Apple's iOS 5.1 update is here

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Apple announced iOS 5.1 on 7th of March at the keynote in San Francisco just before unveiling the new iPad.

iOS 5.1 includes the following

  • Bugs affecting battery life have now been resolved
  • Visibility for Camera shortcut on Lock Screen for iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch - Camera face detection highlights all detected faces
  • Camera app for iPad has been redesigned and improved
  • The option to delete Photos from Photo Stream
  • Language support for Siri has been extended to include Japanese
  • iTunes Match subscribers will enjoy now Genius Mixes and Genius playlists
  • Audio for TV programmes and films optimisation for iPad - you will get a louder and clearer sound
  • Playback speed Podcast controls and a 30-second rewind for iPad
  • Fixes the bug causing audio to drop for outgoing calls

How to update your device to iOS 5.1

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If you have difficulties updating to the iOS 5.1 or you just need a short guide to follow just in case, here are the steps you need to follow.

About the author

Alexandra Petruș served as Reincubate's VP of Product for a number of years and remains a friend of the company. She's recognised as a Google Developer Expert for Product Strategy, and is a co-founder of Bucharest AI.

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