iOS 8.1

iOS 8.1

iOS 8.1 review: 23 facts and highlights

iOS 8.1
iOS 8.1

Why is iOS 8.1 better than the average?

  • more languages supported

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Supports widgets
iOS 8.1

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

2.Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
iOS 8.1
3.has a search browser
iOS 8.1

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

4. more languages supported



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1.can be updated over-the-air
iOS 8.1

It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer

2.has free syncing OTA
iOS 8.1

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.


1.Has customizable notifications
iOS 8.1

You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.

2.You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
iOS 8.1
3.can be used as a WiFi hot spot
iOS 8.1

With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.

4.Supports video chat
iOS 8.1
5.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
iOS 8.1

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

6.Tracks the current position of a mobile device
iOS 8.1

The OS has a feature for tracking the position of a mobile device. This feature is particularly useful if your phone gets stolen or if you lose it.


1.Has sharing intents
iOS 8.1

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

2.has a serial shot mode
iOS 8.1

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

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