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I have looked at iOS 4.2 wrap-ups and all I can see are features for iPad.

Besides AirPrint (which does not work with my printer), is there anything for the iPhone 3GS there?

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i think eventually air print will work on printers connected to macs and with software for windows – Jonathan. Nov 22 '10 at 22:06
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Among other things:

  • Free “Find my iPhone” (don’t need MobileMe) —> this requires an iPhone 4
  • Safari allows you to search inside the page
  • You can assign different SMS/MMS/ALERTS to different phonebook contacts
  • AirPlay / AirPrint?
  • A volume slider control in the Multitaskbar
  • New icon for Voice Memos
  • -

Anything else?

UPDATE: There’s a trick to use the Find my iPhone in a 3GS or similar. I found out that if you create everything from an iPhone 4 (and/or presumably an iPod TOuch latest gen), you can later go to your 3Gs and enter the same data and it will work. :)

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Hmmm, kind of slim pickings. – AngryHacker Nov 25 '10 at 0:57
Martin, how's that find my iphone trick again? "create everything"? – cregox Dec 23 '10 at 22:28
@Cawas you have to create the account and configure it from an iPhone 4 (with the app Find My Iphone). So all the steps you have to perform as if you had an iPhone 4. – Martín Marconcini Dec 24 '10 at 17:33
Oh, that's a very interesting trick! Thanks for sharing it! :) – cregox Dec 24 '10 at 17:42

new Calendar application with among other things, new birthday icon

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