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iOS 9 Features, Leaks And Release Date: What We Know So Far

It’s a busy year for Apple. The super-shiny (and incredibly expensive) Apple Watch hit shops last month and the smart money and rumour-merchants have it on good authority that a brand new iPhone model may be touching down as early as August. In the middle of that we have the World Wide Developer Conference, also known as WWDC. It’s there that we’re likely to see new software for all your iOS devices. Here’s what we know about iOS 9 so far.


Apple's First Ever Automated OS X Update Will Patch a Critical Flaw

Apple has pushed out out its first-ever automated security update to Macs. The patch will fix a security flaw that could see hackers gain remote access to computers.


You Can Finally Edit Your Embarrassing Typos On Instagram

Mistake-makers, rejoice. After years of choosing between deleting an entire photo and reposting it, or living with the typos and ill-conceived jokes of the original, Instagram has decided to allow us all to edit captions after they have been published.


The Apple Products Most Overdue For An Update

Well, it’s official: Apple is holding an event on October 16 that will reportedly air out its stale iPad. But, as they often do, the invitation to the event included a cryptic tagline: “It’s been way too long.”


How To Download iOS 8 Without Deleting All Your Stuff

Now that iOS 8 is finally here, many an iPhone user has eagerly swiped over to the update screen only to find that the greedy install package just won’t fit. But don’t worry — you don’t have to go on a deleting rampage. All it takes is a few simple workarounds, and you can have your iOS 8 and keep your data too.


Holy Crap, Rdio Just Got A Massive Redesign

Whoa. If you’re an Rdio user, or about to sign up for an Rdio account, you’re about to notice a huge shift in design, functionality and features available to you. It’s a redesign so massive that Rdio itself says it’s the “biggest change since the introduction of Rdio”.


Dropbox Pro Now Has 1TB Of Storage, New Sharing And Security Options

Dropbox is an awesome cloud storage service which integrates well with everything, but if you need more than the 2GB on the Free (plus whatever free extras you can scrounge) it can become expensive. So we’re happy to learn that Dropbox Pro has simplified its plans and expanded its storage: 1TB now costs $10.99 a month.


iOS 7.1 Is Here With More Australian Siri, Faster UI

iOS 7.1 is here! That means you’ve got a more Aussie-sounding Siri, faster animations and several UI tweaks. We made a little comparison between the two so you can hear the difference.



This Week In Smartphone Software Updates: Telstra, Optus, Vodafone

Wondering when the sweet new versions of Android will land on your device? You’re in luck: each week, Gizmodo Australia will take you through all of the handset updates currently being tested on Australian networks like Vodafone, Telstra and Optus, and tell you when you can expect them on your device.


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