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Apple releases new version of iOS 5, in the OS 5.0.1 software update

Cupertino based computer and software makers Apple has released a new version of the mobile device iOS operating system, which brings with it many fixes – including an improvement on battery life.

Apple’s latest revision to their iOS platform has multiple improvements and bug fixes, which includes issues affecting battery life, whilst adding multitasking gestures to the original iPad, plus resolving bugs in documents in the cloud and also the improvements in voice recognition, for Australian users using dictation.

There is also over 70 concurrent security updates rolled in, for a whole series of Apple software to be found on their mobile devices.

The iOS 5.0.1 is available now for the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS – along with the iPad 2, iPad and iPod touch 3rd and 4th generation models.

The update is available via iTunes, with language support for Français, Dansk, Português, Slovak, Czech, Norsk Bokmål, English, Croatian, Hebrew, Svensk, Español, Thai, Pусский, Português Brasileiro, 한국어, 繁體中文, Greek, Deutsch, Ukrainian, Italiano, Romanian, Turkish, Hungarian, Polski, Nederlands, Suomi, 简体中文, 日本語.

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Rob Kerr is a journalist with more than 14 years experience of news, reviews and feature writing on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show. The mobile phone world is his real passion and forte, having owned a handset as far back as 1994 where he has seen them grow from just a business tool to a necessity in everyone’s everyday life.