iOS 9 – The iPad Experience

As an iPad user myself I was very eager to see what was to come to enhance my iPad experience so here is what iOS 9 is about to offer for us iPad users.


One major feature which will most definitely come in handy is the multitasking feature, this lets you open two ‘windows’ if you like so that you can watch do two things at once such as watching Taylor Swift on YouTube while you look at your Facebook or Twitter feed.

There are three different versions of multi-tasking. multitasking

Slide Over

“Now you can open a second app without leaving the one you’re in. So you can quickly browse the web, respond to a text message, or jot something down in a note, then slide that app away and get back to the one you were using before.”

Split View

“With Split View on iPad Air 2, you can go a step further and have two apps open and active at the same time. Work on a sketch with the reference photo beside it. Or write a paper while copying citations from a book in iBooks. When everything you need is right in front of you, it’s easier to focus.”

Picture in Picture

“While using FaceTime or watching a video, press the Home button and your video screen scales down to a corner of your display. Tap to open a second app, and your video continues to play — even while you use the other app. So keep watching your favorite TV show while you reply to the email that just came in.”

Quick Type

Quick Type is a keyboard with multiple shortcuts for normal use or with the use of an external keyboard.

These three features include:

quick type

Bold, italicize, or underline — even copy and paste — with just a couple of taps from your keyboard. The Shortcut Bar can also be customized for third-party apps, so the tools you need are always right where you need them.

Control the cursor on your iPad by simply moving two fingers anywhere on the screen, including over the keyboard, to select, edit, and move text.

Use keyboard shortcuts to perform even more commands on your iPad — like switching between apps or bringing up Search with a wireless keyboard. And interact with your apps using their own built-in, custom shortcuts. Just press and hold a key like Command, Option, or Control to see shortcuts in any app.

Source: Apple 

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