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In case you haven’t heard, the OS for the original iPad and for iPhones has been updated. This update contains new features and improvements, including the following:

• Personal Hotspot*
– Share iPhone 4 cellular data connection with up to 5 devices (combination of up to 3 Wi-Fi, 3 Bluetooth, and 1 USB)

• iTunes Home Sharing
– Play music, movies and TV shows from a shared iTunes library on a Mac or PC (requires iTunes 10.2)

• 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
– Play slideshows from Photos on Apple TV using transitions available on Apple TV

• Faster Safari performance with Apple Nitro JavaScript engine

• HD video out using the Apple Digital AV Adapter***
– View 720p HD 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
– Parental controls

• New Settings
– Messages 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

Products compatible with this software update:
• iPhone 4 (GSM model)
• iPhone 3GS
• iPad
• iPod touch (4th generation)
• iPod touch (3rd generation)

*Requires iPhone 4 with tethering data plan
**Requires Apple TV (2nd generation) running software version 4.2 or later
***iPhone 4, iPad, iPod touch (4th generation)

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