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Ars reviews iOS 4: what's new, notable, and what needs work

Ars Technica: "iOS 4, previously known as iPhone OS 4, is a major update to Apple's mobile OS which brings a handful of significant changes—namely Apple's implementation of "multitasking" plus the opening up of thousands of APIs to third-party developers—while the rest of the improvements are basically tweaks to existing functionality.

We'll say up front that we like the update. For iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPhone 3G users (as well as second- and third-generation iPod touch users), iOS 4 will add useful functionality that will make your device more useable than ever. There are, however, some obvious downsides, and we'll address those in this review."

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Someone brought back the iconic iOS 4 as an iPhone app

If you’ve been an iPhone stan since the iPhone 3G and want a blast from the past, one developer is looking to recreate the experience of iOS 4 as an app for your new iPhone.

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iPhone/iPad update makes you buy more stuff

MSNBC writes:

For months, I have yearned for the day that my iPad and iPhone would be updated with iOS 4.2, giving them amazing printing and media streaming skills. But when I finally got it all loaded up, I came to realize that the OS only delivers on all promises if you spend a small fortune on a bunch of new stuff.

Look over the promo for the long-awaited iOS 4.2 firmware update: AirPrint! Print e-mail, or Web pages, or photos, straight from the iPad over Wi-Fi. "There’s no software to download, no drivers to install, and no cables to connect." Nope, but there is the matter of owning one of the compatible printers, a very small list of HP models, starting at around $70. I was dismayed to find out that the HP I currently use, barely a year old, didn't make the cut

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michass84979d ago

there is a million way to upgrade your gadget with new devices, stuff, like: docks, printers wi-fi streamers, extra battery cases, etc... it is a huge market... so don't expect that your expenses will finish after buying your dream device, it's only starting at that point... :D

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Magellan RoadMate GPS app updated for iOS 4, includes real-time traffic and multitasking

Engadget: Magellan may not be the head honcho when it comes to standalone PNDs here in North America, but that's not stopping the outfit from keeping its iOS app up to snuff

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