iOS 9 Articles

Apple introduces iPad Pro featuring a massive 12.9-inch Retina Display

  • 10/09/2015 at 02:50 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Apple iPad ProThe new iPad Pro announced today by Apple is going to be an Apple tablet that could possibly take on and take over from laptops. The iPad Pro has the A9X chip, and Apple’s Phil Schiller claims this new chip is 1.8 times faster than the previous model’s chip and is faster than “80% of portable PCs shipped in the last 12 months… and in graphics tasks it’s faster than 90% of them”. The iPad has been questioned in the past, as despite it selling well in the past sales slowed down and users were falling away from the iPad. There wasn’t much need to upgrade from the iPad Air to the Air 2 and the device still felt like a larger iPhone, not a laptop replacement. It seems like Apple may have finally created the iPad as an alternative to a laptop that the tablet was promised to be.

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Apple announces iPhone 6S and 6S Plus with 3D Touch

Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone-6S-PlusApple has announced a new range of iPhones for users, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. The names make it sound as if these new iPhones will be superficial updates to the iPhone 6 range. However, this is not the case. The 6s series has a new technology called 3D Touch installed. There will be more on that below. Apple is also claiming the strongest glass to be used on a smartphone and a Retina HD display.

The 3D Touch feature is intriguing and new. While many Android devices compete with who has the best camera, Apple has come up with a way to spice up the smartphone. Users will be able to interact in different ways with content on their iPhone, with new gestures and movements able to be understood by the iPhone.

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Apple designed iOS 9 to be more intelligent and intuitive

  • 10/06/2015 at 23:16 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

Apple iOS 9Apple has announced it’s new iOS 9 for the iPhone and iPad and iPod touch and it aims to fix a few issues and make iOS more intelligent and intuitive. The iOS 9 is due out this fall (Or spring for those in the southern hemisphere.) as a free download.

Improved in iOS9 is the search feature, Siri is going to be more powerful, and multitasking will finally be available for iPad users. Notes has been given an upgrade, Newsstand has been replaced by News and Maps is now able to connect to local mass transport systems to give information on buses and trains (A feature that’s been lacking for some time, but is only in a small number of cities so far.). Multitasking is something the iPad should be able to do, and it is something that it will finally be able to do.

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