Apple iOS 11.3 released: All the features detailed

Adjust Comment Print

New iOS 11.3 has arrived right after a one and half month the launch of iOS 11.2.6.

This new update will help iPhone users analyse the health of their battery and will even warn the user if it needs a replacement.

Owners of compatible iOS devices can follow instructions here to update to iOS 11.3. It is also advisable to connect create a backup for your data before installing the update.

For developers, Apple has enhanced the ARKit (Augment Reality Kit) to include vertical structures in the AR experience.

Have an iPhone X? Apple announced the new iPad 9.7 and released iOS 11.3 this week and combined with some cellular performance issues I had with the S9 Plus it is clear to me that iOS is the platform for me.

Apple is also debuting Business chats which lets you directly communicate with the businesses in the finance, retail and hospitality field.

Apple is touting Business Chat's ability to let people "reach a live person to ask a question" - possibly a dig at Facebook's bot-centric approach - and its commitment to privacy. Along with this, the users can also transfer the balance from their cards to the Apple Pay anytime using the recharge option in the app.

The lion is one of four new Animoji options for iPhone X users
The lion is one of four new Animoji options for iPhone X users

It should be noted that this feature now only connects to select hospitals. The app will be available in beta for the United States and top businesses in retail, finance, and hospitality. Health Records data is encrypted and protected with a passcode. The research company said that this glitch was reported to Apple on December 23 past year but is yet to be fixed. The updated version basically provides users with an overall view to understand how their personal data may be used.

Apple has just started rolling out iOS 11.3 for users.

Battery Health gives details on maximum battery capacity and peak performance capability.

The iPhone Battery Health feature is in beta.

To view your battery information, go to Settings Battery Battery Health (Beta). The bug, as found by Infosec, seems to be in the camera app on iOS 11 and later versions.

Incidentally, If you have the newer iPhone 8, 8 Plus or X models, a more advanced power management system is in place, which, Apple says, "more precisely allows iOS to anticipate and avoid an unexpected shutdown", resulting in a "less noticeable" impact on performance.

NOTE: If your device dips below 100% and experiences an "unexpected shutdown", this setting will automatically enable power management throttling. This feature is available for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

6 minutes of silence at rally to mark 6 minutes of carnage
She ended by singing happy birthday to one of her fallen classmates, Nicholas Dworet, who would have turned 18 on Saturday. For six minutes and about 20 seconds, on stage in front of the whole world, Emma stood, but she did not always speak.

Comments