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iOS 5 Released with iMessage, iCloud, Twitter, Notification Center, and More

Apple has released the newest version of the iOS operating system in the form of iOS 5.0. This release adds an impressive number of new features including iMessage, iCloud compatibility, Twitter integration at the system level, the vastly improved Notification Center, Safari with Reading List, Newsstand, improved Mail support, and more. This is the most significant release of iOS yet.

As we’ve covered before, iOS 5 is a major new release and upgrade to the iOS operating system for mobile devices. Some of the improved or new additions include:

  • Notification Center
  • iMessage
  • Newsstand
  • Reminders
  • Twitter integration
  • Camera improvements
  • Photos
  • Safari
  • PC Free
  • Mail
  • Calendar
  • Game Center
  • Wi-Fi Sync
  • Multitasking Gestures for iPad
  • AirPlay Mirroring

iOS 5 is available for download through iTunes 10.5. It is supported on the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch 3rd generation, iPod touch 4th generation, iPad, and iPad 2.