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Apple's new operating system iOS 8 is now out. If you have an iPhone 4S or newer, you can download it for free from iTunes. Please make sure to back up your iDevice.

Awesome New Features:

  • Send last location to Apple before your battery dies — We've all misplaced our precious devices. This feature allows iPhone and iPad users to send its last known location to Apple and iCloud holds this information for 24hours.

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  • Siri will identify songs — Siri is now integrated with Shazam and if you ask Siri "what song is playing?" she will listen and identify the music for you.

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  • Find which app is using the most battery life — A feature in settings that allows you to view battery usage by app. This lets you monitor specific apps that drain your battery.

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  • Hide images from Photos app — Pictures and videos can now be hidden in the Moments, Collections, and Years view in the Photos app.

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  • Automatically delete messages — In Settings > Messages, enable "Automatically Delete" messages after 30 days to 1 year. This will free up memory in the device.

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  • Remove yourself from group messages — In group message, tap "Details" then tap Leave the Conversation.

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  • Camera Timer — Set the camera on timer for up to 10 seconds.

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  • Recover deleted photos — A photo can be retrieved by tapping on the trash can icon in the photo app.

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  • Add photos to Notes — Photos can be inserted into the Notes app from Photos. Notes has also has rich text editing.

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  • Activate Siri without hands — — Turn the feature on in settings and just say, "Hey Siri!" when connect to a power source.
  • Request desktop site in Safari — Allows you to load desktop site rather then mobile.
  • Panoramic mode for iPad — It used to be only for the iPhone!
  • Credit card scanning — While making online purchases in Safari you use the camera to scan in credit card information.

Stay tuned for more tips and tricks and How-to's! If you need more help or  have questions come visit us at any of the following locations. Don't forget, if you need a screen repair come down and let the iFixScreens team assist you. If you break it, we can repair it! Our Mail-in address is also available to be as convenient to you as possible.

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Ravi Shah


Ravi is the head of Content Strategy at iFixScreens Corporate. With over a decade of experience writing technical content for his readers, Ravi has helped thousands of readers with helpful content, tips, and tricks. He mainly writes content related to gadget repairs, such as iPhones, Smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

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