New-generation Apple software for powering its coveted mobile devices is set for release on Wednesday, two days ahead of the arrival of its latest iPhones.
The iOS 8 mobile operating system will be available free for download to many iPhone and iPad models and will be pre-installed on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, which hit the market on Friday.
Apple unveiled iOS 8 at its annual developers conference in San Francisco in June.
The new operating software is tailored to deliver a seamless experience for users flitting between Apple mobile gadgets and popular Macintosh computers.
Alongside operating system updates, the California company unveiled HealthKit software to manage personal healthcare and HomeKit for home appliances.
They are integrated into the latest system update, reports The Straits Times.