Apple Reveals Latest iPad

Apple has today released a beta version of the iOS 4.2 software update to developers.

The final version of the device should be available from November to all iPad users.

Steve Jobs revealed the details of the iOS 4.2 update at Apple's music event, stating that the update would extend features to the popular iPad from the iPhone and iPod touch.

iPhone and iPod touch users can currently only have 12 apps in a folder. However, the update allows users to group 20 similar apps into a single named folder and also to change the default font of the iPad's Notes program.

One of the most major changes with the new iPad is the addition of AirPrint. This allows users to wirelessly print to a compatible HP printer at the touch of a button.

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of product marketing says, "AirPrint is Apple's powerful new printing architecture that matches the simplicity of iOS. There is no set up, no configuration, no printer drives and no software to download."

Apple has already sold more than 3 million iPads since the touch screen computer first went on sale in early 2010. This latest version has been hotly anticipated and is said to include new music, and Safari features.

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