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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Apple iOS 5.0.1 Software Update - helps improve battery life





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Apple have released the iOS 5.0.1 free upgrade and one of the benefits is that it helps improve the battery life of the iPhone 4S. According to Apple this software update helps fix the following problems. Fixes bugs that affect battery life, adds multitasking gestures for iPad, and improves voice recognition for Australian users using dictation.



iOS 5.0.1 is available via iTunes or OTA - Over The Air. Over the air is available for all iOS 5 devices and you can  Click Settings General >Software Update to get the update. 



Despite the relative small size of the update it does need some breathing room to install. TidBITS has some very interesting observations on how to free up space on an iPad since the update needs 433 MB free space. There are also hints on how to free up space and get your update downloaded and running in no time. 




Products compatible with this software update:




  • iPhone 4S 

  • iPhone 4

  • iPhone 3GS

  • iPad 2

  • iPad

  • iPod touch (4th generation)

  • iPod touch (3rd generation)






The video below further explains for to get the iOS 5.0.1 update and how to install it over the air





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Sociolatte



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