The breakneck pace at which Apple and Microsoft release software updates may be difficult to stay ahead of. The average user often doesn’t have time to truly absorb the minutiae of every new feature, and most of them end up falling through the cracks.
2016 seems to be the year of ‘ten’s for operating systems. The world’s two largest software developers are in the tenth iterations of their platforms, and both are making big splashes in the tech world. Apple presented iOS 10 with all of its new and upgraded features last month, and we’ve seen what the beta looks like first hand.
Android updates can be hard to follow since Google’s updates depend on a lot of factors outside of the company that ultimately delay releases. Google’s I/O conference is the best chance we have to see what’s coming to Android from the offices of its core designers.
iOS updates for iPhone happen on a regular basis. And while you may be in the habit of updating without giving a second thought, there are benefits to being patient and prepared. By doing so, you may end up saving yourself from unnecessary headaches that come along with a premature iOS update.
While more and more iPhone users are installing the new iOS 9, there are still thousands of us holding out on the upgrade as we wait to hear more about it. So if you’re curious to know what kind of new features you’re missing out on, and if there are any downsides to the new OS, you are in luck.