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iOS Home Sharing bug found while using multiple Macs

iOS 4.3 brought us Home Sharing, which allows you to share iTunes libraries on up to five authorized computers on the same network and also have them show up on your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. But if you have more than one Mac with a library to share, you may be in the same boat I found myself i...

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iOS 4.3.2 may fix Verizon iPad, FaceTime issues

Apple's iOS 4.3.2 is due to land in the upcoming weeks, and speculation is running rampant about what changes this update may bring. According to BGR, which claims to have the update in hand, iOS 4.3.2 will fix the data roaming issue reportedly plaguing iPad 2 tablets on Big Red's 3G network. Thi...

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How to enable Home Sharing on Mac and iOS devices

My wife and I both have an iPhone and a Mac. We also have an Apple TV in our living room. However, sharing our iTunes content (movies, music, books, apps, etc.) between these devices can be tricky, especially since we regularly hot swap our Macs and iPhones for general purposes, depending on what...

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iOS 4.3.1 coming soon, will patch jailbreak vulnerability

iOS 4.3 has only been available for about two weeks, having been originally released on March 9, just prior to the introduction of the iPad 2. While relatively few issues have been reported with the new OS version, BGR suggests that iOS 4.3.1 is expected to arrive in the next one to two weeks. ...

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Apple confirms some WebKit optimizations unavailable to iOS Apps

The web performance enhancements included in Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 4.3, are exclusively available to the Mobile Safari web browser, an Apple spokesperson has confirmed. The optimizations, which double JavaScript performance in Mobile Safari, are not available to the underlyin...

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iPod touch owners report graphics issues under iOS 4.3

Reports are coming in of iPod touch users having graphics glitches after updating to iOS 4.3. As you can see in the picture here and in this video, the problem looks like overlapping icons and "interference" on the screen. There's a growing thread on the Apple message boards of fourth-generatio...

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iPad 2 benchmarks show impressive gains over original model

One of the first things many iPad 2 upgraders noticed was that the new device seemed very fast in comparison to the original iPad. Over at GigaOM, blogger Geoffrey Goetz ran benchmarks on an iPhone 4, an iPad and an iPad 2 (all running iOS 4.3) to show how speedy the new iPad really is. As yo...

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Apple highlights AirPlay apps, but our wishlist is longer

iOS 4.3 is finally with us (along with a flagship device to run it on), and now we're looking forward to seeing our favorite apps start using AirPlay. (Verizon iPhone owners, you'll have to be patient.) Apple has put up a special App Store section to highlight the current crop of AirPlay-friend...

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Want new gesture controls in iOS 4.3 on your iPad? Here's how

During one of the betas for iOS 4.3 we saw new gestures enabled (like pinch to go to the Home screen). They were later removed, but it appears they can be re-enabled by turning your iPad into an iOS developer iPad. It's easy -- apparently all you have to do is pay $4.99 in the Mac App Store for...

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Security firm warns lack of iOS 4.3 update leaves iPhone 3G vulnerable

Security company Sophos is warning iPhone 3G and older iPod touch owners that their devices could be vulnerable to attack following Apple's decision not to make the iOS 4.3 update available to them. In addition to AirPlay improvements and iTunes Home Sharing, the iOS 4.3 update fixes a number o...

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Apple changes purchase policy so your kids don't max out your credit card

The Washington Post is reporting that Apple has changed its policy on in-app purchases on iOS devices to protect users from accidentally toting up huge iTunes charges. iOS 4.3 has a feature that requires a password when any purchases are made within an application after it has been downloaded. T...

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Apple posts new iPad guided tour videos

Apple has posted new iPad guided tour videos on its site. The new videos all feature the iPad 2 and encompass FaceTime, Mail, Safari, iBooks, Videos, Photos, Find my iPad, iPod, iTunes, App Store, Maps, AirPlay, GarageBand and iMovie. The videos follow on the heels of the release of iOS 4.3 ear...

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iOS 4.3 hints at A5 processor in iPhone 5

iClarified reports that based on evidence found within the iOS 4.3 firmware, the iPhone 5 is likely to have the same dual-core A5 processor as the iPad 2. This is not at all shocking; last year, the iPhone 4 launched with the same A4 processor that debuted in the original iPad. The iPad 2 is sh...

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iOS 4.3 spotlight: Personal Hotspot

Perhaps the biggest feature available in the iOS 4.3 update today is the Personal Hotspot -- Verizon iPhone users have had access to the feature before now, but as of iOS 4.3, AT&T users can find the hotspot feature under the Network tab, inside the General Settings app on the iPhone. Note ...

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iOS 4.3 spotlight: AirPlay improvements and 720p playback

For those lucky enough to have both an Apple TV and an iPhone or iPad, the potential and power of AirPlay has been enticing. Start playing a video on your iPad and finish on the big screen in your living room? Share your YouTube clips or movies with friends and family in comfort? Start video or au...

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