Apple iOS 7: Everything You Need To Know From Features to Essential Changes, Tips And Tricks

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The latest version of Apple's iOS operating system has been available for download in India since last night. GizBot has compiled the latest features for you, along with important highlights. Move down to the slider to check those out.
Talking about iOS7, visually, its simply the most gorgeous thing that we've seen in a while.

Despite all its mistakes and mess ups with iOS in the past, Apple has always managed to keep its design top notch, providing users with a clean and elegant design. Its user interface is intuitive and solid, allowing you to swipe through menus and apps with ease.

However, things have changed with iOS over the years. In the past, it was Apple who introduced the world to the greatest and latest features, but now, it's borrowing elements from Android and other operating systems.
You'll find that iOS now has elements like the drag-down notification bay seen in Android and a couple of other things. Even multi-tasking for the new OS resembles the multi-tasking scheme seen in Android, where users have to swipe away apps that they want to close.

All said and done, Apple has managed to make iOS a better operating system. We love how it looks, we love how it works and we love all the new nifty features. For more updates and tips and tricks on the new operating system, make sure that you stay tuned to GizBot. Give us a 'like on Facebook, Tweet with us on Twitter and follow us on Google Plus.

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Apple iOS7 : Tips, Tricks and New Features

Most of your favorite apps have been updated to gel with iOS, so they will now be downloaded and updated automatically. You need to go to Settings section, jump into iTunes & App Store and then turn on Automatic Downloads. Now sit back and watch as your apps slip under a new skin.

Apple iOS7 : Tips, Tricks and New Features

Apart from simply providing alerts from apps, it now adds a ‘Today' tab. Open it and you'll receive a gist of everything that has happened through out the day. It even includes events and reminders scheduled for later in the day.

Apple iOS7 : Tips, Tricks and New Features

This screen allows you to access essential apps on the go. Airplane mode, Bluetooth, Do Not Disturb, Wi-Fi, Screen brightness and several others. Swiping up from the bottom of the screen brings it up.

Apple iOS7 : Tips, Tricks and New Features

We've become big fans of Apple's little-known custom vibration menu. Enter the Ringtone options section and click Create New Vibration. You can now tap out a custom alert rhythm.

Apple iOS7 : Tips, Tricks and New Features

The updated Photos app does a wonderful job organizing your photos. It clubs groups of pictures into moments, based on timing and location of the photos. It will then collect multiple moments and group them into a collection. For instance, all the pictures that you clicked at your child's birthday party will be collected and grouped as a moment. These moments are further grouped by year. Here's the down side, you can't really re-organize shots.

 

 

Apple iOS7 : Tips, Tricks and New Features

Apart from simply organizing pictures, iOS 7 also allows helps you to Edit them. You can find the option in the photo app, which will allow you to rotate, enhance, crop and correct red-eye. You can even choose from a wide set of filters to make your pictures more dramatic.

 

 

Apple iOS7 : Tips, Tricks and New Features

As long as you don't mind the ads, you'll love Apple's new streaming music service, iTunes Radio. Hit the Music icon in the home screen, select "Radio" and prepare to be entertained. You can pick genres of your choice and in turn create music stations. Rating individual tunes will allow you to fin tune the service's understanding of your taste, allowing it to serve you more music that meets your fancy. There are even artist based radio station and you can opt for the $25 a year option if you want to get rid of the ads.

Apple iOS7 : Tips, Tricks and New Features

Performing web searches with Siri isn't new, but in iOS 7 Apple has changed things so that the results are presented in a more efficient manner. For instance, request Siri to find an image and the voice displays top results from Bing inside the app. You can also search tweets form specific twitter accounts, get live sports updates and more.

Apple iOS7 : Tips, Tricks and New Features

With iOS 7, you can increase the number of apps that you place in each folder. What is the new number? Unlimited! The change is wonderful since we can now reduce the number of home screens and keep things neat and tidy like our mothers wanted us to.

 

 

Apple iOS7 : Tips, Tricks and New Features

With the addition of Air Drop, you can now share files directly with other devices on different platform using the same Wi-Fi connection and Bluetooth.

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