iOS 5 features a new welcome screen instead of a black “plug me into iTunes please” screen. Check out the video below, sourced from XcodeDev on YouTube, that shows exactly how the process of setting your iOS device up in a “PC-Free” manner!
With the introduction of the App Store’s new ‘Purchased’ feature at WWDC yesterday, users can now download old iOS applications that may no longer be available for purchase. I tested this out by downloading a no-longer-available DOS emulator called iDos.
Apple has updated the iTunes store on the server level, allowing anyone with iTunes version 10.2 or better to now access the iBookstore on iTunes for the Mac! This will no doubt make it easier for authors and publishers to share links to the books they have posted in iTunes.
In a bold move to avoid Apple’s in-app subscriptions, The Financial Times have bypassed the App Store to offer subscribers a non-app based subscription. Instead of using an iPhone or iPad app to access content from The Financial Times, you will instead access a special address, app.ft.com, in your browser to read FT content.
Less than 24 hours after the developer release of iOS 5 hit the streets, MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team has JailBreaked iOS 5.
When discussing iCloud, Steve Jobs said in his keynote this morning “we’re going to demote the PC and the Mac to just be a device.” John Gruber sums up today’s announcement very succinctly…
For months we speculated about Apple’s cloud service. On Sunday it was widely tipped that you would be able to run iCloud on Time Capsule. Ultimately this turned out to be bogus. So what exactly is iCloud? Find more about Apple’s latest service, inside.
Alongside the first beta of iOS 5, and another developer preview of OS X Lion, Apple has released iTunes 10.5 beta, which is required to sync iOS 5 devices (and enable more iCloud-related features), as well as the developer beta of their new iCloud service.
The Apple Dev Center has recently been updated, and iOS 5 Beta 1, as well as the 4th developer preview of Lion, are now available for download by registered developers, and can be obtained from Apple’s development hub.
Following their impressive keynote, Apple has updated the information on their Lion and iOS 5 pages to reflect their announcements. The pages include new information, videos, and more to keep the thirsty fans at bay.
Apple today announced the Fall arrival of iOS 5. The next version of iOS will feature more 200 new features including notifications, Twitter integration, camera shortcut, reminder app, wireless sync and updating, and much much more.
Check out the new iOS 5 web site and watch an introductory video here.
Apple has just pushed the iCloud page live on Apple.com.
Ever dreamt of playing ping pong against a giant interactive screen that rewards you with McDonald’s treats? Wait, did you just say no? Are you mad? In that case, don’t visit Sweden. This video demonstrates an interactive game that uses your smartphone to compete against the computer in a game of ping pong. If you last 30 seconds, you win a free treat from MacDonalds.
We are more than 2 hours away from WWDC but some enthusiastic fanboys formed the queue at 4AM this morning to be right in the thick of the action from the get-go.
A screenshot of a new iOS 5 notification bar has emerged on ahead of Steve Jobs’ WWDC Keynote address today. It certainly looks real. What do you think?
Cult of Mac is reporting that Apple’s Time Capsule may play a big part in Apple’s iCloud strategy. It is expected that Apple will use Time Capsules to run the iCloud service.