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Social media users, the tight integration of iOS 5 and Twitter is the best reasons to upgrade. When iOS 5 was released Wednesday afternoon, a number of additional apps in the App Store released with native support for Twitter. iOS 5 shipped supporting Twitter from the Photos app, Maps, YouTube and Safari. The New York Times app for iOS and the new iTunes Movie Trailers {iTunes link} app have both appeared with native Twitter support. One of the new features for developers in the iOS 5 SDK is support for the Twitter API. Apple made it easy...

In this decade of uncertainty and instability for the music industry, Apple has remained one of few companies that has managed to it. Apple has conquered nearly every musical endeavor that it attempted (the only exceptions being its social networking efforts with Ping and its decision to shutter Lala upon acquisition). Over the past decade-plus, Apple has succeeded in redefining and reinventing certain aspects of the music industry. In particular, Steve Jobs helped create music products and services that impacted four particular areas. 1....