This Is How The iPhone 5 Will Work

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We’re just as in the dark about what exactly Apple will announce today as most of you are.

We have some really good guesses, but they’re just that: Guesses.

What we do know about is the software running the iPhone, iOS 5. We’ve been using the iOS 5 developer beta since June. We have a full tour right here.

This is the welcome screen after installing iOS 5. Slide the arrow to begin the set up.

Choose your language.

Choose your country.

Select your Wi-Fi network.

Your phone will take a few minutes to activate with Apple.

You now have a few options: You can restore your phone's settings from iTunes, an iCloud backup, or a new phone. Since we don't have anything backed up to iCloud yet, we'll set this up as a new phone.

Sign in with your Apple ID and password.

Newsstand is empty for now. We'll have to wait until the store launches.

Swipe your finger down from the top of the screen to view the notifications centre. It will ask for your location so you can get weather updates from the Weather widget.

Here's the notifications centre. The Stocks and Weather widgets stay updated.

After you enter the event, tap it for more options.

You can set Reminders to prompt you when you enter or leave a location.

Open settings for more options. Let's try Twitter integration.

Here are your iCloud settings. You can toggle what you want to sync with the cloud on and off here.

Under Photo settings in iCloud you can choose to sync your photos to the cloud.

Now let's test the new notifications system. Open Twitter and allow notifications when you receive this message.

Under Twitter's settings you can choose what kinds of notifications you want from Twitter.

When you get a Twitter mention, this is the notification that pops up. Swipe down to see all your notifications.

Here's the notifications centre with recent Twitter mentions. Tap one to open Twitter.

If you receive a notification when the phone is locked, it shows up on the lock screen like this.

Slide the app's icon over and...

The phone opens directly to your new text message.

You can access the camera from the lock screen. Double tap the home button and then tap the camera icon.

You can crop, enhance, and take away red eye. Let's try cropping.

The article is sent to your Reader app. You can also share the article from here. Tap the icon with the arrow.

Here are your sharing options. Let's try tweeting this article.

Finally, there's e-mail search. Open the app and scroll to the top. A search bar will appear. You can search by sender, recipient, subject, or all of the above.

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