Over at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, Apple has been showing off the abilities of the next major revision to its mobile operating system, iOS 5. Available for all generations of iPhone from 3GS onwards and both iPads so far, iOS 5 will be available for download sometime in the Autumn.
What’s one of the key things that’s missing from ASUS’ Eee Pad Transformer? Some way to tell when your dock battery needs to be charged, of course. Yes, there’s a small green and red LED on the side, but frankly we have no idea what it’s blinking at us and we need more than that if we’re going to take good care of our spare battery
We has had an Android 3.0-powered tablet in the office for a couple of weeks now, which has given us plenty of time to figure out which apps are essential right now. We don’t have a lot to choose from, of course, as even the big name developers haven’t rushed to make their apps work well with larger screens. But there are enough that we’ve quickly become reliant on for our working lives.