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  • webmastir - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    thx for not titling this "revolutionary" or anything like that Reply
  • erple2 - Sunday, October 09, 2011 - link

    Within the small, confined space of iOS devices, this is a revolutionary update. Unfortunately, the rest of the world has passed over iOS in feature capabilities, marking this release as more or less a simple update to bring iOS up to par with non-iOS existing markets. Reply
  • ltcommanderdata - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    Hopefully you'll run a full set of performance benchmarks. It'd be interesting to see if there are new GPU drivers that improve performance.

    It would also be informative if you included previous iOS versions to see how performance has changed overtime. This is especially important to make sure the iPhone 3GS in iOS 5.0 doesn't see the same performance regressions that the iPhone 3G saw in iOS 4.0. Results from the iPhone 3GS in Safari and GLBenchmark 2.1 for iOS 3.1.3, 4.3.5, and 5.0 would do it.
  • gevorg - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    Here we go, another horde of Apple "updates" on Anandtech. Reply
  • icrf - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    Agreed. If I wanted instantaneous information, I'd follow one of the many liveblogs going on out there. But I don't. I'd rather have a single post or two that summarizes the event, maybe even with a little commentary. Not everyone is geared to consume information in 140 character chunks. Cater to me! :) Reply
  • Andrew.a.cunningham - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    We'll be posting full in-depth reviews at or near launch, I hope. :-) Reply
  • icrf - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    I was just wondering if this could be covered in one post about Apple's event instead of five posts for each bullet point as it trickled out. It's all newsworthy and belongs here, just hoping for some consolidation. Reply
  • Andrew.a.cunningham - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    Definitely think I'll consider doing that next time - doing it this way was more stressful than it needed to be and didn't really net much benefit for you guys. We're still trying to figure out what works best in Pipeline and what works best elsewhere. Reply
  • Andrew.a.cunningham - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    We'll stop covering it when people stop being interested. It's a major OS release - take your trolling elsewhere. Reply
  • Andrew.a.cunningham - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    Gah, sorry, I keep forgetting how new Pipeline is.

    Pipeline is *for* little updates with a minimum of commentary - it's our way to get Straight Facts out to you guys as quickly as possible without snark or editorializing that you can find elsewhere. You'll note that "every fart" Microsoft makes about Windows 8 is usually also covered, as well as many other minor announcements.

    Obviously, our standard in-depth reviews will show up in the main feed as soon as we can post them, and I believe that reviews of both iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S are in the pipe. Your patience will be rewarded!
  • inplainview - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    Andrew, make this a paid site and the trolls will go elsewhere. I would seriously not mind paying a monthly subscription just so that the kiddies can stay in mommies basement and not venture into the adult area. Reply
  • KoolAidMan1 - Wednesday, October 05, 2011 - link

    I expect there is idiot runoff from DailyTech that got confused and posted here for some reason Reply
  • MonkeyPaw - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    You always have the option of not reading them. Like it or not, Apple is a major player in the tech industry. I don't like many of the company's practices, but I still like reading about what they come up with. Let's face it, Apple's walled garden and product launches are perfect for media hype. There are new Android phones every day, and PC diversity is so great that one site can't possibly keep up with all of it. What most people hate about Apple is what makes them so successful. Reply
  • fic2 - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    So, is it just a coincidence that iOS5 and Bulldozer are going to have the same release date?
    I'll start the rumor that the iPhone5 will be Bulldozer powered. That is just how good it is!

  • xcomvic - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    You can do it... Reply
  • Azsen - Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - link

    Also interested in the benchmarks for 3GS on iOS v4.3 to 3GS running iOS 5. Reply

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