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.
Apple has hired iPhone hacker, Peter Hajas, presumably for his work on MobileNotifier, a refreshing update to the painfully annoying notification system iOS currently offers.
MacRumors got a tip that Apple inadvertently revealed an over-the-air app update feature for iOS in iTunes. This would indicate that such a feature will be available in iOS 5, which will be announced Monday at WWDC. Apple could also be bringing system updates to iOS which would finally allow users to cut the cord entirely.
Shantanu Narayen, Adobe’s CEO, claims that their spat with Apple over Flash is over. Adobe & Apple have clashed many-a-time over Apple’s refusal to allow Flash onto their iOS devices.
Today, Apple has updated both GarageBand and iMovie for the iPad, bringing AirPlay, Bluetooth, and HDMI support to GarageBand, and audio over HDMI, full screen video out, and performance and reliability enhancements to iMovie.
At Wall Street Journals AllThingsD conference, Eric Schmidt claimed that, while Android has NFC now through Google Wallet, everyone else will have it very soon. While he didn’t specifically mention Apple, his meaning came across as indicating such.
Yesterday, Google’s Eric Schmidt had a conversation with Walt Mossberg at AllThingsD9, and among the several notable things he said, Schmidt claimed that Apple has just renewed a Google Maps agreement with Google.
Apple pundit MG Siegler is reporting that iOS 5 may be getting system-level Twitter integration
Apparently Google has just redesigned their search results page on iOS devices, so next time you search, watch for it! The update replaces the small top links with big icons, allowing you to navigate more easily, and quickly access sites like Maps and YouTube.
The iPad 3G has allegedly been hacked to make and receive calls and SMS messages. This hack basically turns the iPad into a giant iPhone. Checkout the video inside this post for more info.
The guys over at Cult of Mac are producing some great video content. Their latest video brings you through a demonstration of how to get the most of your iPad’s keyboard.