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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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Foursqaure, the social location and rewards service, describes the latest iteration of its iOS app as "a huge step in the evolution of the foursquare vision." It includes a feature called Radar, which utilizes iOS 5 to alert you to nearby friends and activities. It does so passively, even when the app isn't open, so you don't have to search.

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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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