By the beginning of June, 2014, Apple Inc. announced at the WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) about its new iOS i.e. iOS 8, the eighth major launch of the iOS mobile operating system by Apple Inc. as the successor of iOS 7. iOS 8 got released on 17 September, 2014, with a new application called Health and a representing framework, HealthKit, which was widely available with the launch.
On the release, Siri was ready to support hands-free activation and music identification using Shazam. Video messages and voice messages get automatically deleted unless the user saves both for future use. And, it is seen that after the huge launch of iOS 8, it’s been on around 70% of Apple devices.
Right now, as noticed, iOS 8 been seen compatible on platforms such as iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPod Touch (5th generation), iPad 2, iPad (3rd generation), iPad, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2, and iPad Mini 3. After its first release in June, many versions got release as Latest release (iOS 8.1.2 (12B440) – December 9, 2014) and Latest preview (iOS 8.2 beta 3 (12D5452a) – December 18, 2014). Even though, we have the latest operating system for our Apple Inc. devices i.e. iOS 8, we are looking forward for iOS 9, that will be the great achievement in mobile operating systems in the world.
Possibilities of Release Date
It’s well known that Apple has updated all of its products operating system in the end of the year 2014. And, the good news is that Apple will be announcing iOS 9 in 2015 at WWDC. The trial version is already been given to testers and developers all around the world.
The new version of iOS will be able to be in hands of general public on around September, 2015, as per the rumours. There are also many hearsays about its release date but the most spread is that new iOS will be released in September as possible.
Possibilities of Features
There is no doubt that there will be new features and developments in iOS 9 but the question is what they will be, is not it? There are many questions and there are only rumours but we could satisfy our greed with rumours a little. So, the rumoured features are: Proper parental controls, Multiuser support/user accounts, FaceTime video messages, Group FaceTime calls, Split-screen multitasking, ability to change default apps, to delete or at least hide the defaults applications, Battery-saving mode, Ability to add apps and settings to Control Centre, better Home screen widgets, Smaller file when upgrading iOS, Calculator on iPad, iMessage improvements, Wider social-media integration, Improved integration between Contacts and Facebook, better, easier Photos app, and facility of Subfolders. Well, this is hell of wish-list rumours. But, the new iOS 9 will change the way of looking at operating systems in future because it will be featuring the best out of Apple Inc. as possible on hearsays.