Today at the worldwide developers conference Apple introduced with OS X El Capitan the next generation of the iOS operating system for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Download first test build of the software platform iOS 9 right now on the developer site.
The key features of iOS 9 steel improved performance, advanced search functions, Proactive Assistant, public transport routes in Apple Maps, the new app news with multimedia news content, support of loyalty programs in Apple Pay.
The Passbook app, the company decided to rename the Wallet. In the new operating system has added the ability to use multi window mode on the iPad — the iPad Air 2 will it be possible to work with two apps at the same time, on the earlier models is to use the “picture in picture”.
Finally, users will have access to a new music service Apple Music with a “smart” search, integration with Siri, the tastes of the user, a selection of playlists and 24-hour radio Beats One.
iOS 9 will be available as a free update this fall. The platform will work on all devices that supported iOS 8 – iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPod touch 5G, iPad 2, iPad with Retina display, iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad mini with Retina display.
Apple promised that the platform will require no more than 1.3 GB of memory. The device is on iOS increased by approximately 9 hour, as well as the mode of conservation of charge, which will extend the “life” of a smartphone or tablet for about 3 hours.
Download iOS 9 beta right now. The Assembly is available to authorized developers participating in the iPhone Developer Standard or Enterprise Program at this link.