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iOS 9 Public Beta 2 now available for testers

iOS 9 Public Beta 3 now available for testers

Apple has released iOS 9 Public Beta 3 to members of its Beta Software Program. Members of the program can download Beta 3 over-the-air onto a device with the previous beta installed. iOS 9 is the first major release of Apple's mobile operating system to have a public beta. Anyone interested...
18 features in iOS 9 you may have missed during the keynote

18 features in iOS 9 you may have missed during the keynote

We've heard about the big stuff. Here are my favorite little features hiding away in iOS 9. We're a month away from iOS 9's public beta and still a few months from any sort of release, but Apple's already teased a ton of information about the iPhone and iPad's next major operating system....
How to downgrade from iOS 9 back to iOS 8.4

How to downgrade from iOS 9 back to iOS 8.4

If you decide the iOS 9 public beta just isn't for you, you can downgrade to iOS 8.4. The iOS 9 public beta is a way to try out the next generation of iPhone and iPad software. But it may not be for you, at least not right now. If you downloaded the iOS 9 public beta but now you want to go back...
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Deep and back linking in iOS 9: Explained

Deep and back linking in iOS 9: Explained

Deep links and back links not only make the iOS more navigable, they make it more powerful. Two distinct but distinctly important problems are solved by deep links and back links in iOS 9. Deep links further blur the boundaries between native and online by enabling web links to be opened by...
Apple lists its sources for transit directions in iOS 9

Apple lists its sources for transit directions in iOS 9

One of the big new features coming in iOS 9 is the addition of transit directions to Apple Maps, and we now know where that data is coming from. Apple has updated its Apple Maps Acknowledgement page with details on which outside sources are providing data for transit directions. As first spotted...
iOS 9 FAQ: What you need to know!

iOS 9 FAQ: What you need to know!

If you have iOS 9 questions, we have your answers! iOS 9 was unveiled at WWDC 2015 and is currently in developer preview and public beta. It won't ship until this fall, but we're already fielding tons of questions about it. So, we're collecting all those questions and, better still, providing...
Picture-in-picture multitasking for iPad in iOS 9: Explained

Picture-in-picture multitasking for iPad in iOS 9: Explained

iOS 9 takes multitasking from the background and puts it right up front on the iPad. Apple calls the new features they're introducing in iOS 9 "multitasking", but the iPad has always multitasked. Over the years, it's gone from system multitasking to background tasks to background refresh. What...
Making the iPhone camera accessible for the blind

Making the iPhone camera accessible for the blind

When it comes to accessibility on mobile devices, some will look at the camera and immediately scratch it off the to-do list. Others will look at the camera and ask what can be done. Someone who can't see may still want to share photos with family, friends, and connections who can. That's why...
iOS 8.4.1 brings better accessibility to Apple Music

iOS 8.4.1 brings better accessibility to Apple Music

Apple has just released iOS 8.4.1, which includes fixes for, among other things, Apple Music. It also includes some improvements to accessibility, primarily where it comes to Apple's screen-reader, VoiceOver. The improvements should make it easier for people with limited or no vision to access...
How to download iOS 8.4.1 on your iPhone or iPad

How to download iOS 8.4.1 on your iPhone or iPad

iOS 8.4.1 is here with fixes for all your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch—and Apple Music—woes! The new Music app has great new features like Up Next, and Apple Music includes streaming, Beats 1 radio and the Connect social network. But before you can use any of it, you have to download and install...
iOS 8.4.1 launches with fixes for Apple Music issues

iOS 8.4.1 released with fixes for Apple Music issues

Apple has release iOS 8.4.1 to the public. This latest update fixes a number of issues and bugs, including problems with iCloud Music Library and Apple Music. Here's what you can find in iOS 8.4.1: Resolves issues that could prevent turning on iCloud Music Library Resolves an issue that...
Here are all the iPads compatible with Slide Over, Split View, and Picture-in-Picture in iOS 9

Here are all the iPads compatible with Slide Over, Split View, and Picture-in-Picture in iOS 9

We've done massive previews of iPad Multitasking in iOS 9 but if you want to make double-dagnabit sure whether or not Slide Over, Split View, and Picture-in-Picture can work on your iPad, here's the complete list! Slide Over and Split View multitasking for iPad in iOS 9: Explained Picture-in-...
Slide Over and Split View multitasking for iPad in iOS 9: Explained

Slide Over and Split View multitasking for iPad in iOS 9: Explained

iOS 9 takes multitasking from the background and puts it right up front on the iPad. Apple calls it Multitasking for iPad. The iPad, of course, has always multitasked at the system level, and over the years has gained background tasks and refresh and other forms of third-party multitasking as...

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