Apple Releases iOS 4.2 Beta 2 And iTunes 10.1 Beta To Developers [Updated]

iOS 4.2

Apple has released the second beta version of iOS 4.2 (build 8C5101c) and iOS SDK 4.2 to developers of iOS Dev Center.

iOS 4.2 Beta 2 is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Apple has also released iTunes 10.1 Beta and Mac OS X 10.6.5 Delta update as they are required for the AirPrint feature.

The release notes does not provide any details about the changes but this time Apple has provided the requirements for the new AirPrint feature.

According to the iOS 4.2 release notes, these are requirements to test the new wireless printing feature AirPrint:

  • A printer that supports AirPrint, running the latest available firmware

  • A printer shared through a Mac running Mac OS X 10.6.5 beta, available on the iOS developer page

  • A printer shared through a PC running iTunes 10.1 beta, available on the iOS developer page

iOS 4.2 Beta 1 has already revealed the following features:

You can checkout our iOS 4.2 new features roundup article for more details.

Update 1:

Folks at 9to5Mac have discovered new animation for the app switching (multitasking) feature for iPad. You can check it out in the video:

Update 2:

iH8sn0w has published iOS 4.2 Beta 2 keys for iPhone 3GS indicating that it will be possible to jailbreak iOS 4.2 using SHAtter.

We will let you know if the latest beta version of iOS 4.2 reveals any interesting features.