Apple Announces iOS 9

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Apple has just announced iOS 9, the next major version of its mobile operating system during its WWDC 2015 keynote. The event is under way at Moscone West Center in San Francisco.
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WWDC 2015 Keynote start time

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Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2015 kicks-off on Monday. During this year’s developer’s conference, Apple will unveil iOS 9, the next major instalment of its mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, along with OS X 10.11, its operating system for Macs.
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iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will feature Force Touch [report]

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Force Touch has become one of the prominent features Apple is introducing in its latest devices. It has been a major factor in Apple’s first wearable; Apple Watch and also introduced in recent MackBook trackpad. A recent report talks about iOS 9’s readiness for Force Touch and discusses how Apple will be implementing the feature in iPhone 6s.
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How to fix iMessage crashing due Unicode Messages with Arabic characters

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The news of a new bug in iOS 8 which results in crashing iPhone when a message containing specific set of characters is received, has been making rounds. The Unicode messages that contains Arabic characters instantly crashes the Messages app on iPhone, which then doesn’t open and keeps going back to the same SMS or iMessage on launch. If that specific message appears on lock screen, it can even cause the iPhone to reboot.
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New iOS bug instantly crashes an iPhone with a Text Message

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A recent bug found in Apple’s mobile OS: iOS, allows anyone to effectively crash an iPhone, or send it into Safe Mode (if jailbroken), by simply sending a string of non-Latin characters as an SMS or iMessage. The bug that involves an SMS or iMessage containing a specific string of symbols or Arabic character to make the crash happen, was first discovered by a number of keen-eyed Reddit users.
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iOS 9 Maps app will get transit directions [report]

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Back in 2012, in a bold move, Apple replaced Google Maps on iOS with their in house mapping solution; Apple maps. Apple’s own mapping service met with a widespread criticism due to its poor and inaccurate results which replaced Google’s efficient Maps app on iOS. Apple Maps offered lackluster point-of-interest (POI) data, and removed public transit directions.

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Apple Watch OS 1.0.1 Software update released

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Apple has released the first ever software update for Apple Watch, Watch OS 1.0.1, which is now available for download. Apple’s first wearable went on sale April 24, and now several weeks later, Apple Watch OS gets the 1.0.1 update (Build: 12S632). Hit the jump for Watch OS 1.0.1 change-log and more.

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iPhone 5c took a bullet, saves its owner’s life

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In a recent incident, iPhone 5c has proved that Apple makes durable and tough smartphones – to an extend that it’s toughness may even end up saving your life. One lucky owner of this 4-inch screen sized smartphone in Widnes, Cheshire survived being shot at after his iPhone 5c took the severe brunt of a gunshot.
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