Apple’s new iOS 4.3 update includes a number of critical security patches – some of which are designed to prevent vulnerabilities being exploited that could lead to malicious code being run on your iPhone or iPad.
But how are iPhone 3G users supposed to protect themselves?
Apple has pushed out the much anticipated update to its mobile operating system – iOS 4.2.
Although most of the headlines have focused on new functionality Apple has introduced, there’s a much more important reason why you should be considering updating your Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Security.
Apple has released iOS 4.1, an updated version of its mobile operating system for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
New features vary depending on which device you own, and how old it is, but some folks will benefit from better photos via HDR (High Dynamic Resolution), Game Center, and the ability to upload high definition video to the likes of YouTube via WiFi.
But these aren’t the only reasons why you might want to consider updating your iPod Touch or iPhone, as the new version of the operating system also includes a number of critical security updates.
Yesterday, a standing ovation greeted Steve Jobs as he made his first public appearance since his liver transplant. Apple fans around the world (and I’m one of them) were, I’m sure, delighted to see the charismatic CEO back on stage announcing his firm’s latest product developments.
With so many feverish rumours about the possibility of The Beatles coming to iTunes (they didn’t) and the possibility of an Apple Tablet computer (no signs yet), some inevitably felt a sense of anti-climax when the main announcements from San Francisco were some new features in iTunes, a point upgrade to the iPhone OS and the revelation that the iPod Nano – and strangely not the iPod touch – was gaining a video camera.