8 new features iOS 8 for third-party applications 19




In iOS 8 huge number of new features , which you most likely already know on our website . However, the latest capabilities of the mobile operating system from Apple, available in third-party applications that deserve special attention. And it is about them, we would like to tell you.

1 Extensions for Notification Center

Even more events appear in the panel “Today” Notification Center. You can add widgets that can be notified about the status of the delivery status of the ski slopes, or are familiar with the most fascinating stories of the favorite news service.

Yahoo Weather – Free (iPhone, iPad)

The new version is a feature that allows you to access up to date information about the weather with a gesture in Notification Center. Also added animated weather effects: snow, rain, fog and summer heat.


Day One (Journal / Diary) – 169 rubles. (IPhone, iPad)

The new version of the app with an elegant interface can display in your Notification Center old records, so you can remember what they did a year ago. Also can be protected from prying eyes diary by accessing fingerprint Touch ID.
2 Export Settings

iOS makes it easy to publish photos, videos, web links, and any other content in social networks, for example, Facebook or Twitter. With iOS 8 now each user can share something meaningful.

Pinterest – Free (iPhone, iPad)

Pinterest helps you find inspiration and share it with other users. With the advent of iOS 8 in this application, you can add images and other materials in your collection without leaving the browser Safari – just via the “Share”.


Evernote – Free (iPhone, iPad)

In iOS 8 can copy the information into Evernote from any application on your iPhone, using the Share menu. Create quick notes for various types of Notification Center using the new widget. For users of premium accounts available input into Evernote through fingerprint Touch ID.

3 Extensions – Personal Actions

Touching the “Action”, you can add a photo to a contact or print the document.

Things – 329 rubles. (IPhone)

Things – an organizer of tasks, making work easy and enjoyable. New extension “Add to Things» 8 for iOS allows you to add tasks from other applications (eg, Safari, Notes, etc.. Etc..) In incoming messages Things. To enable this feature, click the “Share” in the application, then “More” and enable “Add to Things».


Wunderlist: to do lists – Free (iPhone, iPad)

Now available to all users support new features iOS 8. If you notice any interesting information, browsing web pages, and decided to keep it in Wunderlist, just click on “Share” directly in Safari and use the new function “Add” to Wunderlist .
4. Keyboard

On an iOS device you can now install new versions of the keyboard, which will be used throughout the system. When they become available, you can choose your favorite layout or input method.

MyScript Stack – Free (iPhone, iPad)

MyScript Stack – a handwritten text input method, which is an alternative to conventional keyboard. It can be used on iPhone, iPod and iPad for single-character text input or input in the overlay. Written instantly recognize your device and converted into text.
5. PhotoKit

In third-party photo editors the opportunity to photo editing directly in the “photographic film” without importing files into the app.

Camera Plus – 66 rubles. (IPhone, iPad)

Camera Plus has a unique functionality, simplified to a one-touch operation. Together with the launch of iOS became available 8 editing photos: “The Shadow”, “Isolation” and “Blackout”. Photos can be locked and unlocked via Touch ID. Also, now you can use photo editing functions, including Pix’d, filters and signatures directly into standard Camera application.
6. Touch ID

Now sensor Touch ID can be used to enter the third-party applications and more without entering a password. Your fingerprint is reliably protected, and no iOS, no other applications will not have access to it.

Keeper – Free (iPhone, iPad)

C Keeper your passwords, logins, credit card numbers, bank accounts and other personal data stored in the personal encrypted vault. 8 for iOS was added a number of features, including access via fingerprint Touch ID, autofill in Safari and optimized or file downloads. To enable operation with Touch ID, go to the settings in the application.

7 Documents

Enhanced iOS to work with documents – you can now open and edit them using a larger number of applications, and for export to other applications no longer need to create extra copies.

Box – Free (iPhone, iPad)

Secure storage, management and provision of public access to the files, photos and documents with the use of free cloud storage to 10GB of Box. The latest version introduces a new principle of working with documents, which allows you to access files from other applications Box. With this feature increases the number of possible operations.

8. Metal

New technology designed for realistic games console level, which makes it possible to take full advantage of the processor A7. Optimized to work together the CPU and GPU, which allows to achieve the best performance.

Defenders – Free (iPhone, iPad)

Defenders now supports the latest technology for iOS 8. Metal And it means that you are waiting for stunning graphics and explosive special effects at an incredibly low fuel battery. Infiltrate into the mysterious world of role-playing strategy Prime World and destroy hordes of monsters generated magic with the help of magic and towers: shooting, curse, fire.


Did you already use the above applications?

Alexander Bogdanov


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