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Apple iOS 9: Check Out The New Features

Apple launched the beta testing version of iOS 9 mobile operating system on July 10 at WWDC 2015. So far, it has unveiled four variations of the beta program of iOS 9 that includes new APIs and services. With every variation, Apple is removing the flaws of iOS 9 and trying to make it better than before.

You can register for this early version of iOS 9 and use it on your Apple device. You can also report to Apple if you find out any error or bug in the software.

The Apple iOS 9 is packed with several exciting features and tech operations that might raise your interest. Here are some of its great features:

Siri Advancements

Apple’s voice assistant “Siri” is now smarter and proactive in iOS 9, its spotlight search is refined and understand more local and time based queries.

Transit Info in Apple Maps

Apple maps offer transit information in iOS 9 which helps users to find out alternative routes, train and bus routes as well as their timings.

Low Power Mode

Apple has added a “low power mode” feature in iOS 9 that ask users to enable it whenever the battery reaches a level of 20% and 10%. This low power mode shuts the background operations and saves up to 3 hours of battery energy.

Higher Security

iOS 9 is equipped with 6 digit passcode instead of 4, so the possible password combination has reached to 2 million now, which is much harder to crack for hackers.

CarPlay

The CarPlay option in iOS 9 allows users to wirelessly connect an Apple device with their vehicles. This way they can easily control the car system with their Apple smartphone.

Apple iOS 9 is armed with several tech functions that you can find out in the infographic here. It is created by Nine Hertz – An iPhone application development firm.

Everything you need to know about iOS 9

Image courtesy: Nine Hertz

Top Mobile Phones In India

Ever wondered, out of hundreds of mobile phones available in the market, which ones matter the most to the consumers. A survey done by 91mobiles.com on users coming on its website in September 2013 revealed some interesting insight about top mobiles searched by them. Nokia’s cheapest smartphone Lumia 520 leads the chart by overthrowing previous month’s winner Galaxy S Duos. While there are some other changes here and there in the chart, spotlight should be on the new entrants. Some of the new devices making their name in the list were announced in the September month itself, iPhone 5S and Samsung Galaxy Note 3, for example. Xperia M also jumped from 23 to 8th place directly, while the last position was taken by Nokia’s biggest screen smartphone- Lumia 625.

As obvious, the majority of these smartphones are running on Android OS, while the second place is taken by 3 smartphones running on Windows Phone platform. Apple also has two of its iPhones in the Top 20 list which are loaded with iOS. The price of these smartphones also offers us some interesting insights into users’ behavior. They’re loosening their purse strings to buy devices that cost almost half a lakh because of their brand name and well packaged features- Apple iPhones, HTC One and Galaxy Note 3. On the lower end of the spectrum, we’ve devices like old WP 7.5 running Lumia 510, Karbonn A9 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S Duos, etc.
Check the image to see the whole list with models from Samsung, Sony, Nokia, Micromax in majority and others being Apple, HTC and Karbonn.

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