iOS 5 News

Seven Hidden Features In iOS 5

Posted on 20/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple claims that iOS 5 has over 200 new features, but not all of those features are apparent or easy to use, in fact many of them are somewhat hidden. We’ve put together a list of 5 of our favorite hidden features of iOS 5.

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iTunes Match Setting Appears In iOS 5, Imminent Launch Expected

Posted on 19/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following Apple’s release of iOS 5 and iCloud last week, it appears that Apple is currently preparing to launch its $25 per year iTunes Match service. Apple announced that the service would become available at the end of October at their “Let’s Talk iPhone” event on October 4th.

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iOS 5 Newsstand Causes Massive Sales Boom For Publishers

Posted on 19/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s new Newsstand feature, one of the major new features in iOS 5 that keeps track of your magazine, newspaper and other subscription content, is making some serious waves – and serious money for content providers.

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iOS 5 Launch Causes Three Fold Increase In Twitter Signups

Posted on 18/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has revealed that Twitter signups via iOS devices have tripled since iOS 5 was launched last Wednesday, reports Mashable, specifically stating that iOS 5 devices were the driving force behind the new growth.

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iOS 5 Already Installed On 1 of 3 Eligible Devices

Posted on 18/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While you can debate the merits of iOS 5 and whether the initial release was really ready for the public, it’s hard to argue with results. Analytics firm Localytics reports that at least 1 out of every 3 eligible devices are already up and running on the new firmware.

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How To Sync iMessage Conversations Between iOS Devices

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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According to Apple’s official iOS 5 page, messages sent or received through iMessage should automatically sync between your devices. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always work right out of the box. Fortunately, Macgasm shares a simple way to make it work.

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Google Voice Temporarily Removed From App Store Due To Stability Concerns

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Google has temporarily pulled their Google Voice app from the iTunes App Store due to a major bug with iOS 5. Some users have reported a flaw in which the app crashes every time they attempt to sign in, and Google has temporarily pulled down the app in order to fix the problem.

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Apple Releases Official User Guides For iOS 5

Posted on 13/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following yesterday’s iOS 5 release, Apple has now posted a full set of iOS 5 user guides for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Apple’s user guides are always very well done, and provide instructions for how to set up and use your device, and make the most of the new iOS 5 firmware.

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Apple’s iOS 5 Launch Almost Broke The Internet!

Posted on 13/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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As you probably know, Apple released iOS 5 yesterday for current owners of iOS devices to install and play with. As anyone is likely aware who tried to install the update, Apple’s servers had a hard time keeping up with it all.

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Readdle Updates PDF Expert For iPad With New Features

Posted on 12/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The folks at Readdle have just updated PDF Expert for iPad, their popular (and surprisingly good) PDF creation, editing, and signing app for the iPad. The app now includes support for custom text & image stamps, as well as integration into the iOS 5 dictionary.

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Apple Launches iTunes Tone Store For Message & Alert Tones

Posted on 12/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has just launched a new store within iTunes called the Tone Store. The new store is specifically for alert tones, text message tones & ringtones, and includes tons of sounds or dialog clips from movies such as Star Wars and Jaws.

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Apple Updates Remote & iMovie For iOS

Posted on 12/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Continuing their impressive spree of updates today, Apple has also updated their Remote app for iPhone, iPod touch & iPad with full iOS 5 compatibility and, of course, “stability and performance improvements.”

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Apple Releases Xcode 4.2 With iOS 5 & Lion SDKs

Posted on 12/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has just released an updated version of Xcode to support today’s iOS 5 and OS X 10.7.2 releases. Xcode 4.2 is available now through the Mac App Store, as well as through Apple’s developer portal.

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How To: Fix Error 3002 During iOS 5 Update

Posted on 12/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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It appears that a number of users trying to update their devices to iOS 5 are encountering an “error 3002″ during the update process that prevents them from upgrading. Fortunately, OS X Daily has found a solution, and I hope it will work for any of you experiencing this problem.

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iOS 5 Can Already Be Jailbroken

Posted on 12/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Although Apple released iOD 5 less than two hours ago, the software can already be jailbroken using either redsn0w 0.9.9b4 or sn0wbreeze v2.8 beta 8. Jailbreak hacker iH8sn0w revealed the news earlier today through his Twitter account.

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