9 frustrations I’d like to see Apple fix in iOS 9

Steve Banfield:

#6 please!

Originally posted on Gigaom:

Recently, 9-to-5 Mac reported that iOS 9 will likely be a stability release. If true, this is welcome news.

I’ve become very frustrated with that the pace Apple has been introducing new features has come at a stability cost. Snow Leopard is often lauded as a release where Apple focused on stability over new features, although this isn’t entirely true since under the hood changes like Grand Central Dispatch were introduced in Snow Leopard.

Still, I for one would be very happy if Apple took a step back on iOS 9 and fixed these nine issues that frustrate me on a daily basis.

The Top 10 … err, 9 List

1: Cover Flow in Music on the iPhone
I’m not sure why this still exists. Rotating my iPhone to landscape view causes the Music.app to switch to Cover Flow. This was less of a problem before I got my…

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9 frustrations I’d like to see Apple fix in iOS 9

One Down, Four To Go: LinkedIn Connected Comes to Android

Last month I wrote there were five apps on iOS that I would love to see ported to Android, especially since I’m exclusively using Android devices right now. One of them was LinkedIn Connected which just launched for Android.

According to a post on the LinkedIn blog

Reach out for a reason. Connected gives you a sincere way to say hello – from updates on work anniversaries, birthdays, promotions and job changes to when people you care about get mentioned in the news. These are great reasons to reconnect with an old mentor or offer congratulations to a deserving colleague. Swipe quickly to view these updates and stay in touch in just a few seconds.

While I was trying to stay up to date with all my contacts just using the standard LinkedIn feed, I found that the app on iOS really made it fast, easy and effective to stay in touch. I’m glad to be able to keep connected this year thanks to this new app.

You can find the app on the Google Play store: LinkedIn Connected.

One Down, Four To Go: LinkedIn Connected Comes to Android