Apple's iOS 4.2 for iPad and iPhone: Summary


Apple on Wednesday dished out the first external betas of iOS 4.2, which will deliver multi-tasking, folders and threaded mail. However, AppleInsider has also discovered a handful of more subtle refinements:

  • iOS 4.2 for the iPhone will debut a new icon for Apple's Voice Memos application, a new version of modem firmware, and some new font additions for the Notes application. It will also add support for importing .ics files directly as a way to add events to the native Calendar application.
  • Multi-tasking on iPad
  • 20-app Folders
  • New Spotlight Search preference pane under the General Settings panel
  • Allowing or disallowing Multiplayer Games through Game Center, iOS 4.2 for iPad will enable users to allow or disallow changes to Location settings and Mail Account settings.
  • A new setting in iOS 4.2 for iPad 3G allows users to disable 3G and revert to EDGE, trading speed for battery life.
  • heck Spelling and Larger Fonts functions
  • Apple has added a Notes preference pane
  • Wireless printing service – AirPrint
  • Access to Game Center
  • New Orientation Lock and Brightness Controls
  • AirPlay, formerly AirTunes
  • iAd interactive advertisements will also begin appearing in iPad applications

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