When the first generation iPhone was released in 2007, the virtual keyboard can be said to be one of its most revolutionary feature. iPhone even after so many years of development and improvement, but the keyboard and no significant improvement in the last year Apple iOS 8 decision on a major update to the iPhone keyboard.
In iOS 8 virtual keyboard that can be text only integrates Lenovo's input system - QuickType, it also allows users to replace the native keyboard use third-party keyboard. Apple said: iOS 8 keyboard for a very significant portion of iPhone surrendered since the advent of change.
Now, just tap to select the appropriate recommendations for the next word. Moreover, third-party keyboard will also become the first choice possible. In the past, the way you are familiar with typing may soon be history.
In addition QuickType, Apple announced support for third-party keyboards also let a lot of people decided to surprise. Apple said iOS 8 for the first time open the keyboard to developers.
Once launched a new keyboard, you will be able to select your favorite input method or keyboard layout used throughout the system.
With the opening of iOS keyboard, now developers have been very active in making preparations, and before there is news that the third-party keyboard TouchPal already on iOS 8 experience, but the developer of this tool in the next few weeks to iOS 8 Beta users with this keyboard, keyboard for further testing.
This year the WWDC, integrated in iOS 8 in HealthKit is undoubtedly one of the highlights, Apple's first attempt health data from different sources to integrate, hoping HealthKit specification currently cohabitation wearable market, while allowing the data platform gradually involved in the medical field .
Well, the doctor is how to treat HealthKit this tool does? It really just "quantitative self" enthusiasts tool, or to accurately and effectively cut the health care market? On Quora, a doctor named Jae Won Joh given answer is: it has huge potential.
Jae said that in HealthKit integrated health data in, calories, sleep, heart rate and other types of data looks nothing special, really from a clinical perspective, there are four data types deserve special attention: diagnostic features, laboratory test results, medication and vital signs.
This means that it can save the user's past medical testing of all types of information, such as X-ray, CT, vaccination records, too dense history, what medications to take, take time, cause, etc. These data can be even 20 years ago .
Jae said that these data are stored in the cloud, as if by means of Touch ID to access these health data pass, and then compare the way the existing medical records, will think this is revolutionary.
"The New York of cancer patients and their families want to move to Michigan can now be more at ease, and she does not need hard to export their medical records from the hospital system in New York, but do not need to burn a radiology image DVD. She just use your fingers into the new EMR ...... injured patients were taken to a nearby low-level hospitals, found to have severe unstable ankle after imaging taken after senior hospital authorized by the patient, his data can be in a few within minutes to the new hospital, the surgeon can download these data to assess the need for emergency surgery, no longer cumbersome paper-based material through the iPad, no DVD image up. "
Jae HealthKit may be considered the first step in creating a common EMR, if Apple can choose the right partner, and that they will address the most difficult issues currently in the medical field - patient data transfer.
According to The Verge reported that Apple has officially released the new generation mobile operating system iOS 8, and a live demonstration of some of the new features and improvements. However, iOS 8 still has eight feature Apple did not mention in his speech.
Here is not mentioned on the Apple iOS 8 of eight new features:
1, WiFi calls
Apple's FaceTime video and audio has been achieved calls, while iOS 8 also adds support WiFi network calls. Earlier, the
T-Mobile has already started to provide similar services to other smart phones,
but the iPhone have been slow to keep up with the pace. T-Mobile USA confirmed
that it will support WiFi calling features iOS 8, but the specific situation to
determine the need later. U.S.
2, FaceTime call waiting
In addition to WiFi calling, iOS 8 also supports FaceTime call waiting feature. When a user calls with friends and family via FaceTime, you can choose to accept or reject the new FaceTime incoming requests. For those who frequently use FaceTime is concerned, this new feature will enhance the level of FaceTime to the traditional voice telephone service levels.
3, see each application's electricity consumption
While iOS 7, you can view the storage space occupied by each application, as well as mobile phone use since the last time the charge, but these procedures can not only electricity but. In iOS 8, users can view each application's electricity consumption. BTW, Android users have experienced several years ago to this feature.
4, the travel time notification
Years ago, Android system will have a travel time alerts, users can learn that they distance next appointment or the next destination as well as how long. Today, iOS 8 seems to have increased by a similar service, but do not know how the system will be deployed this feature may be combined with Siri, too, or will be integrated into
Either way, it will give users convenience. Notification Center
5 ,Tips Application
There are two possibilities, one is that Apple will launch an iOS device user manual application, the other is in addition to the traditional applications such as calculator, and then launch the application independent functions. Although the developers have released applications related tips on App Store, but if Apple's app can integrate with Siri, will get greater advantage.
6, focus and exposure can be independently controlled camera application
For those high-end photography iPhone users, third-party applications have already begun to use self-control focus and exposure. Apple's built-in iOS 8 above two functions so that users take better photos. If you start from the lock screen native camera application to use these features, and will definitely be more helpful.
7, increasing the DuckDuckGo search options
Safari browser iOS 8 joined the new engine settings, including search elements venture company called "DuckDuckGo"'s. With Google's idea is different, DuckDuckGo does not track users for advertising and information. Although visibility DuckDuckGo compare Google and Bing, but through integration with iOS 8 will help it gain more users.
8, Braille keyboards
Finally, iOS 8 added a Braille keyboard, but it is unclear the specific use of this feature. If we can allow blind users to use iPhone, it will have a huge impact on many people's lives.
It is understood that the developer preview version of iOS 8 has been formally launched, but the official version will also be available this fall. With iOS 8 further demystify, we will also learn more about the new features of the system.