Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Apple iOS 5 Available for Free Download October 12

Apple has just announced that the new iOS 5 update will be available as a free download on October 12. iOS 5 brings a number of new features to Apple's mobile operating system, including the new Notification Center, iMessage, improved camera, and much, much more - over 200 new features in total. It will be available for the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 2, iPad, and third and fourth generation iPod touch media players.

Some of the new features include:

  • Cards App - Allows you to create greeting cards that Apple will print and send out for you. $2.99 in the US and $4.99 elsewhere.
  • Notifications - Updated notifications from all your apps.
  • iMessage App - Allows you to send messages between any other iOS 5 device regardless of their connectivity. 
  • Reminders App - A todo list that is location aware.
  • Twitter - Tighter integration with Twitter.
  • Newsstand App - All of your magazine subscriptions stored in one spot. This app will download news issues silently in the background.
  • Updated Camera App - Double-tap on the Home screen button as well as volume up to take a picture.
  • Game Center - Game Center is updated to support adding photos of friends, friend recommendations, and achievement points.
  • PC Free - The ability to activate and update your iOS device without connecting to a computer.
UPDATE: Now its the time to check iPad 3 Live Event and Live Blog 

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