Recently, at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California. Apple announced the 11th edition of its popular mobile operating system called as iOS 11.
The iOS 11 is expected to release in the month of September for everyone and is currently available to all the developers and the public beta can be availed from the month of July.
iOS 11 contains many new exciting features which will take the iPhone and iPad Experience to a whole new level. Plus, it brings the new features especially for the iPad which makes the iPad experience better than the previous operating system version.
Here is iOS 11 Developers preview first look:
Here, are 11 important features which make the iOS 11 the biggest iOS update ever:
With iOS 11, Apple has completely redesigned the App Drawer features for the Messages application. The redesigned App Drawer in Messages application makes it simple for you to share the content using the Message application such Apple Music songs or Starbucks gift card.
Siri also received substantial improvements in iOS 11. Some of the changes in Siri are multiple results whenever you are searching for any query and now Siri can perform the real-time translation. Initially, it will support the languages like Chinese, German, French and Spanish. Plus, it also extends beyond voice by using on-device learning to make the user-experience better.
The Control Centre in iOS 11 was completely redesigned and now it will be single page compared to using multiple home screens in iOS 10. It provides all the controls in one page and other controls can be accessed with the added capabilities of Apple’s 3D touch technology. Plus, the lock screen and notifications will become a single entity in iOS 11.
The Maps application in iOS 11 will show floor details of malls and airports. Also, it will offer the lane guidance and speed limitation on a particular road while the user is driving.
With iOS 11 Apple has added the very useful safety feature called as Do Not Disturb While Driving. With this feature, the drivers can stay focused on the road while driving and it automatically silences all the notifications on iPhone. You can send the auto-replies to your favorites while you are driving the car.
With iOS 11 the iPhone users can use new codecs for video and still/live images so that it can be up to two times better compression while saving the storage on iOS devices. The Live Photos in iOS can also be trimmed and now it supports newly added Loop, Bounce, and Long Exposure effects. Plus, Apple provides the new API to developers for Portrait Mode to be used in iPhone 7 Plus smartphone.
Apple has completely redesigned the App Store from scratch in iOS 11. With this redesigned version of the App Store apps are now more easy to discover. The new designed App Store will come with a separate tab for Games, Apps and Today’s Featured Apps. Plus, there is a separate section for in-app purchases.
iOS 11 completely focused on the productivity for iPad. Features coming to the iPad with iOS 11 are bigger app dock, new slide over, Drag and Drop and new designed App Switcher. Also, there is new Files app for iPad which let iPad users edit their files kept on iCloud and other cloud storage solutions such DropBox, Box etc.
Using new Slide Over feature you can drag over another app without switching to another app.
Using new App Switcher you can quickly find and manage the apps which are opened on the iPad.
The Drag and Drop feature in iOS 11 for iPad allows you drag and drop contents in Notes, Mail and Messages app by Using with Safari web browser in the split screen view.
Notes App in iOS 11 now comes with new Document Scanner which senses and scans the documents automatically.
iOS 11 rolled out the support for Augmented Reality with ARKit for developers to develop the applications based on the Augmented Reality.
iOS 11 comes with the new mode for iPhone which makes the typing with one hand very easy. In addition, the Quicktype keyboard on iPad provides quick access to numbers, symbols and punctuations mark.