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iOS 5 Review: Ambitious update rings in the changes

At a Glance
  • Apple iOS 5

    Macworld Rating

    We've not yet met the iOS update that we wouldn't recommend, and iOS 5 is certainly the most far-reaching and feature-rich upgrade to date. That said, it's not without its bugs and strange behaviors. But...

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    We've not yet met the iOS update that we wouldn't recommend, and iOS 5 is certainly the most far-reaching and feature-rich upgrade to date. That said, it's not without its bugs and strange behaviors. But it's clearly paving ground for a lot of key functionality in the future, and even a lack of polish shouldn't keep you from upgrading.

    MSRP: Free

    Pros

    • Massive update plugs many feature holes
    • Notification system is vastly improved
    • Finally makes iOS devices viable without computer

    Cons

    • Twitter integration buggy in places
    • Lack of dictation on older hardware disappointing
    • Reminders app missing logical features

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