iOS 11 Overview Updated September 25, 2017

iOS 11

A giant step for iPhone. A monumental leap for iPad.

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Apple unveiled iOS 11 in June of 2017 during its Worldwide Developer Conference, releasing the first developer beta the same day.

iOS 11 includes a host of new features and interface changes, including a new file system with the Files app, a new Dock for iPad, a redesigned Control Center, drag and drop, ARKit – an augmented reality platform, Apple Pay in Messages, a redesigned App Store, improved Siri, and much more.

Here’s how Apple describes its latest mobile OS:

iOS 11 sets a new standard for what is already the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. It makes iPhone better than before. It makes iPad more capable than ever. And now it opens up both to amazing possibilities for augmented reality in games and apps. With iOS 11, iPhone and iPad are the most powerful, personal, and intelligent devices they’ve ever been.

iOS 11 is currently in developer beta and public beta. The operating system will likely launch to the general public alongside the iPhone 8 this fall.

iOS 11 Stories Today

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iOS 11 adoption almost hits 25% after first week of availability

iOS 11 has been available to the public for just about a week and mixpanel is tracking the adoption of Apple’s latest mobile OS. So far, users aren’t jumping on iOS 11 as quickly as they did iOS 10 last year, but adoption this fall is still relatively strong.

iOS 11 Stories September 23

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Dropbox updated with iOS 11 Files app integration

Dropbox for iOS has been updated with support for a key iOS 11 feature: the new Files app on iPhone and iPad. The update comes the same week as Apple released iOS 11 to the public.

iOS 11 Stories September 21

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We noted way back in July that toggling Bluetooth and Wi-Fi off in the iOS 11 Control Center doesn’t do quite what you might expect. Rather than disabling the functionality, it merely disconnects from currently-connected devices and cancels the auto-join feature to stop it immediately reconnecting.

But not everyone got the memo, so the issue is getting some fresh attention …

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iOS 11 Stories September 20

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Apple’s public release of iOS 11 yesterday includes a lot of great new updates. One of the most anticipated new features is the ability for iPhones and iPads with an A9 chip or later to run augmented reality apps made possible by Apple’s ARKit platform. Let’s take a look at some of the best AR enabled apps available now.

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Can’t send email on iOS 11? Apple working on fix for Outlook.com and Exchange mail accounts

Whilst the launch of iOS 11 yesterday has been mostly plain-sailing, there has been one issue flagged up regarding some email accounts no longer sending messages in the Mail app. This bug was found by testers during the beta period but has not been fixed as of the latest iOS 11.0 public release.

iOS 11 Stories September 19

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On the heels of releasing iOS 11 today, Apple has published a few new how-to videos to its YouTube channel promoting what’s now possible with its latest mobile OS and iPad.

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