IOS5 | The Apple Daily - Part 4

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Apple Rumored to be testing Siri on older iPhones and other iDevices

While many of the Apple Enthusiasts are trying their best to port Siri on the older iPhones like the iPhone 4 and the iPod Touch, the news we’ve got for you today would definitely cheer all those users having the iPhone 4 and the other iDevices which are currently missing the Siri Fun on their existing devices.

According to Jailbreaknation one of their tipsters got some news from Siri front, if the tipster is to be believed Apple is now Testing the Siri Voice recognition feature on iDevices other than iPhone 4S, specifically the iPhone 4 and perhaps other devices like the iPad are also on the cards.

According to the tipster Apple has given their employees access to a special software version that incorporates Siri’s features on to older iDevices.

So there is definitely a ray of hope for the existing old iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users. Watch this space for more more news on the Siri Front.

[How to] Enable Hidden Panoramic Mode in Camera App on iPhone

A hidden Panorama mode in iOS 5 has been discovered by @conradev. A panoramic mode will allow you to take multiple pictures of a wide landscape and stitch them together to get a super wide panorama view!

There’s no reason why Apple choose to disable this feature by default, but with a jailbreak-ed iPhone there’s always a way to enable back those stuffs.

A Cydia hack called “FireBreak” will enable this setting in the Camera App and allow you to take breathtaking panoramic photos.

FireBreak is now available on Cydia.

To install Firebreak:
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iOS 5.0.1 Beta 2 Seeded to Developers

It was just a couple of days ago that Apple seeded the iOS 5.0.1 Beta 1 for the developers, the update saw some bug fixes in the Battery Life front as well as improvements in the Siri Voice Recognition with addition of support for Australian Accent.

Just hours after the release of the beta 1 there were some issues with the registration of the device for the developers. But Apple has just released the second beta for the iOS 5.0.1 with the build 9A404. This update is available for those who have updated their iDevices to the first iOS 5.0.1 beta 1 update as an over the air update.

So those of you who’ve already downloaded and installed iOS 5.0.1 Beta 1 from the links we posted before, you should simply perform a OTA update. OTA updates are much smaller in size.

[via Macrumors]

Developers Facing Activation Issues with iOS 5.0.1 Beta

We reported earlier today about the iOS 5.0.1 Beta seeded for the Developers, the update is supposed to fix the battery drainage bug, some security improvements  and some improvements in the Siri Voice Recognition front (adding support for Australian accent).

The downloads are developers only, which means only the registered developers can download the build. But as reported earlier today by Appleinsider more than 20 developers have reported activation problems with the iOs 5.0.1 beta update and have notified the same at the developers forum.

The developers are getting the following error:

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Download iOS 5.0.1 Beta For iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch to Fix Battery Issues

Apple Seeded the Developer release of the iOS 5.0.1 beta update for the iOS based devices earlier today and with this update they have finally found out the fix for the battery drainage issue which has been haunting some of the iOS5 users around the world from past few days.

Here’s the Changelog for the iOs 5.0.1 Beta

  • Fixes bugs affecting battery life
  • Adds Multitasking Gestures for original iPad
  • Resolves bugs with Documents in the Cloud
  • Improves voice recognition for Australian users using dictation
  • Contains security improvements

So along with the bug fix for the battery life it also enables Siri to recognize the Australian Accent, as far as the security improvement goes as reported earlier by 9to 5 mac it also fix the  iPad 2 Smart Cover passcode security flaw. The public release is expected within a few week.

Below are the Direct Download Links to Download iOS 5.0.1 beta Note that your device will be needed to registered in the Apple Developer portal inorder to be able to update to it.

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[How to] Lock and Password Protect Messages and Notifications on iPhone

It’s a usual thing that you get a message on your iDevice, and somebody in your vicinity manages to view your messages easily. Everyone needs a little privacy, and luckily, as reliably as clockwork, the jailbreak community is on hand to safeguard yours.

The new App called LockMessages which allows you to customize the alerts you receive on your Lockscreen or through the Notification Center.

This has features like:

  • User can change the sender’s name to a custom name of their choice.
  • User can alter the title to a generic sequence of characters, thus safeguarding your sensitive details.
  • Use now able set a passcode to Messages, providing a last line of defense against those who have the incessant need to busy themselves in the business of others.

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[How to] Automatically Enhance a Photo in iOS 5

Using iOS 5, users can enhance their images directly with the built-in Photos app.

Using this effect is really simple. Just follow these steps:

  • Open Photos app

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Tap on the photo you wish to enhance
  • Then go to edit in the top right corner
  • Tap the enhance button.
  • If you like what you see then just save your work

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FastTweet+ Cydia App Enables Fast Tweeting on iPhone

So far we are using Twitter app on iPhone, for that we need to tap on Twitter app then activate tweet-input box, face unnecessary information and finally send. Now a new Twitter based app makes your process even simpler.

New app called FastTweet+ which is developed by Devin Snipes allows you to send tweets. The special thing about this app is this app makes the process simpler than previous one. There is no timeline nor support for DMs, the aim is to send out tweets quickly and efficiently. You have to just activate your app and send tweets.

From Cydia: “Requires iOS 5 or higher. This app WILL ONLY work on iOS 5 capable devices. FastTweet+ allows you to send tweets to Twitter. It’s that simple and it’s this free.”

It is tested and confirmed that on iPhone 4 it works as advertised. But this only supported by iOS 5 since it has built in Tweeter API.