Lots of Apple announcements coming up, one of them being the launch of iOS 4.1. This update will be rolled out next week, it features many bug fixes and delivers support for TV rentals, HDR photography, and a new Game Center app. Additionally, the firm also announced that iOS 4.2 will add printing to the iPad, this update is expected in November.
Next week, iOS 4.1 will be released with purported fixes for problems with the new iPhone's Bluetooth compatibility and its proximity sensor. This OS update is also said to resolve bugs with the old iPhone 3G, which struggles mightily to run iOS 4.0 with acceptable performance. Our very own Editor in Chief has experience with all three issues, and I'm sure he'll update us on whether the new release is an improvement.
On the features front, iOS 4.1 brings support for TV rentals, HDR photography, and a new Game Center app designed specifically for multiplayer gaming. Game Center will allow users to easily invite friends to join them in multiplayer matches, and it will offer automatic matchmaking if you'd rather link up with strangers. Epic was also on hand to show off Project Sword, an "action-packed RPG adventure" that uses a version of the Unreal engine and looks very nice indeed.