Apple CEO Jobs announces iPhone software update

Sep 01, 2010
Apple CEO Steve Jobs smiles during the Apple news conference in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Apple CEO Steve Jobs says iPhone users will be getting a software update that offers the ability to upload high-definition video over Wi-Fi.

Jobs also says that when people take photos with their iPhone, the new software saves three slightly different copies that, when combined, make for a sharper image.

The new software is version 4.1 of the iOS system that runs Apple Inc.'s , iPod Touch and .

Jobs appeared at a media event in a crewneck rather than his trademark mock turtleneck.

The event is likely to yield updated iPods, though the company hasn't confirm any details. Apple watchers also have speculated the company could show off a new version of its Apple TV set-top box or add more music-discovery features to its iTunes music software.

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