With the release of the new iPad Apple also released iOS 5.1. The latest version of the iOS software is not a major update, but has a bunch of tweaks that fix some problems, so make sure you update. Download iOS 5.1 from the links below.
New Features for iOS 5.1
With the new camera shortcut to the lock screen, for iPhones and iPod touches, that allows users to quickly and easily open the camera app and start taking video or photos.
The music and audio apps also get some tweaks with Genius mixes and playlist now available to iTunes Match subscribers.
The iPad audio output also has a filter designed to make it louder and clearer when played through the tablet’s internal speaker while playing TV episodes or films.
A pair of new podcast features have been introduced as well. You can alter playback speed and a 30 second instant rewind has been added.
Probably the biggest fix was the battery life improvement. Apple fixed a lot of bugs that was causing the battery to drain. Last but not least, well maybe for most of use, Siri’s language was also updated as well with Japanese.
Download iOS 5.1
Here are the official download links to iOS 5.1 directly from Apple:
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 4 (GSM)
- iPhone 4 (CDMA)
- iPhone 3GS
- iPad 3 WiFi
- iPad 3 GSM
- iPad 3 CDMA
- iPad 2 WiFi
- iPad 2 GSM
- iPad 2 CDMA
- iPod touch 3G
- iPod touch 4G
- Apple TV 2G (5.0)
- Apple TV 3G (5.0)
This iOS update can also be download via over-the-air or OTA for those of you who are already running iOS 5.X.X. Just go to Setting app under your phone select General and then Software Update. Then follow the on screen instructions. Hope you enjoy the new update, let us know what you think about it in the comments below.