Apple announces iOS 5: Brings revamped notifications, Twitter integration, iMessage and more

Apple today finally unveiled the details of the next version of its mobile operating system, iOS 5, at its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote this morning. Confirming many previously rumored features, Apple showed off a revamped notification interface, Twitter integration, an improved messaging app, as well as a slew of other features.

Rumor roundup: What will Apple announce at WWDC 2011?

Apple is gearing up to kick off its Worldwide Developers Conference Monday morning, so it’s no surprise that the Apple rumor mill has been in full effect this weekend. We already know that Apple will discuss iOS 5, Max OS X Lion, and iCloud at WWDC, but the specifics have so far eluded the tech community.

How Nokia realized the Meego emperor had no clothes

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop’s bold plan to transform the company from a bumbling has-been to the premiere Windows Phone partner has always seemed like something out a Hollywood thriller — at least, to a gadget geek like me. Businessweek’s latest cover story, which details Elop’s struggle to revamp Nokia, is perhaps the most dramatic telling of that story so far.

Introducing our first wave of MobileBeat 2011 speakers

Preparations for our fourth annual MobileBeat conference are speeding along. Today, we’re announcing our first round of speakers for the event: Mihir Shah, president and CEO of the app monetization and distribution service Tapjoy; Jason Spero, director of mobile at Google; and Matt Murphy, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.