A Quick Guide to iOS 5: 12 Resources to Get You Started

Yesterday Apple released it’s biggest upgrade to date with iOS 5 which is compatible with the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch, and the iPad/iPad 2. And it will be preloaded on the 4S. The reason that this upgrade is so important is that it ushers in the “PC free” era as Apple calls it, meaning that it frees its devices from the computer. Users will now be able to use iTunes on their devices and will not have to plug them into a computer in order to sync, download media, and organize their content.

Here are some helpful resources to get you started with iOS5:

iOS 5 – 200+ New Features for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch – Apple

iOS 5: Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade – Mashable

Why iOS 5 is a Big Deal – CNET

Everything You Need to Know About iOS 5 in Seven Minutes – Lifehacker

Apple’s iOS 5 Update Now Available For iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch – TechCrunch

iOS 5: The Top 10 New Features – Gizmodo

iOS 5 Review – Engadget

How to Set Up and Configure All the New Features in iOS 5 – Lifehacker

15 iOS 5 Tips and Tricks – CNET

Foursquare “Radar” Taps iOS 5 to Alert iPhone Users of Local Activities – Mashable

How Twitter Integrates With iOS 5 – Mashable