iOS 8.3: all the features of the update




Update iOS 8.3 beta 1 , which debuted on Monday, February 9 proved quite interesting in terms of new functionality. Although this is only the first beta version, it has to evaluate innovations that Apple users cooked iPhone and iPad.


Developers who installed iOS 8.3, found in the settings section to control the new wireless version of the interface CarPlay. “If your car supports wireless CarPlay, press and hold the voice control on the steering wheel to adjust,” – said the function description.


At the moment, iPhone can be connected to the car via the USB-only connection. Previously, Tim Cook said that the car market – a priority for Apple. He is an equal part of the ecosystem, along with the app store. For people, it is important, according to Cook, “to have something in the car,” and Apple is willing to make customers unique offerings, beating competitors in this field.

Following OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 mobile “axis” has got the support of two-factor authentication. Now to configure Google Accounts with enhanced protection, the user must obtain a new password. In iOS 8.3 input method for simplified services – made possible authorization using SMS-messages or application Google Authenticator.


Not without politically correct “emoticons” , as on the Mac. New mechanism of insertion “Emoji” provides an opportunity to use new icons representing different shades of color. They can be used with other icons depicting human faces, so that they can change color. Total suggested five possible skin tones.

In addition to Apple changed the icons in iOS 8.3 format organizing icons on the panel. Now they open on one screen, broken down into sections.


In the code of iOS 8.3, developers have found evidence of the upcoming launch of Apple Pay in China. This can happen by the time the final version of the update. Previously, the Apple intentions to run payment service in the territory of China said Tim Cook . “China is actually a key market for us. Everything we do will work here. And Apple Pay top of that list, “- he said.

Among other changes in iOS 8.3 – Improved services CloudKit and iCloud Drive. In addition to the first beta version of the new operating system Apple has released Xcode 6.3 beta with the SDK for iOS 8.3, and Swift 1.2.

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