Smarter Siri and More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

Earlier this week at its WWDC 2017 keynote, Apple unveiled iOS 11, the next iteration of its mobile OS.

The other downside is that some apps will stop working as they will need to be optimised for iOS 11.

Apple this week also launched an updated App Store that adds original editorial features, a "Today" tab for daily announcements about new features, and other new tabs for Games, Apps and Updates.

The video also shows you that you can keep holding onto an item with one finger while bringing up the dock and a different app (Files in this case) with a different finger, thanks to multitouch support in drag and drop. With iOS 11, that part of iOS's settings menu is now known as "iPhone Storage" (presumably, it's called "iPad Storage" on Apple's line of tablets, though we haven't had a chance to verify that fact just yet). (List of supported devices).

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New software for the iPad will feature a dock at the bottom of the device, so that users can move in and out of apps more simply. First, Apple unveiled a person-to-person Apple Pay option that enables the easy transfer of money in seconds through iMessage.

Apple's new iPhone operating mode isn't impenetrable, however; important messages can still break through if they're marked "urgent", and users will be able to deactivate Do Not Disturb while Driving if they so choose. Reading a wider number of tags will open the platform up to supporting additional NFC-based services, such as NFC-based security systems, public transit systems, and (presumably) payment cards.

Also, in the former case contacts can connect when in range, in the latter they first have to be nearby (close to you, in your home) to connect. "We will share more details when iOS 11 releases". For example, one Twitter user reports that the reader recognizes when a provided code is a Wi-Fi network and asks the user if they want to join the network.

The note pointed to three of the biggest announcements at the conference that might lead to future gains for the company: augmented reality, a redesigned app store, and the new HomePod smart speaker.

The new iPads feature an A10X chip that is set to provide a 30% performance boost over the outgoing iPad Pros. Using Business Chat, your customers can get answers to questions, resolve issues and complete transactions on their iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.


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