How to Manually Upgrade to iOS 5

iOS 5

Most of you will just want to sit and download all of the necessary updates for iOS 5 through iTunes. However, for those of you that don’t like to sit around and wait, you have the option of downloading the iOS 5 update directly, bypassing the stagnant iTunes servers. So, if you want to cut […]

iOS 5 Brings Major Browsing Speed Boosts to Safari

iOS 5 vs iOS 4 Performance

Now that iOS 5 is available, and being downloaded by millions of iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users, we wanted to share one of the big areas of improvement — browser speed. While we have been talking about the speed of the iPhone 4S compared to the iPhone 4, for the past few days, this speed boost is available […]

iOS 5 Now Available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

iOS 5

The time has finally come for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners as Apple has pushed out the iOS 5 update, its latest and greatest piece of mobile software. It has been 128 days since Apple announced the software at WWDC 2011 and just a few short days since it made the October 12th release […]

What Time Will iOS 5 Be Ready to Download?

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Apple has promised that iOS 5 will be released today, October 12th. UPDATE: iOS 5 is out, get downloading. If you are on the East Coast, you are probably finishing up lunch, wondering where iOS 5 is. We are also getting a lot of questions from readers who want to know why other people have […]

Find My Friends App Available Now in App Store


The new Find My Friends app that Apple shared at their iOS 5 and iPhone 4S press event last week showed up in the App Store today. You can get it for your iPhone or iPad only if you have iOS 5 installed, which releases today. For the app to work, all of your friends […]

How Long Will the iOS 5 Upgrade Take?

iOS 5

When iOS 5 finally shows up for the masses, you might want to know how long you should plan for the upgrade. Unlike a computer OS upgrade, and iOS device won’t take hours, but it’s not like downloading and installing an app either. Before you do the upgrade be sure to read our guide on […]

How to Upgrade to iOS 5

How to upgrade to iOS 5

Apple’s newest mobile operating system, iOS 5 is available for download today. iOS 5 brings a collection of new features to old iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads. There are over 200 new iOS 5 features, which will change the way you use your iOS device. If you have an old iPhone, iOS 5 will help […]

iOS 5: How to Use Notification Center

iPhone iOS 5 Notification Drawer

Apple’s iOS 5 release date is finally here today. I’m really excited to see how the new Notification Center will change one of the worst elements in iOS 5. Android handles Notifications better than iOS 4, but Apple seems to have caught up with Notification Center – the place where you see all of your […]

iOS 5 Releases Today, Everything You Need to Know

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iOS 5 is finally here. Apple has confirmed that today is the iOS 5 release date, which means you will soon be able to upgrade to the latest version of iOS. Apple typically releases software like iOS 5 between 9 and 10 AM Pacific (Noon to 1 PM Eastern), which means you should be able […]

iPhone 4S Reviews

iPhone 4S

We currently sit three days out from the official launch of Apple’s latest iPhone, the iPhone 4S, and lo and behold, reviews of the Cupertino based company’s new smartphone have begun trickling in. Perfect for those of you that have been waiting to see what the critics think before taking the plunge. So, what do […]

iPhone 4S Gets Benchmarked, Blows Away the Competition

iPhone 4S

Yesterday, we saw some iPhone 4S benchmarks that appeared during a hands-on video with Apple’s latest smartphone. And while they revealed that the iPhone 4S is two times as fast as the iPhone 4, they left us wanting more. Thankfully, some more benchmarks were released today courtesy of AnandTech and they show off how the […]

First iPhone 4S Review

iPhone 4S Review Shows Siri Has a Sense of Humor

The iPhone 4S has started shipping early to some customers, and now we have our first iPhone 4S review compliments of a German user who has had time to go hands on with the iPhone 4S. This is the first review we have seen of the iPhone 4S. The review comes from YoutTube user applemastertouch, […]

iOS 5: What is iCloud and What Will it Do for Me?

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iCloud is one of the biggest parts of iOS 5. While we are excited about iCloud, we keep hearing, “What is iCloud?” and “Why is it called a cloud?” Have no fear, we have everything you need to know about iCloud right here, so that you’re ready for iOS 5 on October 12th. Unlike many […]

iCloud Won’t Stream Movies: Hollywood’s Ultraviolet the Culprit?

Ultraviolet - Hollywood's upcoming movie cloud locker service

Just a day ahead of the iOS 5 release date that will bring with it Apple’s new iCloud service one of the glaring omissions in the new Internet-based backup, storage and sync service is video purchased through iTunes. Users will be able to download all of their apps and music purchased through iTunes, but video won’t come with it. […]

5 Things To Do Before You Upgrade to iOS 5

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With the iOS 5 release date of October 12th bearing down on us, I wanted to share 5 things you should do before you upgrade your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to iOS 5. Apple is adding over 200 new features to iOS 5, which fixes many of the major complaints from iPhone users. One […]

iPhone 4S Hands On Shows Off Benchmarks and Siri’s Raise to Speak

iPhone 4S

Somehow, someway, someone has been able to get their hands on an iPhone 4S ahead of its official launch day on October 14th (and ahead of those millions of pre-orders as well) and has decided to treat the world to a look at the upcoming device on video. This isn’t just an ordinary video either. […]

iTunes Update Expected By Tuesday, Ahead of iOS 5 Release Date


Apple is almost ready to push the latest version of iTunes out the door, complete with iCloud support. The update to iTunes 10.5 comes ahead of October 12th, the iOS 5 release date. Update: iTunes 10.5 is Available to Download iTunes 10.5 brings support for the new iCloud service and iOS 5, which means that we […]

iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Now Beginning to Ship to Sprint Customers


If you’ve struggled through the chaos of pre-ordering your iPhone 4S at midnight Pacific Time on October 7, 2011, you must be wondering when your order was shipping, and if it would ship in time for when the flagship Apple smartphone launches to retail channels on October 14. Well, if you’re a Sprint customer, you […]

No, the iPhone 4S isn’t the iPhone 5

iPhone 4S Setup

Apple introduced a new iPhone this week, but it wasn’t the iPhone 5 that everyone was hoping to see. The iPhone 5 is the phone we have been talking about for months, with a larger screen, a sleek new look an aluminum back. Instead, Apple’s new iPhone is the iPhone 4S. While the iPhone 4S doesn’t look like […]