Voice Memos app records clearly and offers easy-to-use playback controls. Recordings can be e-mailed from inside the app.

Voice Memos

Battery Drain

I started using the iPhone at 6:30 a.m. When this screen was grabbed it was only noon, yet the battery is half exhausted because "push" is turned on. The push functionality is needed to enable the Find my iPhone and Remote Wipe functions.

Battery Drain

Rocket Fuel