Apple's press event next Wednesday - which SlashGear will be liveblogging - isn't just expected to see their tablet debut, but the latest version of iPhone OS too, v4.0. Last we heard, Apple had been sitting on a significant update for the iPhone and iPod touch because there were too many tablet-tipping tidbits in there; now, BGR have supposedly heard about some of the more appealing feature-adds, including the introduction of "a few new ways" to run apps in the background.
Also tipped are various UI and graphical changes, that have apparently been made to improve and streamline navigation, together with OS-wide support for multitouch gestures. Meanwhile there's some vague talk of new synchronization options for the calendar and contacts, though no exact details of what that might be.
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