New features of the new iOS 5

According to Apple, the new iOS 5, which became available today, has implemented more than 200 new features. In addition, iTunes has been updated to version 10.5

The main innovations in iTunes were:

    – iCloud support
    – Support for devices with iOS 5
    – Ability to sync via Wi-Fi

As for iOS 5, owners of Apple devices with the new operating system will receive the following features (we will list the main ones).

Notification CenterNow all notifications are collected in one window: this is a new email, text messages, friend requests and much more.

New notifications appear briefly at the top of the screen, you can view them even on the locked screen.

Allows unlimited and free messaging with other iOS users over Wi-Fi; you can add photos and videos to messages.

All subscriptions to magazines and newspapers are combined here; new issues are downloaded in the background.

New purchases in the App Store automatically appear in the Kiosk.

RemindersThe ability to create To-Do lists with dates and places; when specifying a place, a reminder will appear as soon as the user is at the right address.

Automatic synchronization with iCloud, iCal and Outlook;

TwitterNow built right into iOS 5.

By logging in to the Settings, you can send tweets from Safari, Photos, Camera, YouTube or Maps. Names and photos from friends’ Twitter profiles are now displayed in Contacts.

CameraIt starts directly from the lock screen; volume buttons can be used to take pictures; with a swipe gesture, you can go to the “Camera Roll” from the viewing screen.

Autofocus and auto exposure can be adjusted with a single tap.

PhotoAdded the ability to edit photos taken (the picture can be cropped or rotated, remove the red-eye effect from it), which can now be placed in albums.

MailText formatting features have improved – you can highlight it and make it italicized, bold or underlined.

You can edit the list of recipients by simply dragging and dropping. Emails can be flagged as read or unread. Thanks to iCloud, mail is synchronized on all devices.

SafariSafari Reader displays articles without ads and unnecessary details; you can save articles in the reading list to return to them later, and iCloud updates this list on all devices.

Tabbed browsing on iPad allows you to open multiple web pages and easily switch between them.

Game CenterNow you can add a photo to your account, as well as compare the results of achievements with friends.

You can search for new friends by recommendations. Recommendations for games can be customized.

iCloud SupportThe content is stored in iCloud and automatically syncs with all your devices.

5 GB of memory is given for free.

More than 1,500 new APIs for developersIn addition, you can now configure, activate and change the configuration directly on the device using the Setup Assistant; wireless updates (without using a cable) and wireless synchronization with iTunes have become available.

To update the operating system to version 5, you need to download iTunes 10.5, connect the device to your computer and click the “Update” button. For more information about the features of iOS 5, see the official website of Apple

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