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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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The Complete Guide to Capturing, Saving and Sharing Live Photos on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

The Complete Guide to Capturing, Saving and Sharing Live Photos on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

Live Photos might seem like a trivial feature but for me, they’re close to my heart. 3D Touch and Touch ID 2 in iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are great additions. But Live Photos can make people smile. Quite literally. I’ve had multiple experiences where I’ve taken photos with someone, showed them the photo, then the Live Photo and I’ve seen a big ol’ smile appear on their face. And isn’t that why we like Apple products after all? For their ability to make people smile.

Complete Guide to Using an External Keyboard With an iPad

Complete Guide to Using an External Keyboard With an iPad

The 9.7 inch iPad Pro turned me into an iPad believer. And while Split View, Slide Over and Apple Pencil are awesome, it wouldn’t have happened if I hadn’t attached an external (physical) keyboard and the productivity that comes with keyboard shortcuts.

Top 4 Apps For Annotating Images on iPhone and iPad

Top 4 Apps For Annotating Images on iPhone and iPad

Skitch on iOS was the beloved and go to annotation tool. It was fast, simple, easy to use. But then Evernote bought it. Kept on adding unnecessary features. And then stopped development altogether. Now, from the ashes of Skitch, many great iPhone and iPad annotation tools have risen.

Top 7 Facebook Tips and Tricks for iPhone

Top 7 Facebook Tips and Tricks for iPhone

I know you use Facebook when there’s nothing else to do and you just consume what it throws at you. I’m not throwing shade, that’s what Facebook does, helps you when you’re bored.

The Best Productivity Tips for Your iPhone

The Best Productivity Tips for Your iPhone

When I stop to think about it, it’s amazing just how much of my work life depends on my iPhone. From messaging in Slack to researching in Safari to organizing bookmarks in Pinner to replying to emails in Mail to jotting down article outlines in Notes to well, everything, really. So much of what I’d need a Mac for is done on my iPhone.

How To Use Split View in Safari On Your iPad

How To Use Split View in Safari On Your iPad

One of the best things about the newer iPads running iOS 9 and above is Split View. For me, this finally makes iPad “productive”. Writing my article (like I am right now), in one window and researching in Safari in another is basically the only reason I’ve finally started integrating the iPad Pro into my writing workflow.

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.