The mobile operating system offers a bunch of new functions to predict users’ needs for music, email and more. Apple also unveils updates to its Maps app and News, a news-reading app.
Source: Apple’s new iOS 9 software stays a step ahead of you – CNET
Toronto is to be the only Canadian city with transit directions in iOS 9’s redesigned Maps app.
When Apple Maps debuted, it was considered one of the least usable Apple products ever created, but has slowly improved with more accurate topography and more nuanced navigation directions. One of the lasting omissions, however, was transit directions, which helps companies like Citymapper, Moovit and Montreal’s Transit App to pick up the slack.
Source: Toronto to be sole Canadian city with transit directions in redesigned iOS 9 Apple Maps | MobileSyrup.com
It’s good news for our Canadian readers as Rogers Wireless, Canada’s largest wireless carrier, has become the second carrier to confirm support for Apple’s Wi-Fi calling feature in iOS 8.
Check out the top 6 features in OX X Yosemite by Apple WWDC 2014. This video was uploaded by Mashable on YouTube.com.
From mainstay essentials to notable newcomers, here’s the 2014 edition of our 50 Best iPhone Apps list.
Each major 1.0 release of iOS marks an opportunity for app developers to go back to the drawing board. And with its radically new design language and hundreds of new APIs, devs are seeing iOS 7 as not only a clean slate, but a chance to earn more money off their existing apps.
For some time now, manufacturers and retailers have looked for the best ways to leverage smartphones as part of the in-store shopping experience. Experiments with QR codes and other programs have failed to yield the kind of mass market adoption that was originally envisioned.
Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch launched a couple of weeks ago as a fat, ugly, and expensive smartphone accessory that our own Devindra Hardawar called “relentlessly inessential.” That’s not where Apple is going with iWatch.