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Topic: iOS 5

Google updates iOS Gmail app with Scribbles, bug fixes

12/14/2011, 05:12 pm

Internet search giant Google released the first update to its Gmail app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, bringing a short list of changes and bug fixes to the iOS client.

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New Apple hires suggest improvements coming to iOS Notification Center

12/14/2011, 03:12 pm

A number of recent hires at Apple suggest the company is looking to make further improvements to the Notification Center feature that debuted with the launch of iOS 5.

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Apple's iOS 5 boosts Twitter signups 25%, Wolfram Alpha searches by 20x

12/08/2011, 07:12 pm

Apple's release of iOS 5 for both new devices and iPhones dating back to 2009 has had a significant impact on its integration partners, with Twitter noting a 25 percent increase in new accounts and Wolfram Alpha stating that Siri boosted its query volume 20 fold, disrupting the status quo in search and web services.

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Class-action Carrier IQ suit targets Apple, HTC, Samsung, carriers & more

12/05/2011, 02:12 pm

Apple is one of a laundry list of companies that have been targeted in a new class-action lawsuit over the Carrier IQ software data logging controversy.

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German regulators inquire about Apple's use of Carrier IQ

12/02/2011, 10:12 am

Attention surrounding Carrier IQ, software found on mobile phones that can record detailed information about how and even where a device is used, has prompted a German data regulator to seek answers from Apple.

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iPhone battery woes persist with Apple's first iOS 5.1 beta

12/02/2011, 08:12 am

Released earlier this week, Apple's first beta of iOS 5.1 issued to developers reportedly does not address battery problems experienced by some users, as solutions to the complex problem continue to elude.

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Hearst praises Apple's 'efficient' iPad as digital subscriptions swell

12/01/2011, 07:12 pm

Though the company admits there was "drama" in negotiating with Apple, Hearst is now praising the iPad as a viable platform for magazine subscriptions.

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iPhone 4S is Apple's most popular phone yet with 96% satisfaction rate

12/01/2011, 07:12 am

The iPhone 4S carries the highest customer satisfaction ratings of any Apple smartphone yet, with a new survey finding that 96 percent of users consider themselves satisfied with their purchase.

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Apple allegedly delays iOS 5.0.2 to address memory leaks

11/21/2011, 04:11 pm

Backpedaling on a rumor that Apple would release iOS 5.0.2 to address software bugs this week, a new rumor claims the update has been delayed due to memory leaks in the code.

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Users report SIM card issues with Apple's iPhone 4S and iOS 5.0.1

11/17/2011, 11:11 am

Some owners of Apple's new iPhone 4S have been hit with SIM card error messages, even if they are connected to a CDMA carrier that does not use SIM cards.

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iOS code suggests Apple could bring iChat to iPhones and iPads

11/17/2011, 09:11 am

References discovered in the underlying code of Apple's iOS mobile operating system suggest that some cross-platform features of Mac OS X iChat could make their way to the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Apple rumored to issue iOS 5.0.2 for battery woes, iOS 5.1 with Siri additions

11/16/2011, 01:11 pm

A new rumor claims that Apple will soon issue an update for the iPhone and iPad in the form of iOS 5.0.2 to address battery life issues, while a more significant 5.1 update will expand Siri functionality on the iPhone 4S.

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Safari-based iOS shortcuts offer quick access to WiFi toggle, Airplane Mode, more

11/15/2011, 03:11 pm

A developer has discovered a way to add quick access to specific controls in the iOS Settings application, such as the ability to turn on or off Bluetooth or activate Airplane Mode, through a Web app launched via a home screen icon.

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Briefly: Phil Schiller; iOS 5.0.1 contact bug; $99 iPhone 4S in Puerto Rico

11/12/2011, 12:11 am

Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller has received a slight shift in his title at the company, while iOS 5.0.1 appears to have introduced a bug that keeps an iPhone 4S from recognizing contacts. Finally, a wireless carrier in Puerto Rico is selling the iPhone 4S for the low price of $99.99 with a two-year contract.

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Apple looking into remaining battery life issues after iOS 5.0.1 update

11/11/2011, 02:11 pm

Following this week's iOS 5.0.1 update for the iPhone, some users still continue to experience battery issues, and Apple has said it is investigating the matter.

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Twitter sees 40% of photos from iOS as Photos app becomes 7th largest client

11/10/2011, 08:11 pm

Apple's handheld devices now account for more than 39% of the photos being posted on Twitter's social networking service, with Twitter-integrated built-in apps helping iOS 5 become one of its top 10 sharing clients.

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Apple issues first public "over the air" iOS update with 5.0.1

11/10/2011, 06:11 pm

Just after releasing iOS 5.0.1 through iTunes, Apple has made the update available to users via an over the air update, its first "PC-free" update for iOS released to the general public.

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Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 with fix for iPhone battery life bugs

11/10/2011, 01:11 pm

Apple on Thursday issued iOS 5.0.1, an incremental update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that addresses a well-publicized bug that resulted in shorter battery life.

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Apple's iOS & Google Android command 58% of US portable game revenue

11/09/2011, 12:11 pm

Highlighting what has been a "brutal" year for dedicated portable game machines like the Sony PlayStation Portable and Nintendo DS, new data shows Apple's iOS and Google Android capturing the lion's share of U.S. portable game revenue in 2011.

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iOS 5 adoption on iPhone nears 38%, but iPod touch lags behind at 12%

11/08/2011, 09:11 pm

38 percent of iPhone users are running iOS 5 within weeks of the software's release, but iPod touch users have been slower to upgrade, with just 12 percent running the latest version of Apple's mobile OS, according to a new analysis.

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