Now that we’re into September 2016, iOS 10 will soon be released. Apple has it’s own iOS 10 Preview page.

As a brief overview, the main iOS 10 features, changes and enhancements are in the following areas:

  • Siri to work within apps, utilising the Sirikit SDK
  • Messages enhanced with redesigned interface, new types of communications and rich links to enable embedding of rich content
  • Redesigned Maps, including suggestions
  • Photos – enhanced search, new Memories feature
  • Home app, which manages HomeKit enabled products
  • Apple Music app redesigned with a simple, intuitive design
  • Raise to wake feature
  • Rich notifications, with photos and videos and ability to respond to messages, inside the notification
  • Contextual predictions when typing
  • Multi-lingual typing
  • Redesigned News app
  • Apple Pay on the web
  • Security improvements
  • 3D Touch expansion
  • Updated lock screen
  • Widget support

iOS 10 is compatible with iPhone 6S Plus back to iPhone 5, iPad Pro back to iPad Air, iPad mini 2, plus iPod Touch 6th gen.

iOS 10 will be available from 13 September 2016.

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