Apple Debuts iOS 9

Apple debuted iOS 9 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The company’s latest operating system features faster performance, better security, and another hour’s worth of battery life. In addition to numerous other new features, the OS makes it easier to find apps and other information: A new feature called Siri Suggestions shows you your most-recently used apps, in effect predicting which ones you’re likely to use. (It also isolates users’ most recently used contacts, as well as other info.) Meanwhile, the OS’s updated search bar can pull up apps from the App Store, as well as existing apps on your device.

Meanwhile, Apple delayed the release – expected in conjunction with iOS 9 – of its newest Apple Watch OS, the watchOS 2. The company cited a bug, which it says will be fixed shortly. The newest update will make it easier for developers to build apps running on the device.

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