updated 04:55 pm EST, Wed March 2, 2011
Release follows iOS 4.3, iPad 2 unveilings
Following Apple's iPad 2 and iOS 4.3 unveiling, the company has released an iTunes update to accommodate the new mobile software. iTunes 10.2 will support new features in iOS 4.3, including the Home Sharing capabilities that allow an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to browse and play content from iTunes libraries over local Wi-Fi connections.
Aside from the iOS features, the update also patches a number of security vulnerabilities. The software is now protected against certain threats involving malicious image files, XML content and a WebKit issue in the iTunes Store.
iTunes 10.2 is now available as a free download for Mac and Windows machines. iOS 4.3 will not be available until March 11, when the iPad 2 will launch.