Undoubtedly, Apple has carved its own place in the market and with the increase in the ardent Apple fans there is a remarkable growth in the sales. And, now with the recent iOS 9 updates, Apple is finally letting its users test the updates that they have been looking forward for so long.
With iOS 9, there comes an array of designs and colour themes that has not been sighted till now. Though at first when you reboot your phone with the iOS9 it seems like just another update but within few minute you realize that there are tiny changes and as you move further you may find some considerable ones.
Don’t expect big changes that are instantly evident such as complete redesigning or reworking but, yes the following changes, though on small-scale contributes to the big changes in your phone. Well, small things lead to bigger changes, right?
1. Devoted selfie and screenshot folders
iPhone users will be delighted with this change. The smart folder built by Apple will contain the screenshots and photos. There is a committed selfie folder for pictures taken with the front- facing camera, and a different folder for screenshots. Though, Apple isn’t utilizing face recognition programming to sort selfies.
2. One – new font
Not a re-design but a new font, everywhere. Apple have broken free of the Swiss typeface dominion , using their own ‘San Francisco font’ for the operating system, which is inherited from the Apple Watch, where it was built for greater readability on the tiny screen.
3. A new Aggregated Apple News App
The only time most of us have opened the Newsstand app was when we clicked on it accidentally, but Apple News wants to change this. The Flipboard-esque news curator will learn and cater to a user’s tastes and preferences.
4. Low power mode
Evidently, almost all the mobile devices manufacturing companies provide ‘low power mode’ that help the users retain the battery for longer when the instant charging facility is not available. Apple’s power mode does a better job as it not only dims the brightness but also impedes the processor so that the users can use the phone for longer, also, it will obstruct background app refreshing and mail fetching making the phone works a little slower, giving you the feel of 5 in iPhone 5s and 5s in iPhone 6 but it will not become dead and that’s a good news!
5. Lowercase keyboard
Another small but drastic change is that the iPhone keyboard now indicates lowercase letters when you’re in lowercase mode and capital letters when you’re in it. No more getting annoyed by keeping on tapping the shift button trying to know which case you are working in. A welcome change for everyone!
6. Security gets Stronger
Recently, Apple has come up with the changes in lock screen security password system. They have launched two-factor authentication which help users to save their lost accounts details if has been compromised. It means that when one uses an Apple ID on one device, their primary device has to authorize that. Now it is an opportunity to check your memories because the four-digit password is being booted off and replaced with a six-digit number. Also, one can use a four-digit numeric code, a custom six-digit numeric code, or a custom alphanumeric code whatever sounds the best to a user.
7. A New App Switcher
This is the one of the biggest changes in iOS9 that you will encounter the time you double press the home button. Say goodbye to the 2D row of application previews and welcome the 3D stack of apps which reminds of a whole lot of the old Windows 7 alt-tab screen. This change doesn’t make app switching any better but, of course, makes it more presentable.
8. You iPhone will be Multi-tasking
Similar like an Android, iOS 9 will offer ways for you to work in two applications at the same time as on iPads. There is at last an approach to see applications in split screen, proceed with video calling while you browse different applications and switch between open applications all the more, effortlessly.
9. Back to Search Option
It is a bit frustrating that whenever we open a link on Facebook in Safari or another browser, and when need to go back and comment but lose the original post or open app leads to another one but not to the actual post, well, forget this annoying thing now. iOS9 provides users with a status bar reminder/button of however you got to wherever you are, facilitating your move to the original app.
10. No Need of third-party Transit Apps
Apple is at lastly adding travel directions to its local maps application in numerous urban areas in the U.S. and abroad. In iOS9, the updated Apple Maps show all subway routes, entrances, passageways and gives a list of timetables for trains, buses, metros and ships along with the notifications about deferrals and changes. A “Nearby” feature will indicate companies and points of interests around you.
So, the extended, simple yet fulfilling features of Apple iOS9 which were awaited since long are here and for sure going to appeal to the Apple admirers. Stay tuned for more update on iOS9, Apples News, iPhone App Development etc.