IOS 11: Eleven New Features For iPhone & iPad

All of your Messages conversations are automatically synchronised with iCloud. Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team?

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus' cameras are getting upgraded.

But some popular destination apps developed by small companies are disappearing.

Siri's voice is more natural and expensive. The personal assistant will also be able to provide translation between languages. For example, you can now ask, "how do you say hello in Spanish", and Siri will speak the answer for you.

Federighi demonstrated this feature in Messages, showing how someone asking him what to do in Iceland caused Siri to learn to spell words such as Reykjavík. They will look as good as normal JPEGs but at half the file size, so you can store more pictures on your device. Although the format is not exclusive to Apple, it's not yet clear how well the photos will work with non-Apple software and devices, which mostly use JPEG.

The Siri watchface uses machine learning to determine what information is most useful to you at a given point in time. The research firm eMarketer says than 35 million people in the USA are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year, more than double its estimate from last year.

Soon after the announcement Amazon tweeted, "You asked (a lot)".

iOS rumors were quiet this year, aside from a few interesting reports: group FaceTime video chats, significant changes to Siri, and a redesign of the Apple Music app to focus on video.

This one's super useful.

This is a great one for safety.

And speaking of driving, Apple is also adding a "do not disturb" feature for when you're in your auto, keeping you focused on the road. If the device detects that you're in a moving vehicle, the screen will remain black without any notifications, and if you try to turn it on it will remind you not to fiddle with your phone while driving. As the name suggests, this mode is created to address distracted driving by using your phone's sensors to determine when you're in motion and hold notifications like text messages until you arrive at your destination (there is an option for senders to break through, however, if a message is particularly urgent). The mode activates when the phone detects that its owner is in a vehicle - and is not using Apple CarPlay - and will mute any incoming notifications. This includes using your television and the Apple TV as an audio device.

Once upon a time it was fairly hard to watch Apple's keynote live streams without having access to an Apple device, but this is no longer the case.

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