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Topic: iOS 5

MobileMe experiencing outages ahead of iCloud transition

09/30/2011, 02:09 am

Numerous MobileMe users reported experiencing outages of Apple's current cloud service on Thursday, even as the fall launch of iCloud looms.


Piper: Expect voice recognition in iOS 5, but no low-end iPhone at Oct. 4 event

09/27/2011, 01:09 pm

Apple's "let's talk" invitation to next week's next-generation iPhone unveiling could hint at new voice recognition technology built in to iOS 5, investment firm Piper Jaffray believes, though it does not expect a low-end, contract-free "iPhone 4S" to be unveiled alongside a fifth-generation model.


Apple may hold iPhone 5 event in smaller venue on Cupertino campus

09/25/2011, 09:09 am

Apple will reportedly use a more intimate setting on its Cupertino campus to reveal its next-generation smartphones to members of the media early next month, forgoing its historical practice of utilizing large exhibition halls in downtown San Francisco.


Apple blacking out vacation days during second week of October

09/24/2011, 12:09 pm

Apple is quietly denying requests for employee vacations during the second week of October, hinting that the company currently anticipates an influx of customers to its stores around that time related to availability of its new iOS 5 and fifth-generation iPhone products.


Twitter developer events suggest iOS 5 release by Oct. 10

09/23/2011, 09:09 pm

Twitter has scheduled a pair of "Developer Teatimes" for Oct. 10 and Oct. 12 with a "heavy focus" on the service's tight integration with iOS 5, possibly providing further evidence that the forthcoming update to Apple's mobile operating system will arrive in two weeks.


French newspapers team up for leverage in negotiations with Apple

09/21/2011, 04:09 pm

Eight of France's most powerful newspapers and magazines have teamed up in hopes of gaining leverage in negotiations with Apple over the iPad maker's 30 percent cut of App Store sales.


Report reaffirms Apple's forthcoming white iPod touch with few changes

09/20/2011, 09:09 am

A new report echoes previous details about Apple's forthcoming iPod touch refresh, suggesting the 2011 model will be largely unchanged with the exception of a new color option: white.


Evidence suggests Apple could bring iMessage support to iChat in OS X Lion

09/14/2011, 02:09 pm

Code found in the iChat application for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion has led to speculation that Apple could add integration with its forthcoming iMessage application in iOS 5.


AppleCare preparations hint at iOS 5.0 release around Oct. 10

09/13/2011, 11:09 am

Apple has reportedly informed its AppleCare division to expect an influx of iOS-related inquiries from customers beginning Monday, Oct. 10, perhaps signaling when the company plans to release iOS 5 to existing device owners.


Apple to release iOS 5 GM to assemblers during week of Sept. 23

09/12/2011, 08:09 am

Apple reportedly plans to release the golden master of iOS 5, its forthcoming operating system update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, to its overseas assemblers at some point between September 23 and September 30, on time for a mid-October launch of a fifth-generation iPhone.


Apple reopens iTunes Match beta to additional developers

09/10/2011, 09:09 pm

Apple has quietly opened up the beta for its iTunes Match service to a second batch of developers as the company readies it for launch this fall.


Apple releases iTunes 10.5 beta 8 to developers along with new iWork for iOS apps

09/09/2011, 06:09 pm

Apple has made available an eighth beta release of iTunes 10.5 to developers, focusing on bug fixes and improvements. The update is available alongside a new release of iWork for iOS beta 3.


Adobe adding support for iOS 5 Newsstand to Digital Publishing Suite

09/07/2011, 03:09 am

Adobe announced on Wednesday that it will add support for Apple's new Newsstand application, which is built into the forthcoming iOS 5, to its Digital Publishing Suite "soon after" the iPhone maker releases the operating system update this fall.


iTunes Match music streaming removed from Apple's iOS 5 beta 7

09/01/2011, 12:09 pm

With this week's release of iOS 5 beta 7, Apple has completely removed the ability to temporarily cache iTunes Match songs via iCloud, forcing beta testers to instead download songs and save them on their iOS device.


Briefly: AAC supplying iPhone 5 parts; Icon speculation; iTunes Match beta

09/01/2011, 01:09 am

Supplier AAC has confirmed that it is providing parts for the next-generation iPhone, while an icon for the iPhone in a recent beta build of iPhoto has prompted speculation that Apple will change the screen size on the next iPhone. Also, Apple has closed the initial developer beta for the iTunes Match service just days after launching it.


Apple releases iOS 5 beta 7 to developers along with new Xcode, iTunes, Apple TV software

08/31/2011, 06:08 pm

Apple has made available a seventh beta release of iOS 5 to developers, focusing on bug fixes and improvements. The update is available alongside a new Xcode 4.2 Preview 7, iTunes 10.5 beta 7, and Apple TV software beta 6.


Apple rumored to add remote diagnostic tool to iOS for repairs

08/31/2011, 07:08 am

Users who need help fixing their iPhone or iPad could soon be aided by a Web-based remote diagnostic tool that would allow an Apple Specialist to check the status of their iOS device remotely.


Apple building 'exciting new features' for iOS location services

08/30/2011, 11:08 am

As further evidence that Apple plans to dramatically expand location services and navigation in a future version of iOS, a new job listing reveals the company is working on "exciting new features" for location-aware software on the iPhone.


Apple's iTunes Match beta supports streaming music playback

08/30/2011, 12:08 am

The developer preview of Apple's forthcoming iTunes Match service for iCloud contains early support for streaming music, according to people familiar with the matter.


Future iPhones may identify users by the sound of their voice

08/25/2011, 10:08 am

Beyond recognizing voice commands, future iPhone software could use the sound of someone's voice to identify the person themselves, allowing the system to enact custom-tailored settings and access to personal content.