Meet iOS 7, Apple’s New Look and Feel To iPhone and iPad Coming Soon
June 10th, 2013 by Rod
Finally, iOS 7 is here! Earlier today Apple held their Worldwide Developers Conference AKA WWDC where the company invites developers over to get introduced to the new software making its way to their products. There were many rumors prior to the 2013 WWDC. One of them was an upgrade to iOS 7. Many have been waiting for the iPhone software to get a fresh, new look and today your dream have been fulfilled. Apple made sure to give its mobile software a much-needed face lift. Check out the new features that everyone is raving about!
Apple iOS 7 Highlighted Features:
- AirDrop - allows to share photos/files/documents to another nearby iOS users using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
- App Store - now automatically updates apps in the background and shows popular app based on your location.
- Flickr + Vimeo integration within the OS for sharing/uploading.
- Notification Center - improved design & support for to work better for you.
- Control Center - shortcut to Quick Settings ( Brightness control, Airplane mode, turn radios on/off)
- Safari - now offers full screen browsing and a new look of tabs that can support more than just 8.
- Camera/Photos - built-in filters, better organization, & can now share videos via iCloud.
- Siri - now has male & female voices, more intelligent, can access radios + settings, & more app integration w/ apps like Twitter, Wikipedia, & Bing.
- iTunes Radio - We told you about this last week. Apple's new streaming radio service that allows you to listen to songs on demand, create listening station based on select artists, albums, or genres. The service will be free with ads but iTunes Match users can enjoy it ad-free.
- FaceTime now supports audio calls over Wi-Fi.
- You can now block phone calls & FaceTime calls/messages.
Apple has a new car mode called iOS In The Car. It can place calls, play music & search directions by voice using Siri when sync your iPhone 5 to your car's display. Honda, Mercedes, Nissan, & Ferrari are all signed up to support it when it launches in 2014.
Expect iOS 7 to launch this fall as it should be supported by the iPhone 4/4S/5, iPod Touch 5th-gen, iPad 2/3/4/mini.
Fall can't come soon enough! What features are you happy to see on iOS 7?