Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 which fixes bugs affecting battery life. Update with OTA software update.

Apple has released iOS 5.0.1, a bug fixes release that solved the issues affecting battery life and Documents in the Cloud. iOS 5.0.1 also brings multitasking gestures for original iPad and improves voice recognition for Australian using dictation.

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iOS 5.0.1 is also the first iOS release that demonstrates the working of OTA (over the air) software update. You can now update this release from within your device. From within Settings app, select Software Update. Tap the “Download and Install” to start the upgrade. No desktop Mac or iTunes required. Please note that OTA software update might not be available in your market yet as the release is still propagating to the rest of the world.