Unmentioned iOS 5 features

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by buymeaniphone, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. buymeaniphone macrumors 6502


    Feb 8, 2007
    San Antonio, Texas
    Here’s a few of the features that Apple didn’t get around to mentioning during their Keynote. You can see all these listed on the slide below at the conclusion of the iOS 5 segment of the show. Which features are you looking forward to?
    Hourly weather forecasts
    Personal dictionary
    Multitasking gestures
    Emoji emoticons
    Typing shortcuts
    Wirelessly sync exchange tasks
    Built-in Dictionary
    FaceTime mid-call invitation alerts
    Improved FaceTime video quality
    Weather for your current location
    Mass Configuration
    VoiceOver action support
    Real-time stock quotes
    Wi-Fi sync to iTunes
    Custom Vibration Patterns
    Accessible input for mobility
    LED Flash on incoming calls and alerts
    Option to speak text selection
    VoiceOver item chooser
    Mail improved offline support
    Set tones for voicemail, mail, and calender alerts
    Smart Playlist sync for iTunes
    iTunes Tone Store
    Swipe to delete songs and playlists
  2. HeezyBear macrumors regular

    May 21, 2010
    I really hope there's some professional sounding tones in the Tone Store. 90% of what we have now is like a toddler's toy.
  3. hismikeness macrumors regular

    Jun 2, 2009
    Emoji emoticons-eliminates the emoji app for me.
    Typing shortcuts-maybe... don't know if I'd use them.
    Built-in Dictionary-eliminates the dictionary app for me.
    Wi-Fi sync to iTunes-should be really cool.
    Custom Vibration Patterns-also this. I run mostly on vibrate, so that will be cool.
    LED Flash on incoming calls and alerts-interesting... though how useful based on the location of the LED currently. Maybe a redesign on the next phone?
    Mail improved offline support-hopefully "send when network available" prompt
    Set tones for voicemail, mail, and calender alerts-cool
    iTunes Tone Store-bleh
  4. ScubaCinci macrumors 65816


    Jul 11, 2008
    Cincinnati OH
    Can you customize (i.e. use a different one than what Apple provides) the sounds for email, text messages, etc? Please, please say it's true! This is the reason I did the jailbreak on my iPhone.
  5. Tones2 macrumors 65816

    Jan 8, 2009
    "Swipe to delete songs and playlists "

    Has anyone with the iOS 5 beta tried this? Can you now DELETE songs directly on your device? That would GREATLY enhance the iCloud / iTunes Match functionality.

  6. dhy8386 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 13, 2008
    There are new tones and an options to buy more but not sure about your own. Can set for all separately
  7. iObama macrumors 6502a


    Nov 16, 2008
    Yes, you can swipe and delete songs.
  8. LoganT macrumors 68020

    Jan 9, 2007
    That would be really cool. I'm somewhat OCD with my music and I hate it when I buy something and I see a "purchased" playlist there.
  9. brayhite macrumors 6502a

    Jun 21, 2010
    N. Kentucky
    Can anyone provide more detail about the bolded? Specifically:

    Gestures: what does what? 3 finger swipe does..? Not all need to be listed, but some of the cooler ones plese

    Mass Configuration: Aside from what that can already be configured in iOS 4..?

    Vib. Patterns: How long can they last? What can they be applied to?

    VO Item Chooser: Say what? (no pun intended, just want more info)

    Smart Playlist: Can I create a SP within the Music app on my iPhone/iPad now?
  10. SXR macrumors 6502a


    Nov 20, 2007
    multitasking gestures would be really nifty i think. :)
  11. ScubaCinci macrumors 65816


    Jul 11, 2008
    Cincinnati OH
    Thanks...that kinda sucks but at least it's a step in the right direction.
  12. adztaylor macrumors 68000

    Aug 20, 2009
    Preston, UK
    Yeah the multitasking gestures is the one that stands out for me too. They did briefly mention it I think.
  13. Tones2 macrumors 65816

    Jan 8, 2009
    Thanks. This is a great feature. :)

    Curious how this all ties together. Questions:

    1) If you delete songs from your iPhone, I asume it doesn't delete them from your main iTunes LIBRARY- Correct?

    2) If you delete songs from your iPhone that are part of what normally gets synced to your iPhone from iTunes, does iTunes reload them onto your device next time you sync?

    3) If you download songs that are normally NOT part of what you sync to your iPhone from iTunes, does iTunes delete the songs next time you sync?

    This can get very confusing indeed.

  14. iMrNiceGuy0023 macrumors 68000

    Jun 5, 2009
    cant wait to swipe and delete songs!!! I forget the songs I want to delete by the time I get home to a computer
  15. eternlgladiator macrumors 68000


    Jun 20, 2010
    Twin Cities
    I can't wait for the all the new notification stuff. Not just notification center but the possibility of custom text tones, non obtrusive alerts, custom vibration patterns, and using the led flash for notifications as well. It's going to be great.
  16. Agent-P macrumors 68030


    Dec 5, 2009
    The Tri-State Area
    There's a video at the bottom of the link that shows off the multitasking gestures.

    I too am curious about the rest of these options though.

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