Until now, Apple has had very stringent rules about how apps can run in iOS. Apps have always run in "sandboxes" so they can't talk to each other. Apple is finally loosening this restriction so that apps can work together.
Over the course of the last year, we've debated, accepted, and ultimately learned to enjoy iOS 7, but that doesn't mean we're not ready for another round of improvements. Here's what we're hoping to see when Apple shows off iOS 8 next week.
The Beats buyout is looking like a done deal, and it now seems Apple is moving to ensure its software is ready for the new injection of audio hardware talent. Rumours are swirling suggesting that the next version of iOS will offer high-definition audio support.