At today’s Apple event, the tech giant unveiled, among other things, a new operating system for the i Phone and i Pad. It’s not that much different from the previous OS, 9.2.1.But even if you're sick of your phone prompting you to let it update every few hours, the changes within i OS 9.3 are definitely important. Most importantly, i OS 9.3 fixes a critical security bug in i Messages.
Thanks to our oddly monopolistic yet somehow still-competitive quad-carrier setup in the U. (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon have about 95 percent of the U. cellular market share), AT&T and Verizon are offering an amazing trade-in promotion for a new i Phone 7 purchase (Update: Apparently, John King said his experience with his T-Mobile trade-in offer was even better.
But first, let’s go ahead and start getting that new OS installed.
When the update is available, Apple will send a notification to your phone.
Apple's mobile software updates almost always fix some security bugs, which is one of the reasons why it’s actually really, really important to be using the latest version.
Beyond fixing flaws, the new i OS also has some neat features you’ll want to get your paws on.