RumorTT: iOS 5.0.2 due next week, iOS 5.1 will upgrade Siri

RumorTT: Apple to release iOS 5.0.2 next week.

@anthony256
Published Wed, Nov 16 2011 9:19 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:30 PM CST

Apple have been having quite the hard time lately, with iOS updates flying thick and fast lately. iOS is rumored to be hitting some time next week, with another attempt from the Cupentino-based company to fix their battery life issues that went unresolved with iOS 5.0.1.

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Battery drain has been a serious, recurring issue with iOS updates, although most devices are usually unaffected. iOS 5.1 is set to include a bunch of upgrades to Siri, expanding its functions. iOS 5.1 should include the ability to take a photo or record video using voice commands, as well as toggling Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on or off. iOS 5.1's release date? TBA.

Apple officially considers Siri to be in a beta state, with some functions unavailable to those outside of the US and currently only supports just a few languages. Siri currently installs on just the iPhone 4S, but it has been hacked to work on older products.

NEWS SOURCE:ipodnn.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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