This is perfectly even mix of completely adorable and completely frightening. Adorable, because, well, it's a baby being cute and infantile. Frightening because her mushy baby brain's already been transformed by an iPad.
iOS 5 is finally here for your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. Now what? With the flurry of features and updates being dropped today and yesterday the whole thing can be a confusing mess. Here's the best way to get up to speed and enjoy Apple's latest iOS.
Remember life before cellphones? It's hard, because they are so ubiquitous and essential. iCloud marks a similar turning point, a transition from an old way of doing things. It makes computers easy for everyone, by making computing disappear.
It's here. iOS 5 — with iCloud, a revamped notifications system, iMessage, Newsstand and 200 more features—is finally available for download. It works with the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 2, iPad and iPod touch (3rd and 4th generation). Get it by connecting your device to iTunes.
IPC Media has gutted a load of old copies of Uncut magazine, cobbled them together with YouTube clips and album reviews, to create David Bowie: The Ultimate Music Guide for iPad. It contains six hundred pages. [iTunes via Apps Rush]
In many ways, Facebook for iPad looks the same as it does on any other device (download it here!). But it feels different. It's immersive, and visual and intuitive and takes advantage of the unique capabilities tablets provide.
It does warm the cockles of our hearts to see that the fuzz are reaching out to help people help them do their jobs when your iPad gets half-inched. It would be even better if they didn't make such a hash of it.
With iOS 5 coming out next Wednesday, Apple just opened the flood gates to the general market seed on their developer site. This release will probably have all the goodies you can expect for the final version. We'll let you know what's changed. [BGR]
iPhones. iPads. Android. Windows Phone 7. We've updated all of our essential apps lists to include a few forgotten favorites, some long awaited arrivals and, as always, even more amazing apps. Check them out!