After much anticipation Apple has unveiled wrap off iPhone 4S, successor to popular iPhone 4. Its release coincided with demise of Apple’s iconic Ex-CEO Steve Jobs. iPhone 4S is not much different from its predecessor as far as looks are concerned. This has resulted in the device getting mixed reception from Apple enthusiasts. However, there is no denying the fact that Apple has equipped iPhone 4S with enough features to take on other rival smart phones in its segment. From a developer’s perspective, this model is quite important and it may make iOS app developers upbeat about developing media apps.
Web developmentprofessionals specializing in smart phone apps should take iPhone 4S seriously. It gives software developers chance to come up with content and apps that are on par with Android apps. Gaming is where iPhone 4S takes a huge leap forward. Apple’s spanking new A5 chipset featured in this model can support games that feature more intensive visuals and sound. iPhone 4S users can expect immersive games that were exclusive to Android smart phone users so far. This gives rivals counting on their gaming phones reasons to feel worried about.
Its A5 chipset now supports advanced functionalities like Air Play Mirroring. This will enable users to sync their phone with a large screen TV unit easily. They will not need any wire for that. For gaming lovers, this denotes they can now play mobile games on LCD TVs while using their phone as a remote controller. This will help business users a lot. They will be able to showcase documents on LCD monitors easily for giving presentations. In future, this can make carrying laptop unnecessary. A dynamic web developmentprofessional making apps for iPhone should keep in mind that a majority of Fortune 500 companies are resorting to various iOS apps.
iPhone app developers are betting big on Siri voice recognition software included in 4S. This is a significant development in mobile technology so far. Apple, in fact, has given demos on how this technology can be leveraged to arrange meetings and get weather predictions effectively. A location simulator enables developers to test run new apps under various settings. This will enable programmers to understand how an app they are developing for users will perform under different scenarios like low signal zones and weak reception etc. This will streamline bug fixing and app tweaking to a large extent. As a result, developers will be able to release apps that are better tested for possible glitches and offer enhanced performance.
Apple has also enhanced camera optics used in iPhone 4S to a large extent. This device can now rival high end smart phones running on both Android and Symbian OS. iOS App developers can utilise new features of its camera and develop imaging apps that give photography buffs something to feel excited about. As it is, Adobe and other companies already have some imaging apps for iPhone. iPhone 4S’s improved optics with HD capture features will widen their scope to make new apps.