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‘Pre-GM’ seed of iOS 5.1 shows new camera slider


A claimed “pre-GM” seed of iOS 5.1 has been obtained by Brazilian enthusiast site Blog do iPhone, and reportedly offers a new form of lock screen camera access. According to the report (Translated Link), the new Camera access control sits on the lock screen permanently, and provides instant access to the camera by simply sliding the icon upward. Currently, users must double-tap the Home button, tap the camera button, and then wait for the Camera application to load. In addition, the report claims that Japanese is now listed in Siri’s Settings as an officially supported language; an expected addition, considering the virtual assistant has recently been listing Japanese when answering inquiries into her language support. [via Mac Rumors]

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Shouldn’t Samsung sue now for copying their camera/slide unlock feature on the Galaxy Nexus

Posted by Jacob on February 17, 2012 at 10:22 PM (CST)


Hey this is nice as i saw this slider and operated too.. its like iphone is getting more easier in use as its versions come down and I have question about SIRI mean in recent blogs i read that SIRI says that she understands japanese but she didnt react when told her to operate in japanese… So it is true that SIRI can understands japanese ?

Posted by iPhone 4 App Developer on February 18, 2012 at 4:38 AM (CST)


Meh, already available through Cydia “slide enhancer” after an easy jailbreak with absinthe. And yes, it’s free :)

Posted by Tobias on February 20, 2012 at 10:39 PM (CST)

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