Apple’s iOS 5 to introduce new “Assistant” feature with Voice Controls?

Apple has been rumoured to be working on system-level voice controls and many hoped that the introduction of iOS 5 during WWDC would unveil the new functionality. Apple’s purchase of Siri and reports about a deal with Nuance is believed to pave the way for voice commands coupled with Siri’s AI technology on iOS devices.  According to 9to5 Mac’s sources … Read More

Netflix for iPhone, iPad Updated to Support iOS 4.3.4 and iOS 5

Netflix iPhone iPad iOS 5

Netflix released an update today addressing some issues with their iOS application. Netflix addressed the issue with iOS 4.3.4 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch (and iOS 4.2.9 for Verizon iPhone) and even took it a step further by releasing an update for iOS 5. iOS 5 is currently still in it’s beta phase and is only available to registered … Read More

iOS 5 Beta 4 Brings Over the Air (OTA) Update to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Apple on Friday released iOS 5 beta 4 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The latest beta release brings the highly anticipated over the air (OTA) delta update to iOS devices. Apple during WWDC keynote event announced more than 200 new features in iOS 5 but, previewed just 10 key enhancements. The company wants users to truly experience the post-PC … Read More

Apple Activates Assistive Touch Feature in iOS 5 Beta 3

Apple Activates Assistive Touch in iOS 5 Beta 3

We recently reported that Apple released iOS 5 Beta 3 to developers and now MacRumors reports that the latest release activates Assistive Touch features. The settings for these features were in place long before the release of Beta 3 but failed to make an appearance until now. The new features are targeted for those who don’t prefer using the Home … Read More

Apple’s iOS 5 Beta 3 Available for Download

iOS 5 Beta 3 iPhone iPod touch iPad

Apple on Monday released iOS 5 beta 3 to developers which address a number of bugs, makes the iOS devices a lot more stable and brings some minor tweaks. The new beta is available for download from the iOS developers portal. iOS 5 beta 3 brings enhanced location services controls which allow users to pick and choose services which use … Read More

Apple’s iOS 5 Beta 1 Hints at iPod touch 5G (Fifth Gen)

Apple iPod touch 5G

A few lines of code found in Apple’s iOS 5 has revealed references to an unannounced device which could possibly be the iPod touch 5G (fifth gen). A developer at ifans forums found reference to “iPod 4,2″ in the resources of the first beta whereas the current gen model is referred to as “iPod 4,1″. iPod touch is Apple’s best … Read More

‘iOS 5 Beta 2′ Now Available for Developers to Download

iOS 5 Beta 2

Apple on Friday released iOS 5 Beta 2 for developers, as discovered by ItsAllTech . The latest beta release brings WiFi sync to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. WiFi Sync was one of the features toted at Apple’s WWDC event, and allows iOS 5 users to sync their devices to their iTunes libraries without a computer. WiFi Sync is automatically … Read More

Complete List of New Features in iOS 5 Beta 1

When iOS 5 was previewed during WWDC we were shown only 10 key features but, developer preview of beta 1 has reveled many more interesting details. The blogosphere has been busy reporting on all new features being discovered by users who have access to iOS 5 beta 1. According to Apple the fifth version of iOS is one of the … Read More

Updated Camera App in iOS 5 Will Delight You

Apple iPhone 4 Camera Flickr Stats

According to the stats reported by Scott Forstall during WWDC keynote event iPhone 4 camera is one of the most popular cameras used on Flickr. While Apple didn’t announce a new iPhone 5 with beefed up camera, with iOS 5 they certainly made some great improvements to the camera app. One of the best things Apple added to iOS 5 … Read More

Apple’s iOS 5 to Bring ‘iMessage’ to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

During Apple’s WWDC 2011 keynote event Scott Forstall announced that iOS 5 brings 1500 new APIs for developers and more than 200 new features for users. However, only 10 were highlighted during the keynote presentation. iOS 5 finally brings “notification center” to iOS devices which allows users to manage all notifications by swiping downwards on the status bar. iMessage, the … Read More

iOS 5 To Bring High Quality YouTube Video Playback

We’re still seeing some of the 200 new features of iOS 5 being discovered now the first beta is in the hands of developers, and one such feature could be improved video quality from YouTube videos, according to iDB. Discovered by iDevice hackers @Chronic and @Sonny Dickson via internal iOS 5 settings, the new setting will enable high quality video playback through the … Read More

Apple’s iOS 5 Brings New Gestures to iPad

iOS 5 iPad Gestures

During Apple’s WWDC 2011 keynote event SVP of iOS Software at Apple Inc., Scott Forstall announced that iOS 5 brings 1500 new APIs for developers and more than 200 features for users. However, only 10 key features were highlighted during the presentation. iOS 5 brings some of the highly anticipated features to Apple’s iOS devices. One of the most requested feature … Read More

Nuance / Siri Voice Features Already in Apple’s iOS 5?

ios 5 features

Nuance and Siri integration failed to make an appearance at Apple’s WWDC keynote, although a slide showing a host of iOS 5 features shows features related to VoiceOver and text-to-speech: “Option to speak text selection”, “VoiceOver item chooser”, and “VoiceOver action support”. It is unclear whether Apple really did integrate Siri and Nuance into iOS 5 or if they made … Read More

Apple Introduces New Features in iOS 5

iOS 5 Features Notification Center

Apple announced the future of iOS today with iOS 5, introducing the biggest part, a revamped notification system, the biggest change to the OS since iOS 3. The new system is called Notification Center and is accessed similar to Android when swiped down from the top of the screen. Notification Center aggregates all the notifications in one spot and allows … Read More