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nike1
5th May 2009, 05:28 PM
i was in a vodafone store just in the last couple of days, as i was looking into going onto an iphone plan and what not, and i was talking to the sales peeps there, about the lack of bluetooth + picture messaging,
now from what they told me, they will be a new OS update (sometime soon apparently), that will be including bluetooth and picture messaging enabled.

mods please move if in the wrong forum, i looked to see if there was anything about it, and i didnt see it..

timmytomtam
5th May 2009, 05:33 PM
There will indeed be a software update.

3.0 was announced about a month ago and should be available as a free upgrade for iPhone users sometime after WWDC (late June)

Check these out:
iPhone 3.0 feature roundup (http://www.tuaw.com/2009/03/17/iphone-3-0-feature-roundup/)

iPhone 3.0 Roundup: Copy/Paste, MMS, Push Notification, and Much More… (http://www.iphonedownloadblog.com/2009/03/17/iphone-30-roundup-copypaste-mms-push-notification-and-much-more/)

Also, remember that a new iPhone is also likely to be announced in addition to the new software, so you may want to hold off buying until then.

NeoRicen
5th May 2009, 06:18 PM
The iPhone has Bluetooth, just not many things you can do with it (pretty sure it's just bluetooth headsets only at the moment.

rocketxr
5th May 2009, 07:12 PM
I found out today, that it also (surprisingly) allows connection with iDrive in BMW's, when the loan car asked me if I wanted to pair my iPhone.