iOS 4.2 seeded to developers

Apple has just released its GM (gold master) copy of iOS 4.2 to its developer network. iOS 4.2 is expected to fix many bugs including the recently discovered exploit that allows you to bypass any iPhone lock screen.  

The update is primarily for the iPad as it will bring a plethora of new features including the ability to create folders, print from their device, stream content, game center, multitasking, and other tweaks and enhancements. The iPhone will also receive the ability to print documents as well.  

Apple promised iOS 4.2 back in September and has delivered on that promise. Recently the iOS platform has come under fire for an exploit that allowed any user to bypass the iPhone lock screen with a few simple clicks and a daylight savings bug that cased phone alarms to go off at the wrong time.  

iOS 4.2 is now available in the development center for Apple developers which means that general availability will be released soon.  

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Does work on any device? i mean last month i updated to a beta 4.2 and i wouldnt let me use it, something about not being a developer...

Hidr0 said,
Does work on any device? i mean last month i updated to a beta 4.2 and i wouldnt let me use it, something about not being a developer...

With the "GM"Builds you do not have to be registered on a developer account to install it on your device..... only the betas require that.

I'm just looking forward to being able to change the font in my iPhone's notepad to Helvetica, Chalkboard or whatever it is right now looks way to similar to Comic Sans and is awful.

And to think I just got a cheeky email response from a company earlier today about how as a user I shouldn't be messing with iOS 4.2 and that they would have an update by the time it was released. Well according to Apple, 4.2 is well on its way.

More on topic, looking forward to the final update!