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Topic: iOS 5

Microsoft exec says PC 'not even middle-aged,' rejects post-PC label

08/20/2011, 10:08 pm

A Microsoft executive has spoken up in defense of the PC, insisting that the industry is in the "PC plus" era and rejecting the label of "Post-PC."

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Inside iOS 5: Update apps in place within iOS App Store

08/19/2011, 06:08 pm

Apple has consistently improved the experience of updating apps on iOS devices, and iOS 5 beta 6 sports a new example of this: you can now update individual apps from the App Store without being booted out to the Home page to watch an animated progress bar.

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Inside iOS 5: privacy change kills app developers' access to UDID

08/19/2011, 06:08 pm

One of the new features of Apple's upcoming iOS 5 is the removal of a feature many app developers, particularly ad networks, regularly access to track use of their apps by mobile customers.

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Apple seeds iOS 5 beta 6 alongside new iTunes, Apple TV, and iWork for iOS betas

08/19/2011, 01:08 pm

Apple on Friday provided members of its developer community with the sixth external beta of its forthcoming iOS 5.0 operating system alongside new betas of iTunes 10.5 and Apple TV software that will include support for the new software.

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Inside IOS 5: new Maps features

08/11/2011, 03:08 pm

Apple will deliver a new iOS 5 release this fall, including improvements from the core OS to developer APIs to the interface seen by customers. Among these new changes is a revamped Maps app.

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Apple posts iOS 5 beta 5 alongside related iCloud developer builds

08/06/2011, 04:08 pm

Apple has released a fifth beta version of iOS 5, along with new versions of iTunes10.5, Xcode 4.2 and Apple TV software, all primarily aimed at helping developers test new facets of its iCloud service.

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Inside iCloud: Apple's new Documents & Data cloud service

08/06/2011, 12:08 pm

In place of the simple cloud storage and web hosting services in today's MobileMe, including iDisk, iWeb and Gallery, Apple is preparing an innovative new cloud-based Documents & Data service. Here's how it works.

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Apple cracking down on non-developer devices running iOS 5 - report

08/05/2011, 02:08 pm

Apple has reportedly begun closing the accounts of some developers who have inappropriately sold their account device slots, allowing them to profit from the installation iOS 5 on unauthorized non-developer iPhones and iPads.

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Apple begins approving iPhone apps with iOS 5 compatibility

08/04/2011, 10:08 am

Developers have begun updating their App Store software to provide compatibility with Apple's forthcoming iOS 5 update for the iPhone and iPad, though no applications actually built on new iOS 5 code are yet available.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: AirPort, Time Capsule setup goes PC-free

07/26/2011, 03:07 pm

With the release of Apple's iOS 5 for iPhone and iPad this fall, users will be able to set up their new AirPort Base Station or Time Capsule directly within the mobile operating system.

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Apple begins testing over-the-air updates with iOS 5.0 beta 4

07/22/2011, 06:07 pm

Apple on Friday afternoon released iOS 5.0 beta 4 to developers via the software's new over-the-air (OTA) Software Updater, marking the first time it's tested the functionality externally.

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Launch of Apple's iCloud could weaken market demand for NAND flash

07/19/2011, 03:07 am

Some industry players are concerned that Apple, the world's largest consumer of NAND flash memory, could cause demand for memory to dwindle with the introduction of its iCloud service.

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Apple rumored to resurrect developer 'Tech Talk World Tour' for iOS 5

07/14/2011, 04:07 pm

Last held in 2009, the developer "Tech Talk World Tour" is rumored to make a comeback this year as Apple attempts to reach out developers with the launch of iOS 5.

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Apple exploring advanced handsfree iPhone voice control, audio feedback

07/14/2011, 09:07 am

Apple has shown continued interest in creating robust handsfree software for its mobile devices like the iPhone, and new filings detail how the company could make such a system more responsive and efficient than current options.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: Assistive Touch allows accessible gesture commands

07/11/2011, 06:07 pm

Available in Apple's latest beta build of iOS 5 is Assistive Touch, a new feature that will allow for quick gestures to be replicated for those who may be at a physical disadvantage.

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Apple issues iOS 5 Beta 3 with Notifications, AirPlay mirroring fixes

07/11/2011, 01:07 pm

Apple on Monday issued iOS 5 beta 3 to developers, the latest pre-release build of its forthcoming mobile operating system update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Inside iOS 5: New lock screen notifications, receding iMessage keyboard

06/25/2011, 01:06 pm

The second beta of Apple's iOS 5.0 mobile operating system began making its way to developers on Friday, revealing cosmetic changes to certain lock-screen notifications, a slide away keyboard in iMessage, and other tweaks.

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Apple's second beta of iOS 5.0 enables wireless sync with iTunes 10.5 beta 2 [u]

06/24/2011, 06:06 pm

Apple on Friday released the second private beta of iOS 5.0 which enables wireless syncing of iOS devices to a new beta of iTunes 10.5.

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HTML5 performance in Apple's iOS 5 tops Windows Phone 'Mango'

06/20/2011, 10:06 pm

Though Microsoft has touted its forthcoming update to Windows Phone 7, codenamed "Mango," as having better HTML5 performance than Apple's iPhone, new tests run using an iPhone 4 with the iOS 5 beta outpace the Windows Phone results.

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iOS 5 supports speedy Nitro JavaScript for full-screen Web apps

06/17/2011, 03:06 pm

With the release of iOS 5 for the iPhone and iPad this fall, Apple will bring the Nitro JavaScript engine to full-screen Web applications saved to a user's home screen.

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