A bug in the iOS 5 would be the cause of the low battery life of iPhone 4S

The low battery life of the new iPhone 4S, which led to a rising tide of complaints from its users, is due to the existence of an error in location services of operating system iOS 5.
A bug in the iOS 5 would be the cause of the low battery life of iPhone 4S
During the days following the release of the latest smartphone from Apple, latent claims of consumers who purchased the device and found that the energy charge of it was running too fast.
This was also evident in those iPhone from previous versions that have updated their platform to iOS 5, raising suspicions that the problem could be in the operating system.
According to British newspaper The Guardian, a growing number of people have found that the item “Setting Time Zone” location services built into the latest mobile operating system, Apple seems to work even when there is no possibility that the user has moved to another location or time zone.
Users have seen appear purple icon that indicates whether the service has been used in the last 24 hours, suggesting that it has been running several times to access the location of the iPhone, even when no apparent reason to do so.

Apple’s response and a possible solution

So far, the reaction of Apple to this problem was to contact some of the claimants and ask users install in their smartphone a special application to determine the cause of the drastic reduction in battery life.
Meanwhile, some experts consider valid the possibility that this is due to an error in the location service iOS 5 suggested workarounds until Apple provide a definitive answer.
This is the case of Oliver Haslam, who through iDownloadBlog directly suggested disabling the “Setting Time Zone” to prevent the battery from losing any energy unnecessarily.
Haslam notes that, although this means that the phone does not automatically establish the appropriate account when the user time zone travel, “but that’s a small price to pay for getting your iPhone last longer than 12 hours when fully charged”.
According to Haslam, this solution was tested in four iPhone 4S different, and a iPhone 4 and iPhone 3G, achieving a dramatic improvement in battery life of them all.

iMessage, the new messaging service for mobile Apple iOS 5

Apple decided to enter fully into the territory of the text messages through their new application iMessage, which will provide users of mobile devices with iOS 5 platform the ability to send texts, videos and photos for free, which can represent a blow to the telephone companies have made big business SMS.

iMessage, the new messaging service for mobile Apple iOS 5

The new application is integrated into iOS 5, the latest update of Apple’s mobile operating system will be available for download and incorporates, as its developer, more than 200 new features.

Considered by many as the response of the Cupertino systems known as Blackberry Messenger or WhatsApp, iMessage not only allows free-sending of text message nationally and internationally, but it also allows users to send images and video, all via Wi-Fi and 3G.

iMessage also allows customers to control all their messages, either through receipts or through optional reading notices. The application gives also the possibility of seeing one of your contacts when you are writing something, or send text messages in complete safety thanks to its encryption system.

 

Uninterrupted communication from any iOS device

The capabilities of this free messaging service makes Apple users can be constantly in touch, because it allows them to start a conversation on a device (an iPhone, for instance) and continue it later in another (iPhone or iPod Touch) .

That’s another interesting feature of iMessage, since its application is not limited to the iPhone, but also can be used from other Apple mobile devices like iPad and iPod Touch, which greatly enhances their chances of consolidation preferences of consumers.

It is clear that such devices must have certain characteristics of support to operate this new service, which is why Apple has released the list of gadgets compatible with the new iOS that integrated  iMessage, these are:

  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 4S
  • iPod Touch 3rd Generation
  • iPod Touch 4th Generation
  • iPad
  • iPad 2

The disadvantage of iMessage is that it does not allows the exchange of messages from phone running other operating systems such as Android, Blackberry, Nokia, or Windows Mobile, especially considering that the system developed by Google ranks first in the preferences of users around the world.