iOS 4.3 Release Features The Break-Down, Download Now
The new iOS 4.3 release update is now available to download via Apple iTunes and we say you really should get this one as it has many features and enhancements for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
This is very exciting and we are downloading and installing right now and will come back to you a little later on in the day to reveal more details, some of the features included within this update includes AirPlay video compatibility for third-party apps and websites, a cool new option that will customize the iPad’s side switch that will act as a mute toggle or screen orientation lock, Safari speed improvements and Home Sharing enhancements.
The most exciting has to be the new personal hotspot functionality to GSM thanks to the new iOS 4.3 update, this feature will work on the GSM iPhone 4.
Here is what iOS 4.3 will give you: First up is the personal hotspot feature that will allow you to share iPhone 4 data with up to 5 devices. The new AirPlay features will allow you to play many videos from your photos app including the Camera Roll album enabled third-party apps and websites on Apple TV and iTunes previews. This new enhanced feature also lets you play slideshows from your photos on Apple TV.
Next up is the iTunes Home Sharing feature enhancement that allows you to play movies, music and TV shows from a shared iTunes library on a PC or Mac, this does require you to have iTunes 10.2.
Even more features such as push notifications for comments and follow requests, post and like songs directly from the now playing screen, Parental controls and new settings such as messages setting for number of times to repeat an alert, iPad settings allow you to switch the setting to lock screen rotation or mute audio notifications and sound effects, plus single tap conference call dialing with a pause to send a passcode.
According to Mac Rumors some bug fixes have been added to the new iOS 4.3 update that is still the same 8F191 build that was seeded to developers last week as the golden master build, there is a separate 8F191 build has also been posted for the three new iPad models (Wi-Fi and two 3G models) being released on Friday.
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Please let us know how your iOS 4.3 download went and what your favourite feature is?