iOS 5 is out!

Yes, Apple’s iOS 5 is released as expected at around 1:00AM, 13-Oct-2011 (PHT / GMT +8:00). iOS 5 offers an overload of 200 new features including iMessage, Notification Center, Newsstand, Reminders and that Twitter thingy.

The download took around 2 hours but because I encountered the “internal error” issues (as expected, Apple servers were swamped with requests by I guess millions of iDevice owners around the world) I was up all night!

After several DFUs (and whispered prayers to please Steve Jobs let the update through) I finally got my iPhone 4 installed with iOS 5, and seeing it sync for the first time was whoawesome, and worth my now bloodshot eyes!

Carl C. Lozano (aka Daddy C or CCLozano) is an Operations Management and Customer Service Professional, currently the General Manager of HSNI and Founder of IGersManila Philippines, one of the pioneering communities in Instagram, open to Filipino Instagram'ers (IGers) and phoneographers around the world, with its longest running photo challenge - the #IGersManila #9pmhabit - becoming the daily visual storytelling habit that continues to yield positive interaction online and offline. Keep the good vibes rolling! #KTGVR

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