Apple Releases iOS 4.3 Software Update

Submitted by lalit on March 9, 2011 - 1:57pm.

Apple today released iOS 4.3 software update for iOS device including iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update contains new features and improvements including:

  • Personal Hotspot – Share iPhone 4 cellular data connections with up to 5 devices (combination of up to 3 WiFi, 3 Bluetooth and 1 USB)
  • iTunes Home Sharing – Play music, movies and TV shows from a shared iTunes library on a Mac and PC
  • 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
  • Faster Safari performance with Apple Nitro JavaScript engine
  • HD video out via Apple Digital AV Adapter – View 720p 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 and parental controls
  • New Settings – Message 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 dialing with a pause to send a passcode
  • Bug fixes

iOS 4.3 update is available now via iTunes and it's compatible with iPhone 4 (GSM model), iPhone 3GS, iPad and iPod touch 3rd and 4th generation.