The Top 7 Reasons to Fall-in-Love with iOS 10
Let’s face it, you love to read about Apple. Whenever there’s any news about any Apple products, it’s always THE topic of conversation. And for good reason, the company is ruling the industry with its feature-rich smartphones, OSs, and many other devices.
After huge speculation, the company finally launched iOS 10 on 13th June 2016. Billed as the next generation operating system for it’s mobile products, iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, it offered quite a bit for it loyal users.
Apple CEO ‘Tim Cook’ mentioned that it was one of the biggest releases ever for iOS users as the all new version of iOS included with a lot of features, comprising a redesigned lock screen, notifications with 3D touch, the new “raise to wake” feature, new widget screens and more.
If you also have an iPhone, iPad or any other Apple device and still you have not downloaded it on your device, you should check out this blog and find top reasons to download iOS 10.
1 – Smart Typing Experience
The next generation iOS 10 gives an excellent typing experience to its users as it’s implemented with artificial intelligence and content cues.
The company has brought Siri intelligence to the keyboard, giving users suggestion when they are typing a message. The instant type will insure a time-saving typing experience that you have never experienced before.
Moreover, the new iOS release also added rich links, enabling users to see content and play music without leaving their conversation. Users can also use bubble effect like invisible ink, which hides a message until the recipient swipes over it.
It’s a snap to replace already written words with emojis, you can see full-screen animations such as confetti, balloons, fireworks, and etc. There’s also a new tap back feature, which responds to messages with a single tap. In addition to this, iOS 10 brings the power of the App Store to messages.
In short, the company has made it a lot easier no matter whether you want to add stickers, personalize GIFs or edit pictures, send payments or schedule dinner.
2 – You can Delete Unwanted Apps that you Don’t Use
Finally, iOS 10 allows you to delete all those unused stock applications that you never used. Now, there is no need to hide all those unwanted apps in a folder.
A lot different than earlier software updates, iOS 10 enables you to instantly remove Apple’s built-in applications from your home screen. This procedure can be done in the same way that you would delete any other application.
To delete the applications like Calculator, Calendar, Compass, iTunes Store, Weather or any other Stock apps, you just need to touch and hold down the icon until it jiggles.
However, removing all built-in applications give you the complete freedom to personalize your home screen. One caution worth mentioning, if some of the apps deleted, it may affect other system functionalities. No need to worry too much, however, as you can always add them back whenever you want.
3 – Redesigned Map Applications
With each iOS release, Apple is improving Maps, and when it comes to talking about iOS 10, this release is no different. Once, you download iOS 10 on your device, you can see that Maps has been redesigned to provide a huge improvement in ease-of-use.
Now, developers can also make extensions so that they can add more features right into Maps. For example, OpenTable’s extension allows you to book a reservation, and an extension from Uber also enables to book a ride – all while never leaving the Maps app.
With the next generation iOS 10, Maps becomes smarter and proactive, and it will know your daily routine and check the appointments on your calendar to deliver you directions to the location you are most probably want to go next.
You are allowed to search along that route for any coffee shop, gas station or anything once you have selected a route. It can even give an estimate of how that pit stop will alter the length of your trip.
4 – A Completely New Lock Screen
The new iOS 10 comes with a completely new lock screen that has many new exciting features, including a redesigned control centre, widgets side panel, revamped notifications and more.
Finally, the old and common ‘Slide to unlock’ feature has been removed from iOS 10 and the new screen of iOS 10 offers much more dynamic look where the wallpaper will not be lowered because of the incoming notifications.
Furthermore, the new Raise to Wake feature allows the users to see information on the screen without the requirement to touch ID home screen.
5 – Excellent Navigation and Notifications
We all love the fast Touch ID sensor, but have you noticed that the fingerprint sensor on recent iPhones is so fast that it bypasses the lock screen altogether? The all new iOS 10 features called Raise to Wake will fix the problem.
After installing the iOS update, you will be able to just lift up your iPhone and see your notifications. Talking about notifications and the Lock screen of iOS 10, both are wonderfully redesigned to give users an excellent experience. Both offering users a very cool and radical change in terms of looks.
With applications, the new notifications allow you a faster and simpler interaction. The notifications will better leverage 3D Touch by which you can interact with every single app that sent you a notification without the Lock Screen.
Additionally, iOS 10 also added app widgets integrating 3D touch by which you can easily interact with an app without launching it. Further, you can easily slide from the right on the Lock screen to access the camera or you can also slide from the left in order to access app widgets.
6 – Apple Music
Apple Music now comes with some of the major visual changes as the application has hit 15 million subscribers. With better cover art, cleaner and more intuitive way of suggesting you new music, Apple Music has been redesigned.
If you add the lyrics for your favorite songs, you can get an online display for the songs while playing it. The capability to have uninterrupted music play allows you to listen to the music even when you are clicking photos.
The redesign of Apple music is completely pure and based on the needs of the user. Moreover, Apple also tried to enhance the user experience even with insights on user habits.
7 – Photos
The next generation iOS 10 comes with wonderful photo management features, allowing users to enjoy their photos even more. The face as well as location discovery features are added benefits.
In addition to this, the new memories feature has been added that will help you to create highlight reels based on location as well as people. With their pictures, users can get more personalized experience and can highlight their most amazing moments.
The seven key improvements mentioned are some of the wonderful and cool features of iOS 10 that will make users fall in love with it. Still if you have not installed iOS 10 in your iPhone or any other Apple device, you are missing out many features, so go and download it now.
Sohel Ather is a head of marketing department at SpaceOtechnologies company, leading brand to Hire iphone app developer. Sohel is responsible for content marketing and Guest blogging for company. He enjoys exploring the latest mobile app technologies and taking on new challenges.