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iOS 10: Ten new features your iPhones, iPads are set to get
Here are the ten biggest features that the brand new iOS 10 will bring to your iPhones and iPads:
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Redesigned lockscreen with interactive notifications
Control Center has been redesigned as well, and now has a dedicated music widget that can be accessed by swiping to the side. In addition, iOS 10 includes improved 3D Touch functionality for a whole bunch of system (and third party) apps. You can simply use 3D Touch to preview app content (e.g. unread email, and who they are from) without opening them.
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Siri’s API now available for third party developers
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Smarter keyboard with intelligent suggestions and multilingual typing
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Enhanced Photos app with automatic movie creation, better sharing
Other than that, the feature smartly arranges the photos in a collection into playable movies – basically an animated slideshow with background music. You can also trim the length of the movies, change the mood, and share them with your friends.
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Better Apple Maps, third party extensions
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Overhauled Music app having personalized suggestions
The new Apple Music app has another new sub-section – For You. It suggests you curated daily playlists, The ‘Connect’ section lets you get updates from artists you follow.
The ‘Browse’ sub-section. It can be used to browse for artists, check their top-charting songs, and more. The app also includes better functionality to listen to radio stations.
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News app with automatic news curation, breaking news updates
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Expanded HomeKit framework for smarter home automation
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Voicemail transcription in Phone app
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Messages app with rich previews, emoji predictions
The developer preview of iOS 10 will be available to developers, starting today. Are you excited about the new iOS 10? Let us know in the comments below. Other features include editable Live Photos, Split View in Safari on iPad.