Pleasant Surprises: The 4 Best Under-the-Radar iOS 9 Features

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A few weeks ago I installed the iOS 9 Public Beta on my iPhone 6 Plus. If you didn’t know, Apple made the next version of it’s mobile operating system available to the public prior to it’s official launch date this year. Normally this is a privilege reserved for app developers so that they can make sure their apps will run as smoothly as possible when people begin using the next version of iOS.

Of course I couldn’t wait to test drive iOS 9 (not only as a tech reviewer, but as a salivating Apple fan). Yes, I was eager to test the new intelligent search/Siri functionality and experience the new built-in apps (like the News and Notes apps) and to see if the whole shebang was truly faster/better as Apple claimed. But in testing out iOS 9, there were a few new things I noticed that, while relatively small updates, have really put a smile on my face as an iPhone user.

Since I haven’t seen a couple of these features mentioned elsewhere around the web, I thought I’d include them here!

Sticky Reminders

I use Siri to create reminders all the time. All day long. It’s more convenient than using a to-do list app like Wunderlist (which I love and use frequently by the way) simply because it’s so fast thanks to Siri. ...

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