13. Handoff

Handoff is one of several features introduced with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite to support Continuity. Given the proliferation of devices including desktop computers, laptop computers, iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches, Continuity is intended to help those devices work together seamlessly. Continuity includes features that leverage proximity of devices and special features that devices support, such as placing a call or sending a text message from a laptop or an iPad using a nearby iPhone, or having an Internet hotspot connection instantly available for another device that does not have a cellular Internet capability. Handoff provides the capability for an app or application to advertise what user activity it is currently performing so ...

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