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

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

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

Apple Releases iOS 4.2 Beta 1 for iPad

iPad 4.2 Beta 1

Apple has just released the first beta of iOS 4.2 for the iPad. The beta is now available for developers to download. During Apple’s special music event Steve Jobs gave us sneak peek into the new features of iOS 4.2 which will be all about iPad. iOS 4.2 will bring multitasking, folders, HDR photos, Game Center, wireless printing, AirPlay and much more to the iPad. … Read More

iOS 4.1 Software Update Now Available for Download

Apple today released their latest iOS update for iPhone and iPod touch. iOS 4.1 addresses the performance bug in iOS 4.0 which caused slow performance for iPhone 3G users and also fixes the iPhone 4 proximity sensor bug. The update also adds Game Center, which is Apple’s take on social gaming. It enables users to auto-match with others, compare scores on … Read More

French Carrier SFR advises users to avoid iOS 4 for iPhone 3G

iPhone 3G users who were tempted to upgrade to iOS 4 in order to use folders, Bing search, better mail, iBooks and other improvements in the latest operating system for iPhone are now wishing they hadn’t upgraded their device. We recently reported that iPhone 3G running iOS 4 becomes slow and the battery drains faster. Apple support forum is filled with users complaining about … Read More

iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4 Now Available for Download (Update: iPad 3.2.1)

iOS 4 0 1

We recently reported that Apple might be releasing iOS 4.0.1 software update for iPhone 4 owners today and now Engadget has confirmed that the update is available for download. The update “improves the formula to determine how many bars of signal strength to display.” You can download the update by connecting your iPhone 4 to iTunes and clicking “check for updates” iOS … Read More

Apple Hiring Antenna Engineers. Replacement iPhone 4 fixes issue for one

In what seems bad timing on Apple’s part, or perhaps a move borne out of necessity, they have started advertising for Antenna Engineers. What ever happened to Grey Powell I wonder? The now famous Apple Base-band engineer who lost the iPhone 4 prototype? Perhaps Apple could do with putting him back to work on this issue? This has all caused … Read More

Apple’s Internal iPhone 4 Antenna Troubleshooting Guidelines Leaked

iPhone 4 antenna issue is certainly a growing concern for Apple however, they have adopted a non-issue policy when dealing with the reception problem. BGR is now reporting that one of their “Apple connects” has sent them detailed guidelines which will be followed by Apple Care representatives when addressing the iPhone 4 antenna issues: Keep all of the positioning statements in the BN handy … Read More

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 3 Adds ‘Orientation Lock’

We recently reported that Apple has released the iPhone OS 4.0 beta 3 and now Gizmodo is reporting their experience with the new beta and some new features. iPhone OS 4 Beta 3 has improved the overall stability of the OS and also restores the ability to take screenshots which was missing in the earlier build. The update makes closing apps in … Read More