The feature I'm enjoying the most in iOS 8 is its Notification Center widgets. I was always a little envious of my Android-touting friends who had custom widgets with handy info on one glanceable screen, so I'm thrilled that widgets finally got the iOS treatment. Just a quick swipe down from the top of your iPhone's screen brings you to a snapshot of all of the need-to-know info from different apps, and you get to pick what widgets show up there.
Memory, storage, display size and other factors all make a difference in getting things done.
We borrowed a $163,000 car to try out the tech. Right. Well, it does have amazingly proactive cruise control.
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A camera mounted under the right-side mirror lets you watch for cars coming up behind from the central display.
I hold a small metal device in my hands and twirl my finger on a circular controller, navigating the menus on my iPod classic. I haven't done this in a long time. I have a full range of iPod models, and this one, bought back in 2008, doesn't get much use any more. That click-wheel controller was never a great idea--it's clunky and inefficient--but it's emblematic of the early iPod line, before tapping on a tactile screen became the norm.
Now that blazing-fast routers based on the IEEE 802.11ac standard are finally entering the mainstream, intrepid engineers are busily cooking up all-new hardware that will make that gear's performance seem quaint by comparison.