We just told you that Apple dropped iOS 4.2 beta 1 for developers and pretty much the big changes are for the iPad users. This iOS will unify all the iOS devices, and it is scheduled for release in November. Let’s take a look at some of the goodies in iOS 4.2 beta 1.
NOTE: Jailbreakers and unlockers DO NOT update…
Yep, AirPrint. I’m sure you all know about it, and now it’s here. At least for devs and people who don’t need to jailbreak/unlock. Now we can wirelessly print documents and webpages straight from our iOS devices. This features will be present on all iOS devices in iOS 4.2. Here’s a list of printers that are already compatible with the new feature:
- HP Photosmart Premium Fax e-All-in-One Printer – C410
- HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One Printer series – C310
- HP Photosmart All-e-in-One Printer series – B210
Read the full press release about AirPrint here…
AirPlay lets us to stream videos and music through a wireless network to supported devices including AppleTV. AirPlay also works with YouTube.
3. Misc changes
3.2 Now, calendar.app supports .ics files
3.3 Multitask Switcher bar
3.5 You can now change fonts in Notes.app
3.6 The orientation lock is not the silence toggle button
3.7 Now, the icon in Safari shows you how many open pages you got
Here’s a quick video walkthrough of iOS 4.2 Beta 1 running on an iPad…