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Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2015 – iOS9 Updates

Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2015 – iOS9 Updates

 

Apple concentrated on elevation of foundation of iOS, Extending your battery life, improving performance and enhancing security to protect customer data. The more is added in iOS 9, that is adding an intelligence.

This articles can be an io9 wiki for you, as io9 announcement has been done from apple people were going crazy about it. It looks like A iOS9 Star war kind of things will begin now, yet to see how would be google’s next update. We have seen sci fi movies, but with the intelligence added in iOS now onwards it will come out as iOS 9 sci fi.

iOS9 announcement and updates

1. Intelligence in Siri –

Siri playing a major role in users life, over 1 billion requests per week are recorded.

40% accurate that last year. Siri has really new cool UI.

Intelligence in iOS9 –

Just say “Photos i have taken last august” ,

Siri is great with reminders – Remind me to grab my coffee off the roof when I get into the car.

While browsing just say, “remind me about this when go home “

Intelligence with Apple Siri

Intelligence with Apple Siri

Proactivity in iOS 9 – Just plug in your headphone while running in the morning, the audio plays automatically right on your lock screen. A context sensitive to the time, place your iOS 9 is more proactive than before.

iOS 9 Call updates – unknown number ? guessing who this might be ? your iOS 9 scan across all the mail and finds out the number and shows who this is !

 

Apple iOS9 call update

Apple iOS9 call update

 

Apple iOS9 call update

Apple iOS9 call update

 

iOS 9 Search updates – swipe to the left size of your home screen, Siri offers you great suggestions, based on your recent activities, you might have meetings, you might have called some one, you might have had chat with some one on important event etc.

Siri Suggestions in iOS9 search

Siri Suggestions in iOS9 search

 

Search in iOS 9 – you can search video which results your iTunes, youtube. you can search scores for your favourite games.

You can call, message get info right in the search page.

iOS 9 search pane

iOS 9 search pane

most important update is Apple providing Search APIs – you can now develop an application for you search to gave more customised search results.

Search APIs and their capabilities – You can have indexed your application content stored within it and provide a deep link into the application screen.

Guess you are preparing breakfast and you wanna see the recipe for a dish, just search Potato

search result shows up your favourite dish prepared using potato which is marked in an application

iOS 9 search and Deep link to app

iOS 9 search and Deep link to app

Tap on it and it takes you directly to that screen of the application

iOS 9 search and Deep link to app

iOS 9 search and Deep link to app

 

Scrubble bar in Photos – scrubble bar at the bottom helps for quick navigation to all photos, just scroll over it.

scrubble bar in photos ios 9

scrubble bar in photos ios 9

 

Apple introduces intelligence throughout the iOS but no compromise with the security,

  • Nothing is associated with your Apple ID
  • Not linked to other Apple Services
  • Not shared with third party
  • You are in control

Everything done on device and under your control

Apple Pay –

2500 brands supporting Apple Pay

Apple working with millions of small businesses to accept Apple pay – Small businesses are most important

More cards added –

Kohl’s Charge or JCPenney Credit Card. R

eward cards, like Dunkin’ Donuts DD Perks, Walgreens Balance Rewards, and MyPanera,

Use yourWallet app and receive and redeem rewards using Apple Pay.

And now you can just double-click the Home button when your iPhone is locked to access Wallet and quickly pay with Apple Pay.

London transportation system working with Apple to support Apple Pay.

Notes App – provides handy tool bard to add headings, text formatting, number bliss, checklists, add a picture using camera

IOS 9 notes app

IOS 9 notes app

Drawing tool in Notes App – Apple providing drawing tool, you can draw and keep it within the application.

Drawign in iOS9 notes app

Drawign in iOS9 notes app

Note app provides cool new grid view that shows notes based on the photos added, web links stored etc

Note app grid view ios9

Note app grid view ios9

Apple Maps : Public transit, it covers all transit lines like buses, subways, trains in a cool way

iOS9 Maps Transit

iOS9 Maps Transit

 

NEWS application – Apple providing a news application in home screen, which collects news from popular sources.

iOS 9 new app

iOS 9 new app

 

New look to Keyboard – Suggestion bar and many more

iOS 9 keyboard

iOS 9 keyboard

Keyboard Shortcuts in iOS 9 and Trackpad  :

iOS 9 trackpad

iOS 9 trackpad

Two fingers down over a keyboard the keyboard becomes trackpad instantly. You can use keyboard as trackpad to make selection of text, shortcuts like cut, paste and move the cursor.

If your device is connect to physical keyboard then the shortcuts works great

iOS 9 physical keyboard shortcuts

iOS 9 physical keyboard shortcuts

 

iOS 9 Multitasking:

Double tap on home button and see all running apps 

Multitasking iOS 9

Multitasking iOS 9

 

Single finger swipe from the side shows messages in side bar

iOS 9 message in sidebar

iOS 9 message in sidebar

Pull down from the top and bring other applications

iOS9 multitasking

iOS9 multitasking

SplitView in iOS 9 

just tap on the divider and both the apps works interactively 

SplitView iOS 9

SplitView iOS 9

For the first time Multi app and multi touch, you can move your fingers on both the apps at the same time and both the apps will responds to your touch gesture.

Multitasking in the context of Video watching 

Video window remains over the screen when you switch to other application as well.

iOS 9 multitasking video context

iOS 9 multitasking video context

 

Performance improvements in iOS 9

iOS 9 takes advantage of Metal graphics library more efficient use of the CPU and GPU to deliver faster scrolling, smoother animation, and better overall performance .

Reference – Read more about metal 

iOS 9 game APIS – Enhanced SpriteKit, SceneKit and Metal and few new kits being added

GamePlayKit, ModelIO and ReplayKit 

Android to iOS migration support Move to iOS app 

Move to iOS app –  Move to iOS app works wirelessly switch from your Android device to your new iOS device.

 It securely transfers your contacts, message history, camera photos and videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, calendars, wallpaper, and DRM-free songs and books. And it will help you rebuild your app library, too. Any free apps you used — like Facebook and Twitter — are suggested for download from the App Store. And your paid apps are added to your iTunes Wish List.

Move To iOS app

Move To iOS app

 

Updating iOS will bring life to your iPhone.

Read more about OS X El Capitan

http://knowledge-cess.com/apple-worldwide-developers-conference-wwdc-2015-el-capitan/

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Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2015 – OS X El Capitan Updates

Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2015 – OS X El Capitan Updates

 

Every one of you might be waiting for new updates from Apple, Yeah Apple is awesome, we all love Apple. Just let us go through latest updates from Apple.

Apple Releasing latest OS X updates and it is now called as OS X El Capitan, Why Apple calling its latest OS X update as El Capitan ? The previous OS X version 10.10 is called Yosemite which is the name of a national park, Yosemite National Park, El Capitan is the vertical rock formation in Yosemite.

Let us go through its latest updates.

Mac OS X El Capitan – Features

Shake the cursor it will become bigger which helps you to find the cursor quickly

1. Intelligent Spot light – More expressive, more powerful and more knowledgable.

Search your favourite game you will get game score right there,

If you are going to watch the game on sunday, then just search weather sunday, the weather report for sunday will be just available.

You can resize the spot light search window 🙂 you can move it around the spotlight panel.

 

Apple Spot light updates

Apple Spot light updates

 

Spotlight search works even more better in others applications too. In Apple Mail you can search “Mail I Ignored from John” or you can search “. It also works great in finder, just search “documents I was working on last june”

Apple mail spotlight search

Apple mail spotlight search

 

Apple mail finder search

Apple mail finder search

 

2. Apple Mail Updates – More gestures added to simplify the tasks. An important mail and want to keep it as unread , just swipe the fingers to left in the side bar. Swipe left to delete the mail.

Apple Mail Gesture - Unread mail

Apple Mail Gesture – Unread mail

 

Apple Mail Gesture - delete mail

Apple Mail Gesture – delete mail

 

Multi tabbed Compose Mail window – hide your compose window just by clicking somewhere else, then if you want to attach a file then no matter if your compose mail window is hidden, just drag the file at bottom of the mail.

hide compose mail window

hide compose mail window

 

Compose window is multi tabbed now.

3. Apple Safari Browser updates – Most important and a very cool update is Pin the site which you visited recently or which you visit daily. Just drag the tap at left most corner and leave it.

Apple Safari updates

Apple Safari updates

 

Safari Pin Sites updates has lot of special properties – if you close the browser window, Pin sites will remain there itself,they load instantly.

Assume you are opening couple of links from your pin sites, they open up in new tab and more interesting update here is if an audio is playing in a site which you don’t know, you can just pause it from browser search bar. or else you also go to that site just by one tap.

Safari audio mute

Safari audio mute

 

 

4. Window management – just three fingers swipe will bring all your windows in organised way to have an overview on all opened windows. More important update here is you can work on two windows side by side. To do this just press and hold maximise icon in the window and then move your window at one side of the screen.

Windows management El Capitan

Windows management El Capitan

 

If Notes application and safari are opened, you can drag and drop the link into notes application, it shows the link with a graphical view

you can just drag and drop an image as shown above .

Another major update is Split view , just drag and drop the window at the top to keep you favourite photo application. to keep messages application along with photo application just drag and drop it into photo application.

Windows dragged and drop it into another application.

El Capitan Split screen

El Capitan Split screen

Split screen…

El Capitan Split screen 1

El Capitan Split screen 1

 

Apple OS X El Capitan Performance Updates –

Upto 1.4X Acceleration in Application Launch

Upto 2X improvement in switching the applicaitons

2X faster first mail messages

4X faster in opening pdf and preview

Apple has made Deep Architectural improvements to the core of OS X El Capitan 

Apple OS X El Capitan – Metal 

Metal is an interface given for high performance graphical tasks, it takes an overhead from the OpenGL and provides high performance APIs and it gives direct access to the underlying hardware.

Apple Replaces OpenGL

Apple Replaces OpenGL

Apple Replaces Metal Graphics API

Apple Replaces Metal Graphics API

Now all applications, Games using core animation, core graphics will have direct access to native API – Metal

Apple Graphics API Metal

Apple Graphics API Metal

 

50% rendering performance improvement

40% reduction in CPU overhead that is necessary for graphics, this improves the batter life.

8X performance improvements

Read more about iOS 9 – 

Latest iOS 9 updates
Intelligence in iOS9 , More Proactive iOS 9 , Wonderful updates for iOS 9 Search functionality , APIs for search and many more

http://knowledge-cess.com/apple-worldwide-developers-conference-wwdc-2015-ios9-updates/