06/12/2015, 01:06 pm
Apple's native Notes application has received a major overhaul with iOS 9, allowing users to sketch ideas, insert pictures, include links to external apps, and more, making it a fully featured note taking solution.
06/12/2015, 12:06 pm
With HomeKit-compatible accessories finally hitting the market, Apple has added new capabilities to its home automation platform in iOS 9 to make smart bulbs, locks, and garage door openers easier to manage and more powerful -- including the ability to define IFTTT-style event chains with new Event Triggers.
06/12/2015, 10:06 am
Parrot on Friday announced several changes to its minidrone line, showing off updated jumping bots, new flying drones, and revealing its first-ever water drone. [updated]
06/11/2015, 12:06 pm
In a bid to drive the already-impressive iOS upgrade rate even higher, Apple has brought a bit of OS X to iOS 9 with a new automatic installation option that will let iPhones and iPads update themselves -- at a convenient time for the user.
09/23/2015, 09:09 am
With Siri replacing Spotlight in iOS 9, Apple's personal digital assistant has received a new brain that lets her retrieve information sports and weather, find photos, look inside apps, and more.
06/10/2015, 05:06 pm
Drivers using Apple Maps in iOS 9 will have the benefit of explicit traffic and construction warnings, including voice turn-by-turn suggestions for alternate routes, according to information shared with AppleInsider.
06/10/2015, 04:06 pm
Apple is reportedly plannning to untether some of its Continuity features in iOS 9, working with mobile network operators to forward calls and text messages from your iPhone to your Mac or iPad over the cell network.
06/10/2015, 12:06 pm
Alongside a few headline features, Apple has -- as it does in every iOS revision -- made a number of tweaks to existing apps and options in its flagship mobile operating system, including the newfound ability to set the function of the iPhone's side switch to orientation lock, making podcast playback easier, and adding built-in document search.
06/10/2015, 11:06 am
Developers building apps for iOS 9 have access to an API that can block content like images, tracking cookies, and pop-up ads in Safari, potentially laying the groundwork for Apple-sanctioned ad blockers.
06/10/2015, 08:06 am
Both Apple's "Find My iPhone" and "Find My Friends" applications are built in to the first beta of iOS 9, hinting that they could be added to the growing list of native iPhone apps when the software update launches this fall.
06/09/2015, 05:06 pm
Beginning with iOS 9, HealthKit now accepts a number of new data types from external apps and accessories, tracking everything from water consumption to whether protection was used during sex.
09/18/2015, 07:09 am
Better battery life is an Apple priority for iOS 9, and to that end the company has adopted extreme attention to detail, implementing things like face-down power restrictions, a Low Power mode, and a dedicated menu in the Settings app with more granular detail.
09/17/2015, 08:09 am
For years, the biggest omission in Apple Maps has been the lack of transit directions. But that all has changed with this year's iOS 9 update, which includes built-in support for buses, subways, trains, and more in select major cities.
09/16/2015, 03:09 pm
Apple has introduced an entirely new home screen in iOS 9 that presents users with intelligent, contextually aware information, including frequently opened apps based on time of day and location, or potential destinations in Maps that a user might seek out.
06/09/2015, 09:06 am
Apple's next-generation mobile operating system includes a number of evolutionary updates to complement its new headline features, like a new Notification Center widget for Find My Friends and user interface tweaks to Safari, Reminders, and the Camera app.
09/18/2015, 11:09 am
This week's launch of iOS 9 brings a slew of small but important new features for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. They include an all-new app for viewing iCloud Drive content, support for more complex six-digit passcodes, and a series of tweaks and improvements.
06/09/2015, 12:06 am
In a letter delivered to President Barack Obama on Monday, two trade groups comprised of some of the largest tech companies in the U.S. asked the White House to reject government policies designed to undermine encryption systems built to keep consumer data private.
06/08/2015, 05:06 pm
With an eye on easing the transition from Android to the iOS ecosystem, Apple plans to offer switchers a special Android app that wirelessly transfers personal data, downloaded apps and other information over to a new iPhone.
09/16/2015, 04:09 pm
The launch of Apple's iOS 9 mobile operating system officially brings its bespoke San Francisco typeface to the rest of its product lineup, as Helvetica's short run has come to a close.
06/08/2015, 03:06 pm
As a part of its its WWDC 2015 keynote, Apple announced that iOS 8.4 and a new version of iTunes will be available by June 30, in time for the launch of the on-demand Apple Music streaming service.