iOS 8 introduces new Spotlight search

As part of the announcement of iOS 8 today at WWDC, Apple unveiled and redesigned Spotlight for iOS. Spotlight now features suggestions, just like on Yosemite.

Spotlight will now show you more when you search. You will see things like apps from the App Store that you don't already have, Wikipedia results, news, local restaurants, songs, movies and theaters, as well as suggestions in Safari. Many of these features can already be found in Siri, and it's good to see Apple give users more options to access these suggestions and recommendations.

Keep it locked to our WWDC liveblog for more on iOS 8.

Joseph Keller

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.