“A major focus for Apple in building iOS 9 is making it even easier to access the information you need, in part by predicting what you want before you unlock your phone,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider. “One way the upcoming operating system update will do that is by knowing when you get into your car, and predicting where you’re probably planning to drive.”
“iOS already offers estimated travel times in the Notification Center’s Today view,” Hughes reports. “But starting with the release of iOS 9 this fall, travel directions will become even more convenient, with popular destinations automatically showing up on the iPhone’s lock screen.”
“While beta testing iOS 9, Reddit user ‘MrMacNeil’ noticed that after getting into their car after work, directions home appeared on their iPhone’s lock screen,” Hughes report. “Other users also commented to confirm that the functionality works on their Apple Watch as well.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Very handy and, of course, the user can turn off these notifications as well, if they choose.