iOS 4.2 Software Update Features Printing, AirPlay, Multitasking and Folders

Written By Sam on 3 September 2010

After the Music Event on Sep 1 where Apple has announced about iOS 4.1, iOS 4.2 for iPad, New iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano and iPod Touch 4G, Apple has posted a page on their website which introduces different features of iOS 4.2. iOS 4.2 Software Update will soon be available for all iPad users and iPad users will enjoy 100+ new features. iOS 4.2 includes multitasking, folders, printing and more. Users can download iOS 4.2 for their iPad, iPhone and iPod touch which would be coming in November.

iOS 4.2 Features

  • Multitasking – Similar to the Multitasking feature in iPhone 4, you can run all your favorite apps and switch between them instantly. This wont slow down the performance of the foreground app or drain the battery unnecessarily.
  • Folders – Organize all your apps into folders with drag-and-drop simplicity. This feature helps you to get faster access to all your favorites, browse and manage thousands of apps.
  • Printing – This new feature allows users to print mails, photos and web pages directly to a printer on a wireless network.
  • AirPlay – This very new feature allows you to wirelessly stream videos, music and photos from iPad to the new Apple TV and stream music to AirPlay speakers or receivers, including AirPort Express.
  • Game Center – With Game Center users can experience social gaming on the iPad. You can find friends or use auto-match to play multiplayer games against new opponents. You can also track achievements and compare high scores.
  • Even better Mail – With this feature you can see messages from all your accounts in a unified inbox, organize messages by threads, and open attachments in third-party apps.
  • Find text on web pages – In Safari, easily find and highlight specific words and phrases on large web pages.
  • Enhanced enterprise support – Businesses can take advantage of stronger security features, new device management capabilities and improved enterprise integration.
  • Accessibility enhancements – Control VoiceOver using a wireless keyboard. Output in braille to over 30 supported wireless Bluetooth refreshable braille displays in more than 25 languages.
  • Keyboard and dictionary enhancements – You can choose from more than 30 new keyboards and dictionaries, including Arabic, Greek and Hebrew.

Stay tuned to TechHail to hear more about iOS 4.2 Download and other iOS 4.2 Features.

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