Morning News Update, November 23 2010

iOS 4.2 is available, adding some impressive new features and finally getting iPad’s and iPhones up to the same OS version number. And Google releases “Cloud Connect”, a plugin that syncs Microsoft Office and Google Docs.

  • Google Docs syncs with Microsoft Office
    Google Cloud Connect is an add-on for Office that syncs documents, spreadsheets and presentations from Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 with the “Google cloud”. In other words, it takes data on the desktop and makes a backup copy in Google Docs, gives it a unique URL and constantly syncs the data with anybody else that might be sharing the same document.
  • iOS 4.2
    The new features include:

    • Multitasking on iPad
    • Folders on iPad
    • AirPrint
    • AirPlay
    • Find My iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
    • New Fonts for Notes
    • Reply to Calendar invitations
    • New Text Message Tones & custom tones per contact

    iOS 4.2 is compatible with iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch 2nd generation upwards and iPad.

  • Lifehacker published a Tutorial on how to convert your videos to be AirPlay compatible.

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