PC World: Compared to most cell-phone software upgrades, Apple’s updates to its iOS (née iPhone OS) are low on suspense and uncertainty. You don’t need to sit around wondering if your device will run iOS 4, and when your carrier might make it available–if you’ve got any iPhone or iPod Touch except the first-generation models, you can do the upgrade yourself. Now. It’s a major advantage of the fact that Apple controls its own hardware, software, and mechanism for delivering OS updates.
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.
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
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