What’s New in iOS5

This is the first major upgrade to iOS ever since it was rechristened from iPhone OS. Apple’s iOS 5 page says that they are “taking iOS to a whole new level”. Scott Forstall, SVP iOS Software, says that this is the “widest and most extensive update for iOS, ever”. The update boasts of 200 new updates. Let’s look at the new features to see if that is really true or is it just old wine in a new bottle. I am able to review some of these on an iPad running iOS 5 Beta 7. 1. Notifications This is not a new feature. iOS users are already…