Apple, at WWDC (World Wide Developer conference) unveiled the iOS 8 features and OS X Yosemite, while rumors were also speculating about the announcement of hardware but this was a software focused event.
This time Apple is allowing more flexibility within its walled garden and for the first time iOS 8 supports third party on screen keyboard and widgets.
Notification centre, media apps, family sharing, healthkit and many more new features you will get into new iOS 8.
Now take a look of some important iOS 8 features in detail.
1. TouchID for all
Apple took TouchID sensor in the iPhone 5S and it will continue in all future iOS 8 powered apple devices, users will able to tap third party apps into TouchID. All sorts of apps will be able to use the TouchID scanning home button instead of pesky passcodes.
2. New Keyboard
One of the most amazing iOS 8 features This time you will get more improved keyboard in iOS 8 as Apple says it brings the biggest change in keyboard since the very first iPhone.
It will predict what you would probably type next whether it formal conversation with your boss or casual conversation with your spouse, it will automatically adjust according to person and your past conversation and writing style.
3.iCloud Photo Library
Photos an videos are the best way to store memory of memorable moment but they take too much space so in iOS 8 Cloud Photo Library automatically keeps all your photos and videos in iCloud once you enabled it in your iOS device.
4. Messages with Audio and Video
Apple adds some amazing features to messaging app, in iOS 8 message app allow user to add your voice, a song or big laugh into the conversation to make it more real, you also can send a video quickly through the message app.
5. Interactive Notifications
With the new iOS 8 you can easily deal with the notifications of texts, email, calendar invitations, reminders, and even messages from apps like Facebook with a few simple taps without leaving the app you’re in. Now it’s easy to quickly reply to important messages and keep doing what you were doing.
6. Family Sharing
Family sharing is an amazing feature of new iOS, in Family sharing up to six people in your family can share purchases from iTunes, iBooks, and the App Store without sharing accounts. With the help of family sharing parents can pay for the kids and manage the spending.
Health app is one of the new feature of new iOS, it will work like a central app of all health and fitness data you are storing in iPhone. It gives easy to read dashboard of your health and fitness data.
With the new feature of Handoff you can start writing an email on your iPhone and pick up where you left at your Mac or browse the web on your Mac and continue from the same link on your iPad. It works automatically when your devices signed into the same iCloud account.
You can use Handoff with apps like Mail, Safari, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Maps, Messages, Reminders, Calendar, and Contacts.
9. iCloud Drive
With the iCloud Drive, you can safely and easily store all your data like presentations, PDFs, images, and any other kind of document in iCloud and access them from your Apple devices.
10. Hey Siri
This time Apple has added several new amazing features for Siri, including an always-on, voice activated mode, that lets you use it by saying, “Hey Siri”. Now supports more language and Shazam song recognition.
Beside above these 10 features iOS 8 will come with many features like battery indicator, improve camera tech, third party widgets, powerful Safari, improved security and many more amazing features.
Apple has previewed the iOS 8 at WWDC and developer can get their hands on iOS 8 right now, but the there is no any confirmation of official release date about iOS 8, hope it will release with iPhone 6 in the September or end of the year.
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