iPhone 3.0 Beta 2 Released for Developer Access

Today marked the release of the second beta version of iPhone OS 3.0 for developers. This update includes the much-anticipated push notifications and the ability for in-app purchases, providing developers with new tools to enhance app functionality.

According to Engadget, the previous beta version faced significant stability issues, which developers hope will be resolved in this latest release.

Alongside these advancements, the update brings mixed feelings. On the positive side, it supports MMS and tethering features.

However, Apple has advised developers against using these features, presenting a scenario akin to having a high-performance vehicle that you can’t drive. For developers eager to explore these new capabilities, you can find the necessary details on Apple’s official developer site.


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