∞ Apple releases iOS 5.0.1

Apple on Thursday released iOS 5.0.1, fixing a number of issues with the operating system.

According to Apple, the update fixes bugs affecting battery life; adds Multitasking Gestures for original iPad; resolves bugs with Documents in the Cloud; and improves voice recognition for Australian users using dictation.

iOS 5.0.1 is compatible with iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 2, iPad, iPod touch (4th generation) and iPod touch (3rd generation).

The update is available via iTunes and through Apple’s over-the-air update on the device itself.