Archive for June 10th, 2015

Apple iOS9 FAQ on announced new features

Network world shares detailed FAQ for Apple iOS9 on newly announced features

Apple has massively improved and expanded several essential built-in apps and services. Most notably Siri is now running on steroids, and Maps has included mass transit info. Furthermore, the Passbook built-in app has been replaced with the Apple Pay-powered Wallet, and the stagnant Newsstand has been replaced by News, a personalized reading app. iOS 9 will also give the iPad several new functionalities, like Split View and Picture-in-Picture, for helping power-users get stuff done.¬†¬†¬† What about security updates? — iOS 9 brings a couple new security features that should help keep your data safe if your iPhone or iPad fell into the wrong hands: Six-digit passcodes by default, instead of the four-digit default passcodes we use now, as well as native two-factor authorization whenever you try to sign in from another device.

WWDC 2015 – Slide show of most important product announcements

This slide show from Network World captures 14 of the most important Apple product announcements

Apple on Monday kicked of WWDC with its standard keynote address. Per usual, the event was chock full of exciting and surprising announcements that touched on all things iOS, Mac, and Apple Watch. From a brand new music service to an Apple Watch SDK, there’s a whole lot of information to digest, and both developers and Apple enthusiasts alike will have a lot to look forward to in the coming months. Here are a few of the more important announcements Tim Cook and co. made yesterday.