5/30/2011 09:53:00 AM - 0 comments
According to the latest report just in, iOS 5 is going to have a new notification system and widgets that will be available on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. This report comes just weeks before the WWDC which is Apple’s yearly developer conference.
According to different sources iOS 5 is going to have a complete rework of the existing iOS notification system as well as widgets. Apple has reportedly offered to fly British media to the event and of course they probably wouldn’t do this unless this WWDC was going to be something big.
There are speculations that the next generation iPhone could be announced but then again, Apple has marketed this year’s event as a software only conference. We do know for certain that there will be an announcement related to Mac OS X Lion and Apple has promised to release this during the Summer.
That really only leaves iOS and many expect to see iOS 5 being announced. If reports are correct and the notification system is to be upgraded then this is good news. As for widgets, it really is hard to predict how these will be implemented into the iOS interface which is mostly app dominated. It could mean that a real re-working of the system’s interface is going to take place but as always we really do have to wait until WWDC to find out exactly what Apple are proposing. Read more...