As The New iOS 4.3 Beta was released here is a walk-through of The New Added Features in iOS 4.3
iOS 4.3 brings the recently rumored Personal Hotspot for GSM iPhones which turns your iPhone into a Wi-Fi router. It works over AT&T but you need to sign up for the tethering plan.
New Multi-Touch Gestures To iPad
iOS 4.3 beta contains a preview of new Multi-Touch gestures for iPad. You can use four or five fingers to:
- - Pinch to the Home Screen
- - Swipe up to reveal the multitasking bar
- - Swipe left or right to switch between apps.
AirPlay For Third-Party Apps, Web Apps
The first beta of iOS 4.3 significantly expands AirPlay functionality for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. In 4.3 beta 1, developers of third-party native iOS apps and third-party Web apps can now utilize AirPlay functionality. Before this, only native Apple applications can make use of AirPlay, which allows multimedia content to be streamed wirelessly from iOS devices and Mac computers to compatible hardware.
New FaceTime Icon
iOS 4.3 brings a redesigned FaceTime icon for iPod Touch 4G.
Full Screen iAds
First beta od iOS 4.3 also brings full screen iAds banners on the iPad. “iAd full screen banners grab the attention of the user by taking advantage of the larger screen of iPad to launch an immersive interactive iAd experience. This new banner format is easy to implement.”
Configurable Slide Switch For iPad
iOS 4.3 lets users decide whether the hardware switch above the volume buttons on the iPad controls mute or rotation lock in Settings.
New Camera Effects
iSpazio found an info.plist in updated SDK that hints at some Photo Booth like new camera effects. These are the effects found in the updated SDK which could be implemented in Camera app:
- - Thermal Camera
- - X-ray
- - Kaleidoscope
- - Normal
- - Tunnel of Light
- - Collapse
- - Turbine
- - Enlarge
New Message Alert Settings
iOS 4.3 comes with the ability to choose how often repeat the alert (from one to 10 times).
New Keyboard Layout
iOS 4.3 includes a new, semi-transparent keyboard layout, which turns out to be even semi-transparent. The keyboard is even more responsive now.
New Look For App Store Updates
iOS 4.3 also brings a new look for App Store Updates screen.
“Noteworthy”, a new font added to iPad.