If you own an Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4s or one of the early iPads with cellular connectivity, your device is about to be turned into a vintage technology paperweight by the GPS rollover problem that we wrote about in April. Before we explain why, we should say it is possible to avoid this fate by updating your device to iOS version UTC on 3 November.
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Apple iOS 9. Today Apple has released iOS 9. Apple did not add any new features as part of the software update, but a major security vulnerability has been addressed in iOS 9.
It was announced at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference on June 8, , and was released on September 16, It was succeeded by iOS 10 on September 13, Most notably, Notes received the ability to draw sketches with different tools, image insertion, prominent visual appearance for website links and map locations, and advanced list formatting; an all-new Apple News app aggregates articles from different sources; and Apple Maps received mass transit support, although in a limited number of locations at launch. Major new system updates include proactivity , where Siri and advanced search are combined to make the operating system more contextually aware of information such as time and location , and can provide the user with information ahead of time. For searching, the proactive intelligence can display instant results in a widget-like format, including weather, sports, news, and more. In iOS 9. Additionally, iOS 9 brought new user experience functions, including Quick Actions, and Peek and Pop, based on the touch-sensitive display technology in the iPhone 6S. Quick Actions are shortcuts on home screen app icons.