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Apple Unveils iOS 5

 
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:42 pm    Post subject: Apple Unveils iOS 5 Reply with quote

Apple Unveils iOS 5
Monday, June 6, 2011
Posted by: Glenn

Apple today previewed iOS 5, the latest version of their mobile operating system, and released a beta version to iOS Developer Program members. The iOS 5 beta release includes over 200 new features that will be available to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users this fall. New iOS 5 features include: Notification Center, an innovative way to easily view and manage notifications in one place without interruption; iMessage, a new messaging service that lets you easily send text messages, photos and videos between all iOS devices; and Newsstand, a new way to purchase and organize your newspaper and magazine subscriptions. With the new PC Free feature, iOS 5 users can activate and set up their iOS device right out of the box and get software updates over the air with no computer required.

"iOS 5 has some great new features, such as Notification Center, iMessage and Newsstand and we can't wait to see what our developers do with its 1,500 new APIs," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "Perhaps iOS 5's paramount feature is that it's built to seamlessly work with iCloud in the Post PC revolution that Apple is leading."

The iOS 5 beta software and SDK are available immediately for iOS Developer Program members atdeveloper.apple.com. iOS 5 will be available as a free software update for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 2, iPad, iPod touch (fourth generation) and iPod touch (third generation) this fall. Some features may not be available on all products.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

iOS 5 looks great I like what they did with safari. Cutting the cord is the best though. Especially for folks who don't have computers. Mainly older but still this is great news. Also I dread updates on the ipad it's great they are doing delta as well. I by the way didn't even know what that was until yesterday. Now I realized why those downloads took so long. Smile
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