iOS 4.2 Released

iOS 4.2 was released yesterday. iOS is the operating system of Apple‘s handheld devices like the iPod Touch, iPhone and the iPad.

This new update to the iOS brings in a host of new features to the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. These devices gets freakingly cooler with this new update. The new features include:

1. Multitasking.

2. The ability to create folders and sort apps into the folders.

3. AirPlay, which enables users to wirelessly stream music, video, and photos from their iOS device to the Apple TV or speakers

4. AirPrint, which allows users to print wirelessly from their iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.

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5. “Find My iPhone (or iPad or iPod touch),” a free feature that, according to Apple, “lets users easily locate a missing device on a map and have it display a message or play a sound.”

6. Game Center allows iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users to challenge and play friends or be matched automatically with new opponents, showcase their scores and achievements, and discover new games their friends are playing.

The iOS 4.2 update is available today to download to iPad, iPhone and iPod touch by syncing the device with iTunes 10.1. iOS 4.2 is compatible with iPad, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, second and third generation iPod touch (late 2009 models with 32GB or 64GB) and new iPod touch. Some features may not be available on all products. For example, Multitasking requires iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, third generation iPod touch (late 2009 models with 32GB or 64GB) or later.

What do you think about the new update, drop your thoughts below through comments.