Apple iOS 4.3 Changes and Release Date

The latest incarnation of Apples iOS operating system is due to be released this Friday.  So what features and feature updates can you expect?

Safari Improvements
Apple have updated the Safari engine in iOS 4.3.  The web browser now runs on the same engine as the desktop version running up to twice as fast as iOS 4.2.
Airplay Enhancements
You will now be able to stream videos from your iPhone, iPad or iPod to your Apple TV.  3rd Party apps will also be able to take advantage of the new feature so you wont be stuck with using Apple apps when you want to stream content.
iPad Side Switch Customization
You will now be able to customize what the side switch does on your iPad.  Lock the screen of mute the volume, choices choices.
Personal Hotspots for iPhone 4
It's a feature that's been missing for a while from Apple.  Now you will be able to share your 3G connection to your other WiFi devices although be cautious as not all networks will like this and start cranking up the data usage and you'll quickly find yourself restricted also, this will only support a maximum of 3 WiFi connections.
iTunes Home Sharing
Does exactly what you'd expect - share your iTunes library from your Mac or PC to other iOS driven devices.
iOS 4.3 Compatibility
iOS 4.3 will only be available on the follow Apple devices:
  • iPad
  • iPad 2
  • iPod Touch 3rd & 4th Generation
  • iPhone 4 GSM
  • iPhone 3Gs

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