iOS 4.2 for iPhone in 5 minutes [video]

Any day now Apple will release iOS 4.2 for iPhone and iPod touch so we figured we'd show you everything you needed to know about it in just 5 minutes (okay, 6, but we needed that extra minute!). That includes AirPrint, Airplay, Find in Safari page, new Text Tones, and much more.

Hit play for the highlights and when you're ready for more head on over to our complete iOS 4.2 for iPhone and iPod touch walkthrough and we'll take you step by step through all that's new and exciting.

(We've also got iOS 4.2 for iPad in 10 minutes, and a look at iOS 4.2 on iPhone 3G performance, so check those out as well.)

Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.

  • This is supposed to be available tomorrow (Friday) right? Is there any hope for HDR for iPod Touch 4G?
  • Question: Do you think it will be possible to stream music from my Apple TV TO my iPod Touch ? My Apple TV is plugged into my sound system (optical connection). I'd want the same music to also stream to my Bose, which my iPod is connected to... Without the need of an Airport Express...
  • SMS tones should be short wtf is wrong with Apple
  • Wasn't this posted already in a prior post?
  • Rene this is getting old 
    U really think by reposting the same  over and over again we are not gonna notice!
    Well the iPhone blog really went down the pooper 
  • Yeah i have to agree with David on this one....the SMS tones arent that attractive...
  • you need that extra minute and 8 seconds.
  • It's ironic that I can't watch the video on my iPhone. Come on guys!
  • @Pete: It plays fine on my iPhone and iPad. It's a YouTube video. There's even an app for that :)
  • Great Review Rene. Can't wait to install the update.
  • does anyone know the bug fixes. does it properly fix the prox sensor? (yes, i have the latest firmware and its better but not fixed)
  • @david amen brother. The shorter SMS tone the better.
  • WTF text tones!??!? Apple's lost their damn mind. SMS tones should be short, and a bit on the subtle side. At least give us 2 of that or the option to use custom tones.