iOS 5 is Coming this Fall

ios5_iconApple demonstrated the new iOS 5 that will be released this fall for the iPhone 3gs, iPhone 4, 3rd and 4th gen iPod Touch, iPad, and iPad2.  They have added over 200 new features in this update.  Some features that have been highlighted are:

  • Notification Center
  • iMessage
  • Newsstand
  • Reminders
  • Twitter Integration
  • Updates to Camera
  • Updates to Photos
  • Updates to Safari
  • Updates to Game Center
  • PC Free
  • WI-FI Sync
  • and more…

Here is what Apple is saying about the new accessibility features in iOS5:

iOS 5 comes with innovative new features that make it easier for people with mobility, hearing, vision, and cognitive disabilities to get the most from their iOS devices. iOS 5 works with specialized hardware accessories. The LED flash and custom vibration settings let you see and feel when someone’s calling. And improvements to VoiceOver include custom element labeling. These are just a few of the ways iOS 5 continues making advances in the field of accessibility.

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