releasing its new version of mobile operating system with all new features in
the later 2014.
Apple has unveiled iOS 8 at its World Wide Developers
Conference held on June 2, 2014. At the same time Apple also announced iOS 8
beta version for developers only. Rest of all have to wait till the public
release expected this fall. Unfortunately, iPhone 4 owners might find themselves
disappointed because iOS 8 will not support iPhone 4 and older models.
iOS 8 introduces a wide range of new features. Lets
have a look on some key features of the platform.
designed to connect the iPhone, iPad, and Mac “like never before.”
between iOS and Mac devices. Handoff, a
newly introduced feature, works on the same sharing principles and lets users
start a task on one device and instantly pick it up on another.
allowing users to quickly reply to texts, emails, and more, right within the
notification banner. Apps can install
the Notification Center in iOS 8, expanding its capabilities.
features in mail. From your inbox, swipe to mark an email as
read or flag it for follow-up. You can also easily jump between a draft email
and an email in your inbox to gather the information you need to compose your
message. And now when Mail recognizes a reservation, flight confirmation or
phone number in an email, a notification appears.
new options that let users manage (and leave) group conversations.
The app also supports quick voice messages and videos.
redesigned to add a new iCloud Photo
Library, a part of iCloud drive. Every photo and video captured is uploaded
to iCloud, allowing users to access and download their photo libraries from any
device. Photos has also gained new editing tools .
given period of time – say, the passing of the stars over your home.
OTHER KEYBOARD OPTIONS
suggestions while typing. Typing within Messages and other apps is also much easier,
thanks to a new predictive
also be installed.
lets users store presentations, spreadsheets, PDFs, images, or any other kind
of document within iCloud, making them accessible on any Mac or iOS device. It
functions similarly to Dropbox.
of up to six people with iTunes accounts that use the same credit card share
content like apps, iBooks, movies, and music.
designed to aggregate data collected from various health and fitness apps.
can now be activated with the voice command “Hey Siri” and the voice
assistant also features integration with Shazam, identifying songs upon
request. It also supports streaming voice recognition, is able to purchase
iTunes content, and features 22 new dictation languages.
A universal search function similar to Google Now that incorporates more search
options than ever before.
iOS 8 is looking pretty eye-catchy with tons of new features added to the
platform. I am looking forward to it and waiting for the release. Excited!