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10/19/2011
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David W. Martin
David W. Martin
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What's New in iOS 5

iOS 5 might be the most popular version of Apple's mobile OS yet. When Apple released it as a digital download through iTunes on Oct. 12 the heavy demand almost crashed Apple's servers. Available for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and all iPads, this update includes more than 200 enhancements for a reasonable price--it's free. This visual tour focuses on 11 major enhancements and four new apps introduced with iOS 5.
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If you are lucky enough to be holding an iPhone 4S in your hand, then you already know about Siri. This voice-command feature in iOS 5 is only available on the iPhone 4S. Tell Siri to perform all kinds of tasks on your iPhone 4S and it will do them--dictate a text message or set up an appointment for tomorrow, for instance. I discovered from personal experience that Siri even recognizes your voice when you have a cold.

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