iOS 4.3 Review

Just recently, Apple make available the new iOS 4.3 revision. This revision will also come installed on the iPad 2 when it begins shipping this Friday.

5 things iOS 4.3 brings the iPad and iPhone

[UPDATE] iOS 4.3 Software Update now available on iTunes.

With the new firmware update due sometime this week for the iPhone and iPad, we will see a handful of interesting and anticipated updates for users.

Rumor: Apple to hold iOS 5 event in early April?

Looks like we might be getting a glimpse of Apple's next mobile operating system iOS 5 very soon. According to a German site (unverified source), iOS 5 will be introduced to the world at an event in early April.

Apple gets back to basics in Mac OS X Lion

Macworld: Apple on Thursday gave us another sneak peek at what’s in store for the next major release of Mac OS X, dubbed Lion, due out this summer. Between the iOS-inspired features we saw in the first Lion preview in October and the new features the company revealed today, it’s clearer than ever that Apple isn’t merely getting Back to the Mac. With Lion, Apple is getting back to basics, making significant changes and adding new features that are all focused on making the Mac easier to use and more accessible to both new and longtime users...

Want to develop your own iOS apps for free?

Apparently, Apple is in a very giving mood for the holiday season. Apple's very own electronic bookstore has made available six development books for free.

In order to download these free books, launch iBooks on your device (iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad), go to the Store, tap search, and search for "apple developer publications."

iOS 4.2 available today, brings the iPad into the multitasking era

Engadget: You've waited a long while for this day to come, but here it finally is. Apple is today rolling out iOS 4.2 to iPads and qualifying iPhones (3G, 3GS and 4) and iPod touches (second, third and fourth generation) across the globe, delivering the long-awaited multitasking and app folder enhancements to a tablet that was already supposed to be magical and revolutionary. To see whether this new update -- replete with Game Center, AirPlay and AirPrint additions -- really helps the iPad step up to doubleplusgood territory, check out our full review; everyone else, hit up your nearest iTunes 10.1-equipped computer to get your update on.

Steve Wozniak: Android will be the dominant smartphone platform

Update by Engadget: We've contacted Steve (an Engadget commenter) for clarification. He says he was misquoted by De Telegraaf.

Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, has never been one to mince words. Today's no different as demonstrated in an interview with the Dutch-language De Telegraaf newspaper in The Netherlands. The first revelation is an admission that Apple had collaborated with a well-known Japanese consumer electronics company in 2004 to develop a phone that was ahead of its time. Woz is quoted as saying that while Apple was content with the quality, it "wanted something that could amaze the world." Obviously, the phone was shelved followed by Apple's announcement of the iPhone in January 2007...

iTunes 10.1 is out, brings video AirPlay and iOS 4.2 compatibility

Engdaget: We've already got the Mac OS X update, and here's iTunes 10.1. Next stop? iOS 4.2. If your copy of iTunes isn't pushing the update, you can head to Apple's page where it'll be there, waiting for you. In addition to paving way for the new iOS, iTunes 10.1 adds the much anticipated video AirPlay feature (it launched as audio only), so fire up that Apple TV and push yourself some vids!