iOS 5.0.2

marcusj0015

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Aug 29, 2011
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Has this update been officially canceled? I googled it, and in the last week there were a few news stories about it so... what's the state of this release?
 

maflynn

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May 3, 2009
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Since apple doesn't pre-announce such things, there is no public state. No one knows when apple will release the next update
 

mattburley7

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Oct 13, 2011
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i think the next update we see will be 5.1 not a 5.0.x version because we would have had something awhile ago.
 

bina12834

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Where is iOS 5.1???

We saw a few consecutive weeks of beta builds and now nothing for almost a month. Whats the deal Apple????
 

YMark

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We saw a few consecutive weeks of beta builds and now nothing for almost a month. Whats the deal Apple????
Two ways to look at this, and both are speculation....

- there have been few problems found, so no need for additional beta and release on horizon

- there were several problems, or a serious problem or two found and it is taking a while for the fix

Nobody knows, even the developers (beta testers) have been rather quiet.
 

Peace

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Two ways to look at this, and both are speculation....

- there have been few problems found, so no need for additional beta and release on horizon

- there were several problems, or a serious problem or two found and it is taking a while for the fix

Nobody knows, even the developers (beta testers) have been rather quiet.
3rd possibility.

5.1 is ready. We are waiting on a Keynote in the next few weeks to show off the new iPad then 5.1 will be released.

OR.

The iPad 3 will just show up on the Apple Store and 5.1 will be released.

Who knows. It could be lazy engineers at the Apple campus too.
 

mattburley7

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5.1 will be out whenever the iPad 3 is out (most likely march)

I dont think they will just release 5.1 on its own and have a 5.2 release for iPad 3 launch.

As for the 5.1 betas..we might not be hearing anything because its ready, there is a serious bug, or there are new features, etc still getting ready for the next beta..
 

RedReplicant

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Mar 31, 2010
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I must be the only person not having battery issues given the amount of complaining about it on the forums.
 

RedReplicant

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Mar 31, 2010
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Yeah, I haven't charged mine in 2 days and I will probably not charge it until I pass out tonight in like 12 hours.
 

Arelunde

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Jul 6, 2011
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I agree that battery life with iOS5 on my iPhone4 and iPad2 is outstanding! After a lot of use, I'm rarely less than 60 percent. Most evenings when I plug them both in for an overnight charge, they are in the 70-80 percent range. I doubt any other smartphone can match that!
 

luvraj

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Mar 12, 2011
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Battery life not so great

My battery life is not that great. Also sometimes when it loses network like in metro or for any other reason and after I get network back my phone is constantly accessing location service. Unless I turn in off which I believe is not supposed to work that way
 

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MaxMichael

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^ How on earth? My usage gets no-where near that. What do you do on your phone!?

This 45 minutes is only from texting, nothing else, in a strong 3G area with Push, Location, Vibrate and Siri's raise-to-speak function turned off.
 

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eleven7

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i agree that battery life with ios5 on my iphone4 and ipad2 is outstanding! After a lot of use, i'm rarely less than 60 percent. Most evenings when i plug them both in for an overnight charge, they are in the 70-80 percent range. I doubt any other smartphone can match that!
+1
 

DotCom2

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^ How on earth? My usage gets no-where near that. What do you do on your phone!?

This 45 minutes is only from texting, nothing else, in a strong 3G area with Push, Location, Vibrate and Siri's raise-to-speak function turned off.
Yeah, mine looks like yours.
I get a 20% drop every hour.
JUST SUCKS AND SUCKS!:mad:
 

MaxMichael

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May 26, 2009
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Yeah, mine looks like yours.
I get a 20% drop every hour.
JUST SUCKS AND SUCKS!:mad:
It's so disappointing. I can't really see how Siri is affecting it either if it's not being used with the raise to speak function or having all the other settings turned off so I can't even work out what the issue is :(
 

ChristianVirtual

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3rd possibility.

5.1 is ready. We are waiting on a Keynote in the next few weeks to show off the new iPad then 5.1 will be released.

OR.

The iPad 3 will just show up on the Apple Store and 5.1 will be released.
ahh, positive thinking ... hope that this possibility come true anytime soon.
 

jayhawk11

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Oct 19, 2007
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Yeah, mine looks like yours.
I get a 20% drop every hour.
JUST SUCKS AND SUCKS!:mad:
^ How on earth? My usage gets no-where near that. What do you do on your phone!?

This 45 minutes is only from texting, nothing else, in a strong 3G area with Push, Location, Vibrate and Siri's raise-to-speak function turned off.
I don't suppose either one of you have bothered restoring your phones, have you?
 
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