Test: IOS 9 in 9 points
48 hours after it went online, iOS delivers its first nine secrets …
Available from Wednesday, September 16 for * download, iOS 9, Apple’s new operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch ** adds countless new features to the brand’s terminal at the apple. Here is what we are (already) found …
1 Time (not bad)
Several days after it went online, iOS 9 is slow to download. Arm yourself with patience and allow at least 1-2 hours to perform the operation.
2 From the style (some)
No visible change once the iPhone or iPad resettled. The latest to appear as and uses, as when one sees a message: the typography of the keyboard has been changed. Well, why not …
3 The relevance (outright)
Surprise: by dragging the home screen to the right, one reaches the search field (always accessible by dragging the main screen down). This time, the Siri virtual assistant now offers voice and gives direct access to the most frequent contact, to the most used applications …
If you receive an SMS containing a schedule or an address in Messages or Mail, a long press on it can create an event or view the calendar / display it in map or Contacts. It’s very useful.
5 From the speed
Photos in a “slider” appears at the bottom of the screen as soon as you have opened an image. This helps to actually scroll through those of his album very quickly. The function is especially relevant if you have thousands of photos in your smartphone.
6 The attachments
With Notes, it is now possible to associate pictures or sketches that one realizes the fingertip. The added items are considered attachments, and a note containing them may then be sent by mail or SMS, shared on social networks … You can take a note directly in certain applications, such as Plan, then save it. It’s great.
7 Economies – battery
In Settings / battery, you can activate a power save mode. The time that you recharge the iPhone, it disables the automatic recovery of email and applications running in the background. When the battery is at 20% capacity, this mode is spontaneously offered by the terminal. One can only agree …
The update of our iPhone 6 Plus has simply deleted the hundreds of music titles that we had downloaded from there Deezer. Spotify didn’t escape there either. But the Music downloaded with Apple are still there … It’s annoying.
48 hours test is (too) little to apprehend the particular promise of proactive iOS 9, supposed to offer us at the moment the most appropriate best suited to the circumstances applications. We wait to see …
* Remember to save your terminal before starting the update.
** iPhone since 4S, iPad since the iPad 2 and iPod Touch 5th generation and later