Apple keynote about the iOS 7 introduction was exciting the whole Internet community. Chief designer Jonathan Ive, who has previously worked only “iron”, completely redesigned the look and functionality significantly changed the mobile operating system.
According to Apple, iOS 7 – the most significant update to the operating system from the time of presentation of the first iPhone. Ensure that allows an illustration prepared by colleagues from the site iMore. Bloggers are collected into a single table six versions of the mobile platform, Apple, starting with the iPhone OS 2 and 7 to iOS, breaking it into six sections: the version code name, the new API, the number of key features, new features and additional functions.
iPhone iOS 2.0
iPhone iOS 2.0 (codenamed Big Bear) was introduced in March 2008 and, along with other important improvements had four important features: built-in store App Store, support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, support of the corporate environment and application development tools iPhone SDK.
In June 2008, along with the phone iPhone 3G introduced new capabilities iPhone OS 2.0: search for contacts, improve the function of quick viewing, enhanced Mail, scientific calculator, parental controls, languages, MobileMe and 3G + GPS.
iPhone iOS 3.0
Announced at the conference Software Sneak Peak in March 2009, iPhone OS 3.0 (code name Kikwood) offered about 3,000 new API for developers and about 100 new features for users, including in-game purchases, support for peer-to-peer, support accessories, API card, push-notifications, clipboard (cut, copy, and paste), landscape mode, MMS, voice notes application, an improved calendar, improved the Stocks app and search for Spotlight.
July 8 at WWDC 2009 along with the debut of iPhone 3GS Apple’s operating system has got close hardware-specific features, including video recording and voice control.
iPhone OS 4.0
iPhone OS 4.0 (code-named Apex), introduced in April 2010, has received more than 1,500 new API for developers and more than 100 new features for users. 7 key features include: multitasking, folders, and wallpapers, enhanced mail, iBooks for iPhone, new features for enterprise users, Game Center, and advertising service iAd.
At the presentation of the iPhone 4 in June 2010, Apple announced that the mobile platform iPhone OS 4.0 is changing its name to iOS 4. The company also revealed two new features: FaceTime and video recording 720p.
In 2011, the first time the new mobile OS was announced in the summer rather than the spring. iOS 5, which passes under the code name of Telluride, received about 200 innovations, including the Notification Center, Newsstand, Reminders, integration with Twitter, improved camera, improved application photos, new browser features Safari, the concept of PC free (wireless synchronization, updating and installing OS without a computer), Game Center, iMessage and iCloud.
October 4, 2011 along with iPhone 4S Apple introduced a number of improvements: record video in 1080p, advanced camera and a voice assistant Siri.
June 11, 2012 in the conference WWDC , Apple revealed the new generation mobile operating system – iOS 6 (codename Sundance). The platform includes more than 200 innovations, among them: their own cards Apple, improved Siri, integration with Facebook, shared Photo Stream, FaceTime over 3G, the app Passbook, new features Phone application, improved mail and new opportunities for Safari.
That fall, the company introduced the panorama mode in iOS 6.
Announced on June 10 at WWDC 2013 seventh edition iOS (codenamed Innsbruck) has a more austere and minimalist design, and the main characters, flat buttons and icons, as well as the predominance of white on the menu and the interface as a whole. Besides the new design is the most charismatic mobile OS has received 1,500 new API for developers and a number of innovations, including the control point, improved Notification Center, improved multi-tasking, advanced camera, improved application photos, AirDrop, a new Safari, service iTunes Radio, improved Siri, iOS in the Car.