While we have been a bit critical regarding iOS 5 and the lack of innovation, we’ve managed to dig a bit past the announcement and see for ourselves. From that, we’ve discovered that iOS 5 sports even more new features, outside of those announced at the keynote earlier this week.
For starters, iOS 5 now includes built-in search functionality inside Safari. Just like a standard PC browser, you can now type text into the search box, and it will be highlighted on the screen:
iOS 5 also includes a brand new music player. The interface sports a new layout, and has been refreshed to give it a more modern look. There don’t appear to be any new features on the main screen, outside of the cosmetics:
One of the highly-touted features of iOS is the iCloud integration. Regardless of who’s behind it, we’ve got some more screenshots for your viewing pleasure:
On another note, we also found it interesting to note that Apple is already pushing accounts over to iCloud, seemingly without user interaction: