Apple's iOS 7 introduced Jony Ive's redesigned flat interface and a slew of new features built around it. Then iOS 8 brought the Mac and the iPhone closer together with a bunch more feature additions, with more incremental updates on the way to add Watch into the mix. It looks like iOS 9 won't be packed to the gills with more new stuff, but will finally make sure all of it reliably works.
This week saw a couple of big rumors about Apple's future products, from wildly different places, citing anonymous sources. The two rumors this week were that Apple is planning on bringing set-top gaming to the Apple TV and the next iPhone 6 released in 2014 may be a phablet.