The 5 most requested iPhone features Apple left out of iOS 11
- Author: Arturo Norris Jun 19, 2017,
Jun 19, 2017, 2:04
- Siri now a more natural tone of voice than before, and it can be used for translations from English. It also acts as an app switcher: dragging the app icon from the dock to the screen will open it next to the app that is now open. Productivity-focused changes for the iPad include a new file system, a dock for apps, and drag and drop.
The iPhone screen will be locked to prevent drivers from using their apps while driving, CNN reports. When you tap a particular app inside the iPhone storage page, you can click Offload App, which will also make that app appear greyed-out on your home screen, and allow you to reinstall it at any time.
However, if your vehicle doesn't support USB or Bluetooth, don't fret: Apple said iPhones will be tracked via a satellite while the mode is on that will determine whether the user is driving or not.
iOS 11 is out for developers now, with a final release expected in September.
Apart from this, a big change that Apple brought was the redesigned App Store in the iOS 11.
Not everything is going to be this great after the release of Apple's mobile operating system. iOS, rather all Apple products in general, is supposed to give a seamless experience with minimal efforts on the part of the user.
Last fall, the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed a new set of guidelines to help address distracted driving caused by cell phones and other electronic devices.
The bittersweet news is that Apple's new iOS 11 software has revamped the "Invert Colors" feature so that it's now a "Smart Invert" that darkens the color scheme of the UI without inverting the colors on things like photos and app icons.
Other hardware announced included a new iMac Pro that will be released in December, and substantial updates to the iPad, laptop and desktop ranges.