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iOS 9 Features, Release date and Details

Apple released iOS 9, the ninth major release of the mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on September 16.

iOS 9 includes new features such as Proactive Assistant, transit directions in Maps, enhanced multitasking features for the iPad, and lots more. iOS 9 will be compatible with all iOS 8-compatible devices.

iOS 9 cannot be jailbroken currently. You can check our iOS 9 jailbreak page for the latest update.

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iOS 9 Now Installed on 84% of Devices as iOS 10 Unveiling Looms

iOS 9 Now Installed on 84% of Devices as iOS 10 Unveiling Looms

Apple will announce its big iOS 10 upgrade at WWDC next month, and it will rollout to all later this fall — but iOS 9 is determined to go out with a bang. The software is now installed on 84 percent of compatible devices.

How to Use Text Replacement on iPhone and iPad

How to Use Text Replacement on iPhone and iPad

For a lot of people – iPhones and iPads are genuine productivity machines. Especially since iPhone 6 Plus and the 12.9 inch iPad Pro came out. If you do a lot of email or note taking on your iOS device, you end up writing the same thing over and over again.

New Lock Screen Bug on iPhone 6s/6s Plus Allows Anyone to Bypass Passcode to Access Contacts and Photos [Update: Fixed]

New Lock Screen Bug on iPhone 6s/6s Plus Allows Anyone to Bypass Passcode to Access Contacts and Photos [Update: Fixed]

iOS 9 may be Apple’s most secure mobile operating system to date, but it ships with a major security flaw that allows anyone to bypass the lock screen and gain access to contacts and photos on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

Apple Promises Fix for iOS 9.3 Safari Bug That Is Causing Web Links to Crash Your Apps

Apple Promises Fix for iOS 9.3 Safari Bug That Is Causing Web Links to Crash Your Apps

Apple has promised to rollout a fix for another bug discovered in iOS 9 which causes devices to crash when users tap a web link. The issue appears to be related to certain third-party apps, and there’s no temporary workaround you can use in the meantime.

Here are few Android N features inspired by iOS 9

Here are few Android N features inspired by iOS 9

Last week, Google released the first developer preview of Android N for selected Nexus devices. The company usually releases the developer preview of a new version of Android at its yearly I/O conference, but this time around, the company decided to change its schedule a bit.

iOS 9 adoption reaches 79% ahead of iOS 9.3 release

iOS 9 adoption reaches 79% ahead of iOS 9.3 release

iOS 9’s adoption figure has risen again ahead of the public rollout of iOS 9.3, with 79 percent of compatible devices now running a version of Apple’s latest software. That figure is expected to rise again next week when Apple rolls out new features like Night Shift mode.

How to disable system animations without jailbreaking to speed up your iPhone and iPad

How to disable system animations without jailbreaking to speed up your iPhone and iPad

iOS 9 might seem pretty fast and responsive to you, but did you know it can be even faster? If you disable system animations using this neat trick — which requires no jailbreak — you get apps that open and close so fast you won’t have time to lift your finger from the screen.

iOS 9 adoption rate stalls at 77%

iOS 9 adoption rate stalls at 77%

Apple has updated the iOS installation stats on its website, which reflect that the growth of the latest version of its mobile operating system has stalled at 77 percent. The data updated by Apple earlier this month  on February 8 had also indicated that iOS 9 was running on 77 percent of active iOS devices. 

Apple acknowledges ‘1970’ date bug bricking iPhones; fix included in upcoming software update

Apple acknowledges ‘1970’ date bug bricking iPhones; fix included in upcoming software update

Apple today officially acknowledged the date bug in iOS that can potentially brick an iOS device when its date is set to May 1970 or earlier on its Support website. The bug was discovered last week and has since then caused quite a headache for Apple employees.

Apple hit with class action lawsuit over ‘Error 53’ iPhone bricking

Apple hit with class action lawsuit over ‘Error 53’ iPhone bricking

Law firm PCVA has followed through with its class action lawsuit against Apple for bricking iPhones via “Error 53.”