iOS 5 contains over 200 new features

apparently iOS 5 contains over 200 new features but i havent noticed any of them yet !

  • • Notifications
  • ◦ Swipe from the top of any screen to view notifications in one place with Notification Centre
  • ◦ New notifications appear briefly at the top of the screen
  • ◦ View notifications from lock screen
  • ◦ Slide the notification app icon to the right on the lock screen to go directly to the app
  • • iMessage
  • ◦ Send and receive unlimited text, photo and video messages with other iOS 5 users
  • ◦ Track messages with delivery and read receipts
  • ◦ Group messaging and secure encryption
  • ◦ Works over mobile networks and Wi-Fi*
  • • Newsstand
  • ◦ Automatically organises magazine and newspaper subscriptions on Home Screen
  • ◦ Displays the cover of the latest issue
  • ◦ Background downloads of new issues
  • • Reminders for managing to-do lists
  • ◦ Syncs with iCloud, iCal and Outlook
  • ◦ Location-based reminders when you leave or arrive at a location for iPhone 4S and iPhone 4
  • • Built-in support for Twitter
  • ◦ Sign in once in Settings and tweet directly from Camera, Photos, Maps, Safari and YouTube
  • ◦ Add location to any tweet
  • ◦ View Twitter profile pictures and usernames in Contacts
  • • Camera improvements for devices with cameras
  • ◦ Double-click the Home button when device is asleep to bring up a camera shortcut on iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch (4th generation)
  • ◦ Volume Up button to take a picture
  • ◦ Optional grid lines to line up shots
  • ◦ Pinch to zoom in the preview screen
  • ◦ Swipe to camera roll from preview screen
  • ◦ Tap and hold to lock focus and exposure; iPad 2 and iPod touch (4th generation) only support exposure lock
  • • Photo improvements for devices with cameras
  • ◦ Crop and rotate
  • ◦ Red-eye removal
  • ◦ One-tap enhance
  • ◦ Organise photos into albums
  • • Mail improvements
  • ◦ Format text using bold, italic or underlined fonts
  • ◦ Indentation control
  • ◦ Drag to rearrange names in address fields
  • ◦ Flag messages
  • ◦ Mass mark messages as flagged, read or unread
  • ◦ Customise mail alert sounds
  • ◦ S/MIME
  • • Calendar improvements
  • ◦ Year view on iPad and new Week view for iPhone and iPod touch
  • ◦ Tap to create an event
  • ◦ View and add event attachments
  • • Game Center improvements
  • ◦ Use personal photos for your Game Center account
  • ◦ Compare your overall achievement scores with your friends
  • ◦ Find new Game Center friends with friend recommendations and friends of friends
  • ◦ Discover new games with custom game recommendations
  • • AirPlay Mirroring for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S
  • • Multitasking Gestures for iPad
  • ◦ Use four or five fingers to pinch to the Home Screen
  • ◦ Swipe up to reveal the multitasking bar
  • ◦ Swipe left or right to switch between apps
  • • On-device setup, activation and configuration with Setup Assistant
  • • Software updates available over the air without tethering
  • • iCloud support
  • ◦ iTunes in the Cloud
  • ◦ Photo Stream
  • ◦ Documents in the Cloud
  • ◦ Apps and Books automatic download and purchase history
  • ◦ Backup
  • ◦ Contacts, Calendar and Mail
  • ◦ Find My iPhone
  • • Redesigned Music app for iPad
  • • Hourly weather forecast
  • • Real-time stock quotes
  • • Wireless sync to iTunes
  • • Keyboard improvements
  • ◦ Split keyboard for iPad
  • ◦ Improved auto-correction accuracy
  • ◦ Improved Chinese and Japanese input
  • ◦ New Emoji keyboard
  • ◦ Personal dictionary for auto-correction
  • ◦ Optionally create keyboard shortcuts for frequently used words
  • • Accessibility improvements
  • ◦ Option to light LED flash on incoming calls and alerts for iPhone 4S and iPhone 4
  • ◦ Custom vibration patterns for incoming calls on iPhone
  • ◦ New interface for using iOS with mobility-impairment input devices
  • ◦ Option to speak a selection of text
  • ◦ Custom element labelling for VoiceOver
  • • Exchange ActiveSync improvements
  • ◦ Wirelessly sync tasks
  • ◦ Mark messages as flagged, read or unread
  • ◦ Improved offline support
  • ◦ Save a new contact from a GAL service
  • • More than 1,500 new developer APIs
  • • Bug fixes
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