Verizon iPhone 4 ‘Personal Hotspot’ To Cost Additional $20/Month

When Verizon Wireless announced that iPhone 4 would soon be available on its network one of the surprise features turned out to be the ability to use your iPhone 4 as a hotspot. Apple’s iOS 4.3 beta 1 introduced a new option in the settings menu called ‘Personal Hotspot’ which would allow you to use your iPhone as a wifi … 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

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

Apple Planning iOS 4.3 Release Before Christmas?

It’s fairly widely known by now that Apple is planning a December event at which it is expected to launch subscription payment packages for newspapers and magazines. This is all bundled up in a deal between News Corp. (Rupert Murdoch’s media empire) and Apple, and the launch of what is supposed to be a groundbreaking “Daily” e-paper for the iPad. … Read More