iOS 5 = no iTunes?

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by mobi1, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. mobi1

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    There are some news on the internet which says iOS 5 will offer over the air (WiFi) update without requiring iTune.

    Does it mean that finally iPad can work as standalone computer without ever needing to deal with iTunes?
     
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    I doubt it. With all it's little foibles, I would still prefer to have iTunes for my backups. Can't see Apple allocating us all space for this purpose!

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    You mean the iTunes Cloud (which may or may not be called iCloud......or if you are Roman, iCloudius)? That doesn't sound like no more iTunes, more like a revamped one where (possibly) you won't need to sync with another computer, we will know more after this weekend (at least I think the developer conference is this weekend!! EDIT:eek:k, it's Monday!).......the monetization model for iOS is kind of dependent on iTunes so they would need a whole new model to be able to do away with it.......IMHO!

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    #3 Gabriel1, Jun 1, 2011
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