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Topic: Inside iOS 5

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.