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    A better experience every day. And night.

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    This latest iOS release adds numerous innovations to the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. There are improvements to a wide range of apps, along with great new additions to CarPlay. iOS 9.3 may even help you get a good night’s sleep. And you’ll find a preview of new features that will make using iPad in schools easier and better for students and admins.

    Night Shift

    A lot of waking hours went into thinking about sleep.

    Many studies have shown that exposure to bright blue light in the evening can affect your circadian rhythms and make it harder to fall asleep. Night Shift uses your iOS device’s clock and geolocation to determine when it’s sunset in your location. Then it automatically shifts the colors in your display to the warmer end of the spectrum, making it easier on your eyes. In the morning, it returns the display to its regular settings. Pleasant dreams.

    Notes

    Keep your private information under lock and fingerprint.

    Notes is one of those apps you use all the time for all kinds of things. Now you can secure the notes that contain your most personal data — such as financial details, medical info, or website logins — with a password or fingerprint. You can also sort notes by date created, date modified, or alphabetically.

    News

    This just in: The news you want, even more personalized.

    The articles in For You are now better tailored to your particular interests. And to help you discover new Favorites, For You suggests trending topics and Editors’ Picks. When a story contains video, you can play it right from your feed. On your iPhone, you can view everything in landscape. And when you check for updates, the latest stories appear much faster — so you can catch up on the day’s events quickly and easily.1

    Health

    Discover new health apps and see more on your dashboard.

    It’s simpler than ever to find third-party apps to track your health and wellness. Categories such as Weight, Workouts, and Sleep have a new slider menu that reveals great apps you can easily add to your Health dashboard.2The Health app also now displays your move, exercise, and stand data, as well as your goals, from Apple Watch. So you can see all your health metrics in one place and easily share your data with third‑party apps.

    CarPlay

    Find new music.

    And new places to go.

    With iOS 9.3, CarPlay adds even more useful features. New and For You from Apple Music — with songs, artists, and albums handpicked by experts, plus selections based on your preferences— are right at hand on your screen. And the Nearby feature in Maps lets you find gas, parking, restaurants, coffee, and more with a tap. So you’ll know the best places to stop, whether you’re on your daily commute or an epic road trip.

    Education Preview

    The best classroom experience is about to get better.

    Technology can reshape education. And iPad, with its powerful features and apps, opens up new, more engaging ways of learning. With the iOS 9.3 beta, you’ll find a preview of new features that will make it even easier for schools to put devices where they’ll have the greatest impact — in the hands of students.


    Spot-on answers, fast

    The smartest shortcut from here to there

    Try out Now on Tap

    Now on Tap can provide a card on Alt-J with shortcuts to relevant info in your apps.

    Now on Tap can provide a card on Avec restaurant with shortcuts to relevant info in your apps.

    Now on Tap can provide info about the zoo and even a shortcut to create a calendar event.

    Those are just a few examples. With Now on Tap, get assistance without having to leave what you’re doing. Try it in an app or on a website – just tap & hold the home button from any screen.

    A battery that works smarter, not harder

    Doze

    When your device is at rest, Doze automatically puts it into a sleep state. So your phone can still set off your alarm in the morning even if you forgot to charge it. Phew!

    App Standby

    No more battery drain from seldom used apps: App Standby limits their impact on battery life so your charge lasts longer.

    Greater control for more peace of mind

    Permissions your way

    No need to give apps access all the time. Android Marshmallow lets you define what you want to share and when. Turn permissions off at any time, too.

    Simplified security with your fingerprint

    Skip the crazy passwords: The key is at hand. Your fingerprint unlocks your phone and lets you securely breeze through sign in and checkout on Android Pay, the Play Store and even in apps.

    Overview

    Android Auto automatically brings you useful information, and organizes it into simple cards that appear just when they’re needed.

    Driven by Android

    Android Auto is designed to work with Android phones running 5.0

    What you need

    To use Android Auto, you need an Android Auto compatible vehicle or aftermarket stereo.

    When you connect your Android phone to the vehicle, Android Auto will display applications on the vehicle’s screen.

    Ready for Android 6.0 Marshmallow?

    Android Marshmallow is coming to a Nexus device near you

    Click on one of our partners below to learn more about upgrading your device to Android Marshmallow.