Guided by TidBITS Managing Editor Josh Centers, you’ll get an extensive overview of iOS 9’s new (and old) capabilities on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, along with directions for putting them to use right away.
In addition to covering a wide range of updated system features like Siri and Spotlight, Josh helps you learn what has changed in a variety of Apple apps including Mail, Maps, Photos, Safari, and Wallet. He also provides an overview of Apple’s iCloud service — and explains how to find the hidden iCloud Drive app. Additional special topics cover Family Sharing, accessibility, privacy, managing data usage, improving battery life, and more.
Josh helps you use iOS more effectively than ever with advice on:
- What to check after installing iOS 9
- Enjoying the new screen features, Slide Over, Split Screen, and Picture in Picture — and which iPads support them
- Selecting text using the new iPad Trackpad mode
- What to expect from the iPhone’s new Low Power mode
- What the new Batteries widget does and how to display it
- How to use a 4-digit passcode on a Touch ID device
- Which cities have mass transit directions in Maps
- Interpreting the icons in the Camera app’s viewfinder
- Setting up albums in the Photos app — and sharing them
- Making the Mail app show an Archive (or Trash) icon
- Adding another person to a Messages chat
- Letting people through an iPhone’s Do Not Disturb cone of silence
- Storing credit card details in Safari
- Setting up Apple Pay in the new Wallet app
- Adding emergency medical information — and finding it on the Lock screen
- Customizing Spotlight’s search results so they work for you
- Making Siri talk like a guy (or gal)
This 121-page book is only $15. Get iOS 9: A Take Control Crash Course.