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5 new iOS 9 features to get excited about ↦

After a few months in beta, Apple’s iOS 9 update is here. Any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch capable of running iOS 8 can run the new version, and Apple users are famous for upgrading their operating systems at a rapid pace. So if you’re supporting users with iPhones, you’ll be seeing iOS 9 everywhere shortly, if you haven’t already seen it.

The release is packed with features, though it’s much less jarring a transition than either iOS 7 or iOS 8 were. iOS 9 focuses on speed and stability, and in my months of beta testing it I’ve found it to be a just-push-the-button sort of upgrade. Go through the steps and upgrade your devices—they’ll be better for running on iOS 9.

That blanket endorsement out of the way, here are the five iOS 9 features I think you’ll appreciate the most.

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