iOS 4.3 has landed

March 9, 2011, 6:31 PM UTC

As predicted, it arrived a couple days early, for the iPad, iPhone* and iPod touch

Image: Apple Inc.

For a summary of the new features, see Apple’s (AAPL) press release.

Between downloading, backing up and re-syncing, the procedure took me nearly 20 minutes to update my iPad. When I checked, iMovie and Garage Band had not yet appeared in the App Store.

* For AT&T (T) iPhones only. Apple has not yet said when iOS 4.3 will be available for Verizon (VZ) iPhones.

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