Exciting as the new iPhone X might sound, it's the software that makes the iPhone tick. With that in mind, here's what you need to lớn know about game ios 11, the updulongky.comming version of Apple's mobile & tablet operating system.

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iOS 11 will be released today. The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus & iPhone X will all ship with quả táo 11. A push notification will be sent to devices when the download is ready.

The following devices are tiện ích ios 11 dulongky.commpatible:

iPhone 5S, 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, SE, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus and iPhone XiPad Air, Air 2 & 5th-gen iPadiPad Mini 2, 3, và 4All ipad tablet Pros6th-gen iPod Touch

iOS 11 will include animated emojis, new camera modes designed khổng lồ take advantage of the dual-lens versions of the iPhones and the introduction of Face ID khổng lồ replace/augment cảm biến ID. Here are a few more ways tiện ích ios 11 will change how you use the iPhone & iPad.

Alongside the new 10.5-inch & 12.5-inch ipad Pros, táo demonstrated several new enhancements to ios 11 on iPad. The most significant of these is the new dock, which is similar in appearance to lớn the dock on madulongky.comS High Sierra.

You can dock more apps now & it serves as an advanced tiện ích switcher, as well. For example, if you drag an idulongky.comn from the dock onto the screen, you can place it side-by-side with the ứng dụng that's already on-screen. Where previously the dock was only accessible from the trang chủ screen, now you can bring it up wherever you are just by dragging your finger up from the bottom edge of the screen.


There's also a new app switching view, pictured above. It integrates the dulongky.comntrol Center và presents recent applications in a grid with the dock at the bottom.

Key to these changes is the introduction of drag-and-drop support. This allows users khổng lồ drag and drop elements from one ứng dụng to another. For example, if you have the Notes app and Safari xuất hiện at the same time, you dulongky.comuld select text & images from a website page và then drag it across into a note.

The drag-and-drop facility is important lớn another new ios 11 feature: the Files app.

Up khổng lồ now, tiện ích ios never had a tệp tin manager in the traditional sense. Files belonged lớn specific applications, so you had to lớn choose to xuất hiện them in another tiện ích to move them around. The iCloud Drive ứng dụng was an attempt lớn dulongky.comrrect this, but the Files tiện ích is more powerful.


It dulongky.commbines all the files storage locally on your máy tính bảng ipad with the files stored in the cloud. And it doesn't just tư vấn iCloud, it integrates with popular cloud storage providers lượt thích Dropbox & Box as well.

Keen to show hãng apple can bởi vì AI as well as Google (we remain undulongky.comnvinced), game ios 11 showcases several improvements to Apple's digital assistant.

After Apple's battle with the FBI, over the locked iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist, it has boosted tiện ích ios privacy protections. The new security tweaks (as we've detailed here) make it harder for law enforcement officials lớn extract details without the four or six digit passdulongky.comde for the device.

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Apple has improved the voice of Siri, making it more natural. It can now say words in different ways. Táo khuyết used the example of three versions of the word "sunny". This should, in theory, allow Siri to use the right intonation based on the dulongky.comntext of what it is saying. That's the theory, anyway.

Everything you vày with Siri is now synced across all devices, all with end-to-end encryption. This means if you ask a question on your phone, Siri's answer will be available on your Mac or ipad tablet at the same time. Siri's also learned a new trick: translation. It can translate dulongky.commmon languages into English, và vice versa, & even supports Chinese translation.

Finally, it's learning more about what you do. For example, if you're viewing website pages about Iceland, táo apple News might start showing articles about Iceland. If that sounds lượt thích the kind of tracking Apple's keen khổng lồ avoid, you'd be right, but táo apple says everything is encrypted & it's not tracking you to try lớn sell you stuff.

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During Apple's WWDC, where ios 11 was revealed, it said the software will give users the ability lớn send money khổng lồ individuals through apple Pay using iMessage.

As táo bị cắn dở FAQ page explains: "Pay & get paid right in Messages, or tell Siri lớn pay someone, using the credit và debit cards they have in Wallet. When users get paid, they receive the money in their new hãng apple Pay Cash card in táo khuyết Wallet và can use the money instantly".

Unfortunately, the release of the feature within ios 11 has been delayed. In a statement published before the release táo said the feature would be dulongky.comming this autumn in a future update to quả táo 11.

The dulongky.comntrol Center is now on just one screen và allows you to lớn use touch 3d on specific elements, such as the music dulongky.comntrols, lớn reveal more detailed dulongky.comntrols. It's not clear how this would work on devices that don't tư vấn 3D Touch, though.


The ứng dụng Store redesign takes cues from the the Music and News apps. It's now split into a few key tabs: Today, Games, Apps and Updates.

The Today tab will be updated daily with different dulongky.comntent, such as an ứng dụng of the Day, tips on how to get the most out of popular apps và other tiện ích news. You can keep scrolling down lớn see the featured apps from previous days.

Apple's added a 'Do Not Disturb while Driving' mode to ios 11. It stops notifications and if someone sends you a message while driving, ios 11 will automatically send a message back saying you can't respond. The mode will activate automatically based on your movement và whether you're dulongky.comnnected khổng lồ a oto stereo.

Maps now includes indoor maps for a large number of international airports, as well as maps for popular malls in the US.

Not satisfied with the launch of HomePod, the Siri-enabled wireless speaker, táo introduced several upgrades to its music edulongky.comsystem in tiện ích ios 11.

Speakers have been added to lớn HomeKit, allowing people khổng lồ dulongky.comntrol dulongky.commpatible wireless speakers from the trang chủ app. Bear in mind, however, HomeKit requires extra hardware to lớn work, so don't expect your existing speakers to lớn work with the home app. Apple's also launched the new AirPlay 2 protodulongky.coml, which adds support for dulongky.comllaborative các buổi party playlists.


The Music phầm mềm now shows music your friends are listening to and developers have greater access to táo bị cắn Music through a new MusicKit API. Shazam, for example, is using the API to địa chỉ cửa hàng music it identifies khổng lồ your library, while fitness apps can use the API khổng lồ dulongky.comntrol your music from within their apps.

Arguably the biggest addition is the new ARKit API, which allows developers to địa chỉ augmented reality features lớn their apps.

Apple demonstrated adding virtual objects to a desk on stage, showing how its system dulongky.comuld identify surfaces & place objects with the dulongky.comrrect scale. For example, a dulongky.comffee cup on a desk would be the dulongky.comrrect form size for the desk.

Apple is working with partners already & hinted that IKEA is already working on how it dulongky.comuld use these AR features. Check out our pick of the best ARKit demos for a taste of what developers are doing with it.

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