iOS 4.3 Features Walkthrough

News | Wednesday February 23 2011 12:33 AM | Comments (0) Tags: ,

that Apple has seeded to developers of iOS developer program so you know what to expect.
Here is the list new features and changes in iOS 4.3:
The personal hotspot feature will allow users to share their iPhone ’s 3G data connection with up to 5 mobile devices.
The Personal Hotspot feature can be enabled via the Settings app.
users. It is already available to
. It allowed users to stream digital media wirelessly from their iPhone ,
2G or any AirPlay-enabled features. However, AirPlay feature was only limited to pre-installed apps like YouTube and iPod /Video app.
iOS 4.3 will allow users to stream media wirelessly from other third-party apps, Safari mobile browser and also the pre-installed Photo app, thus unlocking the full potential of the feature.
In iOS 4.2, Apple had changed the rotation lock to mute switch like the iPhone .
In iOS 4.3, iPad users will get an option to select the side switch at the top right corner either as a rotation lock switch or mute button.
Apple had given users the option to select from two new fonts in iOS 4.2: Helvitica and Chalkboard instead of only Marker Felt.
In iOS 4.3, Apple has replaced the Chalkboard font with the Noteworthy font.
iOS 4.3 finally gives users the option to cancel downloading apps and delete them mid-way. Earlier the only option, one had was to pause the download.
iPhone users will be able set the number of times they want to be alerted for an unread SMS/MMS.
and you can select from Once, Twice, 3 Times, 5 Times and 10 Times.
The App Store gets a redesigned updates page for the iPhone /iPod Touch and iPad. It will make it easier for users to install apps that you’ve already purchased (that they had deleted previously).
iOS 4.3 allows users to setup push notifications for Ping – Apple ‘s social network for music so that they can find out what their favorite artists or friends are up to as soon as possible.
Apple has added a wait button to the Add contact extended keyboard and has moved some of the buttons around.
button will add a semicolon to the number as opposed to pause which adds a comma.
The pause button has moved to where the ghosted 4 button used to be, the plus button has moved to where pause was, star has moved to where plus was and a new wait button has been added to where the ghosted 6 button used to be.
And the Add contact screen with extended keyboard in iOS 4.3:
iOS 4.3 gets a new parental control for
Location Services settings in the Settings app has been moved to the top-level instead of under General to make it more easily assesible.
iOS 4.3 is compatible with
, iPod Touch 3rd generation and
.  Unfortunately, iOS 4.3 will not available for
is the last iOS software update for these devices.
It needs to be seen if all the new features and changes mentioned above makes it to the final version of iOS 4.3 and if Apple will surprise us with additional new features.
So are you excited about the iOS 4.3 software update? Which one is your favorite feature? Let us know in the comments below.

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