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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →