My iPad goes to 11...I mean 5.


During my iPad upgrade I snagged the following from the install notes. Here’s what you get with the iOS 5 update.

iOS 5 Software Update

This update contains over 200 new features, including the following:


◦          Swipe from the top of any screen to view notifications in one place with Notification Center

◦          New notifications appear briefly at the top of the screen

◦          View notifications from lock screen

◦          Slide the notification app icon to the right on the lock screen to go directly to the app


◦          Send and receive unlimited text, photo, and video messages with other iOS 5 users

◦          Track messages with delivery and read receipts

◦          Group messaging and secure encryption

◦          Works over cellular network and Wi-Fi*


◦          Automatically organizes magazine and newspaper subscriptions on Home Screen

◦          Displays the cover of the latest issue

◦          Background downloads of new issues

Reminders for managing to do lists

◦          Syncs with iCloud, iCal and Outlook

◦          Location-based reminders when you leave or arrive at a location for iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

Built-in support for Twitter

◦          Sign-in once in Settings and tweet directly from Camera, Photos, Maps, Safari and YouTube

◦          Add location to any tweet

◦          View twitter profile pictures and usernames in Contacts

Camera improvements for devices with cameras

◦          Double click the home button when device is asleep to bring up a camera shortcut on iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch (4th generation)

◦          Volume Up button to take a picture

◦          Optional grid lines to line up shots

◦          Pinch to zoom in the preview screen

◦          Swipe to camera roll from preview screen

◦          Tap and hold to lock focus and exposure, iPad 2 and iPod touch (4th generation) only support exposure lock

Photo improvements for devices with cameras

◦          Crop and rotate

◦          Red eye removal

◦          One tap enhance

◦          Organize photos into albums

Mail improvements

◦          Format text using bold, italic, or underlined fonts

◦          Indentation control

◦          Drag to rearrange names in address fields

◦          Flag messages

◦          Mass mark messages as flagged, read or unread

◦          Customize mail alert sounds

◦          S/MIME

Calendar improvements

◦          Year view on iPad and new Week view for iPhone and iPod touch

◦          Tap to create an event

◦          View and add event attachments

Game Center improvements

◦          Use personal photos for your Game Center account

◦          Compare your overall achievement scores with your friends

◦          Find new Game Center friends with friend recommendations and friends of friends

◦          Discover new games with custom game recommendations

AirPlay Mirroring for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S

Multitasking Gestures for iPad

◦          Use four or five fingers to pinch to the Home Screen

◦          Swipe up to reveal the multitasking bar

◦          Swipe left or right to switch between apps

On-device setup, activation and configuration with Setup Assistant

Software updates available over the air without tethering

iCloud support

◦          iTunes in the Cloud

◦          Photo Stream

◦          Documents in the Cloud

◦          Apps and Books automatic download and purchase history

◦          Backup

◦          Contacts, Calendar, and Mail

◦          Find My iPhone

Redesigned Music app for iPad

Hourly weather forecast

Real-time stock quotes

Wireless sync to iTunes

Keyboard improvements

◦          Split keyboard for iPad

◦          Improved autocorrection accuracy

◦          Improved Chinese and Japanese input

◦          New Emoji keyboard

◦          Personal dictionary for autocorrection

◦          Optionally create keyboard short cuts for frequently used words

Accessibility improvements

◦          Option to light LED flash on incoming calls and alerts for iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

◦          Custom vibration patterns for incoming calls on iPhone

◦          New interface for using iOS with mobility-impairment input devices

◦          Option to speak a selection of text

◦          Custom element labeling for VoiceOver

Exchange ActiveSync improvements

◦          Wirelessly sync tasks

◦          Mark messages as flagged, read or unread

◦          Improved offline support

◦          Save a new contact from a GAL service

More than 1,500 new developer APIs

Bug fixes

Products compatible with this software update:

•          iPhone 4S

•          iPhone 4

•          iPhone 3GS

•          iPad 2

•          iPad

•          iPod touch (4th generation)

•          iPod touch (3rd generation)

Photo credit Dekuwa


    • cheap phones for sale on November 15, 2011 at 10:50 am

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