Tag Archive: 5.0.1


Apple Working Quickly to Release iOS 5.0.1 with Battery Fixes, Beta 2 Out for Devs

iOS 5.0.1 Beta 2 Apple is working quickly to release iOS 5.0.1 to the general public, with the second beta version available to developers in just two days. The update aims to resolve some of the complaints about iOS 5 battery life and bring several other fixes and features to the latest release, including a security fix for iPad 2 and bringing multitasking gestures to iPad 1. The build comes as 9A404  [Read More…]

Apple Introduces Solution for “Cleaned” App Data in iOS 5.0.1

Apple added a subtle solution for developers in iOS 5.0.1 that addresses the issue of purged app data. In iOS 5.0, apps were suddenly restricted from caching large amounts of data in-app for offline access. Apps were effectively �cleaned� of temporary data when iOS 5 determined that the app was taking up too much space. Previously, iOS would allow an app to store needed information, such as saved web  [Read More…]

iOS 5.0.1 Fixes iPad 2?s Smart Cover Hack

Apple pushed out an iOS 5.0.1 update to registered developers yesterday, which fixes a number of bugs and�addresses�an issue with poor battery life on a number of its devices. However, it also fixes another glitch that Apple didn�t mention: the iPad 2?s Smart Cover hack, which allowed anyone to gain access to your passcode protected device using only its Smart Cover. We wrote about the hack a couple weeks ago when  [Read More…]

Apple Releases iOS 5.0.1 to Developers, Fixes Battery Life Bug and Adds More Gestures for First-Gen iPad

Apple has seeded iOS 5.0.1 to developers in the iOS Dev Center. The beta adds enhanced multitasking gestures for the original iPad, fixes the battery life bug that has extensively plagued iPhone 4S users, and adds several other fixes. Apple also issued a statement prior to seeding this developer beta�saying that it was aware of the battery life bug in iOS 5. The public 5.0.1 update  [Read More…]

iOS 5.0.1 Beta Resolves Battery Life Issues for iPhone 4S & iOS 5, Public Release Soon

iOS 5.0.1 beta fixes battery problems Apple has acknowledged battery draining issues with iOS 5 and has since released a beta version of iOS 5.0.1 to developers, indicating a public release is due soon. The update aims to fix iOS 5 battery problems without modifications of settings, bring multitasking gestures to iPad 1 without the third party tweak, and resolve several other bugs and issues that shipped with iOS 5. Currently iPhone  [Read More…]