Are you getting ready for the iPhone 4 launch (hopefully you have your iPhone preorder all squared away)? You’re not the only one. Apple has today loosed the iTunes 9.2 update on the its iTunes users in preparation for the iPhone 4 launch next week. The updated version brings with it some performance enhancements that should be enough for most people to grab the download, but it also paves the way for iPhone 4 and iOS 4 users with new-fangled features.
If you’re not planning to snatch up the new iPhone, or you somehow got shafted out of your preorder status, iTunes 9.2 should appeal to you with its faster scrolling capabilities. If not, here’s a list of iPhone 4 and iOS 4-specific features that will make the updated iTunes a necessity.
iTunes 9.2 features:
- Synchronizes with your iPhone 4 (the most compelling reason to download the new iTunes)
- Allows you to organize the apps on your iOS 4 homescreen into folders
- Faster backups for iPhone 4 and iOS 4 devices
- Transfer eBooks onto iOS 4 and iBooks
- Transfer PDFs as eBooks for iOS 4 and iBooks
So, whether you’re getting a new phone from Apple or you’re going to stick with your current setup, if you use iTunes, you’re probably going to want to update today.
Check out our iPhone 4 hands-on impressions here.