Apple releases iOS 11.3 Beta 6 for developers


Along with the sixth beta of the WatchOS, Apple also released the sixth beta of the iOS 11.3. The iOS 11.3 Beta 6 was released only a couple of days after the beta 5 was released earlier this week. This could signify that we are nearing the final version of  iOS 11.3, as its predecessors  had about 5 betas released to developers before a final version was released to the public. So, following in its previous trajectory Apple may have an update ready in no time.

The iOS 11.3 should be out by “this spring” according to Apple. The new update is set to bring some much needed features like battery management. Apple users will now be able to see their battery’s health and will be given a recommendation if it needs to be serviced. You will also be notified if you battery is triggering a chip slowdown and this feature will be available on the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus,iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE and iPhone 6S Plus. The feature was initially released in Beta 2. Settings > Battery > Battery Health (Beta) and you will see the peak performance and if your phone can keep it going. If your phone is acting up and not able to withstand running at peak performance, here is where you can change it.

There have also been updates to the Animoji with a skull, a lion, a dragon and a bear being added. There maybe an additional message storing ability to iCloud so you can free up space on your phone. Apple said that the new ARKit will be able to identify virtual objects  and place them on doors and walls.

A new version of Safari and an additional businesses chat where you can communicate directly with businesses will also be added. Health records will be available to provide data across various institutions. There will also be videos added to Apple Music and the News App.

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Fathima has had her share of experience with various media ventures before getting with The iBulletin. She has been an active contributor to a number of magazines and at The iBulletin, she writes editorials related to Apple, the brand and its business.


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