iOS 5 Features

Apple’s new mobile operating System iOS 5 with 200 new features was revealed in the developers conference in San Francisco on 6th June 2011 . As it was confirmed before no new hardware this year [ No iPhone 5 or 4S ] . Only software updates and services were introduced which includes new iOS 5 and Free iCloud Services for iPhone 4 3GS iPod Touch 4 3G and iPad 1 2nd generation .

Complete Overview of iOS 5 firmware : ** Public Release available for download this fall .

New Notification Centre :

iOS 5 brings an interface strikingly similar to what we have seen earlier in the form of Mobile Notifier and LockInfo Jailbreak App . No doubt , Apple got impressed by the concept developed by Peter Hajas who was later offered a job at Apple .iOS 5 notifications

Reminders :

This new feature allows users to set different reminders for different times of the day, and to notify at different places. Reminder feature comes with Geo-Location Support present in iOS devices allowing users to pre-configure the app to show a pop-up notification at a certain time and place .  Reminders can be synced across devices .

WiFi Sync :

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No need to carry your USB cable , iOS 5 will allow syncing over WiFi with your Laptop and Mac. It can also sync iTunes over wi-fi every time you connect with your USB for charging .

PC Free Setup and Activation :

Now you wont require a computer to connect with your USB Cable and activate your device via iTunes . This will be done all wirelessly over the internet through 3G or WiFi .

Camera Button:

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With iOS 5 you get a physical camera button on your iPhone 4 . You can now use the Volume Up button to take a picture on your iPhone . The camera app can be access from the lock screen. Just double press the home screen when in locked mode for Quick Access  .

Photos :

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Crop and Enhance photos right from the Photo Application . Remove Red Eye and keep your memories organized and safe on the iCloud .

Over The Air [OTA] Software Updates :

Now you don’t have to do firmware upgrade via iTunes . You can upgrade your iOS firmware wirelessly via 3G or WiFi . iPhone Dev Team has confirmed that this will not affect the jailbreaking process .

Windows Live – Hotmail Added to Email :

Finally Windows Live email has been added to the mail setup on iOS . You can now setup Windows Live – Hotmail to received and answers emails on your iPhone iPad and iPod Touch .

iMessage :

Messaging for iOS exclusively . This will rival Blackberry Messenger . We heard that when you turn iMessage on , there will be no charges for texting to other iOS devices .

There are other minor updates . Stay tuned as we update you about iOS 5’s awesomeness .

Update : See the iOS 5 Tour on YouTube

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