iOS 9 is the ninth major update for Apple’s iOS mobile operating system that runs on portable Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Apple iOS 9 was introduced at the company’s 2015 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in early June 2015 along with OS X El Capitan, with official availability expected in the fall.
What’s New in Apple iOS 9?
Codenamed Monarch, Apple iOS9 builds on iOS 8 with new features and enhancements that are highlighted by “Proactive,” a contextual, predictive personal assistant that’s tied in with Siri to deliver personalized information based on a user’s preferences, habits and location.
Additional new features in iOS 9 include a new News app, multitasking improvements (including a split-screen mode for iPads), tether-less CarPlay functionality, an updated Notes app and transit directions in the Maps app.