Apple To Release iOS 5.0.2 “No Later Than Next Week” To Fix Battery Life Issues; iOS 5.1 To Add More Siri Functions

German site Macerkopf reports that Apple is working on iOS 5.0.2 to fix the bugs that is affecting iPhone battery life and iOS 5.1 to add more revolutionary voice assisted personal assisted feature.

Macerkopf reports:

iOS 5.0.2 coming very soon, solving the battery bugs. Should arrive before the end of next week. Apple is working hard on the update. In addition Apple ist working on the first big iOS 5 Update (iOS 5.1), bringing some siri-extensions. Also the Siri hardware-control is in work “take a picture”, “make a video”, “switch on/off WiFi”, “switch on/off BT” and more.

According to Macerkopf, Apple may release iOS 5.0.2 “no later than next week” to address the remaining bugs that is affecting iPhone’s battery life. Apple had released iOS 5.0.1 approximately two weeks back to fix issues with battery life after upgrading to iOS 5. However, it had clarified that iOS 5.0.1 may not have fixed all battery life issues.

Macerkopf claims that Apple is also working on iOS 5.1 to add more enhancements to Siri:

Apple is said to be looking at a significant expansion of Siri’s capabilities for controlling iOS devices, implementing commands for such tasks as taking photos and videos, and turning connectivity such as Wi-Fi or Bluetooth on and off.

Macerkoof doesn’t have a proven track record when it comes to Apple related rumors, so take this report with a pinch of salt.

[Macerkopf via Mac Rumors]