Since its launch the iPad has received only minor bugfix updates.But it seems that Apple has now decided to bring major update in the update in November and it is likely that the Cupertino-based firm would release its new OS- the iOS 4.2 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch this week. This is strikingly good news for all the iPad tablet users as the gadget did need an update to stand up to the upcoming competition in the tablet market. As per the company’s statement, the new iOS version will be having more than 100 new features and innovations to cater its users.
While the iPad has already sold millions of copies, there was one thing above all that was driving users crazy. The inability to multi-task on the world’s most popular Tablet PC was not a deal breaker when it came to deciding whether or not to buy one, there was still some discussion as to just why they had left that particular ability was left out. The software update will allow the users to experience new features, like multitasking, folders and printing. IOS 4.2 is one of the most advanced mobile operating systems.
Along with the ability to multi-task is some updates to the web browser as well Apple’s Game Center. Game Center allows players to transfer their scores and accomplishments in certain games from one device to another. This particular ability was currently not possible with the different iOS’ that were installed on the iPod Touch, the iPhone and the iPad. The iOS 4.2 will bring the iPad more in line with the other iDevices. A swipe on the right side of the multitasking panel will bring up music controls. The update will also bring the option of setting the screen brightness and volume. The update will also enable the iPad users to organize their apps into folders as well. The folders will be able to hold up to 20 apps. The introduction of a unified Inbox is a very important feature as it will help you see all your email in one inbox, even if multiple email accounts are synced by you on the iPad.
Many experts feel the iOS 4.2 is the most advanced operating system in mobiles, tablets and other devices, and for the moment there is no other operating system that will be matching the performance and the features of the iOS. Some of the latest features that has not been seen in the technology world has been included on the iOS 4.2, which include AirPlay and AirPrint. AirPlay allows the users to stream in to television through the Apple device by the Apple TV using the AirPlay feature.