Today, Apple released the first update to iOS 5.0 in the form of iOS 5.0.1. A certain percentage of users have experienced very poor battery life with iOS 5.0 and this update addresses that issue as well as addressing some other bugs and adding some functionality to some devices. (more…)
Coincedence that “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson and “One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com” Coming out a Few Days Apart?
Do you think it is a coincidence that the biography of Steve Jobs and the story of Amazon.com are coming out a few days apart? I think not! It’s been sixteen days now since Steve Jobs has passed away and it is still fresh in many of our minds. A good friend of mine asked me point blank, “did you cry?”
The first news apps are starting to show up in Newsstand and on my iPhone, the first one to show up was the NYTimes app. So far it looks nice. I am looking forward to actual updates coming through.
Along with the release of iOS 5 for mobile devices, Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 update, and iTunes 10.5, Apple has also released Apple TV Software Update 4.4 (based on iOS 5) which also includes new features for the 2nd generation Apple TV.
Apple has released the newest version of the iOS operating system in the form of iOS 5.0. This release adds an impressive number of new features including iMessage, iCloud compatibility, Twitter integration at the system level, the vastly improved Notification Center, Safari with Reading List, Newsstand, improved Mail support, and more. This is the most significant release of iOS yet.
Yesterday, Apple released the latest version of iTunes in the form of iTunes 10.5. This release is essential in order to support both today’s upcoming release of iOS 5 and iCloud. In addition to these major changes there are some slight cosmetic improvements as well to indicator icons.
The wait is finally over and the iPhone 4S has been announced with dual-core A5 processor, 8 megapixel and much improved camera, Siri intelligent voice assistant, iOS 5, and iCloud. Launches on Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint with 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB sizes for $199, $299, and $399. Available for pre-order October 7th and is available on the 14th.
Since Apple confirmed an iPhone media event for October 4, we have been expecting the new iPhone announcement. The rumors have been flying and we are anxiously waiting for the event to start. We will be tracking the event and will have full coverage during and after the event. Stay tuned.
This is my next… published a great article today entitled “iMessage, Skype, Google Voice, and the death of the phone number” where the author outlines what Google, Skype (now Microsoft), and Apple are doing to the well entrenched telecom system that orbits around the phone number. (more…)
At WWDC 2011, Apple has announced iCloud, the new digital hub to replace your computer as the center and make it just another device. Essentially iCloud is a way to revolutionize the way you sync your content and push it to the cloud so it can easily sync with all your devices. (more…)