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iPhone 2.0 to have Contact Search ?

iPhone 2.0 to have Contact Search ?

Posted March 10, 2008 at 7:23pm by iClarified
It appears that Apple may have inadvertently leaked a new Contact Search feature during the iPhone SDK Event.

Observant viewers of the event may have noticed that during Phil Schiller's talk about the new Enterprise features, a screenshot of the Contacts menu was being displayed. This screenshot depicted a little spotlight icon right above the A on the alphabet list.

The spotlight icon was not present during Apple's demos and thus probably wasn't supposed to be revealed.



iPhone 2.0 to have Contact Search ?
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dlr
dlr - March 11, 2008 at 12:42pm
...going back to watch that presentation again...there is also the addition of a "groups" icon on the top left corner...maybe you can categorize your contacts like palm does...i.e. personal/business/etc...can't wait to find out more in June when it's released...mostly for the fact that all of the snow will be gone where I'm from!
dlr
dlr - March 11, 2008 at 12:24pm
hey wombat...I don't think so...I have no conctacts beginning with a # although I did copy some contacts from my sim card and for some reason they came under a # sign...when I edited the contacts they were removed...either way, I still think if apple were to include a search function, they wouldn't add it there in that small spot...you'd think they would put a search icon at the top of the screen where it says "all contacts" maybe on the far top left, opposite the "+" button...
iClarified
iClarified - March 11, 2008 at 11:35am
@Danny, click the Read More link...
wombat
wombat - March 11, 2008 at 5:23am
isn't the # sign only shown when you have a contact beginning with a number, i.e. "1derland"?
dlr
dlr - March 10, 2008 at 8:02pm
interesting...but pretty small to use to start a search for a contact...you use that alphabet list to scroll through your contacts a little faster...a search button should be a little bigger...I also just checked my iphone's contact list...mine in 1.1.4 has a # sign underneath the z which is missing in that photo of 2.0 during that conference...maybe it was a typo and they meant it as a # sign to begin at the top of the alphabet...good eye though to whoever spotted it...
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