Apple Highlights iOS 4.2 Features in New iPad Ad

Apple likes to put out new ads when they release some new kit, or old kit gets new features. The iPad update to iOS 4.2.1 does just that, with new features such as AirPlay and AirPrint. Apple’s new ad, which appeared online recently, aims to show potential customers just how far the world’s favorite tablet has come. The 30 second … Read More

Oliver HaslamApple Highlights iOS 4.2 Features in New iPad Ad

iOS 4.2 AirPlay Feature for iOS Devices Is Magical

AirPlay iPad Update iOS 4.2

Today we were finally deemed worthy of the iOS 4.2 goodness by Apple, with everyone’s favourite iOS devices getting updates. Just as importantly, at least for me, is the update pushed out to the 2nd generation Apple TV. The reason for my excitement about the Apple TV side of the equation is simple – AirPlay. Up until now, all the … Read More

Oliver HaslamiOS 4.2 AirPlay Feature for iOS Devices Is Magical

iOS 4.2 Update for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch to be Available for Download Today

Apple’s iOS 4.2 software update has been one of the most anticipated updates among iPad users. After releasing two GM builds to developers Apple finally announced that iOS 4.2 will be available for download today for free. The most notable features for iPhone and iPod touch users is the ability to stream audio and video to their AppleTV and supported … Read More

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Ping Now Available for iPad. Wait for iOS 4.2 Continues

One crumb of comfort for iPad owners still (im)patiently waiting for iOS 4.2 – you can now access Ping from right on the device. Apple’s social media slant on its iTunes store has been available on all other iOS devices since the service’s launch back in September, but the iPad has curiously been without all things Ping-y. The expectation was that … Read More

Oliver HaslamPing Now Available for iPad. Wait for iOS 4.2 Continues

Apple Releases Second GM Build of iOS 4.2 for iPad [Update]

iOS 4.2 GM Seed

Yesterday’s rumors that Apple is delaying the public release of iOS 4.2 seem to have been confirmed today, as a second gold master build of the firmware has been released for the iPad. The second build should fix some Wi-Fi issues that were discovered in the first GM beta, and no other issues with the release have been reported. It’s … Read More

Killian BellApple Releases Second GM Build of iOS 4.2 for iPad [Update]

iOS 4.2 “Delayed” until 16th of November?

This is not actually very surprising news if you have been listening to iOS developer chatter for the last couple of weeks. iOS 4.2 was not quite ready for prime time when the Gold Master was delivered to developers. As was evidenced by ongoing problems with AirPrint, other OS changes, and the number of bug reports and complaints being sent … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiOS 4.2 “Delayed” until 16th of November?

Steve Jobs Confirms that AirPrint has not Been Pulled From iOS 4.2

Despite reports earlier this week that suggested AirPrint had been pulled from iOS 4.2, Steve Jobs has confirmed in an email to a MacRumors reader that the wireless printing will feature in the upcoming iOS 4.2 release as promised. In an email to the Apple CEO, the iPad user asked: As a release-day purchaser of an iPad, I was elated … Read More

Killian BellSteve Jobs Confirms that AirPrint has not Been Pulled From iOS 4.2

iOS 4.2 Improves Apple iPhone 3G Performance?

Hands-on tests of the iPhone 3G with the golden master of Apple’s iOS 4.2 software installed have indicated that performance on the second-generation device is much improved. The iOS 4.2 software which is due for release later this month was tested in the video below and seems to be an improvement upon previous firmwares while web browsing in Safari, using … Read More

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iOS 4.2 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch Releasing on November 9th?

Last week saw Apple seed iOS 4.2 Golden Master to developers, and the final release could be made available to everyone as early as November 9th according to Apple rumor site, 9to5 Mac. Originally slated for release sometime in November, people (including yours truly) assumed this meant the last week of the month as is usual with such releases. The … Read More

Oliver HaslamiOS 4.2 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch Releasing on November 9th?

iPad iOS 4.2 Games Being Approved for the App Store

9to5 Mac are reporting that some games for the iPad which support Game Center on iOS 4.2 are already being approved for the App Store. First out of the gate was “Big Bad Sodoku Book” (View in iTunes). We reported yesterday that Apple has already asked all developers to submit apps for the upcoming release of iOS 4.2, which unifies … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPad iOS 4.2 Games Being Approved for the App Store

Apple Holding ‘Secret’ Conference for Select iOS Developers?

Apple, creators of all things ‘i’ are hosting a super top-secret get-together for select iOS developers at its Cupertino headquarters next week, Business Insider reports. It’s not the first time Apple has invited developers onto its campus – last year a series of ‘iPhone Tech Talks’ around the globe and this looks to be a similar gathering, though obviously a … Read More

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iPad to retain its mute switch, drops rotation lock [iOS 4.2]

Hoping the iPad will get its rotation lock back? Don’t hold your breath according to Steve Jobs. Those with long memories will remember way back in the time before iPad, that the initial announcement showed hardware that included a handy-dandy mute switch ala iPhone. Fast forward to the iPad launch and this switch magically transformed into a rotation lock. It … Read More

Oliver HaslamiPad to retain its mute switch, drops rotation lock [iOS 4.2]

Apple Drops iPod Touch 2nd Gen AirPrint Support [iOS 4.2]

AirPrint iOS 4 iPod touch 3rd Gen

Apple seems to be accelerating its planned obsolescence program for all of its mobile devices these days. When AirPrint was first announced as functionality that allows you to print to networked printers directly from your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, Apple boasted that it would arrive for all iOS devices right down to their second generation iPod Touch with the next … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Drops iPod Touch 2nd Gen AirPrint Support [iOS 4.2]

iOS 4.2 Beta 2 Internet Tethering for iPad, Printer Support and More

ipad tethering iOS 4-2

It’s been a couple of days since Apple seeded iOS 4.2 beta 2 to developers and we here are Touch Reviews Towers have been putting it through its paces on our iPads (no iPhone testing yet) ever since. A few points from the release notes with a couple of things we’ve noticed thrown in for good measure: Build 8C5101c – … Read More

Oliver HaslamiOS 4.2 Beta 2 Internet Tethering for iPad, Printer Support and More

iOS 4.2 AirPrint for iPad is Magical (Video)

AirPrint iPad Apple

Last week we saw the release of the first beta of iOS 4.2 on both the iPad and iPhone. One of the marquee features of iOS 4.2 is a little thing called AirPrint. Since the announcement and subsequent release of the iPad earlier this year, Apple has been pilloried for the lack of an easy way to print documents directly … Read More

Oliver HaslamiOS 4.2 AirPrint for iPad is Magical (Video)