2011 Apple WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) is held in Moscone West conference center, San Francisco today. iOS 5 is released with as many as 200 new features. Among which the some important features are listing below:
1. New Notification System
iOS 5 integrates with new notification system with more beautiful interface and better user experience. More information can be shown within this new notification system, including stocks, weather, etc. Users can even check out messages or emails or delete notification messages via lock screen.
2. News Stand
During WWDC, Apple declared that there are about 1 billion pieces of Twitter messages released from iOS devices per week, so it is quite reasonable for Apple to deep integrate Twitter function: users can directly send contents to Twitter by means of iOS.
4. Powerful Mobile Safari
Apple claimed that two-thirds mobile users employ Safari browser all over the world. Users can save webpage for off-line reading by using iOS 5 with Safari Reader adding to bookmark. New Reading List makes tag switching more convenient.
A totally new function on iOS 5 through which users can list schedules and be reminded automatically when time is up. The schedule list can sync to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
iPod Tips on Mac
6. New Camera Function
A long-expected function Lock Screen photograph is added. New camera can also support autofocus, auto red eye removal and direct images processing etc. Moreover, volume key “+” can photograph directly.
7. Brand-new Mail Program
It is with more powerful email text editing function. Users can zoom in or zoom out email text and reorder email addresses by means of drag-and-drop. At the same time, it supports more powerful email search function.
8. PC Free
iPad and iPad 2 which run on iOS 5 can directly achieve iTunes wireless synchronization.
HD Video to iPad
9. Game Center
Apple iOS has 50 million Game Center users. Game Center is with social function added which allows users to purchase game programs directly, play games with friends and check out friend documents etc.
iMessage supports text, image, video, address list and more contents direct reading and real-time sending. It also supports 3G network, encryption and notification function, etc.
Apple iOS 5 will be available in fall. iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2, iPod Touch 3 and iPod Touch 4 will be supported by iOS5.