Here is my personal opinion on Apple’s last innovation. If you want to have all the info go to Engadget there is a complete timeline and all the photos I use in this post:
I love this idea! My grand parents are not connected at all (although I tried hard to teach them how it work) and I travel a lot, I believe that a personalized card with a photo would please them more than any random landscape picture… Moreover the quality look good with envelope and letter-press technique… However $4.99 is quite expensive for a single card to France. I don’t see myself sending holiday cards to my entire family at this price! And I don’t understand the price difference between countries, will they ship them over sea instead of producing them in the country of destination? Weird.
Not much to say, great idea.
Sound great! I currently use Whatsapp with my family and friends, I will switch to iMessage for most of them and keep Whatsapp for the remaining heretics that have a Blackberry!
I use Things on my mac & iPhone… I don’t really know what Reminder bring except the location-aware stuff that will be more likely to annoy me. Yes I am near a CVS and need toothpaste, but I am running in class because I am late. I don’t want my phone to ring or snooze. And it look like they use the Old fashion style seen on the new Lion Calendar. I don’t like it at all.
Not really sure to use it yet. Wait and see
I think it’s a good idea, but I am not sure to use it right now, I use Flipboard for the moment and even if it’s not like the full articles seen on the newspaper, it’s enough to stay up to date of every news. Wait and see so.
This is GREAT! I missed so many photo on the go! No need anymore to unlock, type the code, go to home page, open the app and shoot. I am so glad of that! And the use of the volume up button is such an improvement too. How many time did I press the Home button instead of the little camera screen button (and don’t tell me that it never happened to you…)
So that’s it for iOS. I don’t really know what the Safari or Mail will look like.
For month I have been waiting for it. Esspecialy when I had issues to move my pages doc from the iPad to the Mac, I may be stupid but I did not really managed to do it with iTunes and I was really upset that it did not work with dropbox!
There is still something that I need. Ok books synchronize between devices but WHY can’t we read them on a computer? Nook and Kindle are really cross device and I am kind of mad at Apple not to allow me to do that too…
First it seems creepy but with the limited time option it seems cool. No more lost friend and easy meetings. However what about the battery?
Seems great! However, will we need it all the time or not? If I match my song once and they are replaced with iTunes’ ones, will I need to redo this several time? Not really clear.
Well it’s not called iPhone 5 but who cares?
Faster, better, crazy battery, two antena (to allow you to put your hand like you want!), better camera with face recognition, HD video recording,. Well so far nothing that would led me to change my 6 month old iPhone 4 for the new one.
Not only a voice recognition but a real assistant… Sound’s great if it really works… I tried to call people with the current voice recognition and my phone always fail. Same for music.
But Siri (it’s the name of the assistant) seems better. Ask the weather, the hour in other time zone, and set up the alarm clock, tracking stocks, finding restaurant… Everything is possible!
Even reply to message on the go and add calendar entries! This is so great! But I think it’s only for iPhone 4S… So I’ll wait… But it’s a great improvement!
To wrap up I would say that I will definitely upgrade my iPhone with iOS5, however I will keep my iPhone 4 for the moment (sorry Siri)