Recently, in WWDC 2011, Steve Jobs declared about their new plans to launch iOS 5, OS X Lion, and iCloud. Even the Beta version of iOS 5 is on the board. As per Apple, iOS 5 would be launched with more than 200 new features for iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Let’s have a look at a few of the new features.
Better Notifications: The notifications in iOS 5 appear at the top of the screen, without interrupting your ongoing activity. Now, you can see notifications for all; new email, texts, friend requests, and more. You can keep track of them all at one convenient location with the Notification Centre. You can just swipe down the notification from your screen and open whichever notification you want to see. This is one of the most important updates as notifications keep you updated with your daily life and happenings.
iMessage: This is a new messages services for all the iOS 5 users which helps you be in touch with your friends and relatives. iMessage is built into a message application which enables you to send text, photos, message, video and contacts. This also is having the facility of group messaging. The main benefit of this is, you can start your conversation on any of your iOS devices and also pick up on another from where you left.
Twitter: Now, to tweet from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod has become even easier. Sing in once in the settings and start twitting directly from safari, camera, You Tube, or maps. Even you can add a location to any tweet and also easily reply your friends’ tweets.
Camera: Open your camera right from the lock screen and capture the view whenever you wish, without missing it. Use grid lines, pinch-to-zoom gestures, and single-tap focus and exposure locks to compose a picture on the fly. You can also press the volume-up button to catch your photo in the minimal time. In addition, if you have Photo Stream enabled iCloud, you can directly download the photos from any of your devices.
PC free: With iOS 5, you do not need a computer to own an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. You can activate and set up your device wirelessly out of the box. You can then download free iOS software updates and also edit your photos or update your email folders. Now, you can back up and restore your device automatically with the use of iCloud.
There are many more updates by Apple which includes email, calendar, wi-fi sync, game centre, multitasking gestures, etc. As mentioned earlier, there will be more than 200 new features to offer better user experience. iOS 5 is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch 3rd generation, and 4th generation, iPad and iPad 2. If you are thinking to take the benefit of this update, you can contact an expert iPad application development company ofChicagoatinfo@softwebsolutions.com. Hire an iPhone application developer and get innovative technology solutions with creative ideas.