“Thanks to a few small UI tweaks, and the overhaul of the system-wide search, navigating from place to place, and finding the right thing in the first instance, is made a heck of a lot easier,” Chris Mills writes for Gizmodo.
“There’s also unmistakeable improvements to Apple services that compete with major rivals—transit directions on Apple Maps make it a viable competitor to Google Maps for just about the first time, whilst iCloud Drive rounds out the company’s cloud storage in an unmistakeable Dropbox-esque way,” Mills writes. “And then, of course, there’s Apple Music.”
“iOS 9 isn’t going to change your life; but it might just get you navigating from one Apple service to the next faster than ever,” Mills writes. “Whether you think that’s a good thing is a trickier decision; but with a new Siri, better search and navigation, and that improved battery life, it’s clear that the 2015 edition of Apple’s mobile operating system can still play with the best of them.”
Much more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: As soon as the iOS 9 beta gets Apple Music, we’ll be going back to iOS 9. Even in the original beta, iOS 9 was an noticeable improvement over iOS 8.