Apple's Much Anticipated iOS 5


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Apple's Much Anticipated iOS 5

  1. 1. Apples much-anticipated iOS5 firmware for the iPhone, iPad, iPod and iTouch isnow available for download. To install the new operating system, launch iTuneson your computer and click the "Update" button.For a direct download, click your device below:▪ iPhone 4S▪ iPhone 4 GSM▪ iPhone 3GS▪ iPad 2 WiFi▪ iPad 2 GSM▪ iPad 2 CDMA▪ iPad 1▪ iPod touch 3G▪ iPod touch 4GThe release features over 200 new features, many not dissimilar to socialmedia interface features like a notification center and news outlet directaccess. As a markable victory for social media champions, Twitter hasbeen directly integrated within iOS 5, allowing users to tweet directly fromCamera, Photos, Maps, Safari and YouTube.See the full update features list from Apple below:iOS 5 Software UpdateThis update contains over 200 new features, including the following:
  2. 2. 1 Notifications1.1 Swipe from the top of any screen to view notifications in one place with Notification Center1.2 New notifications appear briefly at the top of the screen1.3 View notifications from lock screen1.4 Slide the notification app icon to the right on the lock screen to go directly to the app2 iMessage2.1 Send and receive unlimited text, photo, and video messages with other iOS 5 users2.2 Track messages with delivery and read receipts2.3 Group messaging and secure encryption2.4 Works over cellular network and Wi-Fi*3 Newsstand3.1 Automatically organizes magazine and newspaper subscriptions on Home Screen3.2 Displays the cover of the latest issue3.3 Background downloads of new issues4 Reminders for managing to do lists4.1 Syncs with iCloud, iCal and Outlook4.2 Location-based reminders when you leave or arrive at a location for iPhone 4S and iPhone 45 Built-in support for Twitter
  3. 3. 5.1 Sign-in once in Settings and tweet directly from Camera, Photos, Maps, Safari and YouTube5.2 Add location to any tweet5.3 View twitter profile pictures and usernames in Contacts6 Camera improvements for devices with cameras6.1 Double click the home button when device is asleep to bring up a camera shortcut on iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch (4th generation)6.2 Volume Up button to take a picture6.3 Optional grid lines to line up shots6.4 Pinch to zoom in the preview screen6.5 Swipe to camera roll from preview screen6.6 Tap and hold to lock focus and exposure, iPad 2 and iPod touch (4th generation) only support exposure lock7 Photo improvements for devices with cameras7.1 Crop and rotate7.2 Red eye removal7.3 One tap enhance7.4 Organize photos into albums8 Mail improvements8.1 Format text using bold, italic, or underlined fonts8.2 Indentation control8.3 Drag to rearrange names in address fields8.4 Flag messages
  4. 4. 8.5 Mass mark messages as flagged, read or unread8.6 Customize mail alert sounds8.7 S/MIME9 Calendar improvements9.1 Year view on iPad and new Week view for iPhone and iPod touch9.2 Tap to create an event9.3 View and add event attachments10 Game Center improvements10.1 Use personal photos for your Game Center account10.2 Compare your overall achievement scores with your friends10.3 Find new Game Center friends with friend recommendations and friends of friends10.4 Discover new games with custom game recommendations11 AirPlay Mirroring for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S12 Multitasking Gestures for iPad12.1 Use four or five fingers to pinch to the Home Screen12.2 Swipe up to reveal the multitasking bar12.3 Swipe left or right to switch between apps13 On-device setup, activation and configuration with Setup Assistant14 Software updates available over the air without tethering
  5. 5. 15 iCloud support15.1 iTunes in the Cloud15.2 Photo Stream15.3 Documents in the Cloud15.4 Apps and Books automatic download and purchase history15.5 Backup15.6 Contacts, Calendar, and Mail15.7 Find My iPhone16 Redesigned Music app for iPad17 Hourly weather forecast18 Real-time stock quotes19 Wireless sync to iTunes20 Keyboard improvements20.1 Split keyboard for iPad20.2 Improved autocorrection accuracy20.3 Improved Chinese and Japanese input20.4 New Emoji keyboard20.5 Personal dictionary for autocorrection20.6 Optionally create keyboard short cuts for frequently used words21 Accessibility improvements
  6. 6. 21.1 Option to light LED flash on incoming calls and alerts for iPhone 4S and iPhone 421.2 Custom vibration patterns for incoming calls on iPhone21.3 New interface for using iOS with mobility-impairment input devices21.4 Option to speak a selection of text21.5 Custom element labeling for VoiceOver22 Exchange ActiveSync improvements22.1 Wirelessly sync tasks22.2 Mark messages as flagged, read or unread22.3 Improved offline support22.4 Save a new contact from a GAL service23 More than 1,500 new developer APIs24 Bug fixesProducts compatible with this software update:• iPhone 4S• iPhone 4• iPhone 3GS• iPad 2• iPad• iPod touch (4th generation)• iPod touch (3rd generation)* Normal carrier data rates may apply. Messages will be sent as SMS when iMessage isunavailable, carrier messaging fees apply.For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: