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Become Efficient With iOS To Save Time

Learn the new and hidden features of iOS 8, and become an efficiency expert on iOS 8, Apple's "biggest software update".
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Created by Casey Gauss
Last updated 9/2014
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Each day you use your iPhone for everything from sending texts to finding out how to get from one place to another. Some spend hours a day on their device. Fortunately, Apple has given an incredible number of changes and new features that will help to save you time so it can be better spent on the things in life you enjoy. I guarantee you will find a good number of features and other aspects of iOS 8 you were unaware of and that will help you to become more efficient and more knowledgeable of your own device!

Feeling lost?

iOS 8 is Apple's "biggest update". Amidst all of the changes, you need to know how to properly and efficiently navigate and use your own phone. In just an hour you can learn all the tips and tricks of iOS 8 and become a master of all of its new features designed for efficiency.

Not sure about iOS 8?

Unsure if you really want to switch over to iOS 8? Comfortable with iOS 7 because its what you are used to? Well in just an hour I can get you to become more familiarized and deeply knowledgeable of iOS 8 then you are in your current operating system. I will also show why exactly it is that iOS 8 is better for you!

In This Course:

Throughout the course I will walk you through what iOS stands for and its significance, iOS 8's top features, give you all of iOS 8's efficiency features, walk you through all of the new features of iOS 8, and finally give you an overview of why iOS 8 has such a bright future.

Looking forward to seeing you in the course!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for anyone with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
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What Will I Learn?
By the end of the course you will be extremely efficient with iOS 8 and your iPhone.
In this course you will learn the differneces between iOS 7 & iOS 8, efficiency tips and tricks of iOS 8, and all of iOS 8's hidden features.
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  • There are no course requirements, but having an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running iOS 8 will help you to walkthrough the course with me.
Curriculum For This Course
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1 Lecture 00:46

In this lecture I go over the best method to view this course, and what I feel it takes to get the most out of each lecture.

Geting the Most From this Course
What is iOS 8?
2 Lectures 03:37

What is iOS 8 even stand for? In this lecture I go over the meaning of iOS 8 and its significance.

Intro to iOS and iOS 8

In this lecture I will show you how to safely back-up your iPhone so that you may confidently download iOS 8.

How to Safely Download iOS 8 and its Updates
Top Features of iOS 8
10 Lectures 16:10

In this lecture I talk about the iPhone's new intelligent keyboard feature and how to use it.

An Intelligent Keyboard

In this lecture I help you to utilize the ability to customize your default keyboard and to help you become faster and more efficient at typing.

Preview 02:52

One of the cooler features of iOS8 8 is the ability to use apps within one another. I will give you a brief preview into the future of this beneficial new feature.

Using Apps Within Apps

Perhaps the most used feature of iOS 8 is its new interactive notifications, which allow you to respond and give appropriate feedback from anywhere in the device.

Preview 01:05

To save you time and memory, Apple has conveniently baked Shazam right into Siri. I'll show you just how to utilize this new feature.

Shazam Built into Siri

Apple fans have long awaited a widget feature to rival that of Android users and Apple has finally come through. I will show you how to enable these widgets and how to use and view them.

Preview 02:08

In this lecture I show you a new and efficient way to access your contacts.

Preview 01:01

Family share is one of Apple's biggest initiatives in iOS 8. Here I explain exactly what that is.

Family Share Overview

In this lecture I will show you how to set up family share and get your family connected.

Preview 03:07

Apple strives for continuity in iOS 8 and I explain one of the most innovative features in their attempt to do so.

Walking through iOS 8
7 Lectures 11:45

I will show you the in's and out's of iOS 8's new features in the messages app.

Preview 01:45

The Safari App takes on a more sleek design and implements some long awaited features and I will go over these with you.

Preview 01:15

Spotlight Search doesn't get enough credit. Apple has made Spotlight Search an absolute powerhouse that is amazingly convenient!

Preview 01:25

iOS 8's new health app has great potential and could be vital to your day depending on what you make of it.

Health App

In this lecture I go over the newest installments of Apple's stock apps.

Tips App

The camera app is filled with new features and I will show just how to use this great tool.

Camera App

The photos app is filled with new features and I will walk through each one of them.

Photos App
Hidden Features of iOS 8
2 Lectures 04:54

iOS 8 is full of new hidden features and I will show you how to get the most out of your device.

iOS 8's hidden features

iOS does more for you and your iDevice than you think. Let me go over some of the more over looked beneficial aspects of this new software.

Other Benefits of iOS 8
The Bright Future of iOS 8
2 Lectures 02:04

One of the new features of iOS 8 that has great potential is called Apple Pay. In this lecture I go over what that potential is and what it means for you.

Apple Pay: Reasons to Be Excited About the Future of iOS 8

HomeKit is a new development feature for iOS and and I go over what exactly it is and what it means for you the consumer and why you should be excited about it!

HomeKit: Reasons to Be Excited About the Future of iOS 8
1 Lecture 00:21

In this lecture I sum up the course.

About the Instructor
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Udemy Instructor & CEO/Co-Founder of Tangetik

Starting his first internet company at the age of 20 and just a year later starting his first mobile app development company, Casey is a high-impact high-spirited entrepreneur working on the cutting edge with a focus on helping individuals.

Casey has a vast array of hobbies and interests which include sports, drumming, cooking, dance, traveling, reading, physical fitness, etc.

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