Webopedia on Google+Webopedia on TwitterWebopedia on FacebookTech Bytes Blog
Main » TERM » I »

iOS 5

The fifth major update for Apple's iOS mobile operating system that powers portable devices such as iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches. Apple iOS 5 debuted in October 2011 at the same time as the iPhone 4S and introduced powerful new features such as a built-in instant messaging client (iMessage), tabbed browsing in the Safari Web browser, a Notification Center for displaying a variety of alerts in one location, integrated support for Twitter, enhanced camera capabilities and the ability to wirelessly sync iOS devices to Macs or PCs over Wi-Fi connections.

iOS 5 also provides users with free access to Apple's iCloud, a suite of services that enables automatic synchronization across computers and iOS devices of e-mail mailboxes and messages, calendars, documents, photos, iTunes music and more.







TECH RESOURCES FROM OUR PARTNERS
LATEST ARTICLES
8 Agenda Apps to Help Students Stay Organized

Webopedia's student apps roundup will help you to better organize your class schedule and stay on top of assignments and homework. Read More »

20 Ways to Shorten a URL

If you need to shorten a long URL try this list of 20 free online redirection services. Read More »

Top 10 Tech Terms of 2015

The most popular Webopedia definitions of 2015. Read More »

STUDY GUIDES
Computer Architecture Study Guide

This Webopedia  study guide describes the different parts of a computer system and their relations. Read More »

Network Fundamentals Study Guide

Networking fundamentals teaches the building blocks of modern network design. Learn different types of networks, concepts, architecture and... Read More »

The Five Generations of Computers

Learn about each of the five generations of computers and major technology developments that have led to the current devices that we use today. Read More »