Apple to push out iOS 9.3 starting today (it's now live!)

Apple to push out iOS 9.3 starting today (it's now live!)
Apple will be rolling out iOS 9.3 starting today. Perhaps the most eagerly anticipated new feature of the build is Night Shift. The feature removes the amount of blue light on your device's screen once it gets dark in your area. Studies have found that viewing blue light near bedtime makes it harder to fall asleep. It also leads to eye fatigue. Changing the overall color temperature of the screen when the sun sets could help you get a better night's sleep.

UPDATE: iOS 9.3 can be downloaded now. It's a reasonable 300 MB update. If you haven't gotten a notification yet, you can initiate the update by going to Settings -> General -> Software Update.

Another new feature of iOS 9.3 is the addition of security for the Notes app. If you keep personal data on Notes, like passwords and PIN numbers, you can save the information and have it protected by a password or through Touch ID. Additionally, the News app will start to feature more customization as the "For You" section will now include recommendations and trending topics.

If you are sporting the Apple iPhone 6s or Apple iPhone 6s, new 3D Touch features will be available for native apps like Weather, Settings, Compass, Health, Stocks, and Store. Also getting updates in iOS 9.3 are CarPlay and Apple Health. The former will make song recommendations and help you find certain points of interest including a gas station. The latter will now integrate with Apple Watch and track third-party apps.

source: Apple



1. Arschsalat

Posts: 158; Member since: Feb 29, 2016

boring jail OS

2. Unordinary unregistered

I love reading your outbursting and completely random comments lol. You remind me of Squidward Tentacles yelling and screaming all the time hehe

4. S-R-K

Posts: 304; Member since: Mar 15, 2016

And you remind me off iCults and iRelgeious iFanatics.. Rotflmfao.

5. Unordinary unregistered

Another squidward :)

13. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

You obviously miss his genius! See, what he does is put "i" in front of everything, that's hilarious because it's what Apple does - yet he obviously dislikes Apple and their "sheep", which is ironic because the anti-Apple brigade are more sheeplike with their tedious, repetitive comments and standard "jokes" than anyone. It works on so many levels...

15. Unordinary unregistered

You hit the nail on the head Jimrod

16. AlikMalix unregistered

LoL, jimrod... Except you forgot, the new textbook teaches that Apple changed to calling everything "Apple stuff" such as Apple Music, Apple care, and so on. S-R-K was probably an early drop-out desperate to be accepted on the Apple bashing bandwagon.

3. S-R-K

Posts: 304; Member since: Mar 15, 2016

Boring restricted prisoned controlled by Apple Os.

8. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 688; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

deleted because of double post.

9. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 688; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

Honestly, I think that Google controls you more than Apple does its users because Google knows more about you. They only let you do everything if their devices and software because this way, they can learn the most about you. There is nothing for free. If your privacy is worth a "free" OS to you, fine.

6. jas0n

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 01, 2016

how is night shift "the most eagerly anticipated new feature" in apple's once-a-year OS?? what is wrong with people?

11. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

I laugh every time they say IOS is the most advanced mobile OS in the world. Like, come on. You know thats not true. IOS holds fluidity and exclusive content over Android. That's pretty much it.

12. jas0n

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 01, 2016

people actually say that? are they the same people eagerly awaiting a dimming feature thats been an app for years being baked into the OS? i would assume if someone were that easily amazed then yeah they might say iOS is the most advanced mobile OS in the world. and i guess my only retort would be to point a laser pointer at the floor and watch them try to grab it.

17. AlikMalix unregistered

You mean like the hyperlapse feature on Samsung s7 that I hd on iOS for years before even Microsoft introduced it for android? Or Doze feature of marshmallow that was on greenify - an app that was design to help android users try take control of their background mess - a feature that iOS was designed to be like from day one! Or is it the damn Heart Rate sensor on early Samsung Galaxy phones that I was able to do on my iPhone with an app.? Android is a vehicle for advertising revenue. It uses bloatware to subsidize the cost of the device and optimization is so bad that it requires tripple the specs of iPhones just to run it smooth enough. See there's a lot to be said about android that makes it not such a god as you seem to place it, buddy.

19. nodes

Posts: 1159; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

App maturity, UI consistency and more polished, more consistent performance, less bugs(in my experience, arguable) are iOS strong points, in my opinion. don't get me wrong, i'm a user of both OSes and i love both, they are advanced in their own way. i love Android for it's versatility, but it's still not a perfect OS and neither is iOS. they are advertising their own product, it's normal. every company uses fancy words to advertise their products.

20. gaming64

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 22, 2016

Night shift is based on a jailbreak tweak called f.lux. And f.lux has been around for 7 years now. Calling it "the most anticipated feature" is a marketing term to lure casuals into the fandom.

7. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

anyone have any experience with the latest beta's of it? Im curious whether to update or wait for a few reviews to pop up.

10. nodes

Posts: 1159; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

dang, the performance on my old iPad Mini Retina is night and day compared to iOS 9.2.1. it's MUCH faster.

14. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

Password protected notes but still not on photos? I don't get the stubbornness on that. People have asked for it for years.

18. AlikMalix unregistered

Yes I agree. I just use a separate app for that.

21. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

my 6S Plus just flies like a humingbird on a sugar rush :D thanks Apple

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