The Facebook iPad App has been confirmed. I was bit puzzled when Gizmodo’s Kwame Opam inked a story at about 4:07 pm PST about Facebook-iOS 5 integration and it no longer existing. Here’s the screenshot:
But what happened to the article? It’s all over the blogosphere that former Facebook developer Jeff Verkoeyen, who finished the Facebook iPad app months ago, was so frustrated with Facebook delaying the iPad app that he punched his last clock and left for Google.
Well, a second look at Gizmodo revealed that Mashable got the scoop and its speculation was correct in that the Facebook iPad app will indeed be revealed at the iPhone 5 launch event on Oct. 4. Hooray!
I find it interesting that the iPhone iOS doesn’t offer pop up messages for the mail app as done effortlessly as iPriorityMail. And as we saw on Monday, the iOS 5 Notification Center most likely won’t either. However, the importance of such an app is clearly evident.
Picture this, you walk into a potential client meeting and unbeknownst to you (because you don’t want to rudely check email) your assistant completely forgot to tell you an important aspect about your meeting that will inevitably change the dynamics of your presentation. Fortunately, you have the iPriorityMail instant email notification app that has discretely flashed a pop up message on your screen telling you the important information. You glance to look, note the update and go on to wow the client. Phew. Continue reading iPriorityMail Offers Instant Email Notification on iPhone→
WWDC 2011 iOS 5 – Coming this fall, The new iOS 5 no longer needs a cord to setup a new device and now features a Notification Center that makes for a better user interface and stops them from interrupting you in your current task. Animation will come down from the top instead of the middle of the screen. This is a huge improvement. All you have to do is swipe your finger down and it slides down. One swipe on the app launches that app. Other updates include: Continue reading WWDC 2011 iOS 5 Update gets Notification Center and No Need for Cord→
Could it be? Is this it? iOS 5?! I honestly have absolutely no clue. But it certainly seems like it at least could have the right idea.
Tomorrow morning, Apple is set to preview iOS 5 for the first time during the WWDC keynote. It’s likely that developers will get access to the initial build as well, so they can start working on updating their apps to take advantage of all the new features/functionality. Continue reading TechCrunch Unveils Possible iOS 5 Screenshot→