According to rumors, iOS 17 should be officially presented during iWWDC 2023, expected from 5 to 9 June.
As well known, the brand new will also be previewed during the event Apple Reality Prothe company’s first mixed reality headset that should be the real centerpiece of the event.
However, the upcoming OS update will also play a role, and it is reportedly supposed to bring several novelties for supported devices, even if the scope of the update would have been reduced just to make room for the virtual reality viewer.
Here’s what we know about iOS 17.
New features for the Health app
L’App Salute will get major new features with iOS 17, and according to rumors, Apple is planning to support features related to the mood and emotion tracking.
These specs should allow upcoming iPhones to record the state of mind of the users by answering a few simple questions. Based on how the responses change over time, the application should be able to track mood trends and send notifications if anomalous data is detected.
Health should also get vision-specific features it varies problems of the eye but no information has yet been released in this regard and the functioning is not yet clear.
Sideloads and third-party app stores
With the new version of the operating system Apple will open their smartphones too to third-party app stores with users who will be able to access it and download the available applications.
Of course, the company has no intention of making life easier for these alternative stores and should already have everything in mind a series of “restrictions” which could discourage developers.
Plus iOS 17 should too simplify sideloading and the operations of file exchange between devices. It is not clear whether the function will be related only to the devices of the Apple ecosystem or if it will also be open to those of the competition.
Intelligent display functions
Apple would also be working to expand the functionality of Always-On Display Of iPhone 14 Pro e iPhone 14 Pro Max.
According to reports from Bloomberg, this feature will bring to the iPhone a new smart display interface to be used when the smartphone is horizontal and charging.
The interface should show users information such as calendar appointments, weather and various notifications in full home smart hub style.
More iOS 17 news
According to Bloomberg one of the news coming for iOS 17 will concern the Control Center with Apple that would have important changes in mind that should allow users to customize the App more and manage the most used settings in a more immediate way.
Among the upcoming updates also those of SharePlay, Apple’s feature that allows iPhone and iPad users to watch TV shows, movies, and other content on multiple devices at the same time. However, at the moment it is not clear what it is.
Same speech for AirPlay which should make it easier to transmit content to different devices and which, perhaps, will also receive new functions for Apple Reality Pro.
According to Wall Street JournaliOS 17 will also include a brand new Apps in journaling which should be used as a personal diary to keep track of notes and notes. It seems that the App will also be able to recognize the different users who use it, perhaps to create a network of connections like a social network.
Finally, improvements to the applications also find a place in iOS 17 Find my device e Wallet, even if no further indications are available.
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