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10 Innovative iOS 5 Apps

Apple's iOS 5 mobile operating system includes 200 new features and more than 1,500 new APIs. Here are 10 great examples of how iOS developers used them to create cool apps.
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Ignore for a moment the garish stitched-leather UI. Ignore the creepy aspect of tracking people. Apple has made a nifty little app called Find My Friends for following your iPhone-toting kin or friends around. The app includes Parental Restrictions and Privacy Settings, the next best thing to avoiding the Orwellian world of friend tracking entirely. Find My Friends makes good use of iOS 5 notifications. No more calling your friends at the mall to find out where they went.

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10/30/2011 | 3:21:05 PM
re: 10 Innovative iOS 5 Apps
Ahhh.. Ok comments come under all of them. Ok, I like the Reminders and Find my friends BUT, I don't like how they kill my battery.
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