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iOS 8

iOS 8 is the eighth major update for Apple's iOS mobile operating system that runs on portable Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Apple iOS 8 was introduced at the company's 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in early June 2014 along with OS X Yosemite, with official availability expected in the fall.

What’s New in Apple iOS 8?

Apple iOS8 builds on iOS 7 by adding new features and enhancements like a HealthKit for unifying health-tracking applications, a HomeKit for simplifying home automation, iCloud Photo Library for sharing photos among iOS and Mac devices, Wi-Fi phone calling capabilities, call waiting support for FaceTime, interactive notifications, application battery usage monitoring, and more.

Apple iOS8

iOS 8 also offers a collection of Continuity features designed to enhance the experience between Mac OS X computers running OS X Yosemite and Apple iOS 8-powered devices. Continuity capabilities include Shared AirDrop for easily sending files between Macs and nearby iPhones or iPads, an Instant Hotspot feature for extending Wi-Fi and internet connectivity to  Macs from an iPhone, SMS relaying support, phone integration between Macs and iPhones, and a handy Handoffs feature for sharing “work-in-progress” documents and other files between iOS devices and Mac OS X computers.







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