Apple has just rolled out its highly-anticipated iOS 17 update, and it's packed with a plethora of new features and enhancements designed to elevate the iPhone experience. After an extensive beta testing period, the final public version of iOS 17 is now available for compatible devices, promising to take Apple devices to the next level in terms of customization, social interaction, and intelligence. Here are some highlights of iOS 17:
The latest Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 have introduced feature called Double Tap, greatly improving one-handed usability. This convenient gesture empowers users to effortlessly answer calls, snap photos, navigate widgets, and execute various functions without fumbling for the Apple Watch screen or Digital Crown. Apple plans to roll out Double Tap with a forthcoming software update scheduled for October.
Now that iOS 17 has been released, iPhone owners can update to enjoy a long list of enhanced and new features. Three older devices, the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X cannot install the update and will stay at iOS 16 indefinitely.
Here is the complete list of Apple devices compatible with iOS 17:
Apple has introduced FineWoven, a premium material replacing leather for Apple Watch bands, iPhone cases, and MagSafe wallets. FineWoven, a microtwill fabric, contains 68% post-consumer recycled material and boasts a suede-like feel. By introducing FineWoven cases, Apple aims to substantially reduce carbon emissions when compared to leather.