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Apple iOS 5.0.2 update reportedly delayed due to memory leak issues

November 21st, 2011

Apple has reportedly delayed the release of iOS 5.0.2, German-language technology blog Macerkopf.de said on Monday. Rumors surfaced last week suggesting that Apple was preparing to release the update, which is expected to address poor battery life with iOS 5, out of the door before the end of this week. Macerkopf.de said iOS 5.0.2 has been delayed …

Apple hard at work on iOS 5.0.2 to address battery woes; iOS 5.1 may enhance Siri

November 16th, 2011

Apple is reportedly hard at work on a new update to its iOS operating system that will address the remaining issues users are having with battery life. German-language technology blog Macerkopf.de cites information received from an unnamed Apple software engineer in claiming that the new update, iOS 5.0.2, will be released to public before the …

iPhone owners report even worse battery life with iOS 5.0.1

November 11th, 2011

Apple on Thursday released an update to iOS 5 that addressed issues many users were having with poor battery performance. The Cupertino, California-based company had been testing the solution for some time, even uncharacteristically reaching out to affected end-users and having them install the potential fix to test its effectiveness. Despite Apple’s determination that iOS …

Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

November 10th, 2011

Battery life with iOS 5 eating away at you? Apple’s software update, and the first update since iOS 5 was released, is finally out. Changes include improved battery performance on iOS devices, other bug fixes and changes like the return  of multitasking gestures for the original iPad, improved voice recognition, and more. iOS 5.0.1 Software …

Apple seeds iOS 5.0.1 beta to end users to test battery life improvements

November 8th, 2011

Apple has already released two beta versions of its iOS 5.0.1 software to developers, but now it is beginning to seed the software update to several end users through AppleSeed as well. The update is expected to offer improvements to the Siri voice engine and should address issues many users have been having with battery life. …

Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 to developers; here are the changes

November 2nd, 2011

Apple has just seeded iOS 5.0.1 to developers for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. Here are the changes, and most notably, Apple has confirmed that some users have experienced unideal battery life and iOS 5.0.1 should fix that: iOS 5.0.1 beta contains improvements and other bug fixes including: Fixes bugs affecting battery life Adds …

iPhone 4S battery drain could be result of time zone bug

October 31st, 2011

We have seen a number of reports suggesting that the Apple iPhone 4S has a software bug that has resulted in poor battery life. iDownloadBlog says that adjusting the time zone settings on the iPhone might help alleviate the issue. Reportedly, a bug within iOS 5 forces the phone’s location tracking feature to remain active …

Gingerbread rolling out to T-Mobile G2x now

July 27th, 2011

T-Mobile has officially announced that it is now pushing out Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) to its LG G2x customers. The update includes the following enhancements: Improved battery life Improved front-facing camera operation when using Qik record and share Improved disabling Car Home Helps address unexpected reboots. T-Mobile confirmed the update is rolling out over the air …

Verizon Wireless says DROID X will get Android Gingerbread update

May 25th, 2011

Verizon Wireless has detailed a software update that will soon be pushed to the Motorola DROID X, thus confirming that the phone will be upgraded to Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). The update will include a number of enhancements and the more prominent ones include a new user interface, better word prediction, app grouping, an improved email …

Barnes & Noble announces the all new NOOK

May 24th, 2011

Barnes & Noble on Tuesday unveiled its all new NOOK eBook reader, and to say it’s an improvement over the previous-generation model is an understatement. This new version replaces the older greyscale model, not the still-young NOOK color, and it features a major improvement we probably all saw coming… a touchscreen. The eReader sports an …