Apple is expanding protections against unsolicited nudes in iOS 17

There will also be new features for users with vision issues like nearsightedness. With the iPhone attached to a MagSafe charging stand in a horizontal orientation, for example, the smart home interface will show up, mimicking what users might see with a device like an Echo Show or Google Nest Hub. The functionality will build on the widget options that Apple added to the Lock Screen in iOS 16. Apple wants to make iPhones more useful when they’re not being actively used and are positioned on a desk or nightstand.

The iOS beta is always a popular one, as people are eager to try out the latest and greatest features for iPhone. If this is your first time experimenting with a beta, there are two tracks, developer and public, with the former costing $99 per year to join. If you’re ready to take the plunge, be sure to follow our detailed guide on how to get started installing the iOS 17 beta. Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Apple’s more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.
All of Apple’s products interact with one another in various ways, and so we are expecting new headset-related features in iOS 17. The on-screen Siri interface could be integrated into the Dynamic Island, for example, making the Siri pop-up less obtrusive on the iPhone. Relocating Siri to the Dynamic Island would let onscreen content stay in full view without the current circular Siri interface that overlays the screen. Apple is developing a journaling app that’s designed to allow users to track and record their activities and thoughts through a log of their daily lives. According to The Wall Street Journal, the app will analyze user behavior to determine what a typical day is like, including how much time is spent at home and whether a day included something outside the norm.
NameDrop, a new feature that lets you share your contact details, also takes advantage of this feature. Lastly, AirDrop lets you transfer files over the internet if the recipient leaves the AirDrop range, provided the recipient has signed into their iCloud account. My goal is to inform you of the latest tech news and make you enjoy reading 😉 I am always looking to discover new things. Apple’s new AR/VR headset is expected to be unveiled, along with iOS 17, macOS 14, and more. A selection of macOS tips to make your Mac life a more effortless experience. Apple could make these changes solely in Europe, and it is not yet clear if the WebKit requirement will be lifted worldwide or just for browser apps developed for use in Europe. iOS 17‌, iPadOS 17, and macOS Sonoma are available in developer beta versions now and will be officially released in the fall. Personal Voice requires you to read a series of sentences aloud, after which your ‌iPhone‌ will generate and store your Personal Voice. The Personal Voice can then be used with the Live Speech feature, which allows users to type-to-speak in FaceTime, the Phone app, and other communication apps. Choose which photos to share from within an app while keeping the rest of your Photos library private. And allow an app to add an event in Calendar without being able to view your information. Scan the QR code on your room TV and you can securely share videos, photos, and music from your iPad to the TV.
The Health app comes to iPad with a design optimized for the larger display. See rich details in favorites, review trends and highlights, and use interactive charts. And you can create medication reminders, track your menstrual cycle, and log symptoms right from iPad.
Devices in the AirPlay list are now shown by relevance, and iPadOS can send suggested connections proactively based on your preferences. Find what you’re looking for faster with familiar app colors and icons in search results. When you search for an app, Spotlight intelligently offers you app shortcuts to your next action within the Top Hit. So if you search for Photos, you can jump right to the Favorites album.
This feature will be available in Messages, AirDrop, Contact Posters in the Phone app, FaceTime messages, and third-party apps. Tap the new plus button to view all the things you send the most — like photos, audio messages, and your location. Besides these noteworthy features, iOS 17 has a plethora of minor improvements for everyone. While iOS 17 doesn’t seem like a huge update, it’s still one of the most important updates for iPhone users in terms of functionality. This particular feature has been available on Google Pixel devices for quite some time.
Now, you can activate Siri simply by saying “Siri” instead of “Hey Siri.” Once activated, you can give Siri consecutive commands without having to reawaken it. These functionalities have been available in the Google Assistant for approximately four years. In fact, Google takes it a step further by allowing users to create custom quick phrases for frequently used commands. Another significant improvement in iOS 17 relates to calls and is “Live Voicemail.” With this feature, you can view real-time transcriptions of voice messages during a call and decide whether to answer the call or not. These transcriptions are processed on the device itself to ensure user privacy. Calls identified as spam by operators are automatically rejected and won’t appear in the Live Voicemail section.
People who create Lock Screen designs may be able to share them with other iPhone users with a new option for sharing custom Lock Screens. With just a few taps, you can create links between notes, making it easy to jump from one idea to another. Long press on a space in any note, and a new “Add Link” option can be found in the pop-up menu. Tapping it lets you link to another note by searching its title or entering a URL. Adaptive Audio helps you focus on your favorite content or seamlessly interact with others around you while wearing AirPods Pro.