With iPhone 6s' 12MP iSight and 5MP FaceTime cameras, Apple bumped the specs of the world's most popular digital shooter, giving users a good excuse to create mountains of data. Using iOS 9's built-in Photos app can help you manage this flood of photographs from the moment you press the shutter button.
After the release of iOS 9.0.2 on Wednesday, which fixed a number of bugs including a lock screen exploit, Apple stopped signing iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0 firmware for compatible devices, prohibiting users who updated from downgrading.
New hardware keyboard capabilities for the iPad in iOS 9 make it easier than ever to switch apps and access shortcuts, pushing Apple's tablet to become more like a traditional computer than ever before.
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.
Starting with iOS 9, Apple has made it possible to disconnect an iPhone from a Bluetooth device without the need to "forget" the wireless accessory, making it easier to reconnect without going through the pairing process again.
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.
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.
Apple's busy month continued not just with the launch of new iPhones and firmware updates, but also news of the first major malware infection on the iOS App Store, and rumors that an Apple car could hit roads as soon as 2019.
Ahead of Friday's iPhone 6s release, Apple pushed out a redesigned iTunes Connect content management Web tool for developers, and issued an updated Apple Store app with support for iOS 9 and iPhone 6s features like 3D Touch.
Users looking to take advantage of iOS 9 App Thinning, a suite of optimization technologies created to reduce the size of app installs, will have to wait, as Apple announced unavailability of a key component due to an iCloud bug.
Apple's legendary attention to detail is sometimes shown in small and fun ways, such as Mail's "Trash" folder being renamed "Rubbish" in some countries, or an Apple Watch support page referencing a popular Internet meme.
Just a week after iOS 9 launched to the public, Apple has already followed up with a quick security and maintenance update, addressing a handful of issues that affected the new mobile operating system.