16 September 2015260By Rene RitchieiOS 9 is all about taking a moment to solidify and round-out everything that's come before, and starts us towards what's coming next. Absent the radical and the revolutionary, iOS 9 has to deliver on the promise not of more but of better. After the giant leaps, it has to stick the landing. So, does it?
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16 September 201557By Serenity CaldwellRene's put together a 20,000-word behemoth of a review, but if you don't have the time and you just want to know what's new, we've got your back. Here's an overview of what's changed for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in the latest version of iOS.
25 August 201641By Luke FilipowiczEver since Apple released iOS 9, we've had the iCloud Drive app, which lets you see everything and anything stored in your iCloud Drive on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and even Mac. In iOS 9, the iCloud Drive app starts off hidden by default. You can get it back on your device at any time.
08 December 20153By Luke FilipowicziOS 9 brings several new features to the iPad keyboard. One of the best is "trackpad mode". With it, you can quickly and easily switch from text entry to cursor movement, so you can put the insertion or selection point exactly where you want it.
03 November 20156By Rene RitchieSplit view lets you keep two apps visible and active, side-by-side, at the same time. It's not full-on multi-window multitasking like the Mac, but it's twice what was possible previously with full-screen apps. It's a huge boost to productivity, and it's easy to use.
30 October 201510By Rene RitchieSlide over is part of the new multi-app multitasking features for iPad in iOS 9. With slide over you can briefly access a secondary app to jot down a few notes, reply to a few messages, or check a few references, all without having to switch away from what you're doing in your primary app.
28 October 20158By Rene RitchiePicture-in-picture (PiP) isn't a new concept. It's existed for television and computer displays for years. Traditionally, the idea was that you could watch more than one thing at the same time. So, for example, having the channel showing the baseball game on your TV, full screen, and the channel playing the football game in a smaller window in one of the corners. With PiP, part of the new multi-app multitasking features for iPad in iOS 9, the idea is that you can watch a video while doing something else at the same time.
25 October 201511By Rene RitchieYou're browsing around on your iPhone or iPad and suddenly come across a great video and decide you'd rather watch on your big screen HDTV. What do you do? Well, if you have an Apple TV, you're only ever a swipe and a couple taps away from beaming it straight over with AirPlay.