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iOS 8 Is Here

Apple's new mobile operating system promises better notifications and typing.

Posted on September 17, 2014, at 1:06 p.m. ET

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iOS 8, Apple's annual iteration of its mobile operating system, is now available for download. While last year's upgrade was an aesthetic overhaul, iOS 8 contains a suite of small yet potentially highly useful features, including better notifications, better keyboards and typing, and the ability to hand off calls and documents from your mobile devices to Apple computers. For the full breakdown, see our story from earlier this year.

To get iOS 8, go to Settings, then to General, then to Software Update:

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