iOS 5

iTunes in the Cloud, iCloud, That Is

iTunes in the Cloud, iCloud, That Is

As iCloud was revealed in earnest during the first big keynote of WWDC 2011, Steve Jobs himself revealed a rather important addition to the just-revealed iCloud system: iTunes. iTunes in the Cloud was what Steve called a "last, but not least" for this iCloud story during this gigantically important keynote, showing off how now for the songs you've purchased, they'd added a "purchased" button, showing up at the bottom of your music list. “It’s the same old story – I buy something on my iPhone, and it’s not on my other devices” - fixed today? Very well maybe!

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iCloud Revealed and Detailed

iCloud Revealed and Detailed

After announcements of OS X Lion and a massive amount of improvements in both this new operating system and the just-as-new iOS 5, Steve Jobs stepped on stage once more to speak: You like it so far? I’ll try not to blow it.” He spoke with love for this new project: “We’ve been working on this for some time. About 10yrs ago we had an important insight: we thought the PC would be a hub for your life, photos, music, content,” the name of which is, yep, you guessed it: iCloud.

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Mail Improvements Detailed for iOS 5

Mail Improvements Detailed for iOS 5

On June the 6th, 2011 in California at WWDC's first keynote, amongst giant announcements of undeniable fortitude and the letting loose of prices for newness so low that the competition can't possible compete, Apple revealed a tiny bit that might have a giant impact on iPhone and iPad users worldwide: improvements to Mail. Rich-text formatting, indentation control, and draggable addresses were amongst the simple changes that'll make a whole world of difference for those who use Mail primarily for their email.

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Newsstand and Reminders for iOS 5 Revealed

Newsstand and Reminders for iOS 5 Revealed

One of the points Apple hoped to drive home during this year's WWDC keynote introduction was iOS 5, and the many features it would bring. One of these features was an update in Newsstand, which along with new collaborations with over a dozen brands of publications, they've added subscriptions, which although not the newest thing in the world, certainly adds an obviously excellent element to your daily collating of news in magazine form.

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iOS 5 Notifications Revamp Official

iOS 5 Notifications Revamp Official

We’re live at Apple’s WWDC 2011 keynote and they have just pulled back the curtain on the new iOS 5. There has been speculation about whether or not iOS 5 will have a revamped notifications system and how Apple would go about the revision. Well, we now have that answer.

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iOS 5 bringing BBM-style messaging to iPhone, more?

iOS 5 bringing BBM-style messaging to iPhone, more?

We're less than ninety minutes out from Apple's WWDC 2011 keynote - which we'll be liveblogging over at http://live.slashgear.com/ - but the leaks keep on coming. According to This is my next's source, the supposedly leaked iOS 5 notifications photo (shown here) isn't real, but it does show pretty much how Apple will be doing things in the updated mobile OS. Meanwhile, there's also some surprise messaging news that could leave RIM in hot water, along with lock screen tweaks.

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iOS 5 notifications revealed?

iOS 5 notifications revealed?

One of Apple's biggest changes with iOS 5 is expected to be how the mobile OS handles notifications: out with the clunky pop-up boxes, and hopefully in with something a lot less attention-stealing and capable of dealing with the dozens of alerts apps are throwing up these days. TechCrunch spotted what's tipped to be the new system, flagging up a couple of new Twitter mentions.

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iCloud Time Capsule “personal cloud” reveal at WWDC 2011 today?

iCloud Time Capsule “personal cloud” reveal at WWDC 2011 today?

Apple's WWDC 2011 opening keynote is just hours away - don't forget to join us for the SlashGear liveblog! - but that hasn't stopped the leaks, rumors and speculation. iCloud is already on the agenda, and according to a Cult of Mac source it's not just a cloud music service but a way to put your entire Time Machine backups onto a new, intelligent Time Capsule. What's currently a basic NAS will, they suggest, get an Apple A4 or A5 processor upgrade as the Airport Express is tipped to, and be able to host users' Home folders and make them available to any Mac OS X or iOS device.

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iOS 5 To Have Deep Twitter Integration?

iOS 5 To Have Deep Twitter Integration?

Next Monday marks the opening day of WWDC 2011 where all the details on Apple's iCloud, OS X Lion, and iOS 5 will be revealed. There's been plenty of speculation on the iCloud, and now there's a new claim going around about iOS 5. An insider source has tipped that the new platform will be deeply integrated with Twitter.

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