Phone Apple release iOS 5.1 for the iPhone and iPad

To coinside with announcement of the new iPad 3, Apple have released a new operating system for the iPhone and iPad.

Those already running iOS 5 will be able to update their device just by selection Settings –> Software Update.

There is nothing too exciting in the update, hopefully some big fixes especially the battery life issue.

Here are the release notes for iOS 5.1 update

This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:

  • Japanese language support for Siri (availability may be limited during initial rollout)
  • Photos can now be deleted from Photo Stream
  • Camera shortcut now always visible on Lock Screen for iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch (4th generation)
  • Camera face detection now highlights all detected faces
  • Redesigned Camera app for iPad
  • Genius Mixes and Genius playlists for iTunes Match subscribers
  • Audio for TV shows and movies on iPad optimized to sound louder and clearer
  • Podcast controls for playback speed and a 30 second rewind for iPad
  • Updated AT&T network indicator
  • Addresses bugs affecting battery life
  • Fixes an issue that occasionally caused audio to drop for outgoing calls

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