iOS 8 marks to be the brand new mobile operating system by Apple. Seemingly alike to iOS7, iOS8 is actually overflowing with several exciting features that will enhance your mobile experience and take it to a new level. iOS 8 brings to you a totally new way of sharing things among your contacts with updates to apps that are used vastly day in and day out. The new connections between apps and devices make it the best iOS release ever.
Let’s have a look at the most favourite of iOS 8 features:
Rightly marked as the best part about iOS 8, interactive notifications allow you to respond to important notifications without leaving the app you are currently using. Each time you have a text, email, reminder or messages within apps, a notification banner will pop out on the top of your smart phone’s screen and you can easily respond to them without exiting from your current app. This is indeed a great way to reply to all incoming messages in time and also not to have to stop your current task or app. Apple iOS 8 will let you enjoy apps and messages all together, running hand in hand.
Monitoring Battery Life
iOS 8 gives you complete power to monitor the battery life of your smart phone. It gives you a detailed check of the amount of battery getting used by different apps on your phone. This percentage breakdown of all apps that are sucking away your phone’s battery can help you exit the required apps while you are not using them and help save a lot of your smart phone’s battery. Check General>Usage>Battery usage, in order to recognize the apps which should be closed. This way you can add a few more hours to the battery life of your phone and enjoy its features for a little more time in your day.
Timer for Camera
Selfies are the trend of today. You will find all social sites flooded with selfies and the brand new iOS 8 makes it much easier for you to take selfies. This has been made possible by the introduction of a timer into Apple’s camera app. You will get a 3 to 10 seconds time before the shot is taken. This makes it easier for you to get the shot clicked exactly the way you want it to be. So enjoy taking selfies and posting them for likes and comments.
It is common to turn the orientation of your screen while using apps or typing but now you can have your apps displayed in landscape mode on the home screen of your smart phone with iOS 8.
Shortcut to Key People
iOS 8 makes it easier to get in touch with your favourite ones. Just clicking the Home button twice can lead you to most visited web pages and to the faces of recently contacted people. Though, you will have to be a little more conscious in case you don’t want people to know about someone whom you keep contacting every now and then. Visit Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Show in App Switcher and switch it of Off, in case, you need to hide your special ones from getting highlighted on your smart phone screen.
Enhanced Photo/Video Sharing
The iOS 8 Messages apps lets you send multiple photos at a time. Also, you get a chance to directly roll a video within a text message conversation and send it to your friends.
Swipe to Delete
Save a lot of your time by swiping the unimportant mails to the left, which will itself delete them. You no longer have to hit the small trash icon. But, you need to be careful that you don’t swipe out important mails accidently while doing other tasks. Swipe mails to the right side for getting the mark as unread option.
iOS 8 lets you open more than one email at once in the form of individual windows. You can also minimize certain emails by swiping them downwards and later pick up the one that you wish to read.
Drag the top of your smart phone’s screen downwards to turn on the Spotlight, which not only shows you light for finding your stuff but also searches Wikipedia, helps you find cafes nearby and tell you about movie screenings.
iOS 8 lets you share your exact location with timings to your friends.
iOS 8 allows you to record and send quick audio messages via text messages very easily.
Unbend the horizons and make appropriate adjustments to the angles of your chaotically snapped photograph and make it look real cool.