MacRumors found some evidence, Apple might just be considering adding a free level of MobileMe service iDevice owners on iOS 4.2. “The evidence comes in the form of a new private framework known as AppleAccounts.framework that includes a series of device-specific error messages referring to free MobileMe accounts. In particular, the error messages include alerts regarding having reached “the maximum number of free accounts” for a given device and certain devices not being “qualified for free MobileMe service.” » Free MobileMe Service For iOS 4.2 Users?
Apple has just released iOS 4.2.1 GM for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad to developers. After iOS 4.2 GM was released to developers, we expected Apple to release iOS 4.2 to the public soon after that. After a second iOS 4.2 GM for the iPad and iOS 4.2.1 GM, no one knows anymore when Apple will release iOS 4.2 to the public. If you are a developer, download iOS 4.2.1 GM now from developer.apple.com and if you notice any changes, let us know in a comment.
Airptint is a feature a lot of iOS 4.2 and Mac OS X 10.6.5 users are waiting for, unfortunately it turns out Apple has limited the Airprint function. iOS 4.2 and Mac OS X 10.6.5 will not support AirPrint to Mac and Windows shared printers, instead it is only compatible with the five HP printers with built-in AirPrint support. » iOS 4.2 and Mac OS X 10.6.5: Limited Airprint Support!
Parallax is a new tweak in the Cydia Store that enables you to select a background that will scroll behind your icons on every page. You can change the scroll speed but you need iOS4 to use Parallax. You can get this tweak from the Cydia Store for $1,49 via the BigBoss repo.
Yesterday Apple Released iOS 4.2 Gold Master For Developers and it turns out Redsn0w 0.9.6b2 can jailbreak it. All you have to do is point redsn0w to the 4.1 IPSW instead of 4.2. If you are planning to jailbreak, make sure to uncheck the Cydia box, because many apps “including Cydia” need to be updated for 4.2. Unlockers should stay away.
Apple just released iOS 4.2 Beta 3 for developers, we don’t know “yet” what bug fixes or new features are included in this new Beta but we will keep you updated if there is anything worth mentioning. Apple also released iTunes 10.1 Beta 2 for the Developers. Same story here. If anyone found some interesting fixes/features you can leave it in a comment below this article.