Apple has some awesome upgrades for users of iPhoneâ€™s and iPads â€“ Take a look at what is coming in the next patch. The announcement that iPad will get the 4.x udpate is huge news too and this is just a patchâ€¦ Oh how we love thee Apple.
iOS 4.2 enables instant wireless printing from your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch apps. Users can automatically find printers that support AirPrint on their network and immediately print to them without needing to install drivers or download software.
iOS 4 offers multitasking services that allow your apps to perform tasks in the background while preserving battery life and performance. iOS SDK 4.2 beta allows your iPad apps to take advantage of multitasking services, including playing audio, push notifications, receiving location change events, and more. Users running iOS 4 are able to quickly switch between apps that are built using iOS SDK 4.
Your iPad apps can now support Game Center, Apple’s new social gaming network that allows your users to invite friends to play a game, start a multiplayer game through auto-matching, track their achievements, and compare their best scores on a leaderboard.
iAd rich media ads present an incredible, new opportunity for you to generate revenue from your iPad apps. Once you join the iAd Network and design your apps for iAds, Apple does the rest while you collect 60% of the advertising revenue generated.