iOS 5.1 features: Delete individual photos from Photo Stream
The just-released iOS 5.1 beta 2 adds a small but incredibly important feature to iCloud's Photo Stream -- the ability to delete individual photos.
Take a very personal photo only to find, horrifically, that it was suddenly part of your Apple TV's screen saver? Leave your iPhone unattended and suddenly you've been [junk-bombed]( on all your devices? No longer... at least if Apple is good enough to leave individual deletion from Photo Stream intact in the iOS 5.1 release version when it's made public.
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You'll be in the developer program, but it won't actually make you a developer....
Almost had a few "HOLY MOTHER OF TOENAILS" moments.
The iPhone camera isn't exactly perfect - I take a lot of blurry pictures that I then re-take. It will be nice to keep the photo stream free of clutter between devices.
If you're stupid enough to do that, when you know it could end up in front of millions of eyes, you deserve all of the grief you get.
Apple doesn't always make intelligent decisions when it comes to their systems. More often than not, they do.
However, the photo stream idea must have been QC'd and tested by mentally damaged rats, because every other person on the planet is aware of the stupidity in "all or nothing" with regards to pictures. Seriously, even for poor quality/blurry pics alone not being able to delete is ridiculous.
Then let alone the other less appropriate applications.
Some people do, somtimes accidentally.
Take your prudish arrogance elsewhere please.