Apple Releases iOS 4.3

Apple has released the free iOS 4.3 update for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch two days before its appear on the iPad 2. It brings mobile hotspot functionality for iPhone 4, gooses Safari’s JavaScript performance, and provides a handful of new features (not available on all models).

This update contains new features and improvements, including the following:

Personal Hotspot for iPhone 4

Enable Personal Hotspot and share your iPhone 4 data connection with your Mac, PC, iPad, or other Wi-Fi-capable device. You can share your connection with up to five devices at once over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB — with up to three of those connections using Wi-Fi.

iTunes Home Sharing

Play music, movies and TV shows from a shared iTunes library on a Mac or PC (requires iTunes 10.2) on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch over a shared Wi-Fi network

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 new Nitro JavaScript engine

This iOS 4.3 is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2, iPod touch 3 and iPod touch 4.

This update is available via iTunes.