Apple adds new features to new iOS 9.3 update


A new Apple iOS is the works, called iOS 9.3. This soon to be released iOS is available as a developer preview, a standard procedure of Apple, prior to the release of a new iOS. The US based company normally releases new updates some months after the developer preview has being released.

iOS 9.3 comes with a lot of features that will increase the value iPhone and iPad users gets from their devices. This new features have 7 notable additions, they include;

Information updates: Personalized news notifications

Apple’s news app on the iOS 9.3, is designed to provide users with news they maybe interested in. This feature will also provide users with most trending news topics.

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Security updates: Security optimized notes

The notes app on the iOS 9.3 will have the option of being locked with a security code. The importance of this new feature, although obvious, cannot be overstated. It will keep your private notes safe from individuals who don’t respect personal space.

Health updates

Health apps can now be synced with Apple’s health app, giving you a ton of health information. Connecting to this health app will help you keep tabs on your workouts, weight and sleep quality

There also is the Sleep Enhancing Screen settings. Apple obviously aware of the news that says light emitted by devices inhibits an individuals sleep quality, have created a night mood for its product users. This night mood changes the colour of the phones backlight, to colours other that bright white or blue (these colours are said to disturb melatonin secreted by the body during sleep, thereby, affecting sleep quality).

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An example of what the colour changing setting

Carplay app gets an update

Apple’s carplay app also got a update. The application will now allow users to select songs and artists to listen to before heading out. Using the Nearby feature of this app, it uses Maps to find food, fuel and other services, while you are on the road.

Education updates: Improved classroom application

Education is not left out in this new updates, as Apple has added features that will make it possible for teachers to prepare lesson plans and track students progress. Students can share a single iPad by logging in with different accounts to personalize their experience. Apple IDs have also been introduced, for education that are created and managed by school administrators.

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Besides the above listed features, here are also other new features added to this new iOS 9.3, however not as notable as the above listed. In the mean time, we will be giving updates on any new and interesting development on iOS 9.3.

Be sure to check out news list for other interesting news on Apple and Android news in general.


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Ifeanyi Joseph

Ifeanyi Okondu is a creative writer, Java programmer, and football fan with a profound interest in technology. He spends most of his time reading, discussing, and writing about technology and how man’s brainchild is shaping the world. When he is not crafting engaging content, you may find him either watching YouTube videos, a football match, reading or exercising. You can connect with him on Facebook @


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