Apple releases new features with iOS 13.4

iOS 13.4

Apple has launched iOS 13.4 for all compatible devices. The updated software can be installed OTA or by using a computer. There are several new features coming to iPhones, with iPads gaining mouse and trackpad support in the latest version of iPadOS. Of course, whether updating an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, the software can be downloaded and installed for free. Many of the improvements are behind the scenes, but here are some of the features users will notice after updating to iOS 13.4.

Siri delivers answers to COVID-19 questions

Siri Coronavirus information

Apple has updated the Siri voice assistant with information about COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and US Public Health Service. Asking Siri a question such as "Do I have coronavirus?", or saying "I'm feeling sick today" prompts Siri to begin a triage process. Through a series of questions, Siri helps to determine an appropriate course of action. In severe cases, Siri will ask to call 911 for emergency medical help.

Best remote desktop apps for iPhone and iPad

Microsoft Remote Desktop

With more people working from home every day, there are plenty of apps to help with online meetings, video chats, and more. For anyone who needs to access a computer from afar, remote desktop apps are the next best thing to sitting in front of your screen. Once connected and signed in with account credentials, your mobile device offers a portal directly to the desktop of the remote machine.

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