iOS 4.2 update for iPhone and iPad (installation steps and features)

iOS 4.2 updateApple has finally announced the iOS 4.2 update for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices, which will be available today.

The steps to install iOS 4.2 are very simple, you have to connect your iOS device to your computer, go to iTunes and click on ‘Check for update’ to see if the new iOS 4.2 update is ready for you.

The iOS 4.2 update is available today to download to iPad, iPhone and iPod touch by syncing the device with iTunes 10.1. iOS 4.2 is compatible with iPad, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, second and third generation iPod touch (late 2009 models with 32GB or 64GB) and new iPod touch. Some features may not be available on all products. For example, Multitasking requires iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, third generation iPod touch (late 2009 models with 32GB or 64GB) or later.

This new iOS 4.2 update includes new features such as:

– AirPlay for wirelessly streaming music, videos and photos from iPhone, iPod touch and iPad to Apple TV.
– AirPrint allows you to send a print command via iPad, iPod touch or iPhone for wireless printing over AirPrint supporting Printers.
– Game Center which lets you show off scores-achievements and also discover games via the Game-centered social network App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

[Via techtree]