A whole range of new features have recently become available by apple. Customers of Apple who own a variety of their products including their iPod, iPhone and iPad now qualify to upgrade their product to the new iOS 4.2.1. Hundreds of new features make up Apples’s new upgrade for their customers. Some include unified inbox and folders as well as the long awaited use of multitasking mode.
Below is a full list of the new features which the Apple iOS 4.2.1 upgrade enables its mobile device users to obtain.
The main features of iOS 4.2.1:
- Find My iPhone as a free App Store download. Note: for iPhone 4, iPad and iPod Touch 4th Gen. only.
- Multitasking for iPad
- Folders for iPad
- Unified inbox for iPad
- Ability to rent TV episodes on iPad. Note: US only for the time being.
- Enhanced security support for businesses
- Game Centre for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, allowing users play against friends online
- AirPlay for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, for streaming music, videos and other content wirelessly to Apple TV
- AirPrint for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, for sending documents to print
Apple is also holding out a an early adopter award with a free Find My iPhone feature.
Once again, Apple’s great release is primarily down to Steve Jobs. He says the upgrade makes the iPad “a completely new product. Once again, the iPad with iOS 4.2 will define the target that other tablets will aspire to, but very few, if any, will ever be able to hit.”
Apple’s new download feature for its devices is sure to be a popular hit and extremely convenient with Christmas just around the corner.