Apple previews new Animoji, ARKit 1.5 and more in iOS 11.3

iOS 11.3 Preview

Apple has released a preview of iOS 11.3 and all its upcoming features for iPhone and iPad users. iPhone X owners this spring will be able to express themselves as a lion, bear, dragon or skull as Apple introduces 4 new Animoji bringing the overall total to 16. iOS 11.3 will also deliver ARKit 1.5 to developers. The new toolkit will allow AR apps to recognize vertical surfaces and map irregularly shaped surfaces like circular tables, according to Apple.

iPhone X launch spawns Animoji Karaoke videos

Now that the iPhone X has been released, owners of the device are flexing all of its capabilities. One of the highlights is Apple's Animoji, which uses the front facing TrueDepth camera to animate wacky creatures. And what better way to use a $1,000 smartphone than to lip sync videos with those creatures? Enter the Animoji karaoke phenomenon, spreading across Twitter and other social media.


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