It's almost a month since the Apple discloses the features of the next-generation iPhone operating system, iOS 11. Developers got the developer preview version of the OS in order to modify their apps accordingly and test the iOS 11. All the new updates and changes are conveyed to the users through the words of mouth and developers experiences. Now the users can check themselves the new OS as the public beta is rolled out by the company for iPhone and iPad users. The original update is expected to come with the most awaited iPhone 8 somewhere in the fall.
Now the Files application will let you go through all the stored files on your iPhone or iCloud. The app will also integrate with the third party cloud storage apps like Dropbox, Mega, Microsoft one drive. However, the files won't let you browse the system files as Android does.
The control center is totally improvised by the company in order to give users an on a go control over the functions. Now swiping up give the users a page containing the option to adjust the volume and brightness along with the flashlight option. The company has used the space smartly by making it customizable, now users can add Not Disturbing mode or Video recording shortcuts over here.
Now you won't be getting any warning of not having enough space while downloading new apps. The setting options let you on the feature which automatically deletes the unused apps in order to make space for the new ones.
To beat the Google Assitance, Apple is trying to make Siri smarter by adding new features. Now Siri can translate the phrases in Spanish, German, French, Italian and Mandarin. For now, it just works for only the American English does not support British English. There are other improvements on the site that will hit only with the public version in future like asking Siri to play music.
The rejigged App store is the place where now you can spend hours in collecting the app knowledge. The games have been given more focus as it now a different category instead of a part of the app section. The new editorial section is also added in order to let the customer be aware of the top free apps, top paid apps, best tricks to play famous games and information about the developers and apps. The data will change weekly that will give the app developers more chances to get the users via coming in the charts.
The iOS 11 beta version brings the ending of the app that still haven't updated to the 64 bit.The apps which are still working on 32-bit got the message while using the app “The developer of this app needs to update it to work with iOS 11”.In order to know if your favorite app will work on the iOS 11 or not you can check in the settings.
Settings →General →About →Application. Here you will find the obsolete list of the application needs to be updated by the developers in order to run on the iOS 11.
All the changes and updates can show a bit of inconsistency and lag as it is a beta version. We faced some lag in opening some of the apps and iMessage and Telegram got crashed a couple of times while messaging.The battery won't able to keep up with the iOS 11 new additions we needed the charger earlier than we used to while using iOS 10.
We need to consider that it's the best version and the rough and unfinished view of what Apple is building for the users. iOS 11 is the grant project for people and somehow it gonna shape the future of iPhone so we need to hold our horses till the final product hit the market.
In case you must be wondering what's the difference between a developer preview and a public beta released by the Apple. Developer preview version is targeted for the developers to understand the working of the OS in order to maintain the compatibility of the apps.While beta version is to fulfill the cravings of the tech geeks with an early preview of the new OS.
The basic difference is that public beta is a bit polished version containing some bugs on the other hand developer preview is something give the backend information to the developers.The public beta may lack some of the features as compared to the developer preview.
Eric Jones is a senior tech blogger at MobileAppDaily and he is a gadget lover and follows every advancement and tweak in the mobile app industry. He is enthusiastic about the gaming and social media apps and possesses almost 7 years of experience as a tech blog contributor. Eric also doesn't like to share his cheese burst pizza with anyone at all.