Handoff is a major element of Apple's "integration" theme, and of the new Continuity feature set for iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, which also includes cross-compatible AirDrop, iPhone call and SMS handling on the iPad and Mac, and the new, much easier to connect, tethering service. Rather than trying to fit one interface across a range of different devices, or making the cloud the center of the universe, Apple is promising to transparently, seamlessly move whatever activity you're doing to whatever device you want to continue doing it with. It's a person-centric choice and a bold one, but if Apple delivers, it could forever change the way we use our iPhones, iPads, and Macs.
After using FaceTime on Apple TV, it’s already transformed group calls with family and friends for the better.
With SMS/MMS relay you can send and receive "green bubble" text and multimedia messages on your iPad as easily as on your iPhone!
Apple Handoff, part of Apple's Continuity features, lets you start something on one device and finish it on another. Here's how to set up and use it on your Mac.
Handoff lets you transfer your activities between iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, iPod touch, and Mac. And yes, it's easy to do!
How do you set up and use Continuity to handoff, relay, drop, and hot spot between your iPhone, iPad, and Mac? Here's your ultimate guide!
Instant Hotspot is part of Continuity and lets you share the data connection from your iPhone or cellular iPad with your Mac or other device.
Continuity Camera lets you quickly add photos or documents to projects on your Mac using the camera on your iPhone or iPad. Here’s how it works.
Call Relay lets you place and answer calls from your iPhone, using your Mac. Here's how to set up and use it!
Continuity allows you to more easily use your iOS and macOS products in concert with one another. Here’s what to do if problems come up.
Instant Hotspot lets you connect your iPad or Mac to your iPhone as securely as it does swiftly.
With Handoff you can push not just data but state between iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Imagine having that for iTunes... and for Apple TV?
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