Apple released the iOS 8 software for their mobile devices on 17 September 2014. It contains some significant new features and enhancements from iOS 7. Many of these features will be discussed in future articles, but for now, we will focus on how to upgrade your device to iOS 8.
The iOS 8 software is available from Apple as a free download for the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPad 2, iPad third and fourth generation, iPad Air, iPad mini, and the iPod touch fifth generation. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are delivered with iOS 8 preinstalled from the factory.