If we turn the pages of Apple history, new launches have been made publicly available either in the end of September or around third week of September. A long awaited excitement will soon come to an end, only if Apple continues its tradition of launching iOS update around third week of September.
Apple has already provided developers’ version to enhance existing or making new apps. iOS 9 is also available for public beta testers, to review and check for any bugs. iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are to be launched on 9th September 2015, an announcement for release of iOS 9 is anticipated on the same day. Meanwhile, there’s a little sneak peek from the developers’ version about new features of iOS 9.
Enhanced Built-in Apps
Built-in apps like mail, messages, web browsing, maps, making notes, and many more have been optimized with new features for better user experience. A complete new app called ‘News’ has been integrated right on the home screen. It collects your favorite topics and displays on screen, so you will no longer have to switch from one app to another for your favorite news.
With this new iOS 9, classical Notes app is updated with many new features. Now you can access Notes between any apps; addition to that, you can also add photos and URL in Notes. With the help of iCloud, all your notes are updated across all your Apple devices.
The Split Screen feature is limited to iPad, where you can access two apps simultaneously. This is what you call multi-tasking in true sense. If you are in middle of some work and a text pops up, you can easily reply and get back to your work.
Apple iOS 9 has made Siri smarter like never before. You can now ask Siri to search your photos or videos based on date, location or album title. Even the search option has been broadened, giving you advantage of typing when you can’t talk.
Longer Battery Life
This is the key point of the new iOS 9. Apple has taken utmost care in improving battery life. The new iOS 9 knows when your iPhone is facing down, so it will automatically power off the screen for better battery life.
Smaller Update Size
This is one more vital change Apple has made; size of earlier updates was at least 4GB, but the new iOS 9 is just 1.3GB. If you are on a high speed, Wi-Fi it will take much lesser time to get the latest updates.
If you are an Android user and planning to move on Apple iPhone then this feature is like an angel from heaven for you. You just need to download Move to iOS app. The app securely transfers contacts, message history, camera photos and videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, calendars, wallpaper, and DRM-free books.
Lastly, iOS 9 is compatible with almost all Apple devices like iPhone 4s, 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus, iPads and iPod (4th and 5th Generation). If you are a tech freak, you can sign up for Apple Beta Software Program to test pre-release version and submit your reviews.