If you have an iDevice then you’ll have the chance to download the new iLife apps, including the iPhoto for iPhone and iPad, iMovie, iWork, GarageBand, and much more newly released apps but you first need to upgrade your device to the latest iOS 5.1. Apple has just public their newest iOS 5.1, which is now available for the iPad 2, iPad, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and second and third-generation iPod touch. In addition, Apple has also announced the new iPad along with a new Apple TV. Glad to say that all iPhone 4S users will have an improved battery life with this upgrade.
Are you going to Install it?
As we know the update won’t bring any problem for you, but as the update is still not showing up in iTunes, it is only available through OTA (Over The Air), so you should back up your device before upgrading to the newest. To update the iOS 5.1, you need to go through this; first go to Settings>> General>> Software Update>> click “Install” and now you done. Once you have installed then you can update or purchase the new iOS 5.1-enabled apps (mentioned above).
What are the key Updates?
If you have iOS 5.1 installed then your iDevice will get the Japanese language support for Siri, can delete photos from Photo Stream, addresses bugs affecting battery life, Genius Mixes and Genius playlists for iTunes Match subscribers, Audio for TV shows and movies on iPad optimized for being louder and clearer, get updated AT&T network indicator, improved camera app for iPad, now camera shortcut will always visible on lock screen for iPhone 4S, 4 and 3GS and iPod touch (4G), camera face detection will highlight all detected faces, Podcast controls for playback speed and a 30 second rewind iPad.
Do you know?
Here is good news for all iOS users that the update has been jailbroken and the iPhone Dev Team have confirmed this. They have just announced that, their Redsn0w jailbreak tool has been updated ahd allow the jailbreaking of iOS 5.1 devices, but certainly there are few cautions what you should take to play this safely.