It's available as a free update for all of you today.
"That's just some of the highlights of iOS 9.3"
"Preview of a new suite of software and capabiltiies designed specifically for educators, students."
"Education. iPad with its powerful features and apps opens up more powerful ways of engaging."
Apple, which updates iOS every year, needs to continually keep the system fresh to maintain customers' interest in its products, ensure software developers keep making apps for its platform, and make sure devices are secure. The refreshes are also vital to keep Apple in step with competitor, like Google -- whose Google Now and Google Now On Top provide predictive capabilities to Android device users.
iOS 9.3 adds more useful features
"Already more than 100 car models have been announced with CarPlay support."
"CarPlay is the smarter, safer way to use iPhone in your car."
"We're adding Top Stories to make it easier to track news. Trending topics. Editor tips."
"We introduced Apple News with iOS 9. Over 50M active users."
"You can easily add data to your dashboard."
Now talking up the Health app for iOS 9.3
Today we're adding the ability to further protect your notes with Password protection for Notes.
This mode will change the screen color to reduce the blue light.
Night Shift - exposure to blue light makes it harder to fall asleep.
Now we're talking iOS 9.3
This is the first time Apple has introduced an iPhone on two different occasions in the same year. (We still expect an iPhone 7 and its bigger sibling in the fall.). The device comes as consumers are feeling ho-hum about phones. Sales aren't growing as they used to, and market researcher IDC expects worldwide shipments to rise only 5.7 percent this year to 1.5 billion, down from a 28 percent jump just two years ago.
"That compares incredibly favorably with the latest version of Android, which is running on 2% of active devices."
"iOS 9 today is running on 80 percent of our active iOS devices."
"Our latest version, iOS 9, released this past fall."
"Fundamentally important to the iPhone experieince is iOS"
$399 for 16GB, $499 for 64GB
110 countries by the end of May
Shipping first in the US, Australia, etc.
Orders start March 24. Available March 31.
SE starts at $17 a month for the monthly payments
Which makes it our most affordable price we've ever introduced an iPhone at
"We're going to start the price of the iPhone SE at $399."
"This is the most powerful 4-inch phone ever."
"Meets our incredibly high environmental standards."
"We've had over 3M cards added in the first 72 hours alone."
"Added an NFC radio and a secure element inside of the 5C."
"Now you can make easy, secure and private payments with Apple Pay built in."
"It has TouchID to keep the contents on your iPhone secure."
"We've given it high speed Wi-Fi as well. 802.11ac."