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Apple iOS 8, the biggest update since the App Store roll-out, has arrived: here's all you need to know

0. phoneArena 02 Jun 2014, 16:32 posted on

Apple’s WWDC 2014 is off to a blazing start with the official introduction of iOS 8, the biggest update to Apple’s mobile operating system…

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posted on 03 Jun 2014, 17:13

61. Droidrapist (Posts: 186; Member since: 28 May 2014)


Apple doesn't have to pay bloggers anything, they have enough Android fanboys spreading Apple news they might as well pay them for all the free advertising!

posted on 03 Jun 2014, 18:50

63. joey_sfb (Posts: 6460; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


There is a chance with iPhone 6 larger screen but not with iOS 8.

Give me a feature that is unique and truly belongs to iOS.

posted on 13 Jun 2014, 03:10

73. mattkl (Posts: 215; Member since: 01 Feb 2010)


"Also excited for the 20gigs cloud storage for 0.99¢ is amazing"

$1.99 gets 100 Gigs through Google Drive, in-case you want a better deal.

posted on 15 Jun 2014, 16:28

75. JoeDirt (Posts: 48; Member since: 19 Oct 2013)


The man is entitled to his opinion. You don't need to take the low road and act like he gets paid. He, like me and millions of other people enjoy Apple products because of the seamless product integration from a vertical company.

Everyone complains that Apple never announces anything ground breaking or "cutting edge" but in reality, when has Apple ever introduced a revolutionary product?

Apple doesn't try to be first. When have they ever? Apple tries to be the best. I think Journalists, Commentators and Experts miss the boat with their out of place expectations.

The following is a BASIC list of Apple products and ideas that were not the first of their kind. Apple simply did a better job of bringing them to customers.

iPod
iPad
iPhone
iTunes
App Store
TouchID
64bit Processor
upcoming iWatch

And that's just scratching the surface.

That's my two cents anyways :)

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 17:22 16

4. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1733; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


No change in looks but the biggest update since 2008 uh...what? Maybe the biggest file size lol. Who the hell approves these bias articles? Oh, it's written by iVictor no wonder.

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 18:12 2

16. paulyyd (Posts: 338; Member since: 08 Jan 2011)


who mad? umad

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 20:29 6

30. cheetah2k (Posts: 1714; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)


Very true. Nothing has really changed for 7 years.... #overit

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 17:44 1

6. Leonis (Posts: 338; Member since: 08 Jan 2014)


Yeah for all the people saying Apple wont change much.... I got it right again. I knew iOS 8 would be a big change since Ive only got 8-9 months to change things. This is the true Jony Ive spirit. More will come since they have realised they just have to.

posted on 03 Jun 2014, 09:13

47. nexusdude (Posts: 151; Member since: 22 Aug 2013)


Ive is a joke.

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 17:47

7. jamesedward318 (Posts: 99; Member since: 25 Dec 2010)


I knew it would be one or two bitter @$$ cry babies who would refuse to give Apple their due credit. Seems like Apple just can't do right in the eyes of you cell phone gods huh? Let Apple live and be y'all! Seems like there is no longer a race war anymore. Its basically Apple vs Android. Sad.

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 20:04 6

27. Awalker (Posts: 1657; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)


It looks like they made a list of Android features and just copied them. They're getting the right response from Android users.

posted on 03 Jun 2014, 01:13 1

40. The13thKing (banned) (Posts: 849; Member since: 26 Feb 2014)


the claimed innovating company has stopped innovating 4 years ago. and now it's copying everything and playing catch up. that's what's bad, we're mocking features that has been present a long time ago in android.

posted on 03 Jun 2014, 10:51

52. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 812; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


And they have so many sources to copy from.. Like everyone is inventing new features. Google, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony.. All are making new things & making Android User experience + productivity better.. So Apple juz copied from all of them..

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 17:52

8. sprockkets (Posts: 1611; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)


Biggest update since version 2? Bullsht.

Even apple doesn't believe that with ios7 and what the hell it did.

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 18:09 3

14. Ericzhf (Posts: 17; Member since: 27 Nov 2012)


Biggest update means the biggest update size, not what's include.
So iOS 7 was 1.4G, iOS 8 will be 2G I guess.

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 19:42 1

25. sprockkets (Posts: 1611; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)


If that was the reason then lol that's apple's rdf for you.

posted on 03 Jun 2014, 11:16

55. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1733; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Actually no where does the article say its update size or not. Very misleading

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 17:56

9. fzacek (Posts: 2486; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


Why no iPhone 4 support? It's still a competent phone, not that much worse than the 4S...

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 18:26 5

18. TrePharaoh (Posts: 41; Member since: 22 Oct 2013)


The iPhone 4 is extremely slow and laggy even running ios 7. I doubt it'll survive with 8 if it had the chance.

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 18:10 8

15. fzacek (Posts: 2486; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


Pretty much every single new feature in iOS 8 has been copied from Android. Apple is lucky that Google is too good-hearted to sue them, because Apple would not do the same for Google...

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 18:30

20. TrePharaoh (Posts: 41; Member since: 22 Oct 2013)


I'm looking more forward to OS X Yosemite. Only IOS improvement I'm looking forward to is the new messaging.

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 18:57 13

21. LuisM270 (Posts: 7; Member since: 02 Jun 2014)


Hey it's Android with a iOS skin on it! Yes i'm a proudly Android user with a Nexus 5 and I'm saying that iOS 8 features are all from Android, none are "New". F**k you Apple!

posted on 03 Jun 2014, 11:08

54. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 812; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


+1 to you

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 19:38 2

23. ydl08 (Posts: 47; Member since: 01 Nov 2013)


Hey Siri~
Ok Google~

posted on 03 Jun 2014, 11:01 1

53. eldyagustius (Posts: 177; Member since: 30 Oct 2013)


Surely 'Hello Siri' is a 'OK Google' copycat.. In my opinion,it's not a big deal if iOs copycats it from Android.. But what matters for me is Apple sues other party for what they called their patents.. Apple itself is truly a copycat..

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 19:42

24. billgates (banned) (Posts: 555; Member since: 29 May 2014)


Wow now that's exciting!! I may try ios this year myself. Great job apple!

posted on 03 Jun 2014, 04:15

45. Adithya7184 (Posts: 319; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)


says bill gates...rofl

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 19:43

26. MEeee (Posts: 359; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


They going to file patents for these features and sue Samsung later on. Say Hi Galaxy to Hey Shiti.

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 20:11 4

28. samzkrnd (Posts: 15; Member since: 02 Feb 2013)


apple fanboy wouldnt know that this is the basic android features in 2010..

posted on 02 Jun 2014, 20:35 2

31. LATOKYO (Posts: 8; Member since: 05 Dec 2013)


I don't know why everyone is so bedazzled by the iOS 8, they're only catching up. Most of the features in iOS8 WERE already on Android. People, stop worshipping everything Apple (or any other manufacturer) presents, be a little more critical.

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