Archives For iOS 5
Just a bit ago, AllThingsD posted confirmation from Apple that they were working on a fix for a bug that affected battery life for iOS 5 on the iPhone 4S.
Apple's highly anticipated iTunes Match service has missed its promised October launch.
I've been moaning and groaning for quite some time now that hardware innovation in the mobile tech sector seems to have stalled. Most Smart Phones are indistinguishable from the next.
Apple's engineers are reportedly reaching out to iPhone 4S owners in an attempt to solve the device's battery life woes.
The first iPhone 4S jailbreak has been performed, but it is not yet ready for the general public.
Everything you need to maximize your iOS 5 experience from Settings and Siri to iCloud and backups.
With iOS 5 and Safari, you can keep your Reading List in sync between all your iOS devices and your computer.
How to Enable Private Browsing in Safari on iOS 5.
My final thoughts and impressions of iOS 5 on the iPhone 3GS.
The new Messages app in iOS 5 lets you send free messages to other iPhones and iPads. Find out what blue bubbles and green bubbles mean.
Pre-orders for the Apple iPhone 4S has begun in 22 new countries around the world.
Train Siri on your contact relationships for faster dialing and calling. Siri can use any word as your relationship type, learn how.
iCloud enabled apps like Scribblenauts keep your progress in sync across multiple iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices.
Is Google's Andy Rubin off the reservation, speaking the truth, or just dealing with jet lag? At the AsiaD conference that is coinciding with the announcement of Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and the Galaxy Nexus phone, Rubin is making some statements that make it so...
It looks like the iTunes Match service might be getting closer to launch. AppAdvice noticed that the button magically appeared in the iOS 5 Music Apps settings today.
A look at how the iPhone 4S stacks up against the newly announced Motorola Droid RAZR.
Well now. Today has been one of those days at the office. We had a major internal communications foul up (not technology related, but human related) that has left me with a bucket load of biological waste to clean up.
iCloud lets you sync your email, contacts and calendar. We show you how to set things up on both the computer and your iOS device.
The iOS 5 Camera app gives you some nice new features and we show them off to you here as well as give sample photos.
You can now download all of your previously purchased Music, Books, Apps, or TV Shows with iTunes in the cloud. We show you how on both computer and iOS.
Beta. Step by step. Baby steps. Slow and easy. Snakebit. Cautious. All of the above can be used to describe portions of Apple's roll out of iCloud.
Ten Settings to change on your iPhone 4S for a better experience, better security and better battery life.
Well, many, myself included, called it an incremental hardware update. Some thought Apple might have lost its magic touch. That's history now.
Throughout the iPhone's evolution there has been much discussion about the design and the late Steve Jobs' desire for a clean piece of hardware that had few buttons, no indicator lights and such.
If you turn your iPhone to vibrate often while you're in meetings then you know that feeling of feeling your iPhone vibrate but you can't distinguish if it's that important call or not. In another catch up move, Apple now allows iOS 5 users to set up custom vibra...
We have always lived in a world of "we don't need no stinking manuals." But every now and then it is nice to have a reference to fall back on, even when it may not give you all you need to know. iOS 5 manuals for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad are now availab...
You knew it was going to happen. And you knew it was going to happen sooner rather than later. There was going to be some sort of privacy, snooping issue with Apple's Find My Friends App.
One of the distinguishing factors between the new iPhone 4S and its predecessor the iPhone is the camera. Apple has upped the megapixels to 8 from 5 and also continued to do work on the optics for the camera, which was already an excellent smartphone camera in the model...
One of the disappointing bits of news about Apple's Siri service on the iPhone 4S came when non-US purchasers found out that Siri isn't yet ready to let them talk and search for local businesses or maps.
Siri can tell you a lot more than where the closest café is or what the weather will be like tomorrow. Ask the voice-activated artificial intelligence baked into the iPhone 4S a challenging or personal question and its answer may surprise you.
The iPhone 4S has the same looks as last year, but a better processor, new camera and improved software, plus Siri deliver a powerful combo.
As my colleague Steve Przybylski reminds me Margaret Atwood once said something isn't science fiction any longer once it is actually here.
Have an Apple TV & iOS device with iOS 5? You can use wireless AirPlay mirroring to show presentations or play games on an external display.
Want Siri, iMessage, Photo Stream and other cool iOS 5 features on your Android device? We found an alternative for each one (usually free).
After spending 13 hours with iOS 5 on the iPhone 3GS, I think it's safe to say that it's definitely worth installing.