Video: iPhone OS 3.0 Spotlight lets you search for text across e-mails, contacts, and more

Scott Forstall, Apple's senior vice president of iPhone software, shows off a new feature that will allow users to search for specific e-mail messages, applications, contacts, and other data.

On March 17, Apple gave a preview of what we can expect from the iPhone OS 3.0 Software. Sister site, CNET.com covered the event and took videos of several stand-out features. In this video, Scott Forstall, Apple's senior vice president of iPhone software, shows off a new feature, dubbed Spotlight, that will allow users to search for specific text within e-mail messages, applications, contacts, and more.

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