iOS 4.3 Requires Passwords For In-App Purchases to Protect the Children

Apple's addressed the problem of kids buying in-game items with meatspace money by adding a password requirement in iOS 4.3, even if you've already entered in your password within the last 15 minutes to buy the game itself. The problem? iOS 4.3 is only available for the last two generations of iPhone, iPad and iPod… » 3/10/11 2:38pm 3/10/11 2:38pm

Wild Codemonkeys Discover the A5 Processor Will Be in the iPhone 5

Someone went digging through the iOS 4.3 code and discovered the same code for the A5 processor in references for both the iPad 2 and iPhone 5. I don't think this was ever really a question, but if you need every bit of confirmation you can get, there's some more. [Filippo Biga via Electronista] » 3/09/11 6:38pm 3/09/11 6:38pm

AT&T Will Support iPhone 4 Hotspot With iOS 4.3

AT&T had kept quiet up until now about whether it would support the hotspot goodness that comes with iOS 4.3. With yesterday's official Apple announcement, though, the carrier has made its plans official: AT&T iPhone 4 owners can enable their handsets' hotspotability for $20/month (on top of the $25 Data Pro plan),… » 3/03/11 9:30am 3/03/11 9:30am

Apple iOS 4.3 Brings New AirPlay Features and Faster Safari Browsing

Apple just announced iOS 4.3 and it'll be available for download on March 11. It'll bring the Nitro Javascript engine from Safari on OS X, iTunes Home Sharing which'll let you play content over Wi-Fi, and new AirPlay features (App Store apps can use Airplay now). iPad users will get to use FaceTime for the first time… » 3/02/11 1:47pm 3/02/11 1:47pm

Hints of Apple TV Gaming Buried in iOS 4.3 Beta Code

An Engadget tipster sifting through the code for iOS 4.3 beta 3 found mention of "ATVGames" and "ATVThunder," with references to some sort of controller, leaderboards, game scheduling, and a store front. It's hard to imagine that Apple would just flip the switch for iOS 4.3, but it does seem likely that iOS games are… » 2/10/11 8:24am 2/10/11 8:24am