The Apple TV software has been updated in a very quiet manner, but the new functionality contained in that update -- AirPlay broadcasting, support multiple iTunes account, shared photo streams -- is more substantial than it first seems. And the fact that you can now rearrange icons on the home screen suggest that proper support for iOS apps could finally be on the way.
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We've seen the differences between Apple Maps and Google Maps before. We know that Apple Maps, as pretty as they may be, is not as data intensive nor does it have the public transit directions of Google Maps. So if you're not getting the iPhone 5, should you not upgrade to iOS 6 also? Because if you stay on iOS 5, you can keep Google Maps on your iPhone.
So here's some good news: The Chronic Dev Team has released the untethered jailbreak tools for all of the post-A4 Apple devices. That means your iPhone 4S, 2012 iPad, iPad 2 and other, older devices can be jailbroken without having to boot into "tethered" mode (connecting to your computer) every time you restart.
During the Apple iPad event today, CEO Tim Cook casually mentioned that iOS 5.1 will be available today. In addition to Siri support for Japanese, the OS has a few other new tricks, here's what to expect.
Jailbreaking your iPhone is a glorious process that opens your phone to a brave new world of features and apps. But with iOS 5, the process has only worked with your phone tethered (or semi-tethered) to your computer. Until right now.
Even as frustrated iPhone owners complain that Apple's iOS 5.01 update didn't actually fix the iPhone 4S's battery problems, users are reporting a whole string of new complaints against the iPhone 4S and the new update. Will it ever stop?
Turns out iOS 5 is hiding Easter Eggs aplenty. Besides the camera's secret panorama mode, an Android-style auto-correct bar has been uncovered as well.
Today Apple seeded a beta of iOS 5.0.1 to developers, providing a fix for the iPhone 4S battery life issues and bugs in iCloud.
If you are an obsessive user interface jerk like me, you may have noticed the slight design changes in iOS 5. They are almost invisible but they are there, from two-pixel position adjustments to transparency changes in the badges' shadows.