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Apple Releases iOS 8.3

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  1. Ville

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    Apple Releases iOS 8.3 With Redesigned Emoji Keyboard, More

    Apple has just released iOS 8.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The new firmware brings a redesigned Emoji keyboard and other improvements.

    This release includes improved performance, bug fixes, and a redesigned Emoji keyboard.

    What's New:
    Improved performance for:
    ● App launch
    ● App responsiveness
    ● Messages
    ● Wi-Fi
    ● Control Center
    ● Safari tabs
    ● 3rd-party keyboards
    ● Keyboard shortcuts
    ● Simplified Chinese keyboard

    Wi-Fi and Bluetooth fixes:
    ● Fixes an issue where you could be continuously prompted for login credentials
    ● Addresses an issue where some devices disconnect intermittently from Wi-Fi networks
    ● Fixes an issue where hands-free phone calls could become disconnected
    ● Fixes an issue where audio playback could stop working with some bluetooth speakers

    Orientation and rotation fixes:
    ● Addresses an issue that sometimes prevented rotating back to portrait after having rotated to landscape
    ● Improves performance and stability issues that occurred when rotating the device between portrait and landscape
    ● Fixes an issue where device orientation appeared upside down after pulling the iPhone 6 Plus from your pocket
    ● Resolves an issue that sometimes prevented apps from rotating to correct orientation after switching apps in multitasking

    Messages fixes
    ● Addresses issues that caused group messages to sometimes split
    ● Fixes an issue that sometimes removed the ability to forward or delete individual messages
    ● Resolves an issue that sometimes prevented a preview from appearing when taking a photo in Messages
    ● Adds the ability to report junk messages directly from the Messages app
    ● Adds the ability to filter out iMessages that are not sent by your contacts

    Family Sharing fixes
    ● Fixes a bug where certain apps would not launch or update on family members’ devices
    ● Fixes a bug that prevented family members from downloading certain free apps
    ● Increased reliability for Ask to Buy notifications

    CarPlay fixes
    ● Fixes an issue where Maps could come up as a black screen
    ● Fixes an issue where the UI could be incorrectly rotated
    ● Fixes an issue where the keyboard could appear on the CarPlay screen when it shouldn't

    Enterprise fixes
    ● Improves reliability of installing and updating enterprise apps
    ● Corrects the time zone of Calendar events created in IBM Notes
    ● Fixes a problem that could cause web clip icons to become generic after restarting
    ● Improves reliability of saving the password for a web proxy
    ● Exchange out-of-office message can now be edited separately for external replies
    ● Improves recovery of Exchange accounts from temporary connection problems
    ● Improves compatibility of VPN and web proxy solutions
    ● Allows use of physical keyboards to log into Safari web sheets, such as for joining a public Wi-Fi ● network
    ● Fixes an issue that caused Exchange meetings with long notes to be truncated

    Accessibility fixes
    ● Fixes an issue where using the back button in Safari causes VoiceOver gestures to not respond
    ● Fixes an issue where VoiceOver focus becomes unreliable in draft Mail messages
    ● Fixes an issue where Braille Screen Input cannot be used to type text in forms on webpages
    ● Fixes an issue where toggling Quick Nav on a Braille Display announces that Quick Nav is off
    ● Fixes an issue keeping app icons from being moveable on home screen when VoiceOver is enabled
    ● Fixes an issue in Speak Screen where speech will not start again after pausing

    Other improvements and bug fixes
    ● Introduces a redesigned Emoji keyboard with over 300 new characters
    ● iCloud Photo Library has been optimized to work with the new Photos app on OS X 10.10.3 and is now out of beta
    ● Improves the pronunciation of street names during turn-by-turn navigation in Maps
    ● Includes support for Baum VarioUltra 20 and VarioUltra 40 braille displays
    ● Improves the display of Spotlight results when Reduce Transparency is turned on
    ● Adds Italic and Underline format options for iPhone 6 Plus landscape keyboard
    ● Adds the ability to remove shipping and billing addresses used with Apple Pay
    ● Additional language and country support for Siri: English (India, New Zealand), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Netherlands), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Thai (Thailand), Turkish (Turkey)
    ● Additional dictation languages: Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates) and Hebrew (Israel)
    ● Improves stability for Phone, Mail, Bluetooth connectivity, Photos, Safari tabs, Settings, Weather and Genius Playlists in Music
    ● Addresses an issue where Slide to Unlock could fail to work on certain devices
    ● Addresses an issue that sometimes prevented swiping to answer a phone call on the Lock screen
    ● Addresses an issue that prevented opening links in Safari PDFs
    ● Fixes an issue where selecting Clear History and Website Data in Safari Settings did not clear all data
    ● Fixes an issue that prevented autocorrecting "FYI"
    ● Addresses an issue where contextual predictions did not appear in Quick Reply
    ● Fixes an issue where Maps did not enter night mode from hybrid mode
    ● Resolves an issue that prevented initiating FaceTime calls from a browser or 3rd-party app using FaceTime URLs
    ● Fixes an issue that sometimes prevented photos from properly exporting to Digital Camera Image folders on Windows
    ● Fixes an issue that sometimes prevented an iPad backup from completing with iTunes
    ● Fixes an issue that could cause Podcast downloads to stall when switching from Wi-Fi to cellular networks
    ● Fixes an issue where remaining time on timer would sometimes incorrectly display as 00:00 on Lock screen
    ● Fixes an issue that sometimes prevented adjusting call volume
    ● Fixes an issue that caused the status bar to sometimes appear when it shouldn’t

    For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: Apple security updates - Apple Support

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    #1 Ville, Apr 8, 2015
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