In this episode of my English short-form podcast called The 5 minute podcast, I talk about my thoughts of the iOS 9 beta 1 I've been testing for a few days now thanks to Rich Woods, a member in my huge Apple community that inspired me and helped me installing it. I really like iOS 9 but unfortunately it's very buggy. Download and listen to this episode via iTunes or manually from this RSS Feed.
See more what this episode is all about in the show notes below.
Things I like with iOS 9:
- The go back to app button (even if it's placed in the top left corner)
- The touchpad on display feature that makes it possible to move the cursor like a mouse pointer with two fingers on the display.
- The new Siri and Apple's “Intelligence” feature.
- The new spotlight search
- The new app switcher interface
- The new scrub feature in the photos app to scroll through all photos fast
iOS 9 beta 1 bugs that I've noticed on my iPhone 6:
- can't see my Flipboard magazines when sharing from share sheet. That could probably be Flipboards fault though. The app probably needs to be updated to support iOS 9.
- Google's Hangouts app shows new notifications even if there isn't any
- terrible battery drain. Could eventually be better after some days because I think the new “Intelligence” feature indexes and try to learn everything about me at the moment.
- get the message “can't connect to the iTunes store” when using Apple's podcast app. Has something to do that I am in Sweden and uses the Swedish iTunes Store.
- can't download my podcast in Overcast without Wifi even if I try forcing it to do so. But maybe that has to do with the same iTunes Store bug?
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