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Topic: iOS 4.2

Verizon iPhone Qualcomm baseband, Netgear CEO apologizes, Apple hiring more LTE engineers

02/01/2011, 01:02 am

With Monday's release of iOS 4.2.6 for the Verizon CDMA iPhone, one hacker claims to have confirmation that Apple went with Qualcomm for the CDMA baseband. Also, Netgear CEO Patrick Lo has apologized for comments he made about Steve Jobs, and Apple job listings reveal that the iPhone maker continues to look for engineers with LTE experience, possibly in preparation for a 4G LTE iPhone.

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Apple posts iOS 4.2.6 for CDMA iPhone ahead of Verizon launch

01/31/2011, 10:01 pm

The week before the launch of the iPhone on Verizon, Apple has posted a version of iOS 4.2.6 for the CDMA iPhone 4, possibly for journalists who have reportedly received review units.

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Apple confirms New Year's alarm bug, says to wait until Jan 3

01/01/2011, 09:01 pm

Apple has confirmed an iOS bug where non-repeating alarms fail to ring on the first few days of the new year, recommending that users set recurring alarms until Jan. 3, when the alarms will resume working properly.

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Film 'Tron Legacy' will be Apple's only iAd on iPad until 2011

12/14/2010, 04:12 pm

Though iAd support came with the release of iOS 4.2 for iPad in November, the first interactive advertisement for iPad arrives today for the Disney film "Tron Legacy."

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Apple disabled jailbreak detection API in iOS 4.2

12/10/2010, 08:12 pm

Less than six months after introducing it, Apple has quietly disabled its jailbreak detection API through the iOS 4.2 software update, according to a new report.

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HP updates six printers to work with Apple's AirPrint

12/10/2010, 02:12 pm

HP this week updated the firmware of six of its printers, enabling compatibility with Apple's AirPrint, which allows printing directly from iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad.

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iOS 4.2 supports technology for reducing network congestion

11/30/2010, 11:11 pm

Nokia Siemens Networks revealed Tuesday that the company had conducted tests confirming that the iOS 4.2 update for iPhone supports its Network Controlled Fast Dormancy technology, which minimizes network congestion and improves battery life.

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Apple adds accelerometer, WebSockets support to Safari in iOS 4.2

11/23/2010, 04:11 pm

With the release of iOS 4.2 for the iPhone and iPad, Apple has added WebSockets and accelerometer support in the Mobile Safari Web browser for developers.

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iPhone music vanishes with Apple's iOS 4.2, hackers release 'jailbreak'

11/23/2010, 10:11 am

Some users have found that updating their iPhone to the latest software version, iOS 4.2, has made their iPhone music disappear, though a quick fix is available. Also, hackers have quickly released a "jailbreak" for the new mobile operating system update.

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Apple makes Find My iPhone service free for iOS devices

11/22/2010, 09:11 am

Apple on Monday announced that Find My iPhone (and iPad, and iPod touch) is now free to use without a MobileMe subscription, allowing users to locate their lost iOS device at no extra cost.

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Apple releases iOS 4.2 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch [u]

11/22/2010, 01:11 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 4.2 for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, bringing multitasking, folders and other iOS 4 features to the iPad for the first time [updated].

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iPad coming to northern Europe, iOS 4.2 hints at free MobileMe accounts

11/20/2010, 02:11 am

Apple plans to release the iPad in several northern European countries soon, while error messages in the most recent iOS 4.2 golden master suggest the possibility of free MobileMe accounts for iOS users.

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Apple issues iOS 4.2.1 golden master for iPhone, iPad to developers

11/18/2010, 03:11 pm

Apple on Thursday issued yet another iOS golden master to developers, this time dubbed iOS 4.2.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Apple issues developers second iOS 4.2 gold master for iPad

11/12/2010, 03:11 pm

Apple on Friday released a second gold master of iOS 4.2, its forthcoming software update, which may address Wi-Fi connectivity issues some have reported with the iPad.

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Apple's release of iOS 4.2 held up by Wi-Fi issues - rumor [u]

11/12/2010, 08:11 am

Though previous reports alleged that iOS 4.2 would become available on Friday, new rumors suggest the software update for the iPhone and iPad will come next week, on Nov. 16, or perhaps even later to address purported Wi-Fi issues [updated].

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Advertiser interest in Apple's iAds also boosting rivals

11/12/2010, 03:11 am

Interest in mobile advertising generated by Apple's iAd service appears to be aiding rival mobile advertising companies rather than taking business away, according to a new report.

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Inside AirPrint: How to add iOS printer sharing back to Mac OS X

11/11/2010, 02:11 pm

Experimenters have discovered the configuration files Apple removed from the public release of Mac OS X 10.6.5; adding them back restores the ability to print from iOS devices to shared printers on the Mac.

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Apple may delay support for AirPrint through Macs and Windows PCs

11/09/2010, 09:11 pm

Last minute stability and compatibility problems with Apple's AirPrint for iOS devices may have forced the company to delay Mac and Windows support indefinitely, mitigating the impact of the much-anticipated wireless printing technology first previewed two months ago.

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Mac OS X 10.6.5, iTunes 10.1 to arrive Wednesday, iOS 4.2 Friday - rumor

11/09/2010, 03:11 pm

Apple will launch Mac OS X 10.6.5 and iTunes 10.1 on Wednesday, Nov. 10, and iOS 4.2 for iPhone and iPad on Friday, Nov. 12, according to a new rumor.

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Test shows Apple's iOS 4.2 further improves iPhone 3G performance

11/08/2010, 01:11 pm

Apple's iOS 4.2 software update, set for release this month, offers improved performance on Apple's second-generation iPhone 3G, first released in 2008, a new hands-on demonstration shows.

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