Apple releases major software update iOS 4.3 for iPad , iPhone and iPod Touch

Apple announced the major iOS 4.3 update in its iPad 2 event. Today Apple released the new iOS 4.3 update for its iOS devices. The iOS 4.3 brings the much awaited Personal HotSpot feature to the iPhones and Faster Safari performance with Apples new Nitro JavaScript engine.

iOS 4.3 Update Official Changelog:

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

P.S: The new update is only compatible with the following devices such as

  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 4
  • iPod touch 3rd generation
  • iPod touch 4th generation
  • iPad
  • iPad 2

Direct Download Links for iOS 4.3 :

The iTunes also received a minor update V 10.2.1 brings better sync with iOS 4.3


  • Sync with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.3.
  • Improved Home Sharing. Browse and play from your iTunes libraries with Home Sharing on any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.3.