Six Striking New iOS 8 Features

Apple has recently unveiled iOS 8, the latest version of their mobile operating system, at WWDC (World Wide Developer Conference) which was held at San Francisco. The iOS 8 update includes some UI and design changes compared to iOS 7. Lets take a look at the striking new iOS 8 features.


Six Striking New iOS 8 Features


Apple took a step further with the health app. The health app pulls date from different health related apps into one place, thereby creating a complete health profile for the user. It also allows the user to send information regarding their health to Doctors at selected hospitals.

New Tricks for SIRI

Using SIRI, the popular voice assistant, on iOS 8, will let the user (with iPhone plugged into their car) to wake SIRI up by their voice without having to touch their iPhone.

Using the Shazam app, the users will also be able to ask SIRI to identify the song they are listening to.

DND in Messages

Using ‘Do Not Disturb’ in messages will let you mute conversation threads you are a part of without leaving them completely.


The QuickType feature will make sending messages quicker. It learns your habits like how you text in various threads and makes prediction easier in various conversations.

Interactive Notifications

The Interactive notifications will let you to respond to tasks without leaving the app that you are currently using.

Family Sharing

Using family sharing, up to 6 members of a family can share their iTunes purchases across different Apple devices without having to individually pay for it.



iOS 8, the latest operating system, is compatible with iPod (5th Gen Touch), iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPad mini and iPad mini 2 (retina display), iPad Air (4th Gen) and iPad 2.

Which of the features you love the most?

Have you tried the iOS 8 beta version?


  • Great features I must say, Apple is dominant figure in the tech world and indeed a strong force for most of the tech companies..
    It’s not suprising their new OS comes with these amazing features..

    I also read they are working on another OS called YOMITE, don’t how true that is but with Apple one should expect anything.. Thanks for this info and for sharing on

  • Apple is getting heavy at copying Google Now. Seems like the wind is changing for good. Google is COOKing something.

  • Hi Salman,
    Thank you very much for this informative post. Really i don’t know these iOS 8 features before, now i gained some knowledge on iOS 8. Keep updating informative stuff like this. Good Job.

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