Spotlight on iOS 5

Having thoroughly analyzed the iPhone 4S, the Macworld Podcast turns its attention to Apple's other big mobile product unveiling for October—iOS 5. Senior associate editor Dan Moren wrote the super-sized review of this super-sized iOS update, and he's joined in this episode by editorial director Jason Snell and staff writer Lex Friedman to give you a detailed account of what to expect from iOS 5.

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Show Notes

We’ve taken up-close looks at many of iOS 5’s major additions and enhancements in the past week. Miss any of that? Our round-up includes:

We recorded this podcast before news hit that iOS 5 has been downloaded 25 million times. Some users ran into problems initially with upgrades, though installation woes appear to be on the wane.

We also take a look at new iPad gestures, AirPlay features, and new accessibility offerings. You'll also want to read about five overlooked feature enhancements and five new things your iOS device will be able to do now that you’ve installed the update.

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