iPhone OS 3.1 Software Update Released

Along with iTunes 9.0, Apple came out with iPhone OS 3.1 software update. Below are the new features:

• Genius recommendations for Applications
• iTunes 9 support
– Genius Mixes
– Organize your apps directly in iTunes
– Improved syncing options 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
• Browse and download ringtones wirelessly from the 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 caused some app icons to display incorrectly

OS 3.1 update is available for the following iPhones:
• iPhone
• iPhone 3G
• iPhone 3GS

For feature descriptions and complete instructions, see the user guide for your iPhone.

This update is very unnecessary and doesn’t do much. Of course I upgraded, how would I talk about it otherwise but now I think if I didn’t blog, would I upgrade?