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Apple Updates iOS To 4.3

by Emily Price | March 2, 2011March 2, 2011 10:56 am PST

In addition to announcing the iPad 2 this afternoon, Apple also announced an updated version of its iOS operating system, iOS 4.3, expected to officially launch on March 11. So what’s new in iOS 4.3?

  • Improved Safari Performance with a Nitro JavaScript engine
  • iTunes home sharing, which lets you share your iTunes library over wifi
  • AirPlay improvements -automatically searches for your
  • iPad switch can be used to mute the device or to lock it. Your choice.
  • Personal hotspot feature for iPhone 4 only

The iPad 2 also includes FaceTime and PhotoBooth applications, as well as a new iMovie application that takes advantage of the iPad 2’s rear-facing camera, and a GarageBand application that allows you to connect your guitar physically to your iPad to record tracks, or use the program’s built-instruments to create a tune.

What do you think about the iOS enhancements? What were you hoping to see happen?

Emily Price

Emily has been obsessed with computers since the early 80s when she discovered she could play Ghostbusters on her father's Commodore 64. She...