iOS 4.3 available for download from Apple

If you've got an iPhone, iPad of iPod touch, it's update time!
Written by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Senior Contributing Editor

If you've got an iPhone, iPad of iPod touch, it's update time!


So attach your iDevice to iTunes and start upgrading!

This update contains new features and improvements, including the following:

• Personal Hotspot*   - Share iPhone 4 mobile data connection with up to 5 devices (combination of up to 3 Wi-Fi, 3 Bluetooth, and 1 USB) • iTunes Home Sharing   - Play music, films and TV shows from a shared iTunes library on a Mac or PC (requires iTunes 10.2) • New AirPlay features**   - Play videos from the Photos app including the Camera Roll album, iTunes previews, enabled third-party apps and websites on Apple TV   - Play slideshows from Photos on Apple TV using transitions available on Apple TV • Faster Safari performance with Apple Nitro JavaScript engine • HD video out using the Apple Digital AV Adapter***   - View 720p HD videos from Videos app, iPod app, Photos, YouTube, Safari, Keynote and enabled third-party apps on an HDMI display • Ping features   - Push notifications for comments and follow requests   - Post and Like songs directly from the Now Playing screen   - Parental controls • New Settings   - Messages setting for number of times to repeat an alert   - iPad side switch setting to lock screen rotation or mute audio notifications and sound effects • Single-tap conference-call dialling with a pause to send a passcode • Bug fixes

Products compatible with this software update: • iPhone 4 (GSM model) • iPhone 3GS • iPad • iPod touch (4th generation) • iPod touch (3rd generation)

*Requires iPhone 4 with tethering data plan **Requires Apple TV (2nd generation) running software version 4.2 or later ***iPhone 4, iPad, iPod touch (4th generation)

For information on the security content of this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

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