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Protecting you from your battery

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What your device runs out of juice mid update? It probably won’t, iOS 5 will remind you that your device must be at at least 50% battery or connected to a power source before beginning the update process.

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iOS 5's Clock app

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iOS 5’s Clock app has gotten some improvements. Below to the left is the current timer in iOS 3 and 4.

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iOS 5 beta 1 resetting

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Earlier this week, my iPhone 4 running iOS 5 beta 1 “reset” itself. It kept my lock screen wallpaper and passcode but prompted me to set up the iPhone as if it were new once I typed in my passcode. After setting it up, the Apple logo was shown again and the home screen was briefly visible. Then the set up screen saying “slide to set up” was shown again. The setup screen reappeared every time like a loop. Apple probably changed something on their servers during this time or set a time bomb in the first beta. I was out of the country at the time of the problem so my device was reduced to an expensive paper weight. Since returning from Costa Rica yesterday, I’ve downloaded and restored to iOS 5 beta 5.

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