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Apple adds iPhone iPod Hi-Fi Tone Control support

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Along with documented security and Safari bug patches, and several undocumented but user-discovered changes to other applications, Apple has updated the iPhone’s software in version 1.0.1 to enhance iPod accessory compatibility. When docked in an iPod Hi-Fi speaker system, an iPod Hi-Fi menu now appears under Settings, enabling the iPhone to access the same Treble Boost and Bass Boost “Tone Control” settings found on iPods and iPod nanos. This feature, originally designed to simplify iPod Hi-Fi sound tweaks through an additional main menu option, has remained unavailable to third-party developers since Hi-Fi’s release.

Additionally, The Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg claims in his blog that, following the 1.0.1 update, the “iPhone can now play music through many previously incompatible car adapters and other external speakers originally designed for the iPod.” Though iLounge’s editors have had no success getting iPhone to work properly with their favorite car adapters, we would be interested in hearing new reader experiences based on version 1.0.1. Please let us know what you’ve discovered, pro or con.

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21

Hey I’m not getting any controls for the HiFi on my iphone.. what’s the deal.. I have version 1.0.2 on iphone..

Thoughts?

Posted by mike on September 3, 2007 at 5:43 AM (CDT)

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Mike: Try pressing play in iPod mode and then going into the iPhone’s settings menu.

Posted by Jeremy Horwitz in East Amherst, NY, USA on September 3, 2007 at 10:54 AM (CDT)

23

where do i get the updates? from Itunes???? thanks

Posted by freda on September 10, 2007 at 10:03 PM (CDT)

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Anyone know if this still works with newer iphone firmware (1.1.3) Anyone could test that??

Posted by bard on January 19, 2008 at 6:39 PM (CST)

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