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Why iOS 8 Is Just as Exciting as Getting a New iPhone

Sep 17 2014 - 7:08am

We learned about iOS 8 back in June, and now following Apple's big event [1] last week, the software is officially available to iPhones (4S and up) and iPads Wednesday, Sept. 17. So, what can you expect from the new mobile operating system? A slew of new features and what promises to be the best update for avid texters ever.

A summary:

iOS 8 is evolutionary, rather than revolutionary, but we're still excited about these updates.. Scroll down to preview iOS 8 in pictures!

Source: Apple [5]

iOS 8 Group Messaging Features

Sending a Voice Message

Sending Video in Group Texts

Sending Selfies From Group Texts

Enabling "Do Not Disturb" For Group Texts

Predictive Texts For Group MMS

Predictive Text

Respond to Texts From Notification Center

Updated Notification Pull-Down

New Notifications For Audio Texts

Enhanced Search — Apps in App Store

Built-In Photo-Editing Features

iCloud Drive — See Favorites Between Devices in Real Time

Mail: Swipe to Delete

Double-Tap For Favorites

Double-Tap For Favorites

HealthKit Dashboard

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