The free iOS 4.2 Software Update brings all-new features to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Just connect your device to your computer to download the update. It’s free. It’s easy. And it lets you do even more with the world’s most advanced mobile operating system
Updating this new version is easy. Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your Mac or PC and follow the onscreen instructions in iTunes.
iOS 4.2 makes the iPad a completely new product, just in time for the holiday season,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Once again, the iPad with iOS 4.2 will define the target that other tablets will aspire to, but very few, if any, will ever be able to hit.”
Find below the key features in this new release.
Multitasking on iPad -iPad users can now run their favorite apps and switch between them instantly, while preserving iPad’s battery life.
Folders on iPad-Users can organize their apps with drag-and-drop simplicity using Folders.
AirPrint -AirPrint makes it simple to print email, photos, web pages, and documents right from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.There’s no software to download, no drivers to install, and no cables to connect. It will work with ePrint enabled printers from Hewlett-Packard, such as the HP Photosmart, HP LaserJet Pro, and HP Officejet.
AirPlay-AirPlay lets you stream digital media wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch to your Apple TV and AirPlay-enabled speakers. So you can watch movies and photos on your widescreen TV and play music through the best speakers in the house.
Find My iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch - If you worry about losing your devices can use this Find My iPhone feature. The MobileMe feature that helps you locate your missing device and protect its data.is now free. Once you set it up, you can find your lost device on a map, display a message on its screen, remotely set a passcode lock, and initiate a remote wipe to delete your data. And if you eventually find your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can restore everything from your last backup.
Enhanced Mail- Mail now features a Unified Inbox, fast inbox switching and a threaded message view.and open attachments in third-party apps.
Game Center allows iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users to challenge and play friends or be matched automatically with new opponents, showcase their scores and achievements, and discover new games their friends are playing. And they can Track achievements and compare high scores.
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