Apple iOS 4.2 available for download today

Apple has announced that iOS 4.2 will be available today (supposed to be around 10:00am) – bringing majority of the upgrades are for the iPad but brings new features to the iPhone too. Apple stated in the release that “OS 4.2 brings over 100 new features from iOS 4.0, 4.1 and 4.2 to iPad including Multitasking, Folders, Unified Inbox, Game Center, AirPlay and AirPrint.”

Another addition is the “Find My iPhone”. This is free app that can be downloaded in the App Store and helps you locate your missing device, remotely lock and wipe data. “Find My iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch — the MobileMe feature that helps you locate your missing device and protect its data — is now free on any iPhone 4, iPad, or fourth-generation iPod touch running iOS 4.2.3 Once you set it up, you can find your lost device on a map, display a message on its screen, remotely set a passcode lock, and initiate a remote wipe to delete your data. And if you eventually find your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can restore everything from your last backup.”

Check out full press release here at Apple