Latest speculation has iOS 5 launching October 10th, Apple iPhone 5 on October 15th?

AppleInsider says that AppleCare has been told to expect a ton of phone calls on October 10th relating to iOS and Orange CEO Stephane Richard said that he believes he heard that the Apple iPhone 5 will launch on October 15th...
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17. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

you will never get through to these people. But the good thing is that we need them to stay where they are so they dont use our iPhones. They are not worthy.

20. ayephoner

Posts: 858; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

and, the best part to me is that they post in EVERY iphone article on PA. this just increases the hits on these pages and causes PA to cover the iphone even more. then they complain that PA covers too much iphone news and its THEIR FAULT. too funny.

22. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

LOL @ayephoner

54. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

just had my cofffe and yes... they are not worthy and yes... Fandroids complaint on something they created... good job PA..

29. benhammond

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 26, 2011

And those who don't think about the two OSes in such polarities will never get through to either side.

33. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Ilia has the mind of a child. He will not get it until he gets an android and then he will understand why Apple does what it does.

71. ilia1986 unregistered

ayephoner I don't give a flying FRACK about Apple's design principles. These are THEIR principles. Not MINE. I am the CONSUMER. What I want is IMPORTANT. Not some goddamn retarded principles. And I didn't get what I want. Thus I will switch to Android. And if you think that I am the only one who - you are gravely mistaken.

19. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

31. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

im not heart broken. Looks ok for me but this is still a rumor. iOS is what i am looking forward to.

34. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

I agree with you on that, still a rumor I do hope the iPhone5 bring something new to the table to help speed up the competition in the mobile industry. . .

57. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

they still wont catch up

35. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

who the hell wants live wallpapers? These companies give yall kids this "fun" stuff like moving wallpaper. Im a grown ass man i dont want no dam floating hearts.

39. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

hahaha funny. . .

62. AppleDroid42

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 25, 2011

Seriously, get over the whole market share argument. Obviously Android is going to have a greater market share when the OS is running on WAY more phones than IOS. And Widgets and live wallpapers are just a matter of preference if you even want them. IOS is all about simplicity. It's sad that the best argument anyone has for android is that it has widgets and live walpapers... Cool dude. I like android, I have used 3 different android powered handsets and then I got my Iphone 4. they both have pros and cons and for me personally i prefer the Iphone. So stop being ignorant and talking about market share when thats a stupid argument. If android only had 4 different phones on the market then Apple would be dominating in Market share and you know it.

83. Dj21o

Posts: 437; Member since: May 19, 2011

1. Who cares about widgets, they all look ugly as s**t. 2. You can have live wallpapers. You just need Cydia, which is so easy a 1st grader can do it. 3. Who needs customiztion when you can throw everything in folders and even rename the folders. - You can still customize with downloading different themes. I literally just supported all of your statements except for the first one. Some are helpful I admit, but they are not the end of the world, seeing as you use widgets to toggle data, WiFi, GPS, all that you don't need with iOS. Oh, and you don't need to hit "kill all" 24/7 or even have a task manager. If you need a task killer, your phone failed you. :)

21. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Dude did you say 250+ features? Really? There are only 2 new features that I know of, iCloud which have been on smartphones for years now, & the blatant Android notification steal. That is it, please list the other 248+ features please........... iOS 5 is the same as iOS 4. The only difference is what I just listed. Again please list the 248+ other features. Thank you!

23. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

Are you serious Evotard? You messing with the wrong one. you asked for it

24. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

1.Notification Center: New Notification System 2.Improved app notifications at the top 3.Lock screen notifications. Swipe will open related app. 4.Notification options to choose for each app. 5.Notification sorting by app, time etc. 6.iMessage: Text messaging between iOS devices over Wi-Fi or 3G (Similar to WhatsApp) 7.Newstand: Similar to iBooks to store, auto-download magazine subscriptions & new issues. 8.Reminders: A list of reminders with Geo-fence integrated with Calendar app 9.Twitter Integration: Log in to Twitter from settings once and Tweet anything from Safri, Photos, YouTube etc. Similar to login & sharing used by Mail.app 10.AirPlay Mirroring for iPad 2: Duplicate the iPad screen on television wirelessly 11.iCloud integration: A new free service with more than 5GB data to be shared between iOS devices 12.Open Camera.app from lock screen: Double tapping on Home button will open the Camera.app from lock screen 13.Take pictures from lock screen: Volume up button can be used to take pictures 14.Camera Grid: For more precise focus and accurate photography. This feature was available on Camera+ app 15.Camera Zoom: Pinch-to-zoom Gesture like Photos.app on Camera.app 16.One tap Auto Focus and Auto Exposure 17.Lock Auto Exposure & Auto Focus for consistency. 18.Swipe Left to open camera roll 19.Crop Photos: Not available on 3GS 20.Enhance Color tones of photos: Not available on 3GS 21.Rotate Photos: 22.Red-eye removal: Remove, correct Red-eye within Photos.app 23.Photo Stream via iCloud over all your iOS devices 24.Organize photos within Camera Roll 25.Tabbed Browsing in Safari: For iPad only 26.Safari Reader: Like RSS reader 27.Safari Reading List: Save web pages for offline reading 28.Improved Performance: Like it was enhanced in 4.3.3 29.Private Browsing: Similar to Firefox / Incognito on Chrome. 30.Website specific data can be deleted 31.Cut the cord: Activate and setup iOS device without a Mac or PC 32.Over-The-Air (OTA) iOS Software Updates: Again, no need of a computer & cord 33.Delta Software Updates: Upgrade only changed files. No need to download & install entire OS. (Similar to WordPress!) 34.Wi-Fi Sync: Sync iOS device with PC or Mac over Wi-Fi 35.Backup and Restore from iCloud account 36.Sync Exchange tasks

25. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

37.Downloads: See a list of downloaded apps from App Store from any of your iOS device 38.Rich Text Formatting for Composing Mail (Bold, Italics, Underline, etc.) 39.Improved offline support for Mail.app 40.Indentation Control 41.Drag-able email addresses: Drag, arrange email addresses in To, CC, BCC fields 42.Improved mail search: Full content search in Mail 43.Flag Emails 44.S/MIME Security 45.Profile picture for Game Center 46.Friend recommendations for Game Center 47.Games recommendation 48.Friends-of-friends list 49.App Store in Game Center: App store integrated within Game Center to find & buy new Apps / Games 50.New Achievements like Perks, Points 51.Play turn-based games within Game Center 52.Swipe-Up with 4-5 fingers for multitasking bar (iPad only) 53.Swipe-Left or Swipe-Right with 4-5 fingers to switch between running apps (iPad only) 54.Pinch with 4-5 fingers for the home screen (iPad only) 55.New Split keyboard: For easier typing on iPad 56.New Keyboard Shortcuts (Not sure what it is) 57.Emoji Emoticons: Emoticons like we see in IMs now for iOS devices. Mostly with iMessage! 58.LED Flash for incoming calls and notifications for better accessibility 59.Custom vibration for incoming calls for better accessibility 60.VoiceOver improvements including custom element labeling 61.Custom tones for Calendar events 62.Custom tone for Received Mail 63.Custom tone for Sent mail 64.Custom tone for Voice-mail 65.Year view on Calendar: iPad only 66.Week view on Calendar: For iPhone & iPod 67.New Music App: Redesigned only for iPad 68.Music & Video: Two separate apps for iPhone

26. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

(Instead of Video inside iPod app) 69.Scroll for long song titles 70.Song description: Tap & hold on a song title for description 71.Smart Playlists: Sync smart playlists from iTunes. 72.Weather Forecasts updates hourly 73.On-location Weather: Determines current location. Custom locations can be added/ 74.Alternate routes in Maps 75.Print Maps: Print location, direction maps 76.Twitter Pictures: Use Twitter pictures for contacts with integrated Twitter 77.Auto Download in backgroud: Newstand issues, apps can be downloaded in background once subscribed. 78.Sync in background: Now possible to use iOS device while it is still syncing in background 79.Links in background: Safari links, iTunes links can be opened in background 80.Space usage: Determine space used by each app, supported file types under settings 81.iCloud usage: Determine space used on iCloud under settings 82.Change device name: Change iOS device name on-the-go via settings 83.Some GUI Improvements 84.Personal Dictionary: Create & store own words for re-use 85.Built-in Dictionary: Built-in dictionary app 86.iTunes Tone Store: Choose, Buy, Install custom tones 87.Improved FaceTime video quality 88.VoiceOver Item Chooser 89.Speak Text:Speak text based on selection 90.Delete recent calls: Delete single or one-by-one recent call list 91.Delete app data: Delete saved games, saved data for specific apps / games 92.Time mid-call invitation alerts 93.Download Multiple Apps: Now its possible to download and install multiple apps instead of one-by-one. 94.Delete songs: Check to Delete songs / playlists on iOS device (It’s already possible I guess in 4.3.3 or its here on my phone only for me? ) 95.New Keyboard Shortcuts: Type OMG and it will type Oh My God. 96.Custom Text Tones: Custom SMS tones. (Yeah, I think it’s there) 97.Auto Sync backup: It takes backup of the file on the device. Hence restoring from scratch is made easy. No need to grab all apps one-by-one. Saves lot of time. 98.‘Install’ link instead of Price if the app is already bought. 99.Silent Switch: Shows volume level along with the Bell icon while switching back from Silent to Ringer (Currently it shows only the Bell icon) 100.Hotmail accounts have new icons & folders 101.Sync events, contacts, notes with predefined accounts under Mail.app (Like Hotmail, Gmail etc)

27. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

102.Marked Apps: All apps that are downloaded on iOS device for your account are marked as FREE (Free to download if they’re & free to download because you’ve already purchased them) 103.Arabic language support for VoiceOver 104.Icon Badges: Option to turn ON or OFF icon badges for apps. (Red circle with update) 105.Accessible input for mobility 106.Assistive Touch Gestures: Allows us to use iPhone with adaptive accessories while controlling touch sensitivity. 107.FaceTime over 3G: Yes, it is now possible. Not yet available for developers though. 108.Unsecured call notifications: I am not sure why does this prompt for confirmation for calls saying network is not encrypted! (Is this a feature or incomplete program?) 109.Mid-call Invitation Alert: If the phone is busy, we can still receive a placed conference call (Description is my interpretation) 110.Free @me.com email address: Yes. With iCloud integration, all iOS 5 users will get @me.com email ID 111.Custom Gestures: Create and save custom gestures. Mainly for motor-disables persons for use with AssistiveTouch accessories 112.Swipe-Left can let you browse through day-view one-by-one in Calendar 113.FaceTime without Sim card: FaceTime can now be activated and used either via a phone number or email address (Apple ID) 114.Unknown Caller details: When received a call from number that is not on contacts – the display also shows city name associated with the area code. Currently it shows in recent calls list only (I think I have seen this feature before on 4.2.1. Did you? ) 115.Vibrate Alert for sent & received emails (What is they come-and-go the same time? Confusing?) 116.Real-TIme stock updates 117.Multiple Mark Read: Can now select & mark multiple emails as read. 118.Pause Timer: It’s possible to pause the Timer instead of ‘Cancel’ 119.New German Keyboard: Easy access to Germanic umlaut 120.1080p Playback support for iPad. (Awesome) 121.Social Networking Integration: Facebook, Flickr, LinkedIn, MySpace along with Twitter (Options under Settings.app but not sure if integrated throughout the OS like Twitter) 122.Headphone Balance: Option to choose Left & Right balance for headphones under Accessibility

28. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

I have more but i think you get the point.

37. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Dude you are kidding right? That is all the same stuff every iOS has had. iKingTrust...tard! lol What all that stuff wasn't on iOS 4 really so iOS 5 is totally BRAND NEW. Get real buddy! lol Also still, 126+ short so sorry you FAIL! & what is this +? What is the real number iKingTrust....tard? lol

40. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

136.HD YouTube video if connected to 3G 137.Option to disable HQ (HD) video playback over 3G 138.Take pictures using headphone remote: If you have headphone with remote them it is possible to take picture using Volume UP button. (Very useful if you have a tripod. Please confirm if anyone saw this!) 139.Animated GIF image support for iMessage. Does not animate in Photos.app 140.Hold and drag events from within different dates or time 141.Tapping and holding back button in Safari will show-up visited website history (iPad only) 142.Current time on Calendar if in landscape mode 143.New voices for Voice-Over 144.Option to display Stock & Weather widgets in Notification Center 145.Add family relations to contacts. 146.Restrictions with password required for purchases if enabled 147.Enable / Disable option for voice-dial if the phone is set to security with pass-code lock. 148.Purchase history on app store 149.Automatically set time for iPod Touches 150.Auto Correct & Spell Check are independent options. 151.Broadcast song information on devices (like car stereo) when connected over Bluetooth 152.New keyboard with prominent #(hash-tag) and @ (mention) buttons for Twitter app like we have a prominent ‘.com’ button for Safari address bar. 153.iPod app renamed to Music: How could I missed it writing here! It’s there on a screenshot on other post here 154.Enhanced Mail.app even in offline mode and sync back when online (like for deleted emails)

41. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

155.Help center: Learn more about every option under settings app to explore more about it (like Nokia has?) 156.New notification alerts within mail app if you forgot to write a subject line (Similar to Gmail!) 157.Hourly Weather Forecasts: Tap the current day and it will display hour-by-hour weather forecast. (This is separate from hourly weather update mentioned above) 158.En dash (–): Tap and hold hyphen (-) key to see & insert En dash. Em dash is already there. (Know more here about En & Em Dash) 159.Third-party Cables: Support for almost all third-party TV-out cables. No need to download Resupported from Cydia. This would be one of the major features if true. (Can someone without jailbroken iPhone confirm this?) 160.Choose Notification Type: Banner notifications or the classic pop-up notifications (for each app) 161.Mail Sidebar: Can be swiped in or out 162.Install Twitter from Settings app (Twitter integration as one feature each? see below points) 163.Tweet Location: in Maps 164.Tweet Picture: from the camera roll 165.Tweet Website URL: from Safari 166.Tweet Video: from YouTube 167.Backup homescreen layout on iCloud (Please confirm) 168.Backup app data on iCloud (Like game saves etc) 169.Backup purchased music, apps, and books on iCloud 170.Backup SMS and MMS 171.Backup ringtone(s) 172.Backup contacts 173.Schedule daily OTA (Over the air) iCloud backup 174.Message / iMessage: Repeat alerts up to 10 times 175.iOS crash reports to Apple with options: Send automatically or Don’t send.

47. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Also you repeat yourself, the first one is not a feature, the ones after that are the features. So really you are 127+ short. "I have more but i think you get the point." I can say the very same thing about your list iKingTrust....tard! lol

30. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

If you're ignorant about the topic you should probably not comment. There's imessage, new gestures, built in photo editing, wireless syncing with iTunes, updates to safari, updates to the mail app. These are just a few of the updates. It's funny because when iOS 5 was announced tech blogs all gave it great reviews and praised it and yet fandroids on PA bash it. As usual you guys are removed from reality.

32. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

Taco i didnt know you were in favor?

38. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Ok iOS 5 has some new features ok I will give you that. 250+ that is stretching it. lol Of all the people here taco50 gave me the best answer. taco50 I am glad you passed the torch, there are people who are trying to top you in the zaniness department. taco50 you seem like a new man.

103. PzykoSkillz

Posts: 7; Member since: Aug 29, 2011

The wireless syncing that they completely ripped off from the jailbreak app? I have an Android, but I've owned both. It seems like Apple gets a lot of their ideals from jailbreak stuff yet they go around suing everyone for using their patents, it's crazy. I'm not saying that either is better though. Different strokes for different folks.
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