iOS 8 is declared to be the biggest release of mobile operating system globally. According to Apple, the team simply set the best standards in enhancing the new iOS to comply with the most natural experience for Apple devices’ users. Besides, iOS 8 is declared to have tons of features matching the high functionality expected from Apple. There are various reasons why iOS 8 is considered the most advanced operating system for mobile today. You can start with the innovations and end up with the most exciting experience no one ever provided to smartphone users.
Many became merry when notifications are declared to be interactive now with iOS 8. iOS 8 will somehow work as friendly as Android by the time it is opened for public. According to the reports, you may now reply to the messages that will pop out of your screen even if your phone is locked. Other than that, you might as well like posts on Facebook directly from your notifications.
The iPhone Tracking Feature
If ever your phone’s battery drained or you have lost your device, you may use the new feature of iOS 8 that will send the last known collection of your device. iCloud will take care of the location information for more than a day. This will enhance the Find My iPhone feature, which has long been used to locate, lock, or erase your device.
The Healthbook App
iOS 8 also features the Healthbook feature, which will help you gather various health data like daily activity and heart rate right from your device. If you do not want to trouble yourself with tons of gadgets for health and fitness, iOS 8 will best match your needs. Healthbook is expected to work like Passbook. Advanced tracking of blood sugar and hydration levels can be experienced using the app. Specific tracks also include calories burned, steps taken, and distance travelled.
The locations of your widgets can now be customized. You may add the widgets on the notifications pane or you may put them on home screen. iOS 8 is declared to be Android inspired when it comes to widgets change.
The All-New Photos App
The images app introduced by iOS 8 will let you view your photos on all devices via the iCloud Photo Library. You may even find and rediscover images much easier today. Other than that, look forward to new powerful editing tools available with the app so that you can make your shots look better as desired even on-the-spot.
The New Siri
Siri, the declared smartest mobile phone assistant, has also undergone improvement in iOS 8. Your smart assistant is now integrated with Shazam, which will help you identify the song you are currently playing without opening the app. Just ask Siri and get the song title you are asking for.
The Smart Keyboard
The input feature of iOS 8 is now revolutionized for the better. Whether your conversation is formal or not, you can use the new iOS keyboard to get appropriate words to use in messaging. It will even recognize the person you are sending your mail to or talking to in messages app.
The Easier Online Purchasing
You will love how iOS 8 made it possible to make your online purchasing even easier. Instead of typing in your credit card number, you may use the camera to scan your credit card numbers via Safari web browser.
The camera facet in iOS 8 is also optimized for better image capturing. You can now take a shot of scenes for a specific period of time using the Time Lapse feature. Nonetheless, there is no sufficient information on how the feature really works. Despite this, it sounds as exciting as other iOS 8 new apps. In addition, APIs are now allowed in iOS 8. This will let you add up third party effects and filters to your library for better image and video editing experience.
The Improved Web Calling
iOS 8 allows for web calling via Wi-Fi connection. This is very helpful if network signal is lost or too low. According to reports, Wi-Fi calling is available for T-Mobile users and other carriers. For T-Mobile subscribers, the feature is labeled as “T-Mobile Wi-Fi”.
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