10 Best Features Of Apple iOS 5

Apple has officially announced that their latest version of operating system, iOS5 would have around 200 new features and around 1000 new APIs. The main reason behind the release of iOS 5 is to create the vibes in the market. This move by Apple is mainly because of the increasing market of Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry.

10 Best Features Of Apple iOS 5

1. iMessage

This is the latest messaging service introduced by Apple. It lets you send text messages, photos, videos, contacts from one iOS device to other. And its secure end to end encryption ensures the security of the data that is being transferred.

2. Notification Center

This is something that iOS 5 has inherited from Android. Just like the amazing notification bar in Android, Apple has implemented Notification Center in iOS 5. It would be placed at the top of screen such that it hardly causes any imbalance in the menu orientation.

3. Newsstand

Here is an Apple way to buy newspapers and magazines. Using this service, you can straight away buy your reading stuff straight on to your iOS 5 devices.

4. Safari Reader

This is could be considered as the most awaited and very intelligent move by Apple. This will allow iPhone and iPod Touch users to use Safari browser because this feature would help them fight font size issues. If you are a Safari lover, then this is some news.

5. PC Free

This is another interesting feature of iOS 5. Now, you need not connect your iOS device to iTunes for software updates because iOS 5 would be capable of installing updates over the air.

6. Twitter Integration

With iOS 5, you need to look for fast, smooth and easy to use Twitter apps as Twitter plugin would come integrated to iOS 5 which would let you access Twitter apps, photos, camera, Safari, YouTube and much more.

7. Improved Safari Browser

It is not just about Safari Reader which would comfort iPhone and iPad users. iOS would feature tabbed browsing in Safari. And Reading List is the another feature which would let you save your articles and let you read later. It is more logical option than bookmarking any webpage.

8. Split Keyboard

To comfort your typing efforts, iOS 5 would feature Split Keyboard which is designed such that it would only lessen your typing efforts and woes on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

9. More Apps

iOS 5 would feature number of new apps which were missing in the previous versions of iOS which include Camera App, Photos App, Dictionary, Reminders App, mail enhancements, calender plugins and much more.

10. iCould

This is the feature that people would be talking about in the coming times. iCloud is actually a cloud based service which would let you push songs, apps, photos, videos, contacts, mails, calenders, books and other data into a cloud storage of your own which could be accessed easily from any other iOS device. iCloud is the answer to Google Music and Amazon Cloud Player.

It is not that iOS has nothing impressive than the above mentioned 10 features. iOS has much much more at its disposal. And exploring iOS 5 would surely be one hell of an experience.

At the end of the day, you might say that Apple has just compiled the best features of all the mobile operating systems and invented iOS 5 with Apple touch to it. Regardless the facts, stories and rumors around, Apple iOS 5 is surely one of the biggest breakthroughs of this year.

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June 8, 2011 by: Prasanth Chandra

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