Apple iOS 11 is now official

Apple iOS 11 is now official

The 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) has finally kicked off and with it comes the announcement of Apple‘s newest OS — the iOS 11.


The Cupertino giant’s new software, as usual, carries a handful of improvements and refinements from its older versions. These include:

  • Added iMessage apps and stickers in Messages
  • Redesigned app drawer
  • Apple Pay person-to-person payments integrated with iMessage app
  • Synchronized conversations across iCloud, iOS, and macOS
  • Siri blended into iMessages
  • Siri uses Deep Learning for different intonation of voices
  • Siri has on-device learning to give smarter suggestions
  • Translation for Siri
  • Improved image quality using Portrait Mode
  • New Loop and Bounce effects for Live Photos
  • Tweaked Control Center layout
  • Drag and drop feature for the iPad
  • App pairings for the iPad
  • Files app for file management
  • Indoor maps for airports and shopping centers on Apple Maps
  • Lane guidance, speed limit, and Do Not Disturb feature for when you’re driving
  • Support for multi-room audio for iPhones, iPads, and 3rd party speakers
  • Redesigned App store
  • ARKit for augmented reality at the core of iOS

The iOS 11 will be released sometime in September with a public beta coming later in June. Supporting devices will include iPhone 5s and later, all iPad Air and iPad Pro models, iPad 5th gen, iPad mini 2 and later, and iPod 6th gen.

Kevin Bruce Francisco is the Senior Editor and Video Producer for YugaTech. He's a Digital Filmmaking graduate who's always either daydreaming of traveling or actually going places on his bike. Follow him on Twitter for more tech updates @kevincofrancis.

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1 Response

  1. LuuhLala says:

    I am actually expecting a great revamp… RIP Apple OS

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