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Topic: iOS 5

Facebook looking to circumvent Apple's App Store with HTML5 platform

06/15/2011, 11:06 pm

A new report claims social network Facebook is partnering with roughly 80 developers on a secretive "Project Spartan" HTML5-based application platform that would circumvent Apple's App Store on iOS devices.

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Apple's AirPort Utility points to next-gen Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme

06/15/2011, 02:06 am

A routine update to Apple's Airport Utility application contains references to new 4th generation Time Capsule and 5th generation AirPort Extreme devices, according to a new report.

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Leaks suggest unlocked iPhones coming Wednesday, voice recognition in iOS 5 [u]

06/12/2011, 11:06 am

A pair of leaks have hinted that Apple begin selling unlocked iPhones at U.S. Apple Stores on Wednesday and add voice recognition support from Nuance in iOS 5.

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Apple accused of appropriating rejected 'Wi-Fi Sync' app

06/11/2011, 02:06 am

After Apple revealed its new Wi-Fi Sync feature in iOS 5, the company has been accused of ripping off the work of a developer whose app, which is also titled "Wi-Fi Sync," was rejected from the App Store.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: iMessage to bring proprietary chat to iPhone, iPad

06/10/2011, 03:06 pm

iOS 5 will include a proprietary chat client dubbed iMessage for iOS-to-iOS chat and sharing of media, a system not unlike Research in Motion's BlackBerry Messenger.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: Built-in Twitter integration makes tweeting a snap

06/09/2011, 02:06 pm

When iOS 5 for the iPhone and iPad arrives this fall, Apple will offer system-wide Twitter integration, making it easy to share content and talk to friends on the social networking service.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: LED flash on calls, custom accessibility gestures & vibrations

06/09/2011, 02:06 am

Apple is poised to add several significant advancements to accessibility in iOS 5, such as LED flash on calls, custom gestures and personalized vibration alerts.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: Calendar improvements help make iPhone, iPad PC-free

06/08/2011, 04:06 pm

With iCloud connectivity and the ability to add calendars directly on iOS devices, updates to the native Calendar application in Apple's iOS 5 will play a major role in the company's PC-free push.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: iTunes Tone Store will offer more text alert options

06/08/2011, 10:06 am

When iOS 5 is released for the iPhone this fall, users will have the ability to purchase new, custom text message tones from the new iTunes Tone Store.

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Real Racing 2 HD to offer console-style gaming with iOS 5, AirPlay & Apple TV

06/08/2011, 09:06 am

Developer Firemint announced on Wednesday that its popular Real Racing 2 HD game will take advantage of wireless AirPlay Mirroring functionality with iOS 5 and the iPad 2, allowing a console-style gaming experience when streamed to the Apple TV that's similar to the Wii U unveiled by Nintendo this week.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: Notification Center, banner alerts

06/07/2011, 11:06 pm

Apple has revamped notifications in iOS 5, adding a pull-down Notification Center, banner alerts at the top of the screen and more detailed lock screen notifications.

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iOS 5 contains hints of world 3G third-gen iPad

06/07/2011, 08:06 pm

The developer build of Apple's iOS 5 hints at just two next-generation iPad devices, possibly suggesting that Apple plans to release a world 3G version of the iPad 3.

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Inside Apple's move to open up SMS-style messaging to non-mobile clients

06/07/2011, 06:06 pm

Apple unveiled a new iMessaging app that brings SMS-style messaging to iOS devices that lack a mobile data connection, such as WiFi-only iPads and the iPod touch. The technology behind the software presents several advantages for mobile devices over offerings from rival Google and Microsoft, and is also likely to soon find its way to iChat on Mac.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: Reminders app offers location-aware to-do lists

06/07/2011, 04:06 pm

One new application in iOS 5 is Reminders, a location-based organization tool that aims to offer improved to-do lists that are compatible with iCal, Outlook and iCloud.

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Rumor: Voice features weren't ready for WWDC, will still be in iOS 5

06/07/2011, 03:06 pm

Advanced voice control features were rumored to be a major feature of iOS 5, but weren't demonstrated this week. A new rumor claims that's because the functionality wasn't ready, but is still planned for release this fall.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: Safari Reader, private browsing, tabs on iPad

06/07/2011, 01:06 pm

When it's released by Apple this fall, iOS 5 will bring an improved Web browsing experience to iPhone and iPad users, offering new features in Safari like private browsing, Reader, and tabs on the iPad.

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Inside Apple's iOS 5: PC Free setup, keyboard shortcuts

06/07/2011, 12:06 am

Apple's iOS 5 allows for PC Free setup over iCloud and new custom keyboard shortcuts. AppleInsider offers a first look at the developer build of iOS 5.

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Wireless carriers reportedly surprised by Apple's iMessage feature

06/06/2011, 10:06 pm

Apple's wireless carrier partners were surprised to learn of Apple's new iOS 5 messaging feature during Monday's WWDC keynote, according to a new report.

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Existing MobileMe subscriptions extended, service ends June 2012

06/06/2011, 08:06 pm

On the heels of the unveiling of the new iCloud service, Apple has indicated that current MobileMe subscribers will receive a free extension until June 30, 2012, at which point the service will be shuttered.

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Apple's WWDC 2011 keynote video stream now available

06/06/2011, 05:06 pm

Monday's keynote event at the 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference, including the unveiling of iOS 5 and iCloud and a closer look at Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, is now available online.

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