Nerd Alert! Apple Releases iOS 4.2, Makes iPad More Awesome

Nerd Alert! Apple Releases iOS 4.2, Makes iPad More Awesome

It's taken Apple a bit longer than expected to release it, but iOS 4.2 is finally available for download on all your touchscreen i-devices. If the above graphic didn't give it away, iPad users will see the greatest benefits from the update. Finally available on Apple's tablet will be the ability to multitask and create app folders. Also included in the release is AirPlay, which lets you stream video and audio from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch directly to your AppleTV, and AirPrint, which allows you to print documents directly from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. Are we forgetting anything? Oh, yeah, it's free and available now. [Apple]

You can now watch Kevin Rose'd online TV network, Revision3, on your TV through Google TV or Apple TV.
[Tech Crunch]

Peep a fridge that only The Situation could love. [Appliancist]

Google agrees to delete all the U.K. wi-fi data it stole accidentally acquired. [Crunch Gear]

We have good and bad news for Netflix users: You can now purchase a streaming-only plan for $8. Awesome. Conversely, all the DVD plans now cost $1 to $5 more. Not so awesome. [PC World]

Those of you on Verizon Wireless will see even faster mobile speeds next month. [Engadget]

TiVo built a very sick iPad remote control app for its Premier models. [CNET]

Can't afford to drop dough on a fancy touchscreen computer? Learn how to make your own. [Life Hacker]

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