Now AT&T Allows Wireless Mobile Hotspot Feature for iOS 4.3 Devices

When people first got their hands on the iOS 4.3 betas, and indeed the Verizon iPhone one of the main feature additions was the new Wireless Mobile Hotspot. Enabling users to share their iPhone’s 3G signal over WiFi just like a MiFI was a feature that Android fans had been enjoying for a long time, and it was a welcome addition to iOS.

iBookstore Purchases Blocked and Unreadable on Jailbroken Devices

What seems like Apple’s latest attempt to deter jailbreakers has emerged today after the company has blocked jailbroken devices from opening books purchased from the iBookstore. The latest version of iBooks – 1.2.1 – triggers a “jailbreak check” before it opens a DRM-protected book and then refuses to open it if it detects that the device is jailbroken. The message … Read More

The Daily Trial Extended to the End of February, iOS 4.3 delayed?

With News Corp’s The Daily users receiving a free trial, we all assumed the trial was partly down to the fact Apple’s subscription service wasn’t yet live, and that wouldn’t change until iOS 4.3 was made available. The trial should close on February 16th, but as TUAW is reporting it appears users are now seeing the date being pushed back … Read More

Hints of Apple TV Gaming found in iOS 4.3

Engadget are reporting that an enterprising iOS 4.3 Beta SDK snooper has found some rather interesting bits and bobs in Apple’s Beta software which tend to hint at some kind of online gaming experience coming to the Apple TV. Specifically in the latest iOS 4.3 Beta 3 Firmware, strings related to “ATVGames” and “ATVThunder”, which Engadget theorise is the codename … Read More

Skype for iOS updated – support for iOS 4.3 and video calling TVs added

Skype today updated their popular iOS application, and they’ve added at least one interesting new feature. Amongst the bug fixes and support for iOS 4.3 (finally!) Skype have added to ability to make video calls to televisions. As thenextweb reports, version 3.0.1 of the app now allows calls to be places to supported TV sets by the likes of Samsung and Panasonic … Read More

iOS 4.3 Beta Indicates Wireless Syncing, Photo Booth and More

iOS 4

After a little digging around in Apple’s latest iOS 4.3 SDK and firmware, it has been revealed that the next major update for the iPhone 4, fourth gen iPod touch, and iPad could introduce wireless syncing, a sports training program, and the Photo Booth application. In addition, it could also boast a ‘quick look’ feature similar to that in OS … Read More

iOS 4.3 to be Released on Feb 14th to Support AT&T Personal Hotspot?

A new report from MacStories, citing a “reliable source,” suggests that the next major iOS update for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad will be released on Monday February 14th. iOS 4.3, which brings AirPlay support to third-party applications, and the new Personal Hotspot tethering feature, is rumored to go public through iTunes at around 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern … Read More

Apple’s iOS 4.3 Beta 3 Now Available for Download

Apple today released the third beta of iOS 4.3 (a pre-release version) for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad to developers. The latest release carries the build number of 8F5166b and at this moment it’s not clear if this just fixes previous bugs or introduces new features. iOS 4.3 Beta 1 and 2 have already revealed a few exciting updates which includes Personal … Read More

iOS 4.3 beta 2 – Nothing New to See

Recently we saw the release of iOS 4.3 beta 2 – just one week after beta 1 was released into the wild. That could be telling in itself with Apple usually preferring to bring new betas to developers every fortnight. Was there something they needed to fix or are we in for a truncated testing period? Time will tell. So, … Read More

iOS 4.3 iPad Multi-Touch Gestures Just A Preview

So here’s an interesting turn of events. Remember the fancy new iPad gestures we showed you last week when the first beta of iOS 4.3 was seeded to developers? Well, it seems they won’t be available in the final release contrary to what we all believed. With tonight’s release of the second beta, an interesting tidbit was spied deep in … Read More

Is ‘Find My Friends’ Apple’s New Location Service? [iOS 4.3 Beta 1]

Find My Friends

It’s amazing what you can find when you go digging through iOS betas, and version 4.3 beta 1 is no exception. MacRumors has posted a screenshot of settings for a new feature called ‘Find My Friends’ that appear to be related to MobileMe. Is Apple getting ready to enter the world of location-based checkins? Apple obviously has the ability to … Read More

iOS 4.3 Beta Release New Features Roundup

Apple yesterday made iOS 4.3 beta 1 available to developers around the world, with versions available for all the usual hardware (including Apple TV) with the exception of the iPhone 3G. Farewell old friend. With that sad news out of the way, lets move onto what’s new in version 4.3 and after playing with the OS for 24 hours on … Read More

iOS 4.3 to Feature Facetime Video Effects?

Some juicy titbits have been leaking out today as developers snoop around in Apple’s latest iOS 4.3 Beta build, which was released yesterday to members of Apple’s iOS Developer program. One of the more interesting, and fun ones, is a list of possible video effects which many believe will become part of the Facetime experience for iOS users. This is … Read More

Apple’s iOS 4.3 To Get Hotspot Feature?

With Verizon’s iPhone 4 bring announced yesterday, a feature we all noticed straight away was the ability to use the handset as a personal hotspot. When switched on, up to five devices can use the iPhone 4 as a wifi hotspot much like many of the newer Android phones. The good news for people who don’t happen to be Verizon … Read More

Augmented Reality Capability Discovered in Mobile Safari on iOS 4.2

With developers enjoying early access to iOS firmware releases before they go public, it’s not unusual for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch users to find out about new and upcoming features before they actually get their hands on the iOS update. There is one feature, however, that seems to have gone unnoticed in iOS 4.2 until now. That feature is … Read More