Apple’s iOS 4.2 Improves Battery Performance and Eases Network Congestion

AT&T might be breathing a sigh of relief—Apple’s new iOS 4.2 update (technically 4.2.1) actually improves battery performance and reduces the work load on carriers’ cellular networks. The technology implemented in iOS now is called “Network Controlled Fast Dormancy” which is cell phone talk for a system that keeps the phone’s cellular radio in a ...

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UltraSn0w Carrier Unlock for iOS 4.2 Arriving by Weekend

The iPhone hacking group—Dev Team—has announced through Twitter that it will be releasing its UltraSn0w carrier unlock for iOS 4.2.1 by Sunday at the latest. The first two models to be supported are the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS. Unfortunately, the iPhone 4 will not be unlocked quite yet. The actual tweet from @MuscleNerd says, “Good progress ...

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iOS 4.2 Update Includes More than 80 Security Fixes, Jailbreak Here

Apple’s new iOS 4.2 update might fix more than 80 security holes in iOS but jailbreakers haven’t even blinked. In fact, Redsn0w 0.9.6b4 is already ready to jailbreak your iOS device. Unfortunately, the iPad is not yet supported for this one. Also, to clear up any confusion, iOS 4.2 is technically version 4.2.1. Details on ...

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How to Quickly Fix Missing Music Bug in iOS 4.2, Apple Patents iOS Interface

Update to iOS 4.2 and discover that all of the music on your iPhone has disappeared? Don’t worry, it’s happening to a lot of people and there is a quick fix. (iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch owners have been confirmed to experience the problem and the jury is still out on the iPad.) I’ve got the fix after the break and some interesting patent news about Apple.

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iOS 4.2 Is Finally Here!

Apple finally released version 4.2 of iOS today and everything you wanted or expected in the update is there. AirPlay is finally here and the iPad finally can multitask. More details after the jump. Now that iOS 4.2 has been released, iPad and iPhone/iPod touch users are finally running the same operating system. iOS users should ...

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iOS 4.2 and the Coming 4.2.1 Update Already Jailbroken

No need to worry jailbreakers, the coming iOS 4.2 update has already been jailbroken. Worried that the new 4.2.1 version of iOS is up on Apple’s website for developers ahead of the launch of 4.2 is a bad sign? No worries there either. The hack implemented in GreenPosion and the rest of the jailbreaking tools ...

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Apple Is Jumping Straight to iOS 4.2.1

  Apple said that it would release iOS 4.2 to the world this month and plenty of rumors and ‘insider’ tips have given us nearly as many release dates for it as there are days in the month. Guess what? Apple now has just released iOS 4.2.1 GM to developers. The GM stands for golden master, ...

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The Beatles!? I want my Verizon iPhone, iPad 2 and iOS 4.2 Already

The Beatles are finally on iTunes. I’ll spare you the whole saga between Apple, Apple Records and the Beatles since the story is long and pretty boring actually. Anyone who wanted the Beatles on their iPod already put them on it themselves years ago. What I want to know is where the heck my Verizon ...

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iPhone Rumors Rundown: iOS 4.2 and the Verizon iPhone

No iOS 4.2 release yet despite the nearly constant stream of rumors concerning its launch this month. Apple CEO Steve Jobs stated that the update would come out in November and while the final beta build has gone out to developers to test with their apps, it still has not seen the light of day. ...

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Apple iOS 4.2 Delayed until November 24th?

  No iOS 4.2 update today. Disappointed huh? A “reliable source” has told the Telegraph that Apple is delaying the launch of the updated operating system for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad until November 24th. This is at least the second delay for the launch of one of the most anticipated Apple iOS updates in history. ...

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New iTunes, Mac OS X and iOS 4.2 All Arriving This Week

Apple’s coming iOS 4.2 update didn’t come out on the 7th like we hoped was the case but according to a source inside AT&T, the newest version of iOS will hit the internet at 10 AM PST on November 12th. The source, who contacted GizmoCrunch went on to claim that iTunes 10.1 and Mac OS ...

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Apple’s iOS 4.2 Still Not out but it Does Mostly Fix the iPhone 3G

Apple’s coming iOS 4.2 update has still not come out yet, despite rumors that it was supposed to launch today. However, some testing done with the iOS 4.2 version available to developers has shown that Apple has taken the criticism of iOS 4 to heart—it runs a lot better now on the iPhone 3G. Don’t ...

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iOS 4.2 Launching Around November 7th

Apple’s next update to iOS 4 is expected to arrive on or after November 7th. The developer release or ‘Gold Master’ (GM) edition of iOS 4.2 has been available since last week and Apple has directed app makers to certify compatibility with the update. Now the actual release date of iOS 4.2 has gotten tipped ...

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iOS 4.2 Finalized, Goes out to Developers

  Apple’s coming iOS update, version 4.2 has gotten the ‘gold master’ or GM seal of approval and is now available for developers to download. The company has requested that developers recompile their apps, test them, and submit them to the iTunes App Store for approval on the new operating system. The long await iOS 4.2 ...

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iOS 4.2 Coming In November—Will Fix Security Flaw

  You probably have heard about the security flaw in iOS 4.1 that lets someone bypass your PIN security and access, call and email your contacts list. The flaw lets someone tap a few buttons to sneak past the emergency call screen that you can access even when the iPhone is locked by a PIN. Your ...

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