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01-12-2011, 03:13 PM #1
Apple Releases iOS 4.3 Beta for Devs
On Wednesday, Apple seeded to developers the first beta of iOS 4.3 for the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Apple TV. As anticipated, iOS 4.3 beta for the Apple TV enables devs to tinker with AirPlay functionality with iOS apps on the Apple TV. In a nutshell, users will gain the ability to send video from apps - or websites - to the Apple TV.
In addition to the arrival of support for Personal Hotspot to GSM iPhones (as widely rumored), iOS 4.3 delivers a new FaceTime icon as well as full-screen iAds. Perhaps one of the more welcome changes is a new setting that gives users the ability to make their iPad switch either an orientation lock or a mute button.
The beta also serves up support for four and five finger gestures on the iPad. According to Apple’s developer page for iOS 4.3., “This beta release contains a preview of new Multi-Touch gestures for iPad. You can use four or five fingers to pinch to the Home Screen; swipe up to reveal the multitasking bar; and swipe left or right between apps. We are providing this preview before releasing them to the public to understand how these gestures work with your apps. Test them and give us your feedback on the Apple Developer Forums.”
Although it's clear just how many new attributes 4.3 boasts, it's just as glaringly obvious what's missing. Absent from the iOS 4.3 beta page are downloads for the apparently now-ancient iPhone 3G and iPod touch 2G. All signs now point to iOS 4.2.1 being the final release for Apple’s second-gen iOS devices.
Apple reportedly plans to publicly release iOS 4.3 in early March.
Apple Dev Page
Last edited by Michael Essany; 01-12-2011 at 03:19 PM.
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01-12-2011, 03:18 PM #2
Lookin forward to the mobile hotspot feature...NOT! Hahaha MyWi all the way plus I don't really wanna pay to tether especially since I don't do it constantly
01-12-2011, 03:19 PM #3
Hell yeah, fullscreen iAds!
Lol, the rest sounds pretty cool.
01-12-2011, 03:21 PM #4
Full screen iAds? That's worthy of being 5.0 alone, yay!Name? whereswaldo
iDevice + Firmware? 32GB Black iPhone 4 iOS 5.0
Computer + OS? Dell Inspiron 15R 2nd Gen i5, 2.3 Ghz, 750GB HDD, 8GB RAM Windows 7 HP
Found yet? No
01-12-2011, 03:24 PM #5
Wonder what baseband it has for iPhone 4 hopefully it's easy to hack...
01-12-2011, 03:27 PM #6
Also I bet the white iPhone 4 or maybe even i5 will come out with the release of 4.3, they say early march but knowing apple it might even b april before it hits
01-12-2011, 03:28 PM #7
Wow, I didn't expect Apple to phase out 2nd gen devices until 5.0...
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01-12-2011, 03:31 PM #8
I'm not sure if it's due to my host setup but our test phones have the same 3.10.00 baseband. The personal hotspot is on the 4.3 beta, however we are getting messages to call AT&T and activate the features.
01-12-2011, 03:37 PM #9
01-12-2011, 03:39 PM #10
Looks like 4.3 could also b bring camera effects to the iPhone like: Thermal Camera, X-ray, Kaleidoscope, Normal, Tunnel of Light, Collapse, Turbine, Enlarge
01-12-2011, 03:42 PM #11
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01-12-2011, 04:02 PM #14
wow:/ im not paying to be a mobile hotspot.. just make it free alredy
01-12-2011, 04:03 PM #15
we will see how good is 4.3, its tough to decide between new features or remain on 4.1 enjoying jailbreak!!
01-12-2011, 04:29 PM #16
Agreed, 4.1 is good for me
01-12-2011, 04:32 PM #17
hell no I hated iads now they are going to be in full screen!!! thank god I got adblock.
01-12-2011, 04:33 PM #18
It's funny because people can just delete or change the permissions of the iAd.framework.
01-12-2011, 04:37 PM #19
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