Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

Apple iOS 7 Available September 18th

Apple iOS7 on iPhone 5s

Apple today announced iOS 7, featuring a completely redesigned stunning new user interface, will be available starting Wednesday, September 18 to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users as a free software update. iOS 7 has hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop, enhanced Photos, Safari, Siri and introduces iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service based on the music you listen to on iTunes. In addition, iOS 7 has been engineered with deep technical and design integration with both iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.

“iOS 7 is completely redesigned with an entirely new user interface and over 200 new features, so it’s like getting a brand new device, but one that will still be instantly familiar to our users,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering. “Next month we’ll be shipping our 700 millionth iOS device, and we’re excited about what our hundreds of thousands of iOS developers are doing to bring great new features to their apps.”

Apple engineered iOS 7 to take full advantage of the advanced 64-bit technologies in iPhone 5s, including the native 64-bit kernel, libraries and drivers. All the built-in apps have been re-engineered for 64-bit, and iOS 7 provides a seamless developer transition with Xcode support and the ability to run both 32-bit and 64-bit apps. iOS 7 also provides deep integration with the new Touch ID sensor and takes full advantage of the new iSight camera sensor to enable new features like automatic image stabilization, Burst Mode and Slo-Mo video with 120 fps. Combined with the new Camera App in iOS 7, iPhone 5s provides up to two-times faster auto-focus, faster photo capture and better dynamic range. iOS 7 is designed to complement the gorgeous exteriors of iPhone 5c, with matching wallpapers and translucency that carry the color through the entire experience.
Apple iOS7 on iPad mini
With more than 200 new features, iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch includes:

  • Control Center, which gives you quick access to the controls you want in one convenient place with just one swipe from the bottom of your screen;
  • Notification Center, now available from the Lock screen so you can see all your notifications with a simple swipe, and the new Today feature gives you an at-a-glance view of your day with a summary of the important details such as weather, traffic, meetings and events;
  • Improved Multitasking that gives users the ability to switch between their apps in a more visual and intuitive way, and iOS 7 pays attention to which apps you use most and automatically keeps your content up to date in the background;
  • AirDrop, an entirely new way to quickly and easily share content with people nearby;
  • New Camera app filters so you can add real-time photo effects, a square camera option, and you can quickly and easily switch between your four cameras—video, photo, square and panorama—with just a swipe;
  • Redesigned Photos app that introduces Moments, a new way to automatically organize your photos and videos based on time and location;
  • Full-screen browsing with Safari’s new redesigned user interface, the new smart search field helps simplify searching, and there’s a new view for your bookmarks and your Safari tabs;
  • Siri with new male and female voices,* Twitter search integration, Wikipedia integration and Bing web searching within the app; and
  • iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service featuring over 200 stations and an incredible catalog of music from the iTunes Store, combined with features only iTunes can deliver.**

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0ErUMeT7uE

Additional new iOS 7 features include a new Find My iPhone Activation Lock, that requires your Apple ID and password before you can turn off Find My iPhone, erase data or re-activate a device after it’s been remotely erased; FaceTime audio for high quality calls over a data network; and new ringtones, alarms, alerts and system sounds.

iPhone, iPad and iPod touch customers have access to the revolutionary App Store, which offers more than 900,000 apps in 155 countries around the world. iOS 7 now features Popular Apps Near Me, a new way to find apps based on your current location, and iOS 7 will automatically keep your apps up to date. More than 50 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store to date, offering customers an incredible range of apps in 23 categories, including newspapers and magazines in Newsstand, games and entertainment, business, news, sports, health and fitness and travel.

Price and Availability
iOS 7 will be available as a free software update starting on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 for iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2 and later, iPad mini and iPod touch (fifth generation). Some features may not be available on all products.

* US English, French and German will be available with the launch of iOS 7. Additional languages will be added over time.
** iTunes Radio will be available with the launch of iOS 7 in the US.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

New Products

Vandersteen 1Ci+ Floorstanding Loudspeakers

Floorstanding Speakers

The Vandersteen 1Ci+ Loudspeakers extend the life on an audio classic and the price has barely changed. We can't wait to hear these.

Schiit Audio Loki Max EQ Schiit Audio Loki Max EQ

Hi-Fi Components

The Schiit Audio Loki Max EQ is an all-out assault on the category by Stoddard and Moffat. Will the price tag keep folks away?

Questyle CMA Fifteen Headphone Amp and DAC on Desktop Questyle CMA Fifteen Headphone Amp and DAC on Desktop

DACs

The Questyle CMA Fifteen Headphone Amp/DAC celebrates 15 successful years since the launch of the Chinese high-end audio brand.

Grado Labs SR80x Prestige Series Open-back Headphones Grado Labs SR80x Prestige Series Open-back Headphones

New Products

The $125 Grado SR80x headphones are the longest running headphone model in their lineup for a very good reason. They sound great.

Cayin RU-6 Discrete R-2R DAC connected to earphones and smartphone Cayin RU-6 Discrete R-2R DAC connected to earphones and smartphone

DACs

The brand new Cayin RU6 R-2R Dongle DAC/Headphone Amplifier looks to be a formidable challenger in a very competitive category.

Audiolab Omnia with Remote Control Black Audiolab Omnia with Remote Control Black

Digital Music Systems

The Audiolab Omnia Network Amplifier includes almost everything except for loudspeakers for under $2.000.

You May Also Like

Advertisement

ecoustics is a hi-fi and music magazine offering product reviews, podcasts, news and advice for aspiring audiophiles, home theater enthusiasts and headphone hipsters. Read more

Copyright © 1999-2021 ecoustics | Disclaimer: We may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.